Ferries to Australia
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Ferries to Australia

Sealink Kangaroo Island, Cruise Whitsundays, Rottnest Express, Rottnest Fast Ferries, Magnetic Island Ferries & Sealink Rottnest operate the ferries to Australia.

Australia Ferry Times

Ferries to Australia sail approximately 119 times daily and up to 824 times weekly. Ferry times can vary by season and operator. Use our deal finder to compare routes and prices.

Australia Ferry Ports

Ferries sail to 11 ports in Australia. The most popular ferry port in Australia is Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) ferry port with around 154 weekly sailings.

Ferries from Rottnest Island to Fremantle (B-Shed)

The Rottnest Island Fremantle (B-Shed) ferry sails 11 times a day and up to 77 times a week, with a crossing time of 32 minutes. The average price of a ferry from Rottnest Island to Fremantle (B-Shed) ferry is about € 74.48.

Ferries from Penneshaw to Cape Jervis

The ferry from Penneshaw to Cape Jervis sails 9 times a day and up to 63 times a week, with a duration of 45 minutes. On average the Penneshaw Cape Jervis ferry costs about € Routes.Second.AveragePrice.---]

Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated September 01.

Is there a car ferry to Australia?

Car ferries do sail to Australia. Magnetic Island Ferries & Sealink Rottnest offer car ferries to Australia. A car ferry may not be available on all routes, we recommend viewing our Deal Finder for the latest car ferry information and pricing.

Australia Ferry Prices

The price of a ferry to Australia can range by route, operator, vehicle type, number of passengers and season. We recommend booking in advance to get the best price and availability.

How to book ferry tickets to AustraliaBooking ferries to Australia is easy. Book online and manage your trip with Direct Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to compare tickets and book the best option for you.

Most popular questions

  • Which ferries travel to Australia?

    Ferries to Australia:
    • Penneshaw
    • Hamilton Island Marina
    • Daydream Island
    • Hamilton Island Airport
    • Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie)
    • Rottnest Island
    • Perth (Barrack Street)
    • Fremantle (B-Shed)
    • North Fremantle (Northport)
    • Hillarys
    • Nelly Bay
  • What is the fastest ferry to Australia?

    The Daydream Island to Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) ferry is the fastest ferry to Australia in approximately 30m.
  • What is the cheapest ferry to Australia?

    The cheapest ferry to Australia is approximately 94 € on average via the Rottnest Island to Fremantle (B-Shed) ferry. However, please note prices can differ by season.
  • What are the ferry ports in Australia?

    Australia Ferry Ports:
    • Cape Jervis
    • Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie)
    • Shute Harbour
    • Hamilton Island Airport
    • Perth (Barrack Street)
    • Rottnest Island
    • Fremantle (B-Shed)
    • North Fremantle (Northport)
    • Hillarys
    • Townsville
  • Can you take pets on the ferry to Australia?

    Yes, you can bring pets onboard ferries. Please read the operators guidelines on pets that you are travelling with. You can bring pets on ferries with the following ferry companies
    • Sealink Kangaroo Island
    • Cruise Whitsundays
    • Magnetic Island Ferries

Routes and Ports in Australia

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