Ferries to Australia
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Ferries to Australia

Cruise Whitsundays, Rottnest Express & Rottnest Fast Ferries operate the ferries to Australia.

Australia Ferry Times

Ferries to Australia sail approximately 123 times daily and up to 812 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 8 ports in Australia. The most popular ferry port in Australia is Rottnest Island ferry port with around 91 weekly sailings.

Ferries from Rottnest Island to Fremantle (B-Shed)

The Rottnest Island Fremantle (B-Shed) ferry sails 5 times a day and up to 35 times a week, with a crossing time of 30 minutes. The average price of a ferry from Rottnest Island to Fremantle (B-Shed) ferry is about € 72.69. Exclusive of booking fees.

Ferries from Hamilton Island Marina to Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie)

The ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) sails 8 times a day and up to 56 times a week, with a duration of 1 hour . On average the Hamilton Island Marina Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) ferry costs about € Routes.Second.AveragePrice.Eur. Exclusive of booking fees.

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

Is there a car ferry to Australia?

There are no car ferries to Australia, only foot passengers can travel on ferries to Australia.

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 Australia

Booking 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:
  • 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

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 86 € on average via the Rottnest Island to Hillarys ferry. However, please note prices can differ by season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

What are the ferry ports in Australia?

Australia Ferry Ports:
  • Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie)
  • Shute Harbour
  • Hamilton Island Airport
  • Perth (Barrack Street)
  • Rottnest Island
  • Fremantle (B-Shed)
  • North Fremantle (Northport)
  • Hillarys

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
  • Cruise Whitsundays

Australia Ferry Map and Routes

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