Ferries to Magnetic Island
Ferries from 1 Route and 2 Ports
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Ferries to Magnetic Island

Ferries to Magnetic Island are operated by Magnetic Island Ferries.

Magnetic Island Ferry Times

Ferries to Magnetic Island sail approximately 6 times daily and up to 47 times weekly. Ferry times can vary by season and operator. Use our deal finder to compare routes and prices.

Magnetic Island Ferry Ports

There is only 1 ferry port in Magnetic Island and this is Nelly Bay.

Ferries from Townsville to Nelly Bay

The Townsville Nelly Bay ferry sails 7 times a day and up to 49 times a week, with a crossing time of 40 minutes. The average price of a ferry from Townsville to Nelly Bay ferry is about € 74.04. Exclusive of booking fees.

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

Is there a car ferry to Magnetic Island?

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

Magnetic Island Ferry Prices

The price of a ferry to Magnetic Island 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 Magnetic Island

Booking ferries to Magnetic Island 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 Magnetic Island?

    Ferries to Magnetic Island:
    • Townsville
  • What is the fastest ferry to Magnetic Island?

    The Townsville to Nelly Bay ferry is the fastest ferry to Magnetic Island in approximately 40m.
  • What is the cheapest ferry to Magnetic Island?

    The cheapest ferry to Magnetic Island is approximately 46 € on average via the Townsville to Nelly Bay ferry. However, please note prices can differ by season. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • What are the ferry ports in Magnetic Island?

    Magnetic Island Ferry Ports:
    • Nelly Bay
  • Can you take pets on the ferry to Magnetic Island?

    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
    • Magnetic Island Ferries

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