Ferries to Australia
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Ferries to Australia

Cruise Whitsundays, Rottnest Express, Rottnest Fast Ferries & Magnetic Island Ferries provide the ferries to Australia.

Australia Ferry Times

Ferries to Australia sail around 118 times a day and up to 813 times a week. Ferry timetables can vary by season. Use our deal finder for the latest ferry information and tickets.

Australia Ferry Ports

Ferries sail to 9 ports in Australia. Rottnest Island ferry port is the most popular with 66 weekly sailings.

Ferries from Rottnest Island to Fremantle (B-Shed)

Rottnest Island Fremantle (B-Shed) ferries sail approximately 5 times a day and up to 35 times a week, with a crossing time of 30 minutes.

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

The ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) sails in approximately 1 hour with 8 daily sailings and up to 56 weekly sailings.

Can you take a car ferry to Australia?

There is a car ferry to Australia. Magnetic Island Ferries 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 and Offers

Ferry prices for ferries to Australia can vary by route, operator and season. We recommend booking in advance to get the best ferry deals and availability.

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
    • Nelly Bay
  • What is the fastest ferry to Australia?

    The Daydream Island to Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) ferry is the fastest ferry route to Australia with a ferry crossing time of 30m on average.
  • 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
    • Townsville
  • Can you take pets on the ferry to Australia?

    Yes, you can bring pets on the ferries to Australia. The ferry operators that allow you to travel with pets are
    • Cruise Whitsundays
    • Magnetic Island Ferries

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