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Nelly Bay
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Townsville to Nelly Bay Ferry

Depending on the season their are usually 6 daily and 47 weekly sailings between Townsville and Nelly Bay. 2 ferry operators provide ferries from Townsville to Nelly Bay, Magnetic Island Ferries & Sealink Queensland. Townsville Nelly Bay Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get tickets, pricing, schedules and availability.

Townsville Nelly Bay Ferry Times

The earliest Townsville Nelly Bay ferry typically departs Townsville at about 05:00. The average sailing time of a ferry from Townsville to Nelly Bay is approximately 40m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 40m.

Townsville to Nelly Bay Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for a ferry from Townsville to Nelly Bay typically range between $37* and $269*. On average the Townsville Nelly Bay ferry is $130*. The cheapest Townsville Nelly Bay ferry prices start from $12*. The average price for a foot passenger is $68*. The average price for a Townsville Nelly Bay car ferry is $259*.

Ferry prices may differ by season and depend on various factors, such as number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time.

How far is Nelly Bay from Townsville?

The distance between Townsville and Nelly Bay is approximately 5.9 miles (9.5km), or 5.1 nautical miles.

Is there a car ferry from Townsville to Nelly Bay?

Yes, there is a car ferry from Townsville to Nelly Bay provided by Magnetic Island Ferries. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and tickets for car ferries between Townsville and Nelly Bay.

Are foot passengers allowed on the Townsville Nelly Bay ferry?

Yes, Townsville Nelly Bay ferries allow foot passengers. You can travel as a foot passenger from Townsville to Nelly Bay with Magnetic Island Ferries, Sealink Queensland.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Australia to Magnetic Island page.
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Townsville - Nelly Bay Route summary
Departure Country Australia
Destination Country Australia
No. of Operators 2
Operators Magnetic Island Ferries & Sealink Queensland
Average Price A$128*
Average Daily Sailings 6
Average Weekly Sailings 47
Average Sailing Duration 40m
First Ferry 05:00
Last Ferry 19:00
Distance 5 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2024-04-02.

Most popular questions

How long is the ferry from Townsville to Nelly Bay?

The typical crossing time for ferries from Townsville to Nelly Bay is approximately 25m. This is a rough guide for ferry duration as it can differ on type of ship and operator.

How much is the ferry from Townsville to Nelly Bay?

The average price of a ferry from Townsville to Nelly Bay is approximately 78 €. The price is typically a bit higher during peak season. Price exclusive of booking fees.

Which ferry companies operate between Townsville to Nelly Bay?

There is 1 ferry operator for Townsville to Nelly Bay and this is
  • Sealink Queensland

How can I book ferry tickets from Townsville to Nelly Bay?

Ferries from Townsville to Nelly Bay are available for booking through our deal finder, with live prices, timetables and operators.

How far is Nelly Bay from Townsville?

The distance between Townsville to Nelly Bay is approximately 5 nautical miles.

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