Ferries to Australia
14 Ferry crossings from 10 Ports
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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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Australia

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Ferries to Australia

Ferries to Australia are operated by Cruise Whitsundays, Rottnest Express & Rottnest Fast Ferries.

Australia Ferry Times

There are about 123 daily sailings and up to 812 weekly sailings to Australia. Ferry schedules can vary by season. Use our deal finder for the most up to date sailing times and compare tickets.

Australia Ferry Ports

Australia has 8 ferry ports and Rottnest Island ferry port is the most popular with 91 weekly sailings.

Ferries from Rottnest Island to Fremantle (B-Shed)

The Rottnest Island to Fremantle (B-Shed) ferry sails approximately 5 times daily and up to 35 times weekly, with a sailing duration of 30 minutes. On average the price of a ferry from Rottnest Island to Fremantle (B-Shed) is $78.76.Exclusive of booking fees.

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

The Hamilton Island Marina Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) ferry takes approximately 1 hour with 8 daily sailings and up to 56 weekly sailings. Hamilton Island Marina Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) ferries cost about $ Routes.Second.AveragePrice.Usd. Exclusive of booking fees.

Prices will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated June 01.

Can you take a car ferry to Australia?

Car ferries do not sail to Australia, only foot passengers can travel on ferries to Australia.

Australia Ferry Prices and Offers

The price of a ferry 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

Book a ferry to Australia online with Direct Ferries, using our Deal Finder and compare tickets.

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 fastest ferry crossing to Australia is via the Daydream Island to Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) ferry, in approximately 30m.

What is the cheapest ferry to Australia?

The cheapest ferry to Australia is 86 € on average via the Rottnest Island to Hillarys route. Ferry prices for Australia can vary depending on what season you decide to travel. 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, passengers are allowed to bring pets onboard the ferries with certain ferry companies. However, please ensure that you have read all the operator guidelines on pets before travelling. Currently you can bring pets on ferries with the following operators

Australia Ferry Map and Routes

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