Cheap flights to Hamilton Island

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Flights to Hamilton Island in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 7% potential price rise
Cheapest inJuneBest time to find cheap flights, 1% potential price drop
Average price$389Average for return flights in October 2021
Return from$225From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Hamilton Island
One-way from$104One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Hamilton Island (HTI)

Cheap flights to Hamilton Island in October, November 2021

The best prices found for HTI flights for October, November
4 Nov. - 14 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

5h 50m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

26h 10m
$425

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 19/10/21

10 Nov. - 14 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

24h 50m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

26h 10m
$428

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 19/10/21

10 Nov. - 14 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

1 stop

24h 50m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

26h 10m
$429

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 18/10/21

Hamilton Island 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Hamilton Island found for this year
7 Dec. - 21 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 20m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 20m
$235

Jetstar

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Deal found 20/10/21

13 Dec. - 19 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 20m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 20m
$256

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 19/10/21

25 Dec. - 1 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HTI

Hamilton Island

Nonstop

2h 20m
HTI

Hamilton Island

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 20m
$279

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 19/10/21

Cheapest prices for Hamilton Island flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Hamilton Island found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$363

February

$333

March

$308

April

$339

May

$317

June

$328

July

$301

August

$351

September

$351

October

$352

November

$339

December

$317

Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Hamilton Island is July. The most expensive month for flights is January. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Hamilton Island?

Average Hamilton Island flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

SYD - HTI

Price

$301 - $602

Peak Season: 

Hamilton Island is the largest inhabited island of the Whitsunday Islands lying 16 km off the coast of Queensland. The picturesque spot enjoys warm weather all year round and is a popular holiday destination with many Australian and overseas visitors booking flights to Hamilton Island. Summer (November to February) is the main peak season and you should book flights to Hamilton Island well in advance for the Christmas / New Year period and January school holidays. Kids stay free at some resorts and eat free at some of the restaurants on the island. There are plenty of family-friendly activities to enjoy such as bushwalking, go karting, golf and mini golf, a shooting range and a Koala Gallery Wildlife Experience. Other peak periods include: Easter, Great Barrier Feast (June), Whale-watching season (July – September) and Race Week (August).

Off Season: 

April to August is considered low season, where you can get accommodation deals and find some of the cheapest flights to Hamilton Island. In winter (June – August) temperatures can dip to the low 20s, so while it may be too cold swimming, there are plenty of shore-based activities and a wide range of cafes and restaurants. November to May is the tropical cyclone season, while Box Jellyfish stinger season is from October through to May.

When is the best time to book a flight to Hamilton Island?

There’s no bad time to book flight tickets to Hamilton Island, but if you plan to spend the majority of your time swimming and enjoying watersports then you’ll want to avoid the stinger season. September is recommended as the best month to take cheap flights to Hamilton Island, where you’ll manage to avoid school holiday periods, cyclones, stingers and the peak tourist season. Plus the weather is a comfortable 26C with low rainfall and humidity.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Hamilton Island?

Wednesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Hamilton Island. Flying on Thursday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Hamilton Island?

At the moment, flights in the afternoon are likely to offer the best value for money for your Hamilton Island trip. A flight at midday will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to Hamilton Island?

Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island – 20 hrs 55 mins

Flights from Melbourne to Hamilton Island – 20 hrs 30 mins

Flights from Brisbane to Hamilton Island – 22 hrs 10 mins

Flights from Perth to Hamilton Island – 18 hrs

Which airlines operate flights to Hamilton Island?

Hamilton Island is the gateway for the Whitsundays and has its own airport. Hamilton Island Airport (HTI) services daily flights by Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia from Cairns, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Air New Zealand, Etihad Airways and Singapore Airlines also regularly fly there. It is also known as the Great Barrier Reef Airport as it services scenic flights to the reef.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

After your flight lands at the Hamilton Island Airport (HTI), you’ll be met by shuttle bus or chauffeured golf buggy, depending on the resort accommodation you’ve reserved. Guests arriving by ferry from the mainland will also be met.

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Hamilton Island climate

 

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When is the best time to fly to Hamilton Island?

 

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Getting around Hamilton Island

  

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What is good to know if travelling to Hamilton Island?

  • Pristine beaches, coral reefs and awesome sailing, Hamilton Island is a photographers dream, and we’ve got the best spots you can take the ultimate selfie.
  • There are more than 8,000 islands within Australia’s maritime borders, making island getaways the perfect escape. Check out our top 9 Australian islands you have to visit at least once.
  • Looking for a tropical spot to say ‘I do’? Then be sure to visit All Saint’s Chapel, on Hamilton Island, we think it’s one of the world’s most beautiful churches.
  • Walking up to Passage Peak is a challenging affair but it’ll be worth it. The views of the Whitsunday Islands at the top are drop-dead gorgeous.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Hamilton Island?

Most people fly into Hamilton Island (HTI) if they book a flight to Hamilton Island. Hamilton Island is conveniently located just 1.0 km from Hamilton Island’s city centre.

How popular are flights to Hamilton Island (HTI) this year?

Searches for flights to Hamilton Island have seen an increase of 15% this year.