Townsville
Nelly Bay
Ferry to Magnetic Island
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Ferry from Townsville to Nelly Bay

There are usually 6 daily and 47 weekly sailings between Townsville and Nelly Bay. 2 operators sail this route Magnetic Island Ferries & Sealink Queensland and runs throughout the year. Townsville Nelly Bay ferries cost between £19 and £139, depending on ticket details. Prices exclude any service fees. Ferry timetables change seasonally use our Deal Finder to get live pricing and availability for Townsville Nelly Bay ferries.

Townsville Nelly Bay Ferry Times

The earliest Townsville Nelly Bay ferry sailings typically depart Townsville at around 05:00. The last ferry usually departs at 19:00.

How long is the ferry from Townsville to Nelly Bay?

Townsville Nelly Bay Ferry sail durations on this ferry route can take around 40m. The fastest sailings are approximately 40m. Sailing times can vary, durations often differ between ferry operators and can be impacted by weather conditions.

Townsville Nelly Bay Ferry Operator Schedules

There are an average of 6 daily sailings and up to 47 weekly ferry sailings from Townsville to Nelly Bay. These sailings are provided by Magnetic Island Ferries & Sealink Queensland. Please keep in mind that ferry timetables often increase during the high season.

Townsville Nelly Bay Ferry Prices

Townsville Nelly Bay ferry prices typically range between £19* and £139*. The average price is typically £67*. The cheapest Townsville Nelly Bay ferry prices start from £6*. The average price for a foot passenger is £35*. The average price for a car is £134*.

Pricing will vary depending on number of passengers, vehicle type, route and sailing times. Prices exclude service fees.

How far is it from Townsville to Nelly Bay?

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

Can I travel by car on the Townsville Nelly Bay ferry?

Yes, Magnetic Island Ferries allow cars on board ferries between Townsville and Nelly Bay. Use our Deal Finder to get live pricing for car ferries between Townsville and Nelly Bay.

Can I travel as a foot passenger from Townsville to Nelly Bay?

Yes, foot passengers can travel with Magnetic Island Ferries, Sealink Queensland between Townsville and Nelly Bay.

Can I take my pet on the ferry from Townsville to Nelly Bay?

Pets are allowed on ferries travelling from Townsville to Nelly Bay with Magnetic Island Ferries, Sealink Queensland. Please also note that your pet may have to stay in the vehicle during the journey unless the ferry operator supplies pet accommodation.

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 £67*
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 ferry crossing time from Townsville to Nelly Bay is approximately 25m. Sailing durations may vary from season to season and by operator so we’d advise doing a live check.

How much is the ferry from Townsville to Nelly Bay?

Townsville to Nelly Bay ferry price can differ depending on the season. The average price of a ferry from Townsville to Nelly Bay is £67. 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?

Book ferries from Townsville to Nelly Bay through our deal finder and check our offers page to view the latest ferry offers.

How far is Nelly Bay from Townsville?

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

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