There are 5 ways to get from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Hamilton Island  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Hamilton Island (HTI) to Hervey Bay (HVB) HTI - HVB

$273 - $840

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay - Pialba Gx411

$75 - $130

3 alternative options

Train to Mackay, fly  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Proserpine to Mackay
  2. Fly from Mackay (MKY) to Hervey Bay (HVB) MKY - HVB

$239 - $483

Train  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Proserpine to Maryborough West Spirit of Queensland

$112 - $157

Drive  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay 547.9 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 12 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs $370 - $1,200.

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The distance between Airlie Beach and Hervey Bay is 702 km. The road distance is 877 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Airlie Beach and arriving at Hervey Bay - Pialba. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 13 h.

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What companies run services between Airlie Beach, QLD, Australia and Hervey Bay, QLD, Australia?

Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay 3 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $130 and the journey takes 13 h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hamilton Island to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Hamilton Island to Hervey Bay via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Hamilton Island to Hervey Bay via Cairns, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Mackay to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Mackay to Hervey Bay via Townsville, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay - Pialba
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130

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