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

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Map of how to get from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay.
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  • Distance: 438.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 27 min

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

Jetstar, Qantas and two other airlines 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 $80 - $140 and the journey takes 13 hours.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Mackay to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Avg. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Mackay to Hervey Bay via Rockhampton, Brisbane
Avg. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Proserpine to Hervey Bay via Sydney, Brisbane
Avg. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $350
Flights from Proserpine to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Avg. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Proserpine to Hervey Bay via Melbourne, Brisbane
Avg. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $350
Train operators
Queensland Rail
Website
queenslandrail.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Maryborough West
Avg. Duration
10 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Book at
bookings.queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Airlie Beach to Mackay
Avg. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $20
Flexifare
$22 - $35
Bus from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay - Pialba
Avg. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$100 - $140

How far is it from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay?

The cheapest way to get from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay is to drive which costs $120 and takes 12 hours 24 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay?

The quickest way to get from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay is to fly which takes 6 hours 10 minutes and costs $550.

Is there a direct bus between Airlie Beach and Hervey Bay?

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

How long does it take to get from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay?

It takes approximately 6 hours 27 minutes to get from Airlie Beach to Hervey Bay, including transfers.