There are 5 ways to get from Brisbane to Hervey Bay by plane, bus, train 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  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hervey Bay (HVB) BNE - HVB

$118 - $347

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Central, platform 6 to Nambour, platform 3 Ipna / ...
  2. Take the bus from Nambour to Hervey Bay - Pialba Gx402

$24 - $47

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Pialba Gx402 / ...

$24 - $120

Train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West Tilt Train / ...

$46 - $64

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Hervey Bay 181 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Hervey Bay is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Hervey Bay is to fly which costs $160 - $480 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Hervey Bay is 242 km. The road distance is 289.6 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Brisbane to Hervey Bay, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Hervey Bay - Pialba. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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

Qantas flies from Brisbane to Hervey Bay 3 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay 4 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 6 to Nambour, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Pialba
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $120
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$24 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Bus from Nambour to Hervey Bay - Pialba
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $23
Flexifare
$24 - $35

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