There are 6 ways to get from Brisbane to Hervey Bay by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 25 min

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

$117 - $345

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Train, bus  •  6 h 29 min

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

$24 - $46

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  5 h 20 min

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

$23 - $120

Train  •  5 h 23 min

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

$45 - $63

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Hervey Bay

$44 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Hervey Bay 181 miles

$25 - $40

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

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Hervey Bay without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 20 min and costs .

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

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Brisbane to Hervey Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Brisbane station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Hervey Bay is to fly which takes 2 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 20 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Brisbane to Hervey Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Hervey Bay - Pialba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Hervey Bay is 290 km. It takes approximately 3 h 43 min to drive from Brisbane to Hervey Bay.

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Qantas offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Hervey Bay.
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  • Distance: 151.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 25 min

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 $23 - $120 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central, platform 6 to Nambour, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
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
$23 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Bus from Nambour to Hervey Bay - Pialba
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $22
Flexifare
$23 - $35
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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There are 82+ hotels available in Hervey Bay. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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