There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Hervey Bay by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2h 34m

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

$194 - $366

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Bus  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Maryborough Gx402 / ...

$37 - $75

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Train  •  4h 15m

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Howard Tilt Train

$108 - $170

Drive  •  3h 34m

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Hervey Bay 282.8 km

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Hervey Bay is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Hervey Bay is to fly which costs $190 - $370 and takes 2h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Hervey Bay Rd near Scrubhill Rd via Service Rd near Alice St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 57m.

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The distance between Brisbane and Hervey Bay is 244 km. The road distance is 282.8 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Hervey Bay without a car is to train which takes 4h 15m and costs $100 - $170.

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It takes approximately 2h 34m 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 2h 34m and costs $190 - $370. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $170 and takes 4h 15m, you could also bus, which costs $35 - $75 and takes 5h 57m.

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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 Maryborough station.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Hervey Bay.
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  • Distance: 243.8 km
  • Duration: 2h 34m

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, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Brisbane Roma Street to Howard once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 3h 51m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Train operators
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Maryborough
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$45 - $60
Premium
$50 - $70
Advantage
$50 - $65
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Maryborough
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Premier Motor Service

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Hervey Bay is 283 km. It takes approximately 3h 34m 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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There are 101+ hotels available in Hervey Bay. Prices start at $150 AUD 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 $19 - $21.

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