Travel from Cairns to Hervey-Bay

Train, bus or fly from Cairns to Hervey Bay?

Qantas, Jetstar and 3 other airlines fly from Cairns to Hervey Bay every 2 hours. Alternatively, Queensland Rail operates a train from Cairns to Hervey Bay 5 times a week. Tickets cost $160 - $300 and the journey takes 20 h 37 min. Queensland Rail also services this route 5 times a day.

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How to get from Cairns to Hervey Bay

From Cairns taxi to Cairns airport, fly to Hervey Bay airport, then taxi to Hervey Bay. 4 h 21 min $282. From Cairns Central Station train to Maryborough West then bus to Pialba-Hervet Bay Transit. 22 h 32 min $231. From Cairns bus to Hervey Bay - Torquay. 22 h 45 min $198. From Cairns drive to Hervey Bay. 19 h 49 min $159.

Is there a direct bus between Cairns and Hervey Bay?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cairns and arriving at Hervey Bay - Torquay. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22¾ hours.