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

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Train, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Landsborough to Maryborough West Tilt Train
  2. Take the bus from Maryborough West to Pialba-Hervet Bay Transit Hervey Bay Coach Service

$39 - $60

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  6 h 23 min

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

$23 - $47

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Bus Premier Motor Service  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Maroochydore Sixth Avenue to Hervey Bay

$34 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Caloundra to Hervey Bay 136.1 miles

$19 - $28

Train, fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hervey Bay (HVB) BNE - HVB

$126 - $359

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The cheapest way to get from Caloundra to Hervey Bay is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Caloundra to Hervey Bay is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Caloundra station to Hervey Bay. However, there are services departing from Caloundra station and arriving at Hervey Bay - Pialba via Maroochydore station, platform 2 and Nambour. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 min.

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The distance between Caloundra and Hervey Bay is 169 km. The road distance is 217.8 km.

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The best way to get from Caloundra to Hervey Bay without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 43 min and costs $50 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Caloundra to Hervey Bay, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Caloundra to Hervey Bay is 218 km. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Caloundra to Hervey Bay.

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  • Distance: 105.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Caloundra to Hervey Bay once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 40 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 Landsborough to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Landsborough, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
translink.com.au
Bus operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus from Maryborough West to Pialba-Hervet Bay Transit
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
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 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 - $22
Flexifare
$24 - $35
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Maroochydore Sixth Avenue to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Qantas offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Hervey Bay. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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