There are 6 ways to get from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach by plane, train, bus 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 to Proserpine  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Proserpine (PPP) HVB - PPP

$289 - $609

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Airlie Beach Gx443 / ...

$75 - $130

4 alternative options

Fly to Hamilton Island  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Hamilton Island (HTI) HVB - HTI

$273 - $841

Fly to Mackay, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Mackay (MKY) HVB - MKY
  2. Take the train from Mackay to Proserpine

$238 - $482

Train  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Maryborough West to Proserpine Spirit of Queensland

$113 - $158

Drive  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach 547.8 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 12 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach is to fly which costs $380 - $850 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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The distance between Hervey Bay and Airlie Beach is 702 km. The road distance is 876.4 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hervey Bay - Torquay and arriving at Airlie Beach. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 12 h 10 min.

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

Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach 3 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach twice daily. Tickets cost $75 - $130 and the journey takes 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $490
Flights from Hervey Bay to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Hervey Bay to Mackay via Brisbane, Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Hervey Bay to Mackay via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Maryborough West to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130

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