There are 7 ways to get from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Proserpine  •  5 h 42 min

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

$286 - $608

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  12 h 10 min

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

$70 - $120

5 alternative options

Fly to Hamilton Island  •  6 h 11 min

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

$267 - $840

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

$234 - $480

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Howard to Airlie Beach

$87 - $119

Train  •  13 h 55 min

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

$107 - $158

Drive  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach 547.8 miles

$75 - $120

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

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The best way to get from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 10 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach, including transfers.

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Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Hervey Bay - Torquay station.

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The best way to get from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach is to fly which takes 5 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 10 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 13 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Hervey Bay Airport to Proserpine Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h and has one stopover.

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Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Airlie Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach is 876 km. It takes approximately 12 h 24 min to drive from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach.

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Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Hervey Bay Airport to Proserpine Airport.

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Map of how to get from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach.
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  • Distance: 438.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

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

Qantas, Jetstar and two other airlines fly from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach twice daily. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Hervey Bay to Airlie Beach twice daily. Tickets cost $70 - $120 and the journey takes 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, 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 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Hervey Bay to Proserpine via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $360
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Maryborough West to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
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 Hervey Bay - Torquay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Howard to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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There are 173+ hotels available in Airlie Beach. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hervey Bay to Hervey Bay Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs .

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