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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus via Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Brisbane Gx410 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Byron

$55 - $93

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Train, bus  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Maryborough West to Brisbane Roma Street
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
  3. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$81 - $111

Bus  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Pialba to Brisbane Domestic Airport Gx447 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Byron

$71 - $110

Drive  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Hervey Bay to Byron Bay 283.6 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Brisbane, bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Brisbane (BNE) HVB - BNE
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane International Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$143 - $381

Fly to Gold Coast, bus  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Gold Coast (OOL) HVB - OOL
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$281 - $750

Fly to Ballina  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Ballina (BNK) HVB - BNK

$296 - $879

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The cheapest way to get from Hervey Bay to Byron Bay is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hervey Bay to Byron Bay is to fly and bus which costs $190 - $550 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Hervey Bay and Byron Bay is 380 km. The road distance is 453.8 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to get from Hervey Bay to Byron Bay, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hervey Bay to Byron Bay. However, there are services departing from Hervey Bay - Torquay and arriving at Byron Bay Visitor Centre via Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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

You can take a bus from Hervey Bay to Byron Bay via Brisbane and Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop in around 8 h 10 min. Alternatively, Qantas and Jetstar fly from Hervey Bay to Byron Bay 3 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $950
Flights from Hervey Bay to Ballina via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Hervey Bay to Ballina via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Sydney, Canberra
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Maryborough West to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Varsity Lakes, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$25 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $50
Bus from Hervey Bay - Pialba to Brisbane Domestic Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$35 - $55
Flexifare
$45 - $65
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane International Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au

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