There are 6 ways to get from Hervey Bay to Canberra by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Canberra (CBR) HVB - CBR

$227 - $621

Cheapest option

Bus via Tiaro  •  28 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Tiaro
  2. Take the bus from Tiaro to Brisbane
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Sydney
  4. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra

$154 - $241

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  25 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Maryborough West to Brisbane Roma Street
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  3. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra

$161 - $250

Train  •  26 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Maryborough West to Brisbane Roma Street
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  3. Take the train from Central Station to Canberra Station 633 / ...

$162 - $254

Bus  •  30 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Pialba to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Sydney
  3. Take the bus from Sydney to Canberra

$164 - $246

Drive  •  16 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Hervey Bay to Canberra 919.5 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hervey Bay to Canberra. However, there are services departing from Hervey Bay - Torquay and arriving at Canberra via Tiaro, Brisbane and Sydney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 45 min.

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The distance between Hervey Bay and Canberra is 1166 km. The road distance is 1471.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hervey Bay to Canberra without a car is to train and bus which takes 25 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to get from Hervey Bay to Canberra, including transfers.

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Hervey Bay to Canberra 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 Canberra is to fly which takes 4 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 26 h 39 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 28 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Hervey Bay Airport to Canberra Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Hervey Bay to Canberra bus services, operated by Murrays Coaches, arrive at Canberra station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hervey Bay to Canberra is 1471 km. It takes approximately 16 h 44 min to drive from Hervey Bay to Canberra.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Hervey Bay Airport to Canberra Airport.

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Map of how to get from Hervey Bay to Canberra.
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  • Distance: 728.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 52 min

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

Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Hervey Bay to Canberra hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hervey Bay to Canberra via Maryborough West, Brisbane Roma Street, Brisbane, Central Station, Canberra Station, and Wentworth Av opposite station in around 26 h 39 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Canberra via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Hervey Bay to Canberra via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Hervey Bay to Canberra via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Hervey Bay to Canberra via Brisbane, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Hervey Bay to Canberra via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $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 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
Train from Central Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$29 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
Murrays Coaches
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 Tiaro
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$5 - $8
Flexifare
$12 - $17
Bus from Tiaro to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$19 - $27
Flexifare
$28 - $40
Bus from Hervey Bay - Pialba to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $50
Flexifare
$40 - $65
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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There are 149+ hotels available in Canberra. Prices start at $88 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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