There are 6 ways to get from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast 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.

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Fly to Brisbane, train  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Brisbane (BNE) HVB - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1

$124 - $357

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Bus  •  8 h

  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 Surfers Paradise

$35 - $72

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Fly to Gold Coast  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Gold Coast (OOL) HVB - OOL

$261 - $727

Train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Maryborough West to Brisbane Roma Street Tilt Train / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl / ...

$54 - $78

Bus, train  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Pialba to Brisbane Domestic Airport Gx446 / ...
  2. Take the train from Domestic Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl

$52 - $90

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast 228.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast is to fly and train which costs $170 - $500 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Hervey Bay and Gold Coast is 306 km. The road distance is 366.2 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast. However, there are services departing from Hervey Bay - Torquay and arriving at Surfers Paradise via Tiaro and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h.

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There are 938+ hotels available in Gold Coast. Prices start at $93 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast.
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  • Distance: 191.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 35 min

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

Virgin Australia, Qantas and Jetstar fly from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Maryborough West, Brisbane Roma Street, Roma Street, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 1, and Helensvale, platform 5 in around 7 h 46 min.

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 to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $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, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$17 - $22
Train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Domestic Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $19
Standard
$17 - $22
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
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
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
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
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
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$19 - $28
Flexifare
$28 - $40
Bus from Hervey Bay - Pialba to Brisbane Domestic Airport
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$35 - $50
Flexifare
$45 - $65
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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