Directions from Hervey Bay to Mackay

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Recommended option

Fly to Mackay  •  4 h 51 min

  1. HVB - MKY

$211 - $447

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Gx443 / ...

$60 - $110

3 alternative options

Fly to Proserpine, train  •  6 h 23 min

  1. HVB - PPP

$308 - $641

Train  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Spirit of Queensland

$96 - $145

Drive  •  10 h 19 min

  1. 453.2 miles

$60 - $95

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

Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly from Hervey Bay to Mackay 4 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Hervey Bay to Mackay twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
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
Flights from Hervey Bay to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Mackay via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
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
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Mackay
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Maryborough West to Mackay
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Hervey Bay - Pialba to Mackay
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$60 - $90
Flexifare
$75 - $110

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hervey Bay and Mackay is 595 km. The road distance is 725 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hervey Bay to Mackay is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 10 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Hervey Bay to Mackay is to fly which takes 4 h 51 min and costs $270 - $600.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hervey Bay - Pialba and arriving at Mackay. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Hervey Bay to Mackay, including transfers.