There are 4 ways to get from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas by plane, train, taxi, bus, shuttle 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Cairns (CNS) HVB - CNS

$236 - $602

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  25 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Pialba to Cairns Gx443
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Cairns to Port Douglas

$161 - $247

2 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  23 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Maryborough West to Cairns Central Station Spirit of Queensland
  2. Take a taxi from Cairns Central Station to Port Douglas

$291 - $466

Drive  •  20 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas 954.5 miles

$130 - $200

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

Qantas and Jetstar fly from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas every 4 hours.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Hervey Bay to Cairns via Brisbane, Townsville
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Hervey Bay to Cairns via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $430
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Maryborough West to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
20 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $290
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$284
B-Quick
$156
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Hervey Bay - Pialba to Cairns
Ave. Duration
23 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$130 - $190
Flexifare
$160 - $220
Port Douglas Bus
Website
portdouglasbus.com.au
Shuttle from Cairns to Port Douglas
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $30
Schedules at
portdouglasbus.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Cairns Central Station to Port Douglas
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Cairns Taxis
Phone
+61 13 10 08
Website
cairnstaxis.com.au

Want to know more about travelling around Australia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas?

The distance between Hervey Bay and Port Douglas is 1244 km. The road distance is 1527 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas?

The cheapest way to get from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas is to drive which costs $170 - $260 and takes 20 h 47 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas?

The quickest way to get from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas is to fly which takes 6 h 49 min and costs $300 - $800.

How long does it take to get from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas?

It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to get from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas, including transfers.