There are 5 ways to get from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas by plane, train, 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.

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Fly  •  6 h 19 min

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

$232 - $599

Cheapest option

Bus, shuttle  •  25 h 25 min

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

$150 - $230

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  24 h 48 min

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

Bus  •  24 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay to Cairns Central Station
  2. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Port Douglas

Drive  •  20 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas 954.5 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The distance between Hervey Bay and Port Douglas is 1244 km. The road distance is 1527.1 km.

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The best way to get from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas without a car is to train and bus which takes 24 h 48 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas is to fly which takes 6 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 h 56 min.

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There is no direct flight from Hervey Bay Airport to Cairns Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hervey Bay to Port Douglas is 1527 km. It takes approximately 20 h 47 min to drive from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas.

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

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There are 255+ hotels available in Port Douglas. Prices start at $128 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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Map of how to get from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas.
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  • Distance: 777.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

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

Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hervey Bay to Port Douglas via Cairns Central Station and Port Douglas in around 24 h 56 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Cairns via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 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 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Cairns via Sydney
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Hervey Bay to Cairns via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $270
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Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$264
B-Quick
$145
Bus operators
QConnect - Trans North
Phone
(07) 4095 8644
Website
transnorthbus.com
Bus from Cairns Central Station to Port Douglas
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
transnorthbus.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Hervey Bay to Cairns Central Station
Ave. Duration
22 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $200
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
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 - Pialba to Cairns
Ave. Duration
23 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$120 - $180
Flexifare
$140 - $210
BTS Port Douglas Bus
Phone
07 4099 5665
Email
info@portdouglasbus.com.au
Website
portdouglasbus.com.au
Shuttle from Cairns to Port Douglas
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $28
Book at
Port Douglas Bus

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