There are 2 ways to get from Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach by bus or car

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Bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Palace Hostel to Rainbow Beach Gx446 / ...

$22 - $45

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Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach 128.5 km

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 2h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach is to bus which costs $22 - $45 and takes 1h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hervey Bay - Palace Hostel and arriving at Rainbow Beach. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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The distance between Hervey Bay and Rainbow Beach is 71 km. The road distance is 128.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach without a car is to bus which takes 1h 55m and costs $22 - $45.

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The bus from Hervey Bay - Palace Hostel to Rainbow Beach takes 1h 55m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Hervey Bay - Palace Hostel station.

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Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Rainbow Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach is 128 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach.

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There are 149+ hotels available in Rainbow Beach. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach.
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  • Distance: 71.3 km
  • Duration: 1h 55m

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 1h 55m. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

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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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

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Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Hervey Bay - Palace Hostel to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$30 - $40
Premium
$30 - $45
Advantage
$30 - $40
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Hervey Bay to Rainbow Beach
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $29
Website
Premier Motor Service

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