There are 6 ways to get from Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Brisbane, train  •  3 h 38 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

$125 - $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 47 min

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

$263 - $730

Train  •  7 h 49 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

$53 - $90

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise 229 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise 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 Surfers Paradise is to fly and train which costs $170 - $500 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise. 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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The distance between Hervey Bay and Surfers Paradise is 306 km. The road distance is 366.4 km.

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The best way to get from Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise without a car is to train which takes 7 h 49 min and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise, including transfers.

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Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Hervey Bay - Torquay station.

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The best way to get from Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise is to fly which takes 6 h 47 min and costs $360 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $110 and takes 7 h 49 min, you could also bus, which costs $45 - $100 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest flight from Hervey Bay Airport to Brisbane Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Surfers Paradise station.

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Map of how to get from Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise.
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  • Distance: 191.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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

Virgin Australia, Qantas and Jetstar fly from Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise via Maryborough West, Brisbane Roma Street, Roma Street, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 1, and Helensvale, platform 5 in around 7 h 49 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, Canberra
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
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
$15 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $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

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 - 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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise is 366 km. It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to drive from Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise.

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Qantas offers flights from Hervey Bay Airport to Brisbane Airport.

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There are 990+ hotels available in Surfers Paradise. Prices start at $94 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 $24 - $29.

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