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There are 7 ways to get from Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Brisbane, train  •  3h 43m

  1. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Brisbane (BNE) HVB - BNE
  2. Take the train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1

$123 - $356

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Transit Center to Brisbane Gx410 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Coach Terminal to Surfers Paradise Gx426 / ...

$30 - $164

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Fly to Gold Coast  •  5h 17m

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

$262 - $729

Bus, train  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Transit Centre to Brisbane Airport Domestic Gx445 / ...
  2. Take the train from Domestic Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1 Bdvl

$39 - $81

Train  •  7h 49m

  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 / ...

$49 - $78

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  8h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay to Maroochydore Sixth Avenue
  2. Take the bus from Maroochydore to Gold Coast

$79 - $94

Drive  •  4h 33m

  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 - $70 and takes 4h 33m.

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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 3h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise. However, there are services departing from Hervey Bay - Transit Center and arriving at Surfers Paradise via Brisbane Coach Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 50m.

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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 bus which takes 6h 50m and costs $40 - $240.

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It takes approximately 3h 43m 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 - Transit Center station.

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The best way to get from Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise is to fly which takes 5h 17m and costs $360 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $240 and takes 6h 50m, you could also train, which costs $65 - $110 and takes 7h 49m.

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The quickest flight from Hervey Bay Airport to Brisbane Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, 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: 3h 43m

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 bus from Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise via Brisbane Coach Terminal in around 6h 50m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gold Coast via Sydney, Canberra
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from International Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$16 - $22
Train from Domestic Airport, platform 1 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$17 - $22
Train from Roma Street, platform 4 to Helensvale, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
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
3h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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Queensland Rail Travel
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 - Transit Center to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Bus from Brisbane Coach Terminal to Surfers Paradise
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $9
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Bus from Hervey Bay - Transit Centre to Brisbane Airport Domestic
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Hervey Bay to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Brisbane to Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Hervey Bay to Maroochydore Sixth Avenue
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Premier Motor Service
Coast 2 Coast Bus Service
Phone
+61 (0) 435 031 564
Email
info@coast2coastbuses.com
Website
coast2coastbuses.com
Bus from Maroochydore to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$44 - $49
Schedules at
coast2coastbuses.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Hervey Bay to Surfers Paradise is 366 km. It takes approximately 4h 33m 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 1071+ hotels available in Surfers Paradise. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hervey Bay to Hervey Bay Airport is to taxi which takes 9m and costs $24 - $29.

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