There are 5 ways to get from Hervey Bay to Sydney by plane, train, bus 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  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Sydney (SYD) HVB - SYD

$142 - $325

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  22 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Pialba to Brisbane Gx411
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32

$131 - $205

3 alternative options

Train  •  21 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Maryborough West to Brisbane Roma Street Tilt Train / ...
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32

$141 - $211

Bus  •  25 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Scone Station, Coach Stop 354 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Scone Station, Coach Stop to Hamilton Station, Beaumont St, Stand B
  5. Take the bus from Hamilton Station, Beaumont St, Stand B to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1

$143 - $215

Drive  •  13 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Hervey Bay to Sydney 755.4 miles

$100 - $160

What companies run services between Hervey Bay, QLD, Australia and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Hervey Bay to Sydney every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hervey Bay to Sydney via Maryborough West, Brisbane Roma Street, and Brisbane in around 21 h 2 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Sydney via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
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 - $55
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$95 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Hervey Bay - Pialba to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$35 - $55
Flexifare
$45 - $70
Bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$26 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $50
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Scone Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Scone Station, Coach Stop to Hamilton Station, Beaumont St, Stand B
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Hamilton Station, Beaumont St, Stand B to Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Hervey Bay to Sydney?

The distance between Hervey Bay and Sydney is 966 km. The road distance is 1209 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Hervey Bay to Sydney?

The cheapest way to get from Hervey Bay to Sydney is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 13 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Hervey Bay to Sydney?

The quickest way to get from Hervey Bay to Sydney is to fly which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $180 - $430.

Is there a direct bus between Hervey Bay and Sydney?

No, there is no direct bus from Hervey Bay to Sydney. However, there are services departing from Hervey Bay - Torquay and arriving at Central Station, Forecourt, Coach Bay 1 via Brisbane, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, Scone Station, Coach Stop and Hamilton Station, Beaumont St, Stand B. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Hervey Bay to Sydney?

It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Hervey Bay to Sydney, including transfers.