Directions from Hervey Bay to Whitsunday Island

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Recommended option

Fly to Hamilton Island  •  4 h 16 min

  1. HVB - HTI

$228 - $772

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 7 min

  1. Gx443 / ...

$76 - $129

3 alternative options

Fly to Proserpine, travel  •  4 h 45 min

  1. HVB - PPP

Fly to Mackay, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. HVB - MKY

$236 - $490

Train, travel  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Spirit of Queensland

What companies run services between Hervey Bay, QLD, Australia and Whitsunday Island, QLD, Australia?

Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar fly from Hervey Bay to Whitsunday Island 3 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Hervey Bay to Whitsunday Island twice daily. Tickets cost $75 - $130 and the journey takes 12 h 10 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $490
Flights from Hervey Bay to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Hervey Bay to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Hervey Bay to Mackay via Brisbane, Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Hervey Bay to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Hervey Bay to Mackay via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Maryborough West to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $19
Flexifare
$21 - $30
Bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hervey Bay and Whitsunday Island is 687 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hervey Bay to Whitsunday Island is to bus which costs $100 - $180 and takes 13 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Hervey Bay to Whitsunday Island is to fly which takes 4 h 16 min and costs $300 - $1,100.

It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Hervey Bay to Whitsunday Island, including transfers.