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There are 3 ways to get from Horseshoe Bay to Nelly Bay by bus, taxi or foot

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Line 250 bus

  1. Take the line 250 bus from Pacific Dr at Horseshoe Bay to Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal Stop 1

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Horseshoe Bay to Nelly Bay

Walk

  1. Walk from Horseshoe Bay to Nelly Bay

Horseshoe Bay to Nelly Bay by bus

The bus journey time between Horseshoe Bay and Nelly Bay is around 15 min and covers a distance of around 7 km. Operated by Translink QLD, the Horseshoe Bay to Nelly Bay bus service departs from Pacific Dr at Horseshoe Bay and arrives in Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal Stop 1. Typically 276 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

276 Weekly Buses
15 min Average Duration
$3 Cheapest Price
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Horseshoe Bay → Nelly Bay
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Horseshoe Bay to Nelly Bay is to line 250 bus, which costs $3 - $4 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Horseshoe Bay to Nelly Bay is to taxi which costs $19 - $23 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pacific Dr at Horseshoe Bay and arriving at Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal Stop 1. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Horseshoe Bay and Nelly Bay is 5 km.

The best way to get from Horseshoe Bay to Nelly Bay without a car is to line 250 bus which takes 15 min and costs $3 - $4.

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The line 250 bus from Pacific Dr at Horseshoe Bay to Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal Stop 1 takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Horseshoe Bay to Nelly Bay bus services, operated by Translink QLD, depart from Pacific Dr at Horseshoe Bay station.

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Horseshoe Bay to Nelly Bay bus services, operated by Translink QLD, arrive at Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal Stop 1 station.

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There are 261+ hotels available in Nelly Bay. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Horseshoe Bay to Nelly Bay.
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  • Distance: 4.7 km
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between Horseshoe Bay, QLD, Australia and Nelly Bay, QLD, Australia?

Translink QLD operates a bus from Pacific Dr at Horseshoe Bay to Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal Stop 1 every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 15 min.

Bus operators
Translink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Pacific Dr at Horseshoe Bay to Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal Stop 1
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Other operators
Taxi from Horseshoe Bay to Nelly Bay
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23
Magnetic Island Taxis
Phone
+61 7 3363 2317
Website
131008.com

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