There are 4 ways to get from Manly to Hervey Bay by ferry, plane, train, bus or car

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Ferry, fly  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Hervey Bay (HVB) SYD - HVB

$143 - $330

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Bus  •  25 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Chatswood to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Pialba Gx402 / ...

$126 - $254

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Ferry, train  •  22 h 4 min

  1. Take the ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West

$136 - $205

Drive  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Manly to Hervey Bay 758.6 miles

$100 - $160

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No, there is no direct bus from Manly to Hervey Bay. However, there are services departing from Manly Wharf, East Esplanade, Stand C and arriving at Hervey Bay - Pialba via Chatswood and Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 46 min.

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The distance between Manly and Hervey Bay is 958 km. The road distance is 1213.8 km.

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The best way to get from Manly to Hervey Bay without a car is to ferry and train which takes 22 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Manly to Hervey Bay, including transfers.

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Manly to Hervey Bay bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Chatswood station.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Hervey Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Manly to Hervey Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Hervey Bay - Pialba station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manly to Hervey Bay is 1214 km. It takes approximately 14 h 2 min to drive from Manly to Hervey Bay.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Hervey Bay Airport.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Hervey Bay. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manly to Hervey Bay.
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  • Distance: 598.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

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

You can take a bus from Manly to Hervey Bay via Chatswood Station, Stand D, Chatswood, and Brisbane in around 25 h 46 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Chatswood to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
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 Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Pialba
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Ferry operators
Manly Fast Ferry
Website
manlyfastferry.com.au
Ferry from Manly, Wharf 2 to Circular Quay, Wharf 2
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
manlyfastferry.com.au

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