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There are 6 ways to get from Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street Gx241 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Pialba Gx402 / ...

$29 - $138

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Train, bus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Pialba Gx402 / ...

$32 - $133

Train  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6 Vlbd / ...
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Maryborough West Tilt Train / ...

$49 - $78

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane
  2. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Hervey Bay

$54 - $76

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay 229.6 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  4 h 27 min

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

$124 - $357

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The cheapest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay is to train and fly which costs $170 - $500 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at Hervey Bay - Pialba via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 5 min.

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The distance between Surfers Paradise and Hervey Bay is 306 km. The road distance is 367.4 km.

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The best way to get from Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 5 min and costs $40 - $200.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min to get from Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay, including transfers.

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Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Surfers Paradise station.

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The best way to get from Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay is to bus which takes 7 h 5 min and costs $40 - $200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $110 and takes 8 h 22 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay.
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  • Distance: 191.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 5 min

What companies run services between Surfers Paradise, QLD, Australia and Hervey Bay, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay via Brisbane Roma Street and Brisbane in around 7 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay via Helensvale, platform 4, Helensvale, platform 2, Roma Street, platform 6, Brisbane Roma Street, and Maryborough West in around 8 h 22 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$14 - $19
Standard
$16 - $22
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
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 Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $19
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $9
Flexifare
$13 - $19
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
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay is 367 km. It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to drive from Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay.

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Qantas offers flights from Brisbane Airport to Hervey Bay Airport.

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There are 80+ hotels available in Hervey Bay. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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