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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street Gx243 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Pialba Gx402 / ...

$31 - $139

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Train  •  8 h 21 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 / ...

$54 - $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 - $77

Train, bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Domestic Airport, platform 1 Vlbd
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Hervey Bay - Pialba Gx441

$48 - $177

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay 229.6 miles

$30 - $50

Train, fly  •  4 h 26 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

$125 - $358

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The cheapest way to get from Surfers Paradise to Hervey Bay is to drive which costs $45 - $65 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 - $490 and takes 4 h 26 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 35 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 35 min and costs $40 - $190.

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 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 35 min and costs $40 - $190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $110 and takes 8 h 21 min.

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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 35 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 35 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 21 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 Domestic Airport, platform 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $19
Standard
$17 - $23
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $19
Standard
$17 - $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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$6 - $10
Flexifare
$13 - $19
Bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay - Pialba
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $120
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$24 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Bus from Brisbane Domestic Airport to Hervey Bay - Pialba
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $50
Flexifare
$45 - $65
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
$7 - $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
$11 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Hervey Bay
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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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