How to travel from Batemans Bay to Hervey Bay, Australia

The distance between Batemans Bay and Hervey Bay is around 1,255km (780 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 30m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Batemans Bay to Hervey Bay by bus, plane, train and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out Hervey BayBatemans Bay if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Moruya (MYA) to Hervey Bay (HVB).

  • Duration3h 30m
  • Flight time2h 50m
  • Typical cost
    A$520($350)
Operated by

Regional Express

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Bus

Take the bus to Sydney then Brisbane and then to Maryborough.

  • Duration1 day 7h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$205($135)
Operated by

Premier Motor Service

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Drive

Drive to Hervey Bay.

  • Duration16h 40m
  • Distance1,460km (907 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Batemans Bay and Hervey Bay

There are several options for getting from Batemans Bay to Hervey Bay by bus, plane, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$205 ($135) and will take around 1 day 7h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$520 ($350).

The distance between Batemans Bay and Hervey Bay is around 1,255km (780 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,185km (736 miles)

It takes around 5h 50m to get from Batemans Bay and Hervey Bay by bus and plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 16h 40m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Batemans Bay to Hervey Bay is to fly which takes around 3h 30m and will set you back approx A$520 ($350).

The cheapest way to travel between Batemans Bay and Hervey Bay, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$205 ($135) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Batemans Bay and Hervey Bay. We recommend that you fly from Moruya (MYA) to Hervey Bay (HVB). instead which will take 3h 30m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Batemans Bay and Hervey Bay. It typically takes around 1 day 7h and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Batemans Bay to Hervey Bay. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Sydney, Brisbane and Maryborough. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 1 day 7h.

Premier Motor Service and Greyhound Australia run regular bus services between Batemans Bay and Hervey Bay. Buses run once daily and take around 1 day 7h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Batemans Bay and Hervey Bay. Flights depart from Moruya (MYA) and arrive at Hervey Bay (HVB) - via Sydney (SYD). The flight takes around 2h 50m.

There is no direct flight from Batemans Bay to Hervey Bay. There is however a flight that goes via Sydney (SYD). This services will take at least 3h 30m (not including layover time).

The flight from Batemans Bay to Hervey Bay typically takes around 2h 50m. Flights depart from Moruya (MYA) and and arrive into Hervey Bay (HVB).

The closest major airport to Hervey Bay is Hervey Bay Airport (HVB) (HVB) which is approximately 4km (2 miles) from Hervey Bay. Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) (MCY) and Brisbane Airport (BNE) (BNE) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Batemans Bay and Hervey Bay. The distance is around 1,460km (907 miles) by road and it will take around 16h 40m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Batemans Bay to Hervey Bay is to take the bus and then fly which takes, on average, 5h 50m and will usually cost around A$900 ($605).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Batemans Bay and Hervey Bay

Transport options from Batemans Bay to Hervey Bay
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 2 similar
3h 30m
A$520($350)
on demand1,255km (780 miles)
Bus and Plane5h 50m
A$900($605)
once daily1,364km (848 miles)
Bus, Train and Plane6h 40m
A$445($300)
once daily1,256km (780 miles)
Bus
1 day 7h
A$205($135)
once daily1,734km (1,078 miles)
Drive
16h 40m
A$275($185)
on demand1,460km (907 miles)

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Airports near Hervey Bay

The following major airports near Hervey Bay offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

HVB
Hervey Bay Airport (HVB)
Domestic Airport
Distance
4km (2 miles) from Hervey Bay
MCY
Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY)
Domestic Airport
Distance
147km (91 miles) from Hervey Bay
BNE
Brisbane Airport (BNE)
International Airport
Distance
235km (146 miles) from Hervey Bay