There are 4 ways to get from Rockhampton to Mackay by bus, train, car or plane

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Map of how to get from Rockhampton to Mackay.
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  • Distance: 177.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 45 min

What companies run services between Rockhampton, QLD, Australia and Mackay, QLD, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Rockhampton to Mackay 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, Queensland Rail operates a train from Rockhampton to Mackay 5 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 15 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Mackay
Avg. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Queensland Rail
Website
queenslandrail.com.au
Train from Rockhampton to Mackay
Avg. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Book at
bookings.queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton to Mackay
Avg. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $45
Flexifare
$40 - $60

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Rockhampton to Mackay?

The distance between Rockhampton and Mackay is 283 km. The road distance is 333 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Rockhampton to Mackay?

The cheapest way to get from Rockhampton to Mackay is to drive which costs $45 and takes 4 h 46 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Rockhampton to Mackay?

The quickest way to get from Rockhampton to Mackay is to fly which takes 2 h 56 min and costs $410.

Is there a direct train between Rockhampton and Mackay?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rockhampton and arriving at Mackay. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

Is there a direct bus between Rockhampton and Mackay?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rockhampton and arriving at Mackay. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Rockhampton to Mackay?

The bus from Rockhampton to Mackay takes 3 h 45 min including transfers and departs three times a day.