There are 4 ways to get from Rockhampton to Mackay 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  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockhampton to Mackay Gx443 / ...

$28 - $55

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Rockhampton to Mackay Spirit of Queensland

$40 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Rockhampton to Mackay 208.2 miles

$29 - $45

Fly  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Mackay (MKY) ROK - MKY

$156 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Rockhampton to Mackay is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockhampton to Mackay is to fly which takes 3 h 12 min and costs $210 - $850.

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

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

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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.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rockhampton and arriving at Mackay. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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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 $28 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Rockhampton to Mackay 5 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 23 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Mackay
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Rockhampton to Mackay
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton to Mackay
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$28 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $55

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