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There are 6 ways to get from Brisbane to Rockhampton by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Rockhampton  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Rockhampton (ROK) BNE - ROK

$86 - $306

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  11 h 40 min

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

$55 - $100

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Fly to Gladstone, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Gladstone (GLT) BNE - GLT
  2. Take the train from Gladstone to Rockhampton

$134 - $350

Train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Rockhampton Tilt Train / ...

$75 - $110

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Rockhampton George Street

$79 - $115

Drive  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Rockhampton 385 miles

$55 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Rockhampton is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 8 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Rockhampton is to fly which costs $120 - $440 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brisbane and arriving at Rockhampton. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Brisbane Roma Street and arriving at Rockhampton. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Rockhampton is 520 km. The road distance is 615.9 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Rockhampton without a car is to train which takes 7 h 45 min and costs $100 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Brisbane to Rockhampton, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Rockhampton bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Brisbane station.

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Brisbane to Rockhampton train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, depart from Brisbane Roma Street station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Rockhampton is to fly which takes 3 h 48 min and costs $120 - $440. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $150 and takes 7 h 45 min, you could also bus, which costs $80 - $140 and takes 11 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Rockhampton.
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  • Distance: 325.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

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

Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Brisbane to Rockhampton every 2 hours. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Brisbane to Rockhampton twice daily. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton via Mackay
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Gladstone to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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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 Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $85
Flexifare
$70 - $100
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Rockhampton George Street
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Rockhampton George Street
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Premier Motor Service

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Rockhampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Brisbane to Rockhampton bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Rockhampton station.

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Brisbane to Rockhampton train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Rockhampton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Rockhampton is 616 km. It takes approximately 8 h 13 min to drive from Brisbane to Rockhampton.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Rockhampton Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Rockhampton. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs $14 - $20.

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