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There are 8 ways to get from Byron Bay to Rockhampton 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, train  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop Gx248 / ...
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Rockhampton Tilt Train / ...

$88 - $151

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop Gx248 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Rockhampton Gx443 / ...

$68 - $141

6 alternative options

Bus, train via Varsity Lakes station  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Take the train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
  3. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Rockhampton

$107 - $154

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  18 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay to Westfield Garden City
  2. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Rockhampton George Street

$101 - $147

Drive  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Byron Bay to Rockhampton 488.2 miles

$65 - $110

Bus, fly to Rockhampton  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane International Airport
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Rockhampton (ROK) BNE - ROK

$91 - $336

Bus, fly to Gladstone, train  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane International Airport
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Gladstone (GLT) BNE - GLT
  3. Take the train from Gladstone to Rockhampton

$139 - $380

Bus, fly to Biloela  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane International Airport
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Biloela (ZBL) BNE - ZBL
  3. Take the bus from Biloela to Rockhampton

$190 - $404

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The cheapest way to get from Byron Bay to Rockhampton is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 9 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Byron Bay to Rockhampton is to bus and fly which costs $120 - $480 and takes 6 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Byron Bay to Rockhampton. However, there are services departing from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St and arriving at Rockhampton via Brisbane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 40 min.

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The distance between Byron Bay and Rockhampton is 663 km. The road distance is 781.2 km.

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The best way to get from Byron Bay to Rockhampton without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 45 min and costs $120 - $220.

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It takes approximately 10 h 45 min to get from Byron Bay to Rockhampton, including transfers.

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Byron Bay to Rockhampton bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St station.

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

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Rockhampton is 1 h behind Byron Bay. It is currently 6:55 PM in Byron Bay and 5:55 PM in Rockhampton.

Map of how to get from Byron Bay to Rockhampton.
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  • Distance: 414.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 45 min

What companies run services between Byron Bay, NSW, Australia and Rockhampton, QLD, Australia?

You can take a bus from Byron Bay to Rockhampton via Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop and Brisbane in around 14 h 40 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Biloela
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
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
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
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 6
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
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 Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$13 - $19
Flexifare
$21 - $30
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
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane International Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$15 - $22
Flexifare
$23 - $35
Byron Easybus
Phone
+612 6685 7447
Email
info@byronbus.com
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay Visitor Centre to Brisbane International Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Rockhampton George Street
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Byron Bay to Westfield Garden City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Rockhampton George Street
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Byron Bay Coach Stop, Jonson St to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Biloela to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Byron Bay to Rockhampton is 781 km. It takes approximately 9 h 59 min to drive from Byron Bay to Rockhampton.

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

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There are 58+ hotels available in Rockhampton. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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