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

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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Emerald station to Rockhampton Gx478 / ...

$22 - $80

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Emerald to Rockhampton Spirit of the Outback

$35 - $55

Drive  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Emerald to Rockhampton 168.5 miles

$24 - $35

Fly  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Emerald (EMD) to Rockhampton (ROK) EMD - ROK

$168 - $462

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The cheapest way to get from Emerald to Rockhampton is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Emerald to Rockhampton is to bus which costs $30 - $110 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Emerald and Rockhampton is 240 km. The road distance is 269.7 km.

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The bus from Emerald station to Rockhampton takes 3 h 30 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Emerald station station and arriving at Rockhampton. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Emerald and arriving at Rockhampton. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 44 min.

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The best way to get from Emerald to Rockhampton without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $30 - $110.

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

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Map of how to get from Emerald to Rockhampton.
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  • Distance: 149.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Emerald to Rockhampton once daily. Tickets cost $22 - $80 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Emerald to Rockhampton twice a week. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 44 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Emerald to Rockhampton via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Emerald to Rockhampton via Brisbane, Mackay
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Emerald to Rockhampton via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Emerald to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Emerald station to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $80
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45

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