There are 5 ways to get from Hervey 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Rockhampton Gx443 / ...

$30 - $65

4 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Maryborough West to Rockhampton Tilt Train / ...

$56 - $85

Drive  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Hervey Bay to Rockhampton 245 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Rockhampton  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Rockhampton (ROK) HVB - ROK

$279 - $974

Fly to Gladstone, train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Gladstone (GLT) HVB - GLT
  2. Take the train from Gladstone to Rockhampton

$244 - $770

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Hervey Bay to Rockhampton twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Hervey Bay to Rockhampton twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 2 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hervey Bay to Rockhampton via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Hervey Bay to Rockhampton via Brisbane, Mackay
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Hervey Bay to Gladstone via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Maryborough West to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Gladstone to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $50
Flexifare
$45 - $65

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hervey Bay and Rockhampton is 319 km. The road distance is 392 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hervey Bay to Rockhampton is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 5 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Hervey Bay to Rockhampton is to fly which takes 4 h 22 min and costs $370 - $1,300.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hervey Bay - Torquay and arriving at Rockhampton. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

The bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Rockhampton takes 5 h 15 min including transfers and departs twice daily.