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

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

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

$30 - $60

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Train  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Howard to Rockhampton Tilt Train

$47 - $74

Bus, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Ave at Stockland Hervey Bay to Kent St near Adelaide St 5
  2. Take the train from Howard to Rockhampton Tilt Train

$45 - $73

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 - $973

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

$243 - $767

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

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The quickest way to get from Hervey Bay to Rockhampton is to fly which costs $380 - $1,400 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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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.

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

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The best way to get from Hervey Bay to Rockhampton without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 15 min and costs $45 - $85.

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

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Hervey Bay to Rockhampton bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Hervey Bay - Torquay station.

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The best way to get from Hervey Bay to Rockhampton is to bus which takes 5 h 15 min and costs $45 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $110 and takes 5 h 44 min, you could also fly, which costs $380 - $1,400 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Hervey Bay Airport to Rockhampton Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Hervey Bay to Rockhampton.
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  • Distance: 199.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

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 - $60 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Hervey Bay to Rockhampton once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 3 h 44 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 Howard to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Gladstone to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.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 Hervey Bay - Torquay to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $50
Flexifare
$40 - $60
Wide Bay Transit
Website
widebaytransit.com.au
Bus from Central Ave at Stockland Hervey Bay to Kent St near Adelaide St
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
widebaytransit.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Hervey Bay to Rockhampton is 392 km. It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to drive from Hervey Bay to Rockhampton.

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Qantas offers flights from Hervey Bay Airport to Rockhampton Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Rockhampton. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hervey Bay to Hervey Bay Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $24 - $29.

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