How to get fromMackay to Rockhamptonby bus, train, car or plane

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There are 5 ways to get from Mackay to Rockhampton by bus, train, car, or plane

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  1. Bus4h 5m

    1. Take the bus from Mackay to RockhamptonbusBrisbane


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  1. Train4h 23m

    1. Take the train from Mackay to RockhamptontrainSpirit of Queensland


3 alternative options

  1. Bus via Carmila5h 45m

    1. Take the bus from Mackay to CarmilabusPm19
    2. Take the bus from Carmila to Rockhampton George StreetbusPm19


  2. Drive4h 46m

    1. Drive from Mackay to Rockhamptoncar207.1 mi


  3. Fly3h 18m

    1. Fly from Mackay (MKY) to Rockhampton (ROK)planeMKY - ROK


Mackay to Rockhampton by bus

Calendar21Weekly Buses
Duration4h 5mAverage Duration
Ticket$30Cheapest Price
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  • Distance: 213.7 mi
  • Duration: 4h 5m

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Mackay to Rockhampton twice daily. Tickets cost $35–80 and the journey takes 4h 5m. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Mackay to Rockhampton 5 times a week. Tickets cost $22–795 and the journey takes 4h 23m.

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