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

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Mackay to Rockhampton Gx411 / ...

$27 - $55

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Mackay to Rockhampton Spirit of Queensland

$40 - $60

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Mackay to Marlborough
  2. Take the bus from Marlborough to Rockhampton George Street

$38 - $51

Drive  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Mackay to Rockhampton 208.5 miles

$29 - $45

Fly  •  3 h 2 min

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

$164 - $656

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Mackay to Rockhampton is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mackay to Rockhampton is to fly which costs $220 - $950 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Mackay and Rockhampton is 283 km. The road distance is 333.7 km.

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The bus from Mackay to Rockhampton takes 4 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mackay and arriving at Rockhampton. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Mackay and arriving at Rockhampton. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 34 min.

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The best way to get from Mackay to Rockhampton is to bus which takes 4 h and costs $35 - $75. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $85 and takes 4 h 34 min, You could also fly, which costs $220 - $950 and takes 3 h 2 min..

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Mackay to Rockhampton train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Brisbane station.

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Map of how to get from Mackay to Rockhampton.
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  • Distance: 177.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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 $27 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h. 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 $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 34 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Mackay to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Mackay to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$27 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $55
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Mackay to Rockhampton George Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Mackay to Marlborough
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Marlborough to Rockhampton George Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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