Directions from Mackay to Rockhampton

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Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Mackay to Rockhampton Gx447 / ...

$29 - $55

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 34 min

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

$40 - $65

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

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Mackay to Rockhampton 3 times a day. Tickets cost $29 - $55 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Mackay to Rockhampton 5 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $65 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 - $65
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Mackay to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $55
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$29 - $45
Flexifare
$35 - $55

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Mackay and Rockhampton is 283 km. The road distance is 334 km.

The cheapest way to get from Mackay to Rockhampton is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 4 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from Mackay to Rockhampton is to fly which takes 3 h 2 min and costs $210 - $900.

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.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mackay and arriving at Rockhampton. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

The bus from Mackay to Rockhampton takes 3 h 45 min including transfers and departs three times a day.