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There are 6 ways to get from Noosa Heads to Rockhampton by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Cooroy to Rockhampton Tilt Train / ...

$64 - $90

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Noosa Junction to Rockhampton Gx443

$45 - $85

4 alternative options

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  11h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Tewantin Primary School to Rockhampton George Street

$68 - $94

Drive  •  7h 12m

  1. Drive from Noosa Heads to Rockhampton 320.6 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, train, fly to Rockhampton  •  7h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza to Nambour station
  2. Take the train from Nambour, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
  3. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Rockhampton (ROK) BNE - ROK

$99 - $325

Bus, train, fly to Gladstone  •  9h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza to Nambour station
  2. Take the train from Nambour, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
  3. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Gladstone (GLT) BNE - GLT
  4. Take the train from Gladstone to Rockhampton

$147 - $369

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The cheapest way to get from Noosa Heads to Rockhampton is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 7h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Noosa Heads to Rockhampton is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 7h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Noosa Junction and arriving at Rockhampton. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 30m.

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The distance between Noosa Heads and Rockhampton is 425 km. The road distance is 512.9 km.

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The best way to get from Noosa Heads to Rockhampton without a car is to train which takes 7h 20m and costs $90 - $130.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Noosa Heads to Rockhampton, including transfers.

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Noosa Heads to Rockhampton bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Noosa Junction station.

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The best way to get from Noosa Heads to Rockhampton is to train which takes 7h 20m and costs $90 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $120 and takes 9h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Rockhampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Noosa Heads to Rockhampton bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Rockhampton station.

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Map of how to get from Noosa Heads to Rockhampton.
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  • Distance: 265.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Noosa Heads, QLD, Australia and Rockhampton, QLD, Australia?

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Noosa Heads to Rockhampton twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $85 and the journey takes 5h 47m. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Noosa Heads to Rockhampton once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 9h 30m. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton via Mackay
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Cooroy to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Gladstone to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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Queensland Rail Travel
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Nambour, platform 1 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
translink.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 Noosa Junction to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$45 - $70
Flexifare
$60 - $85
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Noosa Heads Junction to Rockhampton George Street
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Tewantin Primary School to Rockhampton George Street
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
Premier Motor Service
TRANSLink QLD

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Yes, the driving distance between Noosa Heads to Rockhampton is 513 km. It takes approximately 7h 12m to drive from Noosa Heads to Rockhampton.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Rockhampton Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Rockhampton. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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