There are 7 ways to get from Noosa Heads to Rockhampton by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 5 min

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

$64 - $95

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Noosa Junction to Rockhampton Gx443

$45 - $85

5 alternative options

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  11 h 48 min

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

$68 - $95

Drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Noosa Heads to Rockhampton 320.6 miles

$45 - $70

Bus, train, fly to Rockhampton  •  7 h 47 min

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

$99 - $325

Bus, train, fly to Gladstone  •  8 h 49 min

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

$148 - $370

Bus, train, fly to Biloela  •  9 h 29 min

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

$199 - $393

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

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The quickest way to get from Noosa Heads to Rockhampton is to train which costs $85 - $140 and takes 7 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Noosa Junction and arriving at Rockhampton. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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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 7 h 5 min and costs $85 - $140.

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It takes approximately 7 h 5 min 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 7 h 5 min and costs $85 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $120 and takes 9 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Rockhampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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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: 7 h 5 min

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 - $90 and the journey takes 5 h 32 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Noosa Heads to Rockhampton once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 9 h 25 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Brisbane to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Brisbane to Biloela
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $150
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
5 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Nambour, platform 3 to Eagle Junction, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$45 - $70
Flexifare
$60 - $85
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Noosa Heads Junction to Rockhampton George Street
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Tewantin Primary School to Rockhampton George Street
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Bus from Sunshine Beach Rd at Noosa Plaza to Nambour station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Biloela to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Noosa Heads to Rockhampton is 513 km. It takes approximately 7 h 12 min 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 59+ hotels available in Rockhampton. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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