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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach Gx402 / ...

$40 - $140

4 alternative options

Train  •  7 h 53 min

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

$60 - $83

Drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach 302.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Mackay, bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Mackay (MKY) ROK - MKY
  2. Take the bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach

$179 - $642

Fly to Proserpine  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Proserpine (PPP) ROK - PPP

$143 - $362

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 9 min and costs $240 - $900.

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The distance between Rockhampton and Airlie Beach is 392 km. The road distance is 484 km.

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The bus from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach takes 6 h 20 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rockhampton and arriving at Airlie Beach. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Rockhampton, QLD, Australia and Airlie Beach, QLD, Australia?

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach 3 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $140 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach 5 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 6 h 11 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Mackay
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Rockhampton to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Rockhampton to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.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 Rockhampton to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$40 - $60
Flexifare
$50 - $75
Bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $29
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$12 - $19
Flexifare
$21 - $29

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