There are 6 ways to get from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  6 h 20 min

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

$40 - $75

5 alternative options

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  7 h 30 min

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

$54 - $73

Train  •  7 h 47 min

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

$59 - $81

Drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach 302.8 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Proserpine  •  6 h 43 min

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

$142 - $362

Fly to Mackay, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Mackay (MKY) ROK - MKY
  2. Take the train from Mackay to Proserpine

$181 - $636

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The cheapest way to get from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach is to drive which costs $55 - $90 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach is to fly and train which costs $240 - $900 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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

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The distance between Rockhampton and Airlie Beach is 392 km. The road distance is 484.4 km.

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The best way to get from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 20 min and costs $55 - $100.

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The bus from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach takes 6 h 20 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Rockhampton to Airlie Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Rockhampton station.

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The best way to get from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach is to bus which takes 6 h 20 min and costs $55 - $100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 7 h 47 min, you could also fly, which costs $190 - $500 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rockhampton Airport to Proserpine Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Rockhampton to Airlie Beach bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Airlie Beach station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rockhampton to Airlie Beach is 484 km. It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to drive from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach.

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Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Rockhampton Airport to Proserpine Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach.
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  • Distance: 245 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. 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 Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Rockhampton to Mackay
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 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
Train from Mackay to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$40 - $60
Flexifare
$50 - $75
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton George Street to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton George Street to Marlborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Marlborough to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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