There are 6 ways to get from Rockhampton to Bowen by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 4 min

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

$78 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockhampton to Bowen Gx402 / ...

$45 - $85

4 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Rockhampton to Bowen 328.8 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Mackay, train  •  5 h 31 min

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

$201 - $661

Fly to Proserpine, bus  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Proserpine (PPP) ROK - PPP
  2. Take the bus from Proserpine to Bowen

$149 - $382

Fly to Townsville, bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Townsville (TSV) ROK - TSV
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Delta

$187 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rockhampton to Bowen is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 7 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockhampton to Bowen is to fly and train which costs $270 - $900 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between Rockhampton and Bowen is 441 km. The road distance is 526.1 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Rockhampton to Bowen, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rockhampton and arriving at Bowen. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Rockhampton to Bowen 5 times a week. Tickets cost $65 - $90 and the journey takes 6 h 58 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Rockhampton to Bowen twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 7 h 25 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, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $330
Flights from Rockhampton to Townsville via Mackay
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Flights from Rockhampton to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $380
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
Flights from Rockhampton to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
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 Bowen
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Bowen
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton to Bowen
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$45 - $70
Flexifare
$60 - $85
Bus from Proserpine to Bowen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $23
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $23
Bus from Townsville to Delta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$16 - $24
Flexifare
$25 - $35

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