There are 9 ways to get from Rockhampton to Byron Bay by plane, bus, train or car

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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Fly Rockhampton to Brisbane, bus  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Brisbane (BNE) ROK - BNE
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$100 - $344

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockhampton to Brisbane Gx410 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Byron / ...

$75 - $194

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Fly Rockhampton to Gold Coast, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Gold Coast (OOL) ROK - OOL
  2. Take the bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$220 - $1,907

Train to Gladstone, fly to Brisbane, bus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Rockhampton to Gladstone
  2. Fly from Gladstone (GLT) to Brisbane (BNE) GLT - BNE
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$148 - $397

Fly Rockhampton to Ballina  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Ballina (BNK) ROK - BNK

$188 - $312

Bus to Biloela, fly to Brisbane, bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockhampton to Biloela
  2. Fly from Biloela (ZBL) to Brisbane (BNE) ZBL - BNE
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre

$200 - $418

Train, bus  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Rockhampton to Brisbane Roma Street Tilt Train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre Southbound - Brisbane Int. to Byron / ...

$91 - $152

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  17 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockhampton George Street to Aspley Gympie Road
  2. Take the bus from Westfield Garden City to Byron Bay Pm41

$107 - $143

Drive  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Rockhampton to Byron Bay 488.1 miles

$65 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Rockhampton to Byron Bay is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 9 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockhampton to Byron Bay is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $480 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rockhampton to Byron Bay. However, there are services departing from Rockhampton and arriving at Byron Bay Visitor Centre via Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 35 min.

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The distance between Rockhampton and Byron Bay is 663 km. The road distance is 780.9 km.

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The best way to get from Rockhampton to Byron Bay without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 10 min and costs $120 - $210.

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Rockhampton to Byron Bay, including transfers.

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Rockhampton to Byron Bay bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Rockhampton station.

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The best way to get from Rockhampton to Byron Bay is to fly which takes 9 h 30 min and costs $250 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $270 and takes 14 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Rockhampton Airport to Brisbane Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Rockhampton to Byron Bay bus services, operated by Byron Easybus, arrive at Byron Bay Visitor Centre station.

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Map of how to get from Rockhampton to Byron Bay.
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  • Distance: 414.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 41 min

What companies run services between Rockhampton, QLD, Australia and Byron Bay, NSW, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Rockhampton to Byron Bay hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rockhampton to Byron Bay via Brisbane and Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop in around 14 h 35 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Rockhampton to Brisbane via Mackay
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Rockhampton to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $3,800
Flights from Rockhampton to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Newcastle
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $3,800
Flights from Gladstone to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Rockhampton to Ballina via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Rockhampton to Ballina via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Rockhampton to Ballina via Mackay, Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $310
Flights from Rockhampton to Ballina via Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Rockhampton to Ballina via Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Rockhampton to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Rockhampton to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Rockhampton to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Rockhampton to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Rockhampton to Gold Coast via Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Gladstone to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Rockhampton to Ballina via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Biloela to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $95
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Rockhampton to Ballina via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Rockhampton to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Rockhampton to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Gold Coast Airport to Byron Bay Visitor Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
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 Brisbane Roma Street to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$14 - $20
Flexifare
$22 - $35
Bus from Rockhampton to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$60 - $90
Flexifare
$75 - $110
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton to Biloela
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton George Street to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton George Street to Aspley Gympie Road
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Westfield Garden City to Byron Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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