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There are 5 ways to get from Rockhampton to Hayman Island by plane, bus or train

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Recommended option

Fly to Proserpine, travel

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Proserpine (PPP)
  2. Travel from Port of Airlie to Hayman Island

Cheapest option

Bus

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

3 alternative options

Fly to Hamilton Island

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Hamilton Island (HTI)

Train, travel

  1. Take the train from Rockhampton to Proserpine
  2. Travel from Proserpine to Hayman Island

Bus via Marlborough

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

Rockhampton (ROK) to Hamilton Island (HTI) flights

The flight time between Rockhampton (ROK) and Hamilton Island (HTI) is around 5h 46m and covers a distance of around 372 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 55m. The fastest flight normally takes 4h. Services are operated by Virgin Australia and Qantas. Typically 52 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
2h 51m
Layover time:
2h 55m
Total time:
5h 46m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
4h
Flight distance:
372 km
Flights per week:
52
Cheapest price:
$144
Carbon emissions:
123 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
06:45
Last flight departs at:
10:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rockhampton (ROK) to Hamilton Island (HTI) flight schedules

Rockhampton → Hayman Island
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Rules to follow in Australia

1.5m

Regional advice

Regional advice

Travel within Australia

Regional restriction measures in place
Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in Australia

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800 020 080

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Australia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hayman Island is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hayman Island is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Hayman Island is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Department of Home Affairs.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rockhampton to Hayman Island is to bus which costs $45 - $140 and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Rockhampton to Hayman Island is to fly which costs $150 - $600 and takes 4h 45m.

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It is approximately 406 km to get from Rockhampton to Hayman Island.

The best way to get from Rockhampton to Hayman Island without a car is to bus which takes 7h 5m and costs $45 - $140.

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It takes approximately 3h 10m to get from Rockhampton to Hayman Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Rockhampton to Hayman Island is to fly which takes 4h 45m and costs $150 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $140 and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Rockhampton Airport to Proserpine Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Skytrans and FlexFlight ApS offer flights from Rockhampton Airport to Proserpine Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Hayman Island. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Rockhampton to Rockhampton Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs $12 - $15.

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Map of how to get from Rockhampton to Hayman Island.
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  • Distance: 406.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 10m

What companies run services between Rockhampton, QLD, Australia and Hayman Island, QLD, Australia?

Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Rockhampton to Hayman Island every 4 hours. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Rockhampton George Street to Airlie Beach once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 6h 30m. Greyhound Australia also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Skytrans
Website
skytrans.com.au
Flights from Rockhampton to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Rockhampton to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $650
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Rockhampton to Hamilton Island via Mackay, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Train operators
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton George Street to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
Premier Motor Service
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$70 - $110
Advantage
$85 - $130
Premium
$90 - $140
Bus from Rockhampton to Marlborough
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$19 - $28
Advantage
$20 - $30
Premium
$23 - $35
Bus from Marlborough to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$55 - $90
Advantage
$65 - $100
Premium
$75 - $110

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