There are 5 ways to get from Rockhampton to Longreach 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Longreach  •  5 h 35 min

  1. ROK - LRE

$210 - $700

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Gx471

$55 - $110

3 alternative options

Fly to Barcaldine, bus  •  17 h 40 min

  1. ROK - BCI

$178 - $546

Train  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Spirit of the Outback

$85 - $130

Drive  •  8 h 44 min

  1. 428.6 miles

$60 - $90

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

Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Rockhampton to Longreach 6 times a week. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Rockhampton to Longreach 4 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $110 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Longreach via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Rockhampton to Longreach via Brisbane, Blackall
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Rockhampton to Barcaldine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Rockhampton to Barcaldine via Mackay, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and 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 Longreach
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Barcaldine to Longreach
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $13
Flexifare
$17 - $24
Bus from Rockhampton to Longreach
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $85
Flexifare
$70 - $110

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rockhampton and Longreach is 637 km. The road distance is 686 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rockhampton to Longreach is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 8 h 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Rockhampton to Longreach is to fly which takes 5 h 35 min and costs $290 - $900.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rockhampton and arriving at Longreach. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 14 h 40 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rockhampton and arriving at Longreach. Services depart four times a week. The journey takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Rockhampton to Longreach, including transfers.