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.

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Fly to Longreach  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Longreach (LRE) ROK - LRE

$210 - $700

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockhampton to Longreach Gx471

$55 - $100

3 alternative options

Fly to Barcaldine, bus  •  17 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Barcaldine (BCI) ROK - BCI
  2. Take the bus from Barcaldine to Longreach

$177 - $545

Train  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Rockhampton to Longreach Spirit of the Outback

$85 - $120

Drive  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Rockhampton to Longreach 428.6 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Rockhampton to Longreach is to drive which costs $80 - $130 and takes 8 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockhampton to Longreach is to fly which costs $300 - $950 and takes 5 h 35 min.

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The distance between Rockhampton and Longreach is 637 km. The road distance is 685.8 km.

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

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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.

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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.

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There is no direct flight from Rockhampton Airport to Longreach Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Rockhampton to Longreach.
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  • Distance: 398.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

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

Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar fly from Rockhampton to Longreach once daily. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Rockhampton to Longreach 4 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $100 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 Longreach via Mackay, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $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 - $120
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 Barcaldine to Longreach
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $23
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $23
Bus from Rockhampton to Longreach
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100

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