Select from 4 ways to get there

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  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Rockhampton to Nambour Tilt Train / ...

$72 - $100

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Rockhampton to Maroochydore Gx411

$60 - $110

4 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Rockhampton to Maroochydore 331 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Rockhampton to Brisbane, bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Brisbane (BNE) ROK - BNE
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane International Airport to Mooloolaba

$88 - $312

Bus to Biloela, fly to Brisbane, bus  •  6 h 26 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 International Airport to Mooloolaba

$188 - $387

Fly Rockhampton to Hervey Bay, bus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Hervey Bay (HVB) ROK - HVB
  2. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Nambour

$180 - $496

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Rockhampton to Maroochydore twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 5 h 52 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Rockhampton to Maroochydore once daily. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 11 h.

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
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Rockhampton to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Rockhampton to Hervey Bay via Mackay, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
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
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$60 - $90
Flexifare
$75 - $110
Bus from Brisbane International Airport to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $23
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $12
Flexifare
$16 - $23
Bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Nambour
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$16 - $24
Flexifare
$25 - $35
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton to Biloela
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rockhampton and Maroochydore is 448 km. The road distance is 530 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 7 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore is to fly and bus which takes 4 h 51 min and costs $110 - $420.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rockhampton and arriving at Maroochydore. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore, including transfers.