There are 7 ways to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 40 min

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

$69 - $96

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Bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockhampton George Street to Maroochydore Sixth Avenue Gx411

$55 - $100

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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 - $311

Train to Gladstone, fly to Brisbane, bus  •  5 h 48 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 International Airport to Mooloolaba

$136 - $363

Bus to Biloela, fly to Brisbane, bus  •  6 h 35 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

$187 - $384

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

$179 - $495

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 7 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $430 and takes 4 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rockhampton George Street and arriving at Maroochydore Sixth Avenue. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

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The distance between Rockhampton and Maroochydore is 448 km. The road distance is 529.7 km.

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The best way to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore without a car is to train which takes 6 h 40 min and costs $95 - $140.

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

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Rockhampton to Maroochydore bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Rockhampton George Street station.

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The best way to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore is to train which takes 6 h 40 min and costs $95 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $140 and takes 10 h 30 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 Maroochydore bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Maroochydore Sixth Avenue station.

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Map of how to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore.
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  • Distance: 280 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

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 - $90 and the journey takes 5 h 52 min. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Rockhampton to Maroochydore once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $95 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min. Greyhound Australia also services this route once daily.

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 Gladstone to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Rockhampton to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 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 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Gladstone to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $400
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
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Rockhampton to Nambour
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Rockhampton to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton George Street to Maroochydore Sixth Avenue
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
premierms.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 Rockhampton to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $85
Flexifare
$70 - $100
Bus from Brisbane International Airport to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $12
Flexifare
$15 - $22
Bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Nambour
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$16 - $23
Flexifare
$24 - $35
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rockhampton to Maroochydore is 530 km. It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to drive from Rockhampton to Maroochydore.

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Rockhampton Airport to Brisbane Airport.

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There are 593+ hotels available in Maroochydore. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Rockhampton to Rockhampton Airport is to line 403 bus which takes 4 min and costs .

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