COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply in Australia. Learn More.

There are 5 ways to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore 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 Brisbane, bus  •  3h 39m

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

$170 - $365

Cheapest option

Train  •  6h 45m

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

$65 - $140

3 alternative options

Fly to Maroochydore  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from Rockhampton (ROK) to Maroochydore (MCY) ROK - MCY

$215 - $670

Bus  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Rockhampton to Maroochydore GX447 / ...

$65 - $180

Drive  •  7h 3m

  1. Drive from Rockhampton to Maroochydore 529.2 km

$65 - $100

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Australia

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Australia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Australia.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Australia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some international borders began to reopen in Australia from July 17.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Australia

Domestic travel is restricted within Australia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Australia

International flights leaving Australia are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Australia

Last updated: August 11 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 7h 3m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore is to fly and bus which costs $170 - $370 and takes 3h 39m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rockhampton and arriving at Maroochydore. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 30m.

More details

The distance between Rockhampton and Maroochydore is 449 km. The road distance is 529.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore without a car is to train which takes 6h 45m and costs $65 - $140.

More details

It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore, including transfers.

More details

Rockhampton to Maroochydore bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Rockhampton station.

More details

The best way to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore is to fly which takes 6h 21m and costs $210 - $700. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $140 and takes 6h 45m, you could also bus, which costs $65 - $180 and takes 12h 30m.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Rockhampton Airport to Brisbane Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

Search flights

Rockhampton to Maroochydore bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Maroochydore station.

More details

Map of how to get from Rockhampton to Maroochydore.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 448.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 39m

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

Qantas, Jetstar and two other airlines fly from Rockhampton to Maroochydore 5 times a day. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Rockhampton to Nambour twice daily. Tickets cost $60 - $140 and the journey takes 5h 52m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $410
Flights from Rockhampton to Maroochydore via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Alliance Airlines
Website
allianceairlines.com.au
Flights from Rockhampton to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Flights from Rockhampton to Maroochydore via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Rockhampton to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Train operators
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, 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 Brisbane Airport (BNE) to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$29 - $40
Premium
$29 - $40
Advantage
$28 - $34
Bus from Rockhampton to Maroochydore
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$100 - $130
Premium
$120 - $180
Advantage
$130 - $160
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton George Street to Maroochydore Sixth Avenue
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
Premier Motor Service

Want to know more about travelling around Australia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Rockhampton to Maroochydore is 529 km. It takes approximately 7h 3m to drive from Rockhampton to Maroochydore.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

There are 804+ hotels available in Maroochydore. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

More details

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

More details