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

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Train  •  6 h 56 min

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

$73 - $102

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Bus Greyhound Australia  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Rockhampton to Mooloolaba Gx411 / ...

$60 - $150

5 alternative options

Bus Premier Motor Service  •  10 h 48 min

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

$75 - $99

Drive  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Rockhampton to Mooloolaba 334.1 miles

$45 - $70

Fly from Rockhampton, bus  •  4 h 25 min

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

$85 - $306

Train to Gladstone, fly, bus  •  5 h 23 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

$134 - $359

Bus to Biloela, fly, bus  •  6 h 10 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

$185 - $380

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The cheapest way to get from Rockhampton to Mooloolaba is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rockhampton to Mooloolaba is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $420 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rockhampton and arriving at Mooloolaba. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

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The distance between Rockhampton and Mooloolaba is 451 km. The road distance is 534.6 km.

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The best way to get from Rockhampton to Mooloolaba without a car is to train which takes 6 h 56 min and costs $95 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Rockhampton to Mooloolaba, including transfers.

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Rockhampton to Mooloolaba 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 Mooloolaba is to train which takes 6 h 56 min and costs $95 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $140 and takes 10 h 48 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 Mooloolaba 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 Mooloolaba.
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  • Distance: 282 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 56 min

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Rockhampton to Mooloolaba twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 5 h 52 min. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Rockhampton to Mooloolaba once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $95 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min.

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
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 - $95
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Rockhampton to Gladstone
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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
Bus from Rockhampton George Street to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Rockhampton to Mooloolaba
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $150
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 - $22
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $12
Flexifare
$15 - $22
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 Mooloolaba is 535 km. It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to drive from Rockhampton to Mooloolaba.

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

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The nearest airport to Mooloolaba is Maroochydore (MCY) Airport which is 8.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Brisbane (BNE) (80.1 km), Toowoomba (WTB) (152.5 km) and Gold Coast (OOL) (170 km).

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There are 536+ hotels available in Mooloolaba. Prices start at $102 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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