Getting Here

Just an hour away from Brisbane

There’s many ways you can get to Rockhampton. Either by air, road or rail, you can be in the heart of town from Brisbane in an hour.

queensland map with flight paths

Air

Located just 5 minutes from the city centre, Rockhampton Airport (ROK) is a major Australian regional airport servicing Rockhampton and Central Queensland, with direct flights arriving from Brisbane, Mackay, Proserpine (Whitsunday Coast), Townsville, Cairns, Sunshine Coast and soon to be Melbourne.

Flights from Brisbane to Rockhampton are just under one hour, with Qantas and Virgin operating multiple direct flights daily.

Qantas operate twice daily flights from Cairns, stopping in both Townsville and Mackay. 

If you're coming from Cairns or Proserpine (Whitsunday Coast), Skytrans operate one flight each weekday into Rockhampton. 

Bonza will soon be operating direct flights from Cairns, Townsville, Sunshine Coast and Melbourne. 

Road

Rockhampton is the central hub to the Capricorn and Leichardt Highways, Australia’s Country Way and Pacific Way (Bruce Highway).

The city is an accessible stopping point for many self-dive holidays and coach tours, being approximately a 7 hour drive from Brisbane, 7.5 hour drive from Longreach and an 8 hour drive from Townsville.

Rail

Queensland Rail offers multiple services a week to Rockhampton from Brisbane return on the popular high speed Tilt Train, as well as regular services on the Spirit of Queensland to the north and Spirit of the Outback to the west. The railway station is just 1.6km from the Rockhampton CBD.