Rockhampton Airport has recently been upgraded with a new terminal and additional capacity and services.
Airlines operate fourteen flights travelling to and from Brisbane per day plus direct flights to Sydney three times per week.
Qantaslink ph: 13 1313 www.qantas.com
Virgin Blue ph: 13 6789 www.virginblue.com
Jestar ph: 13 1538 www.jetstar.com.au
Tiger Airways ph: coming soon www.tigerairways.com
Flying time to Brisbane is just 50 minutes.
Air transfers are also available between Rockhampton airport and Great Keppel Island.
Australasian Jet Services ph: +61 7 4953 3261 www.ausjet.com.au/mackay
Queensland Rail Traveltrain services operate to Rockhampton, Emerald and Longreach, plus centres between Brisbane and Cairns. The 'Tilt Train' departs Rockhampton daily to most east coast centres, and arrives in Brisbane on a regular basis. The 'Sunlander' and the 'Spirit of the Outback' also travel via Rockhampton.
Visit the QR travel planner for schedules and more details or ph: 1300 131 722
View a media clip of arriving in Rockhampton
Rockhampton is located on the Bruce Highway approxiamtely 650km north of Brisbane and 500km south of the Whitsunday's. The Leichhardt, Capricorn and Burnett Highways also lead to Rockhampton, providing excellent access across the region. Rockhampton is just 40km from the Capricorn Coast.
Coach & Bus Services
Greyhound Australia operate in Rockhampton with buses arriving and departing daily. Click here for timetables.
Local bus services link across the region
Youngs Bus Service ph: (07) 4922 3810 www.youngsbusservice.com.au
Rothery's Coaches ph: (07) 4922 4320 www.rotheryscoaches.com
Sunbus ph: (07) 4936 1002 www.sunbus.com.au
Emerald Coaches ph: (07) 4982 4444 www.emeraldcoaches.com.au
Taxis are available across rockhampton and from the airport
Rockhampton & Capricorn Coast Taxis ph: 13 1008
Emerald Taxis ph: (07) 4982 1600
Several local and national Car Rental agencies operate from Rockhampton and Emerald
Budget ph: 1300 362 848 www.budget.com.au