How to travel from Albury to Rockhampton, Australia

The distance between Albury and Rockhampton is around 1,652km (1,026 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 30m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Albury to Rockhampton by plane, train, bus and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Fly

Fly from Albury (ABX) to Rockhampton (ROK).

  • Duration3h 30m
  • Flight time3h 20m
  • Typical cost
    A$425($285)
Operated by

Qantas

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3 x train
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Train

Take the train to Central Station then Brisbane and then to Rockhampton.

  • Duration1 day 5h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$280($190)
Operated by

Multiple train operators

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3 x bus
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Bus

Take the bus to Sydney then Brisbane and then to Rockhampton.

  • Duration1 day 13h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$355($240)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

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car
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Drive

Drive to Rockhampton.

  • Duration19h 15m
  • Distance1,699km (1,056 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Albury and Rockhampton

There are several options for getting from Albury to Rockhampton by plane, train, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the train which costs around A$280 ($190) and will take around 1 day 5h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$425 ($285).

The distance between Albury and Rockhampton is around 1,652km (1,026 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,454km (904 miles)

It takes around 3h 30m to get from Albury and Rockhampton by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 19h 15m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Albury to Rockhampton is to fly which takes around 3h 30m and will set you back approx A$425 ($285).

The cheapest way to travel between Albury and Rockhampton, if you exclude driving, is to take the train which will typically cost around A$280 ($190) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

Yes there is a train service that runs between Albury and Rockhampton. It typically takes around 1 day 5h and departs once daily.

There are no direct train services that runs from Albury to Rockhampton. However, you can instead can take several connecting trains with a changeover in Central Station and Brisbane. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 1 day 5h.

XPT, NSW TrainLink and Queensland Rail Travel run train services between Albury and Rockhampton. Trains depart once daily and will take around 1 day 5h, however, this may vary depending on the particular service and whether it runs express or stops all stations.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Albury and Rockhampton. It typically takes around 1 day 13h and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Albury to Rockhampton. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Sydney and Brisbane. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 1 day 13h.

Greyhound Australia, Firefly Express and Premier Motor Service run regular bus services between Albury and Rockhampton. Buses run once daily and take around 1 day 13h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Albury and Rockhampton. Flights depart from Albury (ABX) and arrive at Rockhampton (ROK) - via Brisbane (BNE). The flight takes around 3h 20m.

There is no direct flight from Albury to Rockhampton. There is however a flight that goes via Brisbane (BNE). This services will take at least 3h 30m (not including layover time).

The flight from Albury to Rockhampton typically takes around 3h 20m. Flights depart from Albury (ABX) and and arrive into Rockhampton (ROK).

The closest major airport to Rockhampton is Rockhampton Airport (ROK) (ROK) which is approximately 4km (2 miles) from Rockhampton. Gladstone Airport (GLT) (GLT) and Brisbane Airport (BNE) (BNE) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Albury and Rockhampton. The distance is around 1,699km (1,056 miles) by road and it will take around 19h 15m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Albury to Rockhampton is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 30m and will usually cost around A$425 ($285).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Albury and Rockhampton

Transport options from Albury to Rockhampton
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
3h 30m
A$425($285)
twice daily1,652km (1,026 miles)
Train + 1 similar
1 day 5h
A$280($190)
once daily2,244km (1,394 miles)
Train via Central Station1 day 5h
A$280($190)
once daily2,244km (1,394 miles)
Bus
1 day 13h
A$355($240)
once daily2,486km (1,545 miles)
Drive
19h 15m
A$225($150)
on demand1,699km (1,056 miles)

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Airports near Rockhampton

The following major airports near Rockhampton offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

ROK
Rockhampton Airport (ROK)
Domestic Airport
Distance
4km (2 miles) from Rockhampton
GLT
Gladstone Airport (GLT)
Domestic Airport
Distance
91km (56 miles) from Rockhampton
BNE
Brisbane Airport (BNE)
International Airport
Distance
518km (322 miles) from Rockhampton