Mackay to Rockhampton Bus

Mackay to Rockhampton

Mackay to Rockhampton Bus

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Cheapest Price $70
Daily Buses 2-3*
Trip Duration 4h 30m
Earliest Bus 1:15 PM
Latest Bus 11:00 PM


Air Conditioning Air Conditioning Reclining Seats Reclining Seats On Board Restroom On-board Restroom
Reading Lights Free WiFi Free Wifi USB Chargers Panoramic Windows Panoramic Windows

*Please refer to the timetable for the most up-to-date information.

Travel between Mackay and Rockhampton in a convenient and comfortable Greyhound coach from just $70.

Our coaches stop in the heart of Mackay and Rockhampton, eliminating the need for a transfer. Prefer aisle or window seats? There’s no need to queue – simply reserve your favourite spot with our seat selection feature.

You can unlock even more benefits, as well as exclusive offers and deals, by joining our Greyhound Rewards program. When you join, every ticket purchased on our network will earn you G-Dollars, which you can redeem on your very next trip or save up for a special occasion. The choice is yours!

Book your trip now to experience modern coach travel at its best!


These two iconic Queensland locations are best known for their produce, but they both have much more to offer to visitors than agriculture.

In Mackay, the Bluewater Trail Project links several attractions around the city – including the Bluewater Lagoon, Bluewater Quay and Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens – with more than 20km of dedicated pedestrian paths and bikeways. Mackay is also known for its proximity to beautiful Eungella National Park and Cape Hillsborough National Park.

In Rockhampton, you can explore Mount Archer National Park, and tour the amazing Capricorn Caves, one of the longest-running tourist attractions in Queensland.

Of course, you also have to grab a selfie with the Big Bull, and make your way to the legendary Great Western Hotel on a Friday night to watch professional bull riding and rodeo action and eat some of the best steak in Australia.

As you travel from Mackay to Rockhampton on a Greyhound bus, you’ll spend the four-hour trip relaxing in your reclining leather seat with free WiFi connectivity, an in-seat USB charger, air conditioning and panoramic windows.

Whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure, there’s no more comfortable and convenient way to travel from Mackay to Rockhampton than a Greyhound bus.


Where do buses depart from in Mackay and Rockhampton?

In Mackay, buses depart from Bus Stop, 30 Victoria St, Mackay QLD. In Rockhampton, buses stop at several locations: Rockhampton City, Rockhampton Cathedral College, Rockhampton Girls Grammar, Rockhampton Grammar, and Rockhampton Train Station. The Rockhampton City stop is located at Puma Petrol Station, 93-101 George St, Rockhampton QLD. At Rockhampton Cathedral College, buses stop at Bus Stop, 265 Agnes St, The Range QLD. At Rockhampton Girls Grammar, buses stop at Bus Stop, 153 Agnes St, The Range QLD. At Rockhampton Grammar, buses stop at Bus Stop, 85 Agnes St, The Range QLD. At Rockhampton Train Station, buses stop at Rockhampton Station, Depot Hill QLD.

What amenities can I expect on the bus?

All our buses come with free WiFi, USB chargers, air-conditioning, reclining leather seats, and a restroom.

How long does it take to get from Mackay to Rockhampton?

The bus trip from Mackay to Rockhampton takes approximately 4h 20m. For the most up-to-date timetable please use the 'Timetables' tab in the form at the top of the page.

How much is a bus ticket from Mackay to Rockhampton?

Tickets from Mackay to Rockhampton start at $70. All our bus fares come in three tiers – Early Bird, Advantage and Flexible – with prices varying based on how far in advance you are making a booking. You can find the most up-to-date price for your trip by using the booking form above or by calling our customer service team during business hours on 1300 473 946. For more information on different types of available fares visit our Compare Fares page.

Where can I buy a ticket?

The easiest and cheapest way to buy a bus ticket for your Mackay to Rockhampton trip is to book directly on our website. Your ticket is then saved in your My Greyhound account where you can manage your booking, and simply show an electronic copy of your ticket on your phone to the bus driver when you board. You can also book your trips on the phone by contacting our friendly customer service on 1300 473 946, at our ticket outlets/travel agencies, or directly with the bus driver*.

*Please note that all bookings made through our call centre, travel centres and tickets purchased directly from drivers will incur a booking fee of $5.​

**For more information see our FAQ page.


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