Rockhampton to Emerald
ROCKHAMPTON TO EMERALD BUS
Take a trip along the Capricorn Highway from Rockhampton to Emerald in a comfortable and convenient Greyhound bus!
Aboard the bus from Rockhampton to Emerald, you’ll enjoy all the great features that now come standard on a Greyhound coach. You can relax and recharge in your reclining leather seat with plenty of legroom, stay connected with free WiFi and an in-seat USB charger, and watch the world go by through panoramic windows.
Do you have a preference for a window or an aisle seat? There’s no need to queue to secure your favourite spot – you can now select your seat on the bus when you book your ticket from Rockhampton to Emerald. You can also follow your journey’s progress with our real-time coach tracker.
You can unlock extra benefits and access exclusive offers and deals by jumping on board our Greyhound Rewards program. You’ll earn G-Dollars for every ticket you buy on our network, which you can redeem on your next trip, or save in your G-Wallet for a special adventure. It’s up to you!
Your trip will begin in Rockhampton, best known as the ‘Beef Capital of Australia’ – and with good reason. Popular attractions in this agricultural hub include the ‘Big Bull’ statues that are scattered throughout town, and the legendary Great Western Hotel, where you can eat a delicious steak and watch professional bull riders strut their stuff in an actual rodeo ring on Friday nights.
But there’s more to Rocky than cattle. The area is also home to Mount Archer National Park, with its impressive range of native plants and wildflowers and stunning views of the coast; the Capricorn Caves, an awe-inspiring series of limestone caves; and the Rockhampton Zoo, located within the heritage-listed Rockhampton Botanic Gardens.
As you travel on the bus from Rockhampton to Emerald, you’ll pass through a number of towns on the Capricorn Highway, including Blackwater, a significant coal mining area.
When you arrive in Emerald, you’ll pull into the heritage-listed Railway Station. The elaborate entrance to the station, with wrought iron lacework and pillared portico, is a great photo opportunity – as is the ancient fossilised tree, believed to be over 250 million years old, that stands outside Emerald Town Hall.
Other must-dos in Emerald include the Fairbairn Dam, which maintains a perfect water level for swimming, water skiing and fishing; the Emerald Botanic Gardens, with its own tropical forest, rose garden and hedge maze; and the Big Easel – the largest painting in the Southern Hemisphere, it’s a reproduction of a Van Gogh sunflower painting that stands 25m (82ft) tall.
Greyhound is going above and beyond to transform coach travel. Book your bus ticket from Rockhampton to Emerald today!
|Air Conditioning||Reclining Seats||On-board Restroom|
|Free WiFi||USB Chargers||Panoramic Windows|
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where do buses depart from in Rockhampton and Emerald?
In Rockhampton, buses to Emerald depart from Puma Coach Terminal on George Street. In Emerald, buses to Rockhampton depart from the railway station.
What amenities can I expect on the bus?
All our buses between Rockhampton to Emerald come with free WiFi, air-conditioning, USB chargers, reclining seats, and a restroom.
How long does it take to get from Rockhampton to Emerald?
The bus trip from Rockhampton to Emerald takes approximately 4 hours. For the most up-to-date timetable please visit the Timetables page.
How much is a bus ticket from Rockhampton to Emerald?
All our bus fares come in three tiers – Early Bird, Advantage and Premium – 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 searching available trips online or by calling our customer service team 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 Rockhampton to Emerald 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.
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