Rockhampton to Townsville Bus

Rockhampton to Townsville

Rockhampton to Townsville Bus

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Cheapest Price $106
Daily Buses 2-4*
Trip Duration 10h 55m
Earliest Bus 12:10 AM*
Latest Bus 3:20 AM


Air Conditioning Air Conditioning Reclining Seats Reclining Seats On Board Restroom On-board Restroom
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Travel between Rockhampton and Townsville in a convenient and comfortable Greyhound coach from just $106.

Our coaches stop in the heart of Rockhampton and Townsville, 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!


The industrial and agricultural centre of North Queensland, Rockhampton isn’t just the beef capital of Australia – it’s also where you’ll find natural wonders like the Capricorn Caves and Mount Archer National Park, and it’s the perfect base for visiting Great Keppel Island at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef.

As you venture north from Rockhampton to Townsville on a Greyhound bus, you’ll stop in regional centres like Mackay, where you can spot a platypus diving into the cool waters of Broken River at Eungella National Park, and meet friendly wallabies and kangaroos that frequent Cape Hillsborough National Park at sunrise.

Airlie Beach is a major tourist and backpacker destination, thanks to its proximity to the world-famous Whitsunday Islands. From this stop, you can arrange to go sailing the Whitsundays, and set foot on the bright white sand of beautiful Whitehaven Beach. And if fresh produce is your thing, make sure you stop in Bowen – the mango capital of Australia, and the home of The Big Mango.

When you arrive in Townsville, you’ll find a bustling city surrounded by tropical rainforests, beaches and islands. You can take a leisurely stroll around The Strand, Townsville’s vibrant beachfront promenade, and climb Castle Hill – the giant pink granite monolith in the middle of the city – for spectacular views of the surrounds.

For a truly unforgettable experience, hop on the ferry to Magnetic Island, the tropical paradise known for its secluded beaches, sparkling clear waters and abundant wildlife, or challenge yourself to walk the Thorsborne Trail on Hinchinbrook Island, an eye-opening trek through cloud-capped mountains, lush rainforest, ancient swamps and pristine beaches.

A Greyhound bus is the ideal way to travel from Rockhampton to Townsville. Book your ticket now to experience the best in modern travel!


Where do buses depart from in Rockhampton and Townsville?

In Rockhampton, buses depart from 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 depart from Bus Stop, 265 Agnes St, The Range QLD. At Rockhampton Girls Grammar, buses depart from Bus Stop, 153 Agnes St, The Range QLD. At Rockhampton Grammar, buses depart from Bus Stop, 85 Agnes St, The Range QLD. At Rockhampton Train Station, buses depart from Rockhampton Station, Depot Hill QLD. In Townsville, buses arrive at Sealink Terminal, 2 Sir Leslie Thiess Dr, Townsville 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 Rockhampton to Townsville?

The bus trip from Rockhampton to Townsville takes approximately 10h 55m. 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 Rockhampton to Townsville?

Tickets from Rockhampton to Townsville start at $106. 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 Rockhampton to Townsville 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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