Townsville to Rockhampton Bus

Townsville to Rockhampton

Townsville to Rockhampton Bus

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Cheapest Price $106
Daily Buses 2
Trip Duration 10h 50m
Earliest Bus 7:00 AM
Latest Bus 1:00 PM


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Travel between Townsville to Rockhampton in a convenient and comfortable Greyhound coach from just $106.

Our coaches stop in the heart of Townsville to 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!


A bustling tropical city surrounded by rainforests, beaches and islands, Townsville offers plenty to see and do for locals and visitors alike. But if you want to explore the rest of what North and Central Queensland have to offer, this is a good way to start.

As you travel on the bus from Townsville to Rockhampton, you’ll stop at a number of interesting locations, including Bowen – the mango capital of Australia; the home of The Big Mango; and one of the filming locations for Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Australia’. Airlie Beach, the gateway to the world-famous Whitsunday Islands and Whitehaven Beach, is another must-do, while Mackay offers opportunities to relax and unwind at Harbour Beach and see Australian wildlife up close at nearby Eungella National Park and Cape Hillsborough National Park.

Finally, you’ll arrive in Rockhampton, deep in beef cattle country. Meat-eaters should make a point of visiting the iconic Great Western Hotel on a Friday night to eat a delicious steak and watch professional bull riding action, but there are worthwhile attractions for vegetarians, too – you’ll love the spectacular views from Mount Archer National Park, and the thrill of exploring the Capricorn Caves. Rockhampton is also a great base for visiting Great Keppel Island, located at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef.

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


Where do buses depart from in Townsville and Rockhampton?

In Townsville, buses depart from Sealink Terminal, 2 Sir Leslie Thiess Dr, Townsville 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 Townsville to Rockhampton?

The bus trip from Townsville to Rockhampton takes approximately 10h 50m. 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 Townsville to Rockhampton?

Tickets from Townsville to Rockhampton 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 Townsville 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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