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Rockhampton Guide

Cheap Sydney to Rockhampton Flights

Rockhampton is the gateway to Great Keppel Island and Byfield National Park. It's home to beautiful Victorian-era buildings and more than 2.5 million cattle, earning it the nickname of Australia's Beef Capital.

With daily flights between Rockhampton and Sydney, you can be exploring this part of central Queensland in just 3h 15 min. Book your trip with Qantas or Virgin Australia and use Webjet's search engine to discover the cheapest day to fly.

Ready to head for the clouds? Here's what you need to know about flying from Sydney to Rockhampton!

Departing from Sydney Airport

Getting to Sydney Airport

Take the train. The T8 Airport line leaves the city centre every 10 minutes between 5:00 am. and midnight every day.

Hop on board a bus. If you're on a tight budget, you can reach Sydney airport for as little as AUD 5.60 with route 400.

Hail a taxi or request a ride with Uber. A trip from the CBD will cost around AUD 45-55 and take on average 20-minutes depending on the traffic.

Parking Options at Sydney Airport

There are three parking options available at Sydney Airport.

For short-term stays, park your car in P1 or P2. It has the best hourly parking rates.

If you're going to Rockhampton for a week or longer, use P3. It's a short walk away from the terminal buildings and has daily discounted rates.

The cheapest parking option at Sydney Airport is at Blue Emu. It is located 15-minutes away from the airport, but there is a free 24-hour shuttle bus you can use to get to and from the departure terminals.

Arriving at Rockhampton Airport

Getting from Rockhampton Airport to Your Hotel

There are no local bus or train services that run to and from Rockhampton airport.

The best option to get to your hotel is with a taxi. A trip into the CBD will cost only AUD 16, and you'll find the cab drivers waiting outside the arrivals terminal.

Your only other option is to book a transfer with Young's Bus Service or the Rockhampton to Capricorn Coast Transfers.

If you want to hire a car, you'll find the rental desks located inside the arrivals hall opposite the baggage claim area.

Things To Do in Rockhampton

  • Go to the Capricorn Caves. It's a popular outdoor attraction where you can explore the stalactites, cave coral and if you're lucky, spot some bats.
  • Pack a picnic and visit the botanical gardens. Located south of the CBD, the gardens are home to scenic walkways, lily-covered lagoons and an array of tropical plants.
  • Visit the Dreamtime Cultural Centre. You can sign up for a 90-minute tour to learn more about the traditions and history of the local Darumbal people.
  • Summit Mt Archer. The mountain has various walking trails to explore, and there's tons of flora and fauna to spot on the way.
  • Spend an hour or two at the Rockhampton Art Gallery. It boasts an impressive collection of local and Indigenous art as well as works from Sir Russell Drysdale and Sir Sidney Nolan.


Rockhampton, Australia - Rockhampton Airport (ROK)

Rockhampton Airport is a major regional airport that serves the city of Rockhampton on the central coast of Queensland, north of Brisbane.

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