Cheap flights from Rockhampton to Brisbane

Flight information Rockhampton to Brisbane

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Average flight time, total distance 519 kilometres

1h 5min


1 airport

Direct flights from Rockhampton are available multiple times a day. Alternatively, 1 or 2+ stopover options are also available which stopovers commonly taking place in Mackay. Virgin Australia and Qantas both fly this route and thanks to the frequency of flights, cheap air tickets are often available.

Rockhampton airport departures information - ensuring your take-off is a smooth as possible

Rockhampton Airport (ROK) is one of Australia’s major regional airports servicing the City of Rockhampton and Central Queensland. Located 5km from Rockhampton’s City Centre, there are a number of options if you’re looking to drive to and park at the airport.

In the drop-off/pick-up zone, 20 minutes worth of parking is provided free – there is also a two-minute drop-off/pick-up zone located within the short-term car park. Know that drivers must stay in their vehicle at all times in this area.

Brisbane airport arrivals - information to keep handy

Operating 24 hours a day, you’re sure to find a place to enjoy a drink or meal upon landing at the airport. Getting to your desired destination is easy thanks to public transport or made more convenient if you hire a rental car. The options include taking a bus, train or catch a taxi. At the domestic terminal, the taxi rank is located centrally in front of the terminal with a Brisbane Airport access fee of AUD $3.50 applying to all pick-ups from the taxi rank.

Other important information to note:

●     Passport and identification requirements – As this is a domestic route within Australia, no passport is required, however, you’ll need to carry photo identification such as a driver's licence, passport or social security card.

●     Arriving in time to check-in – It is recommended you arrive at least two hours prior to the scheduled take-off time when flying within Australia. While check-in usually closes 30 minutes ahead of departure time, different airlines do have their own deadlines in place, so be sure to check with your individual carrier as to what time you need to arrive at the airport.

●     Weather differences between Brisbane and Rockhampton – Like Rockhampton, Brisbane is known for its sub-tropical climate. Once you’ve arrived in Brisbane, you’ll be able to enjoy over seven hours of sunshine per day and generally, glorious weather. Summer temperatures are on average, around the 30°C mark with winter temperatures being quite mild.

●     Difference in living costs between Rockhampton and Brisbane – The cost of living in Rockhampton is generally cheaper than it is in Brisbane. For example, an inexpensive meal out will cost AUD $20 Brisbane and AUD $15 in Rockhampton. The same can be said for public transport – a one-way ticket in Rockhampton is on average, around AUD $4 with the same trip costing about 80 cents more on average in Brisbane.

Please note: all information (prices etc.) is correct as of October 2015.

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