Distance between Brisbane and Rockhampton
The distance from Brisbane to Rockhampton is 634 kilometers by road including 146 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 7 hours and 12 minutes and goes through Gympie, Maryborough, Windsor, Bald Hills, Griffin, Dakabin and Burpengary East.
Shortest distance by air  520 km ✈️ 
Car route length  634 km 🚗 
Driving time  7 h 12 min 
Fuel amount  50.7 L 
Fuel cost  84.7 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Brisbane  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
15 4 km, 03 min


Windsor  4 km  03 min  0.3 L  
M7 A3 15 km, 11 min


Bald Hills  19 km  15 min  1.5 L  
M3 M1 5 km, 03 min


Griffin  25 km  18 min  1.7 L  
M1 5 km, 03 min


Dakabin  30 km  21 min  2.2 L  
M1 9 km, 05 min


Burpengary East  39 km  27 min  3.0 L  
M1 21 km, 11 min


Beerburrum  60 km  39 min  4.6 L  
M1 110 km, 1 h 03 min


Gympie  170 km  1 h 43 min  12.9 L  
A1 81 km, 59 min


Maryborough  251 km  2 h 42 min  19.7 L  
A1 384 km, 4 h 29 min


Rockhampton  635 km  7 h 12 min  50.5 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Brisbane to Rockhampton?
Fuel cost: 84.7 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 634 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.67 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Brisbane to Rockhampton?
Driving time: 7 h 12 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 96 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 52 min
 42 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 25 min
 288 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 3 h 12 min
 182 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 2 h 16 min
 8 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 7 min
 11 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 10 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 7 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Brisbane to Rockhampton by land?
The distance between Brisbane and Rockhampton is 634 km by road including 146 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Brisbane and Rockhampton respectively.
How far is Brisbane to Rockhampton by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Brisbane and Rockhampton is 520 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a greatcircle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Brisbane and Rockhampton respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Brisbane from Rockhampton by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 39 min to cover the distance of 520 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 21 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Brisbane to Rockhampton?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 10 min to cover the distance of 520 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 28 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Brisbane and Rockhampton?
The halfway point between Brisbane and Rockhampton is Apple Tree Creek. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Apple Tree Creek to Brisbane is 316 km and driving will take about 3 h 31 min. The road between Apple Tree Creek and Rockhampton has length 318 km and will take approximately 3 h 40 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Brisbane in relation to Rockhampton?
Brisbane is located 520 km southeast of Rockhampton.
Brisbane has geographic coordinates: latitude 27.46897, longitude 153.0235.
Rockhampton has geographic coordinates: latitude 23.37825, longitude 150.51344.
Which highway goes from Brisbane to Rockhampton?
The route from Brisbane to Rockhampton follows A1, M1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 A3: 9 km
 M3: 5 km
 M7: 4 km
 57: 2 km
 12: 2 km
 15: 1 km