A once cosmopolitan and charming country town, this subtropical city sets itself apart with its combination of seclusion and convenience. Add to that a lush hinterland, home millions of cattle, harbourside dining and a string of white-sand beaches - it’s easy to see why this understated city is on its way to becoming a coveted holiday hotspot in Queensland.View our Rockhampton travel guide
Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Rockhampton (ROK)
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Sydney (SYD) to Rockhampton (ROK)
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Visiting from Sydney to Rockhampton
Sydney to Rockhampton flight information
The approximate flight time for flights from Sydney to Rockhampton is 3 hours and 25 minutes.
When to visit
With a warm subtropical climate and over 300 days of sunshine each year, Rockhampton's weather is hot with dry yet humid summers and very mild winters. The summer months of December to February are also during the wet season so make sure you bring an umbrella if travelling then.
What is the main airport called?
Rockhampton Airport (ROK).Opens external site in a new window Located 4.17km (3 miles) from the city centre on Canoona Road, Rockhampton Airport, services Rockhampton and Central Queensland.
Arriving in Rockhampton
After the friendly staff at Rockhampton Airport greet you on arrival, there are a few easy options to get into the city.
Getting into Rockhampton from Rockhampton Airport
Rockhampton Airport is just 10 minutes' drive from the city centre. You can book a taxi, hire a car or organise a shuttle to get you there.
Getting around Rockhampton
Travel with the locals on the convenient Sunbus, which takes you to all suburbs, major shopping centres and around town easily. Otherwise you can hire a car or catch a rideshare service.
Fly from Sydney
Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Sydney, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip.
What is the main airport called?
Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD).Opens external site in a new window Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot.
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