Car Rental at Rockhampton Airport

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Rockhampton Airport, Rockhampton, Australia
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Rockhampton Airport
Economy
MG 3 or similar
MG 3
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$40.73 / per day
Rockhampton Airport
Special
Mystery Car or similar
Mystery Car
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$42.87 / per day
Rockhampton Airport
Compact
Toyota Yaris or similar
Toyota Yaris
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Enterprise
$49.28 / per day
Rockhampton Airport
Intermediate SUV
MG Excite or similar
MG Excite
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Routes Car Rental
$54.62 / per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Rockhampton Airport
Standard SUV
MG HS or similar
MG HS
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$55.36 / per day
Rockhampton Airport
Full-size
Toyota Camry or similar
Toyota Camry
  • 5
  • 2
  • 3
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$87.24 / per day
Rockhampton Airport
Premium SUV
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado or similar
Toyota Land Cruiser Prado
  • 7
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
$214.18 / per day
Rockhampton Airport
Intermediate
Hyundai i30 or similar
Hyundai i30
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$47.14 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 16:59 on 2024-05-20. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Languages
English
Currency
AUD
Drive on
Left-hand side
Country code
+61
Average car rental price
$74 per day
Average car rental length
6 days
Speed limit within town
50 km/h or 31 mph
Speed limit out of town
100 - 130 km/h or 62 - 81 mph
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Average gasoline price
$1.28 per liter or $4.83 / 1 gallon
Lowest gasoline price
$1.13 per liter or $4.28 / 1 gallon
Highest gasoline price
$1.65 per liter or $6.26 / 1 gallon
Rockhampton Airport

Airport Car Rental

The fourth-largest city in Queensland, Rockhampton is a popular travel destination. Far enough from both Brisbane and Cairns to have its own identity (but with direct flights to both), Rockhampton is famous for its cattle industry (and steaks), amazing art gallery, nature preserves like Mount Etna Caves National Park, and access to the Capricorn Coast and the southern parts of the Great Barrier Reef.

Top international routes

  • Brisbane
  • Cairns
  • Townsville
  • Mackay
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Melbourne

Main airlines

Qantas, Virgin Australia, Alliance, Bonza

Terminals

The airport is made up of a single modern terminal. All areas of the airport can be quickly and easily accessed on foot.

Location

Located about 4 km (2.5 miles) west of the city, the airport can be reached by car in about 5 minutes. Hunter Street is the main avenue connecting the airport to the city proper.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $47 per day
  • Medium cars - from $43 per day
  • Vans - from $82 per day
  • Premium cars - from $216 per day
  • Small cars - from $41 per day
  • SUVs - from $55 per day

Services and facilities

A small, renovated airport, it has a snack bar, a newsstand, an ATM, showers, charging stations, free WiFi, and a pay-to-access airport lounge. The airport is generally accessible to travelers with reduced mobility. The airport’s opening hours are from 5:00 a.m. until the last flight of the day.

Nearest gas station

A Caltex station at 171 Denham Street, Allenstown, is about 3.5 km (2.2 miles) from the airport and takes five minutes to reach. There are many other gas stations in and around Rockhampton.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Mackay (336 km / 209 miles)
  • Sunshine Coast (527 km / 327 miles)
  • Brisbane (617 km / 383 miles)
  • Emerald (270 km / 168 miles)
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Airport info

Rating
7.1
  • Getting to the airport 9.0
  • Check-in and departures 7.8
  • Terminal facilities 7.4
  • Wi-Fi 5.9
  • Restaurants and car rental services 6.3
  • Lounge 6.3

Rockhampton Airport (ROK)

  • IATA: ROK
  • ICAO: YBRK
  • Name: Rockhampton Airport (ROK)
  • Distance from city: 2.5 miles / 4 km

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices the lowest at Rockhampton Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Rockhampton Airport varies by season. This graph compares prices from month to month in order to help you find the best time of year.
Average rental costs per day at Rockhampton Airport
$43.99
January
$54.84
February
$94.51
March
$100.37
April
$57.80
May
$70.72
June
$62.60
July
$38.25
August
$57.05
September
$37.73
October
$43.84
November
$60.52
December
The cheapest month of the year to rent a car at Rockhampton Airport is October — when rental costs average $37.73 per day. This is 37% cheaper than the yearly average and 62% cheaper than renting a car in April (when prices average $100.37 per day).

This information can help you identify the low season. But these are only average numbers. How much your car rental will cost will depend on the type of vehicle you rent, how long you’ll rent it for, and how far ahead you book. Simply enter your dates in the form at the top of the page to see the exact prices.

For how long do renters keep their vehicles at Rockhampton Airport?

How long travelers keep their rental cars varies by the time of year: in August the average rental period is 10 days, while in April, the average rental period is only 2 days.
Average number of rental days at Rockhampton Airport
7
January
4
February
4
March
2
April
7
May
5
June
6
July
10
August
4
September
6
October
10
November
4
December

What is the most popular time of year to rent a car at Rockhampton Airport?

Based on how many users search for a car in at Rockhampton Airport, travelers are most likely to rent a car at Rockhampton Airport in December, while they are least likely to rent in in February.
Monthly searches at Rockhampton Airport by pick-up date relative to the average
108%
January
31%
February
77%
March
31%
April
108%
May
77%
June
123%
July
77%
August
77%
September
108%
October
169%
November
215%
December

Car Rental Information

Popular suppliers SIXT, Alamo, Thrifty, Europcar, Avis
Popular car categories SUVs, Medium cars, Large cars, Small cars
Lowest price $41 per day
Cheapest supplier Alamo

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Supplier Model Doors Luggage Type
Alamo MG 3 4 1 Small cars
Alamo Toyota Yaris 4 2 Medium cars
SIXT Toyota CH-R Hybrid 5 1 SUVs
SIXT Hyundai Kona 5 2 Medium cars
SIXT Mitsubishi Outlander Aut. 5 3 SUVs
SIXT Mystery Car 4 2
SIXT Toyota RAV4 5 3 SUVs
Europcar Ford Puma 5 2 Large cars
Thrifty Mitsubishi ASX 5 2 SUVs
SIXT Mitsubishi ASX 4 2 SUVs

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Thrifty
8.9 / 10
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Lowest rated company
Routes Car Rental
7.4 / 10
Total rental companies
11
Average daily price
$73.93
Lowest daily price
$40.73
Total cars available
61

Top 11 Suppliers at Rockhampton Airport in 2024

Thrifty
Thrifty
Very good 8.9 / 12 reviews
136139
Hunter St
$213 - $239
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-20:00
Sat:09:00-13:00
Sun:09:30-16:30
SIXT
SIXT
Very good 8.5 / 6 reviews
+61428969948
Terminal Building Canoona Road, Rockhampton Airport
$43 - $114
Working hours
Mon:07:30-16:30
Tue:07:30-17:00
Wed:07:30-16:30
Thu:07:30-16:30
Fri:08:00-16:30
Sun:10:00-17:00
Budget
Budget
Very good 8.4
0749228064
Terminal Building
$273
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:45
Tue:07:00-20:45
Wed:07:00-19:45
Thu:07:00-19:45
Fri:07:00-19:45
Sat:08:00-12:15; 14:30-17:00
Sun:09:30-12:15; 15:00-20:45
Hertz
Very good 8.3 / 3 reviews
+610748900790
Rockhampton Airport, Hunter St, Rockhampton QLD 4700
$214
Working hours
Mon:07:00-20:00
Tue:07:00-20:00
Wed:07:00-20:00
Thu:07:00-20:00
Fri:07:00-20:00
Sat:09:00-13:00
Sun:09:30-16:30
National
National
Very good 8.3
+61749276225 / +610748862407
Hunter St, West Rockhampton QLD 4700
$177 - $223
Alamo
Alamo
Very good 8.2 / 3 reviews
+61749276225 / +61748862407
Canoona Rd, West Rockhampton QLD 4700
$41 - $51
Avis
Avis
Very good 8.1 / 1 review
0749241689
Terminal Building
$73 - $189
Working hours
Mon:07:00-21:00
Tue:07:00-21:00
Wed:07:00-21:00
Thu:07:00-21:00
Fri:07:00-21:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:09:30-21:00
Europcar
Europcar
Very good 8.1 / 1 review
+610749220044
Terminal Building Rockhampton Airport, Rockhampton QLD 4700
$53 - $178
Working hours
Mon:07:00-17:00
Tue:07:00-17:00
Wed:07:00-17:00
Thu:07:00-18:00
Fri:07:00-18:00
Sat:07:00-12:00
Sun:10:00-17:00
Enterprise
Very good 8
+61749276225 / +610748862407
26 Hunter St, West Rockhampton QLD 4700
$47 - $63
Keddy
Keddy
Good 7.8
+610749220044
Terminal Building Rockhampton Airport, Rockhampton QLD 4700
Working hours
Mon:07:00-17:00
Tue:07:00-17:00
Wed:07:00-17:00
Thu:07:00-18:00
Fri:07:00-18:00
Sat:07:00-12:00
Sun:10:00-17:00
Routes Car Rental
Routes Car Rental
Good 7.4
+6149220044
ROCKHAMPTON AIRPORT, Terminal Building
$53 - $85
Working hours
Mon:07:00-17:00
Tue:07:00-17:00
Wed:07:00-17:00
Thu:07:00-18:00
Fri:07:00-18:00
Sat:07:00-12:00
Sun:10:00-17:00
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