Accessing Townsville

Travel By Air

With over 23,000 airline seats weekly, it has never been more convenient to access the Townsville North Queensland region. Each year, Townsville Airport welcomes over 1.6 million passengers via major airlines, with direct flights from Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Sydney, Melbourne and regional Queensland centres.

Townsville Flight Map

Average Flight Times

Cairns 1 hour
Mackay 1 hour
Toowoomba 1 hour 50 minutes
Brisbane 1 hour 55 minutes
Sydney 2 hours 35 minutes
Darwin 2 hours 45 minutes
Melbourne 3 hours

Moving Around

Townsville Airport is located only 10 minutes from the city with a number of different transport options available. Car hire options are also available at the airport terminal. Townsville Taxis are available and are renowned for their prompt service and affordable fare charges, with a range of coach providers available for group transport.