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Flights from Brisbane (BNE) to Townsville (TSV)

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Visiting Townsville

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Brisbane to Townsville travel information

Meander along the Esplanade to eat, drink, relax and swim, or climb the stony façade of Castle Rock to stare out to the sea. However you choose to spend your time, Townsville’s blend of urban living and unbridled nature is sure to surprise you.

View our Townsville travel guide

When to visit

Best time to visit Townsville

Enjoying more than 320 days of sunshine every year, it’s always a good time to visit Townsville. The months between October and April bring the hottest temperatures, while sunny days and cool evenings pair with a great roster of festivals and events between May and September.

Flight information

Brisbane to Townsville flight information

Operated by Qantas, QantasLink or Jetstar, our direct flights from Brisbane to Townsville have an approximate flight time of 1 hour and 55 minutes.

How many direct flights go to Townsville from Brisbane on a daily basis?

On average, there are 5 flights per day from Brisbane to Townsville, and a total of 38 flights per week.

What day of the week has more flights from Brisbane to Townsville?

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday have the highest number of daily flights from Brisbane to Townsville.

Departure information

Fly from Brisbane to Townsville. Before you go, there are a few things you should know to ensure a smooth journey to Townsville.

What is the main airport called?

Brisbane Airport. Located a 30-minute drive from the city centre on Airport Drive at Eagle Farm, Brisbane Airport (BNE)Opens external site in a new window is the main airport serving Brisbane and South East Queensland. There are two terminals at Brisbane Airport: International (Qantas flights QF1-QF399) and Domestic (Qantas flights QF400 and above). 

Baggage allowance

Qantas flights from Brisbane to Townsville include a checked baggage allowance. If you need to take more on your trip, purchase an additional baggage allowance online and save on airport excess baggage rates.

Checking in

Check in for your flight to Townsville up to 24 hours in advance using mobile or online check-in, or visit a kiosk or desk to check in at the terminal.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Townsville Airport. Townsville AirportOpens external site in a new window is located 6km (3.7 miles) from the city of Townsville. The airport is also known as Townsville International Airport and Garbutt airport. Qantas flights QF400 and above operate from this terminal.

Arriving in Townsville

Once your flight from Brisbane to Townsville touches down, the friendly Qantas staff at Townsville Airport can help get you on your way.

Getting into Townsville from Townsville Airport

Townsville Airport is conveniently located near the city centre, allowing for easy access by taxi or shuttle. Taxis can be organised at the taxi rank beyond the terminal, while the Townsville City ShuttleOpens external site in a new window can be booked in advance for a fee of $10 AUD one way. Both services get you to Townsville’s city centre in approximately 15 minutes.

Getting around Townsville

After you’ve arrived in Townsville, there are a number of ways to explore. SunbusOpens external site in a new window runs local bus services throughout the region, with route maps and timetables available at Visitor Information CentresOpens external site in a new window and online. If you’d rather explore with your own set of wheels, a number of car hire providers are available at the airport.

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

When you fly from Brisbane to Townsville with Qantas, you can look forward to a smooth and enjoyable journey every step of the way.

Seamless check-in

Begin your journey the way that suits you with a wide range of check-in options to choose from.

Included baggage

Checked baggage is included on all Qantas flights, so you can pack more than just the essentials. Find out how much you can take on your flight from Brisbane to Townsville with our baggage calculator.

Can I cancel my flight booking from Brisbane to Townsville due to COVID-19?

If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.

If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.

If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

Important information

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, POLi or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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 This offer applies to Qantas operated flights for the following dates: Australian Domestic: booked between 21 May 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 12 June 2020 and 28 February 2022. Trans-Tasman: booked between 15 October 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 16 October 2020 and 28 February 2022. International: booked between 25 February 2021 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 1 November 2021 and 31 December 2022. If you decide to change the date of your travel, we'll waive the change fee. You'll need to change your flight before your scheduled date of departure and select a new travel date within 12 months of your original booking date. When you're ready to rebook, you'll also need to cover any fare increase for your new flight, if applicable. For all changes, your applicable Fare Rules and the Qantas Conditions of Carriage apply.