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
Flights from Brisbane (BNE) to Townsville (TSV)
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Visiting from Brisbane to Townsville
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.
When to visit
With more than 320 days of sunshine each year, Townsville is an ideal destination for a tropical holiday in North Queensland. The best time to visit Townsville is in the dry season between May and September with warm days and cool evenings. Summertime the days are very hot and muggy with a tropical climate and also the wet season. Sailing festivities take place at the end of August each year at the Magnetic Island Race Week.
What is the main airport called?
Townsville Airport (TSV).Opens external site in a new window It is located 6km (3.7 miles) from the city of Townsville. The airport is also known as Townsville International Airport and Garbutt airport.
Arriving in Townsville
The staff at Townsville Airport will greet you when you land. From there is easy to make the 5km trip to Townsville city centre.
Getting into Townsville from Townsville Airport
It’s easy to make the short trip to Townsville city from the airport with multiple transport options available. Take a taxi or ride share from the terminal, pre-book a shuttle service or rent a car from the car hire providers.
Getting around Townsville
Townsville’s city-centre attractions around Flinders Mall and the Strand are easily navigable on foot. Sunbus, operating primarily out of Flinders Mall, runs local public transport and puts on shuttles during special events. Car and passenger ferries operate to Magnetic Island and the best way to explore the surrounding region and national parks is by hire car or an organised tour.
Fly from Brisbane
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What is the main airport called?
Brisbane Airport (BNE).Opens external site in a new window Located a 30-minute drive from the city centre on Airport Drive at Eagle Farm. It is main airport serving Brisbane and South East Queensland. There are two terminals at Brisbane Airport: International and Domestic.
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