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Flights to Townsville in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 5% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price$324Average for return flights in October 2021
Return from$256From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Townsville
One-way from$128One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Townsville (TSV)

Cheap flights to Townsville in October, November 2021

The best prices found for TSV flights for October, November
29 Oct. - 5 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

TSV

Townsville

1 stop

7h 30m
TSV

Townsville

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

14h 35m
$431

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/10/21

29 Oct. - 5 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

TSV

Townsville

2 stops

12h 10m
TSV

Townsville

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

14h 35m
$436

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/10/21

25 Oct. - 27 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

TSV

Townsville

1 stop

6h 20m
TSV

Townsville

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

4h 40m
$447

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 20/10/21

Townsville 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Townsville found for this year
7 Dec. - 16 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

2h 45m
TSV

Townsville

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 40m
$256

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 19/10/21

25 Dec. - 4 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

2h 45m
TSV

Townsville

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 40m
$257

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 20/10/21

25 Dec. - 4 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

TSV

Townsville

Nonstop

2h 45m
TSV

Townsville

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

2h 40m
$259

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 21/10/21

Last minute flights to Townsville

Late deals on return flights to Townsville, departing today and this week
29 Oct. - 5 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

TSV

Townsville

1 stop

7h 30m
TSV

Townsville

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

14h 35m
$431

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/10/21

29 Oct. - 5 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

TSV

Townsville

2 stops

12h 10m
TSV

Townsville

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

14h 35m
$436

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/10/21

26 Oct. - 29 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

TSV

Townsville

1 stop

4h 45m
TSV

Townsville

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

5h 05m
$473

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 19/10/21

Cheapest prices for Townsville flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Townsville found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$300

February

$291

March

$284

April

$293

May

$299

June

$315

July

$307

August

$311

September

$281

October

$295

November

$309

December

$335

Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Townsville is September. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Townsville?

Average Townsville flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

SYD - TSV

Price

$281 - $417

TSV

Temperature

19 - 27 °C

TSV

Precipitation

10 - 290 mm

Peak season

The unofficial capital of Queensland, Townsville attracts visitors from all over the world for its prime location near the Great Barrier Reef and for beautiful Magnetic Island, a world heritage national park with pristine beaches and bush where you can swim all year round. Townsville makes a good base for day trips to Cairns, Paluma, Jourama Falls, Charters Towers, and once you’ve explored the city attractions. The peak tourist season in Townsville is from May to September characterised by cooler temperatures, clear blue skies and gentle tropical breezes. Christmas, Easter and mid-year school holidays are busy periods to note when booking flight tickets.

Off Season

The hot, wet months from November to March are not generally considered the best time to visit Townsville. Daytime temps average 30C to 33C and there is a good chance of cyclones from January to March. However if you’re into sport and outdoor adventure, then Adventure thon at the end of March is a good reason to book flights to Townsville.

When is the best time to book a flight to Townsville?

Due to its position on the east coast of Queensland, Townsville experiences less rainfall than other parts of the region and has over 300 sunshine days per year. The best time to book cheap flights to Townsville is any time during spring, winter and autumn. Travel during these seasons and you’ll enjoy more settled weather, temps averaging 25C to 27C and prime time snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef. Avoid the hot and sticky summers bringing heavy rain, thunderstorms and the possibility of tropical cyclones.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Townsville?

Thursday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Townsville. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Townsville?

Townsville flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.

How long is the flight to Townsville?

Flights from Sydney to Townsville – 2 hrs 43 mins

Flights from Melbourne to Townsville – 3 hrs 10 mins

Flights from Brisbane to Townsville – 1 hr 59 mins

Flights from Perth to Townsville – 3 hrs 40 mins

Which airlines operate flights to Townsville?

Jetstar operates direct flights to Townsville from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, while Qantas operates direct flights from Brisbane, Cairns and Darwin. Other domestic airlines that operate flights to Townsville and offer direct or connecting flights are: Virgin Australia, JetGo, Regional Express, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand and American Airlines.  

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Townsville Airport (TSV) is located approximately 5 km from the city centre. There’s an Airport Shuttle bus that does drop-offs to various hotels and motels, the Strand and city. Taxis are available, as well as several car rental companies situated in the airport. Magnetic Island and Palm Island are connected to the mainland by regular ferry service.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Townsville?

Townsville (TSV), located 4.5 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Townsville.

How popular are flights to Townsville (TSV) this year?

Searches for flights to Townsville have seen an increase of 26% this year.