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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, 6% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average price$413Average for round-trip flights in July 2021
Round-trip from$268From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Townsville
One-way from$14One-way flight from Sydney to Townsville

Cheap flights to Townsville in July, August 2021

The best prices found for TSV flights for July, August
2 Aug - 5 Aug
$430pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2 Aug - 4 Aug
$439pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2 Aug - 4 Aug
$453pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Townsville 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Townsville found for this year
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$268pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Sep - 17 Sep
$273pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Dec - 8 Jan
$319pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
Direct
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Virgin Australia
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last minute flights to Townsville

Late deals on return flights to Townsville, departing today and this week
4 Aug - 7 Aug
$526pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Aug - 6 Aug
$576pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Aug - 6 Aug
$731pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

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
$306
February
$296
March
$290
April
$299
May
$304
June
$321
July
$313
August
$316
September
$287
October
$300
November
$315
December
$341
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Townsville is currently September; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

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
$287 - $425
TSV
Temperature
25 - 32 °C
TSV
Precipitation
7 - 269 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?

The cheapest day to fly to Townsville is usually Thursday. At the moment, Saturday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Townsville?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Townsville. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.

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?

If you book a flight to Townsville, you will be flying into Townsville, which is the city’s only airport. Townsville (TSV) is located 4.5 km from the centre of Townsville.

How popular are flights to Townsville this year?

Flights to Townsville have seen a 21% increase in demand compared to the previous year.

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