Cheap flights from Canberra to Townsville

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The best prices from Canberra to Townsville are usually found in May or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Canberra (CBR) to Townsville (TSV)

All the information you need to plan the best CBR to TSV flight in 2021: compare Canberra to Townsville flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Townsville.
CBR - TSV
Price
$409 - $605
TSV
Temperature
25 - 32 °C
TSV
Rainfall
7 - 269 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$409

From Canberra to Townsville

One-way from

$268

One-way flight from Canberra to Townsville

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Canberra to Townsville?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Townsville. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Canberra to Townsville?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 51 days in advance, which can save you up to 41% on flights from Canberra to Townsville compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 51 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $349. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $397.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Canberra to Townsville?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Townsville from Canberra average $298. You can even find prices in May for less than $298, as users have found deals to Townsville from as low as $239. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Townsville from Canberra. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 32%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Canberra to Townsville (CBR - TSV)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Canberra to Townsville in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 31% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Canberra to Townsville 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Townsville from Canberra found for this year
16 Aug - 17 Aug
$499pp
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CBR
Canberra
16 Aug - 17 Aug
$541pp
CBR
Canberra
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CBR
Canberra
16 Aug - 17 Aug
$670pp
CBR
Canberra
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CBR
Canberra

One-way flights to Townsville from Townsville

The cheapest one-way flights from Canberra to Townsville
07:15 - 12:20
Virgin Australia
1 stop
5h 05m
CBR - TSV
Virgin Australia
$268
DreamWorldTravel
13:30 - 13:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
23h 45m
CBR - TSV
Multiple Airlines
$413
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Canberra to Townsville

Can I find flights from Canberra to Townsville for under $517 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Canberra to Townsville for under $517. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $499, but on average you can expect to pay $617.

Which airlines flying from Canberra to Townsville have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Canberra to Townsville have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Virgin Australia with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Canberra to Townsville for under $517 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Canberra to Townsville, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Canberra to Townsville have been viewed 361 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Canberra or Townsville?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Canberra is roughly less than Townsville. You can assume this to be the case over the next 7 days.

Is Canberra weather warmer or cooler than Townsville?

With an average temperature of 32 °C, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Townsville are hotter than in Canberra.

How long does is the flight from Canberra to Townsville?

For as low as $518, Virgin Australia can have you in Townsville from Canberra in 5h 05m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Canberra to Townsville return?

Our cheapest airline available from Canberra to Townsville is Virgin Australia. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $500 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Qantas Airways, starting at $541.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Canberra to Townsville one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Virgin Australia, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $268.

Alternative routes for Canberra to Townsville

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Destination information for Townsville

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Canberra to Townsville.
Average temperature for April in Townsville
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Townsville
78.0 mm

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