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Cheap flights from Sydney to Townsville

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The best prices from Sydney to Townsville are usually found in May or February, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Townsville (TSV)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to TSV flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Townsville flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Townsville.
SYD - TSV
Price
$272 - $411
TSV
Temperature
25 - 32 °C
TSV
Precipitation
7 - 269 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$272

From Sydney to Townsville

One-way from

$243

One-way flight from Sydney 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 Sydney to Townsville?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Wednesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 41% by booking at least 51 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Sydney to Townsville within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $365.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Townsville from Sydney. Prices for May average $311 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $250. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a May flight can save you 32% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Townsville (SYD - TSV)?

When flying from Sydney to Townsville, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 18% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Townsville in August, September 2021

The best prices found for SYD to TSV flights in August, September
9 Aug - 11 Aug
$437pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Aug - 7 Aug
$453pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
10 Aug - 13 Aug
$466pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Townsville 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Townsville from Sydney found for this year
10 Dec - 15 Dec
$283pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
7 Nov - 11 Nov
$288pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
10 Dec - 15 Dec
$293pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Virgin Australia
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Townsville from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Townsville direct flight deals
10 Dec - 15 Dec
$283pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
7 Nov - 11 Nov
$288pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
26 Oct - 9 Nov
$297pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
Direct
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Virgin Australia
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Townsville

Late deals on return flights to Townsville from Sydney, departing today and this week
10 Aug - 13 Aug
$466pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
11 Aug - 14 Aug
$483pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
11 Aug - 14 Aug
$606pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Townsville from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Townsville
08:45 - 03:45
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
19h 00m
SYD - TSV
Multiple Airlines
$244
Kiwi.com
15:35 - 14:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
23h 05m
SYD - TSV
Multiple Airlines
$434
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Townsville

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Townsville have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Townsville that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Townsville for under $406 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Townsville for under $406. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $283, but on average you can expect to pay $504.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Townsville for under $406 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Sydney to Townsville under $406. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Townsville is less than $289.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Townsville for under $541?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Sydney to Townsville within the next 7 days for less than $541.

How popular is this flight route?

The Sydney Kingsford Smith to Townsville flight path was viewed by 2,630 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Sydney or Townsville?

Expected rainfall in Sydney is less than in Townsville. You can expect this to be the case over the next 10 days.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Townsville?

Expect the weather to be around 32 °C on average in January. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Townsville is generally hotter than in Sydney.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

The cheapest airline for this route is Virgin Australia Airlines on average. Virgin Australia Airlines operates 24 flight per week

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Townsville?

Departing from Sydney to Townsville will take you 2h 35m. 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 Sydney to Townsville return?

Currently priced at $283, Jetstar will fly you from Sydney to Townsville and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $293 and $541, respectively. These flights start at 9% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

Destination information for Townsville

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Townsville.
Flight duration
2h 40m
Average temperature for August in Townsville
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Townsville
26.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Townsville

Top 3 airlines flying from Sydney to Townsville

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Townsville choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
$143 $227 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$178 $271 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$197 $331 No cancel fee 74%
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