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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 Monday and return on a Wednesday

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

SYD - TSV
Price
$262 - $396
TSV
Temperature
25 - 32 °C
TSV
Rainfall
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

$262

From Sydney to Townsville

One-way from

$213

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 $351.

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 $299 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $241. 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 January, February 2021

The best prices found for SYD to TSV flights in January, February
25 Feb - 29 Mar
$363pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
25 Feb - 29 Mar
$374pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
25 Feb - 29 Mar
$398pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Townsville 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Townsville from Sydney found for this year
27 May - 1 Jun
$268pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 May - 20 May
$275pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 May - 22 May
$284pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Townsville from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Townsville direct flight deals
27 May - 1 Jun
$268pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 May - 20 May
$275pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 May - 22 May
$284pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Jetstar
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
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$415pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$575pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
28 Jan - 1 Feb
$802pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
   
2 STOPS
TSV
Townsville
TSV
Townsville
Virgin Australia
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Townsville from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Townsville
09:00 - 14:40
Virgin Australia
1 stop
6h 40m
SYD - TSV
Virgin Australia
$214
mytrip.com
08:25 - 03:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
19h 35m
SYD - TSV
Multiple Airlines
$332
Gotogate
16:30 - 02:55
Jetstar
3 stops
35h 25m
SYD - TSV
Jetstar
$399
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sydney to Townsville flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Townsville

Can I find flights from Sydney to Townsville for under $390 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Townsville for under $390. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $268, but on average you can expect to pay $328.

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.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Townsville for under $390 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 9 direct flights from Sydney to Townsville under $390. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Townsville is less than $311.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Townsville for under $521?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Sydney to Townsville within the next 7 days for less than $521.

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 more than in Townsville. You can expect this to be the case over the next 16 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.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Townsville?

Departing from Sydney to Townsville will take you 2h 50m. 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 $269, Jetstar will fly you from Sydney to Townsville and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Virgin Australia for as low as $371. These flights start at 10% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sydney 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 $209. Virgin Australia is not the only option available. At the moment, Jetstar is another option, for $347.

Destination information for Townsville

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sydney to Townsville
Flight duration
2h 40m
Average temperature for January in Townsville
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Townsville
202.0 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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