Townsville to Brisbane

Townsville to Brisbane

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Fastest
14:54
Townsville
18h 26m ride in train, Premium Economy Seat
09:20
+1
Brisbane Roma Street
Fastest
14:54
Townsville
18h 26m ride in train, RailBed
09:20
+1
Brisbane Roma Street
Instant
13:10
Townsville
23h 20m bus ride in AC Seater
12:30
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Brisbane Coach Terminal

From Townsville to Brisbane by bus

Instant
13:10
Townsville
23h 20m bus ride in AC Seater
12:30
+1
Brisbane Coach Terminal

From Townsville to Brisbane by train

Fastest
14:54
Townsville
18h 26m ride in train, RailBed
09:20
+1
Brisbane Roma Street
Fastest
14:54
Townsville
18h 26m ride in train, Premium Economy Seat
09:20
+1
Brisbane Roma Street

Townsville to Brisbane Schedule

Townsville to Brisbane Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Qantas Airways Economy #QF75105:55 - 07:35AUD 297.19
Virgin Australia Economy #VA36206:00 - 07:55AUD 239.68
Qantas Airways Economy #QF235508:05 - 11:40AUD 323.20
Virgin Australia Economy #VA37211:25 - 13:20AUD 243.03
Greyhound Australia AC Seater 13:10 - 12:20AUD 225
Qantas Airways Economy #QF75312:10 - 14:00AUD 296.39
Virgin Australia Economy #VA37413:25 - 15:20AUD 243.03
Queensland Rail RailBed 14:54 - 09:20AUD 331.50
Qantas Airways Economy #QF75517:25 - 19:15AUD 243.58
Qantas Airways Economy #QF75918:00 - 19:40AUD 269.94
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ90720:50 - 22:35AUD 115.32
Jetstar Airways Economy #JQ90722:00 - 23:45AUD 115.32

Transportation from Townsville to Brisbane

How to get from Townsville to Brisbane

When you want to get from Townsville to Brisbane, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about AUD 594.92. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a flight as a flight ticket costs as low as AUD 118.51.

How far is Townsville from Brisbane?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Townsville to Brisbane. Your trip will be a total of 830 miles (1335 km). The flying distance is 711 miles (1143 km).

How long does it take to get from Townsville to Brisbane?

The travel time from Townsville to Brisbane can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 24 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Townsville to Brisbane?

The cost of the trip from Townsville to Brisbane varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Jetstar Airways: travelling by flight expect to pay as low as AUD 118.51 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as AUD 594.92.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Townsville to Brisbane:

  • Plane tickets - AUD 119.00 to AUD 595.00;
  • Train tickets - AUD 189.00 to AUD 332.00;
  • Bus tickets - AUD 225.00 to AUD 225.00;

How many trips per day are there between Townsville and Brisbane?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Townsville to Brisbane depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 13:10 - you can also take a bus as late as 13:10. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Townsville to Brisbane. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is AUD 119.00.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Townsville to Brisbane
Jetstar Airways, Qantas Airways, Regional Express, Virgin Australia

Buses

Taking a bus from Townsville to Brisbane is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Townsville to Brisbane

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Townsville to Brisbane? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.