Cheap Flights from Cairns to Townsville


Cairns to Townsville Flight Info

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Cairns (CNS) to Townsville (TSV) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Cairns to Townsville based on the date and time of your booking. By analyzing data from all airlines, on, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from Cairns (CNS) to Townsville (TSV) cost?

    According to's data, the lowest price is around AU$549.
  • How long does it take to fly from Cairns (CNS) to Townsville (TSV)?

    It takes about 56 minutes to fly from Cairns (CNS) to Townsville (TSV).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Townsville?

    • The distance from Townsville Airport to downtown is about 5km, by taxi about 20 minutes.
  • What time does the earliest flight from Cairns to Townsville depart?

    The earliest flight departs from Cairns (CNS) at 06:45 and arrives in Townsville (TSV) at 07:40.
  • What time does the latest flight from Cairns to Townsville depart?

    The latest flight departs from Cairns (CNS) at 17:45 and arrives in Townsville (TSV) at 18:40.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cairns (CNS) to Townsville (TSV)?

    Airlines with flights from Cairns (CNS) to Townsville (TSV): Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways and Regional Express.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Cairns (CNS) to Townsville (TSV)?

    Qantas Airways operates 95 non-stop flights from Cairns (CNS) to Townsville (TSV).
  • How many airports are there in Townsville (TSV)?

    There are 1 airport(s) near Townsville (TSV): Townsville Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Townsville during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Townsville, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.
Flight from Cairns to Townsville

Townsville is a city in Queensland, luxuriating in more than 300 days of sunlight and surrounded by a multitude of natural wonders. Explore the Great Barrier Reef, Wetlands, Tropical islands, Tropical rain forest and the magnificent beachfront in its warm tropical weather is perfect for a fun-filled getaway with your family and friends.

Getting to Townsville, Australia

Townsville is serviced by Townsville International Airport(TSV) that serves hundreds of travellers every day. Passenger Terminal offers a variety of services, and the airport is connected to the city by buses and taxi.

Several flights operate the route. There are several direct flights to Townsville. Check the flights offered by Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Qantas, Regional Express, Airnorth, Qantaslink and Skytrans. To find cheap flights from Cairns, check out the connecting flights available and operated by Qantas, Tiger air, Rex and Virgin Australia among others. The travel time from Cairns Airport(CNS) to Townsville International Airport(TSV) is 1 hour.

Tip: to get the cheapest Airfare rate, try to book tickets two months prior to your trip.

What to see in Townsville?

Townsville is famously know for The Great Barrier Reef. It is considered one the worlds natural wonders, its relatively less commercialized making for a pleasant reef adventure springboard. A Large natural showcase of the wildlife comparatively untouched which is very close to the city is the Town Common Conservation Park. Dotted with a variety of lagoons of different sizes the Town Common Conservation Park is a typical tropical wetland environment mingled together with vines, woodlands and shrubbery and offers visitors a number of great hiking and cycling trails which makes exploring easy. Visit the skeleton of the SS Yongala off Townsville's coast which is one of Australia's best wreck dives. Enthusiasts from across the country dive into the waters brimming with a wide range of sea life ranging from ferocious-looking bull sharks to graceful manta rays and everything in between. At the Townsville heart is its most prominent, endless esplanade, a perfect viewing platform to the beautiful Magnetic Island which is just a ferry ride away from the coast of Townsville. Do not miss the Castle Hill walk and Lookout and the Reef HQ Aquarium.

Overall, with such a huge array of things to see and do, Townsville will not disappoint anyone.

Shop and Dine in Townsville

No matter what the budget is, Townsville offers varieties of accommodation for everybody. Luxury Resorts, suites with city views, to simple, minimalist bed and breakfast places are available along the coast. Devour in the alfresco dining, coffee along the beach sidewalk around in the city lane ways and experience the night life with bars and eateries. one can shop from boutique shops and explore the art, culture and entertainment which brings the city to life. 

Cairn to Townsville flights are many and frequent, so customise your search to get the best prices for your travel dates. If you would like to travel on a budget, combine Cairn-Townsville flight booking with discounted hotel reservations for great deals.

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