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Cairns to Townsville flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Cairns and Townsville take, on average, 57 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Cairns with Townsville found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Cairns International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Cairns and Townsville
Arriving Airport Flights departing Cairns with Townsville as destination arrives at Townsville Airport - RAAF Townsville

Cheap last minute flights to Townsville

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Departure Thu, 30 Jun Return Thu, 07 Jul
CNS Cairns
TSV Townsville
return from £153
Departure Sun, 17 Jul Return Thu, 21 Jul
CNS Cairns
TSV Townsville
return from £138
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.76 AUD
British Pound Sterling Australian Dollar
1 AUD = 0.57 GBP
Last checked on 02 July 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
32%

Trains in Townsville are 32% cheaper than in Cairns.

Cairns
£2.55
Townsville
£1.73
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
13%

A meal in Townsville is 13% cheaper than a meal in Cairns.

Cairns
£11.34
Townsville
£9.92
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
0%

A taxi in Townsville costs roughly the same as in Cairns.

Cairns
£1.64
Townsville
£1.64
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
1%

Coffee in Townsville is 1% cheaper than in Cairns.

Cairns
£2.83
Townsville
£2.79
Cairns airports
  • ( Cairns International Airport (CNS)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
Townsville airports
  • ( Townsville Airport - RAAF Townsville (TSV)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
K Distance: 206 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cairns to Townsville

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cairns to Townsville during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Australia may apply when travelling from Cairns. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cairns to Townsville at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cairns to Townsville is 138£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Townsville expensive to visit compared to Cairns?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Townsville costs an average of 1.64 GBP, the same as in Cairns, while train tickets costs 32% less in Townsville: 1.73 GBP against 2.55 GBP in Cairns. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 9.92 GBP in Townsville, 13% less than the 11.34 GBP in Cairns. The price of the coffee is around 1% cheaper in Townsville, with an average of 2.79 GBP, while in Cairns the coffee costs 2.83 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cairns to Townsville?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cairns to Townsville are November, December and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cairns to Townsville?
The best time of the year to go to Townsville when flying from Cairns depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Townsville from Cairns in terms of searches from our customer, followed by February and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, August and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cairns -  Townsville.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cairns to Townsville?
The total flight time between Cairns and Townsville is of around 00:57 hours on average, considering an average distance of 299 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🛄 Which airports have flights between Cairns and Townsville?
The main airport route flying between Cairns and Townsville is: Cairns International Airport (CNS) to Townsville Airport - RAAF Townsville (TSV). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Qantas Airways.
  • Regional Express.
Which are the airlines with flights from Cairns to Townsville?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Cairns to Townsville are:
  • Regional Express.
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