Cheap flights from Cairns to Townsville

Choose between Qantas, Jetstar Airways, or Regional Express to find the best price

The distance between Cairns and Townsville is 285 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Qantas, Jetstar Airways, Regional Express, Airnorth, and Singapore Airlines. Cairns and Townsville have 41 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights17439-53

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Qantas on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Regional Express on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays.

Check-in for a flight from Cairns to Townsville

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
QantasQFAQFYesUnknownNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNoUnknownNo
Regional ExpressRXAZLNoUnknownNo
AirnorthANOTLYesUnknownNo
Singapore AirlinesSIASQYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Cairns to Townsville?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Cairns and Townsville takes around 0.93 hours.

What is the flight distance between Cairns and Townsville?

The flight distance between Cairns and Townsville is 285 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Cairns and Townsville?

Several carriers operate flights between Cairns and Townsville. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Qantas, Regional Express.

What are the most popular routes to and from Cairns?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cairns and Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Darwin International, Launceston, Townsville, Mackay, Horn Island, Brisbane West Wellcamp.

What are the most popular routes to and from Townsville?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Townsville and Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Cairns, Gold Coast, Mackay, Mount Isa, Cloncurry, Brisbane West Wellcamp, Winton, Hughenden.

What airports are near Cairns?

The main airport in Cairns is Cairns. It is also served by Cairns.

What airports are near Townsville?

The main airport in Townsville is Townsville. It is also served by Whitsunday Coast, Townsville.

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