Cheap flights from Sydney to Townsville

Flights starting at £77. Choose between Virgin Australia Airlines, Qantas, or Jetstar Airways to find the best price.

Make your travel wishlist, we'll do the rest
Hidden deals

Kiwi-Code uncovers prices airlines don't want you to see.

Effortless booking

Use our flexible filters to tailor your search.

Travel hacking

Look out for the travel hack star icon for even cheaper fares.

Tips to know when travelling to Townsville

Cheapest one-way trip

£77

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£77

Cheapest round-trip

£168

Average round-trip

£235

Nonstop flights in December

£77 – £350

Round trips

Sydney SYDTownsville TSV

Jetstar Airways

£188
Sydney SYDTownsville TSV

Jetstar Airways

£196

Updated:

1693 km
Distance
Duration
Mailbox
Receive exclusive deals by email

By subscribing you agree to receive offers according to the conditions described in our Privacy Policy.

The distance between Sydney and Townsville is 1693 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Virgin Australia Airlines, Qantas, Jetstar Airways, Regional Express, and Cathay Pacific. Sydney and Townsville have 195 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Direct flights2232222
Fly direct with

Jetstar Airways on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

Virgin Australia Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

Check-in for a flight from Sydney to Townsville

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYes0
0
QantasQFAQFYes0
0
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
0
Regional ExpressRXAZLNo0
0
Cathay PacificCPACXYes0
0

Australia COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Australia – 12/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from Sydney, SYD can enter Townsville, TSV.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in most places

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Australia in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Sydney to Townsville?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Sydney and Townsville takes around 2.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Sydney and Townsville?
The flight distance between Sydney and Townsville is 1693 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Sydney and Townsville?
Several carriers operate flights between Sydney and Townsville. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Qantas, Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sydney?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sydney and Melbourne, Denpasar, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Manila, Hobart, Auckland, Bangkok, Cairns, New Delhi, Adelaide, Seoul, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Perth, Ballina, Kathmandu, Queenstown, London.
What are the most popular routes to and from Townsville?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Townsville and Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Manila, Adelaide, Perth, Bangkok, City of Newcastle, Orange, Hobart, Cloncurry, London, Berlin, Toowoomba, Mount Isa, Denpasar, Honolulu, Wagga Wagga.
Which airports are there in Sydney?
Sydney is mainly served by Sydney. But there are other airports nearby, including Rose Bay Seaplane Base, Sydney Bankstown Airport.
What airports are near Sydney?
The main airport in Sydney is Sydney. It is also served by Canberra, Newcastle, Bathurst, Illawarra Regional, Orange.
What airports are near Townsville?
The main airport in Townsville is Townsville. It is also served by Townsville, Whitsunday Coast.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Sydney and Townsville?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Sydney and Townsville thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Sydney and Townsville can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Which airlines fly between Sydney and Townsville?
When's the best time to travel between Sydney and Townsville?
What flights operate between Sydney and Townsville?
How many airports are there near Sydney?
How many airports are there near Townsville?
What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Sydney and Townsville depart?
What time do nonstop (direct) flights between Sydney and Townsville arrive?
What time do flights between Sydney and Townsville depart?
What time do flights between Sydney and Townsville arrive?

Planning a trip? Thanks to our Virtual Interlining algorithm, we offer billions of route combinations between any A and any B in the world by plane, train, and bus. Find the cheapest routes and best deals for you, as well as the best dates on which to travel.

Explore alternative trips

Flights from Sydney

Flights to Townsville

Popular routes

Find the best connection from Sydney to Townsville

Search, compare, and book flights, trains, or buses to get there.

Search flights, trains & buses

Kiwi.com: the best free travel app for Android and iPhone

Find out more about the Kiwi.com app on kiwi.com/mobile . With our app you can search for the best plane, train and bus connections. The Kiwi.com mobile app offers cheap flights, access to hidden features, travel hacks and special offers.

Search cheap flights

Simplified planning and booking

Travel deals built for you

Kiwi.com travel hacks


We hack the system, you fly for less