Cheap flights from Townsville to Cairns

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

The distance between Townsville and Cairns is 285 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Qantas, Jetstar Airways, and Regional Express. Townsville and Cairns have 34 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights6494-83

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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 Townsville to Cairns

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

Frequently asked questions

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

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Townsville and Cairns takes around 0.94 hours.

What is the flight distance between Townsville and Cairns?

The flight distance between Townsville and Cairns is 285 km.

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

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

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, Darwin International, Mackay, Mount Isa, Cloncurry, Winton, Hughenden.

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, Townsville, Newcastle, Horn Island, Weipa, Brisbane West Wellcamp.

What airports are near Townsville?

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

What airports are near Cairns?

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

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