Cheap flights to Townsville

Townhouses stretching along the coastline of Townsville at sunrise
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The Autumn months (Mar to May) are generally considered to be the best time to visit Townsville. With the Summer heat gone & Winter on the way the average temperatures range from about 15 to 25 degrees Celsius. This is the best time to visit if you want to enjoy outdoor activities, such as exploring the city's parks and gardens, or visiting local eateries.


To get the best deal on a flight to Townsville, it's generally recommended to book your flight at least a few months in advance. Prices can fluctuate daily, so it's a good idea to keep an eye on prices through the Flight Centre App & Website - then book when you see a good deal.


Yes! Direct flights to Townsville operate daily from all major Australian airports with some smaller regional airports requiring a stop on the way.


The best airport to get a connecting flight out of Townsville is Townsville Airport which also serves as the best airport for all flight routes.


Your flight will land in and depart from Townsville Airport, which serves as the main airport for Townsville.


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The cheapest flight season is between Mar to May - the summer heat is over but winter hasn't officially begun so expect less people travelling!


The best time of day to get the cheapest flight to Townsville is either early in the morning or late at night - you'll beat the rush!


The closest airport to Townsville is Townsville Airport which also serves as the best airport for all flight routes.


An IATA (International Air Transport Association) airport code is a three-letter code that is used to identify airports around the world. For example, TSV is the IATA airport code for Townsville Airport. Sometimes, it's just that simple!


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Local tips for exploring Townsville

Best times to book

High Season: June-August
Low Season: December-February

Average temperature by month

Warm year-round (avg. 25°C to 30°C)

Average rainfall by month

Wet season: Jan-Mar (avg. 200mm)
Dry season: Jul-Sep (avg. 10mm)

How far in advance to book a flight

At least 2-3 months ahead

Airports in Townsville

Townsville Airport

Local etiquette tips

Relaxed and friendly approach
Outdoor activities appreciated
Casual attire common

Hidden Gems

Magnetic Island for wildlife and beaches.
Paluma Range National Park for rainforests.
Billabong Sanctuary wildlife park.

Currency & exchange rates

Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD)
Exchange rates vary; check current rates

What to pack

Tropical attire for warm climate
Swimwear for reef and beach activities
Sun protection, including hats and sunscreen