There are 4 ways to get from Ayr to Townsville by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Ayr to Townsville Spirit of Queensland

$14 - $21

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Ayr to Townsville Gx443 / ...

$7 - $20

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Ayr to Townsville 55.5 miles

$7 - $12

Uber  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Ayr to Townsville 55.5 miles

$90 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ayr to Townsville is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ayr to Townsville is to train which costs $20 - $29 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The distance between Ayr and Townsville is 72 km. The road distance is 88.7 km.

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The train from Ayr to Townsville takes 1 h 6 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ayr and arriving at Townsville. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ayr and arriving at Townsville. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 6 min.

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There are 233+ hotels available in Townsville. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ayr to Townsville.
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  • Distance: 44.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 6 min

What companies run services between Ayr, QLD, Australia and Townsville, QLD, Australia?

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Ayr to Townsville 5 times a week. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 6 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Ayr to Townsville twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Ayr to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Ayr to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$7 - $11
Flexifare
$14 - $20
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Ayr to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Uber Townsville
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Ayr to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$90 - $130
UberX
$90 - $130

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