There are 4 ways to get from Bundaberg to Townsville by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Bundaberg (BDB) to Townsville (TSV) BDB - TSV

$192 - $302

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bundaberg to Townsville Gx402

$95 - $170

2 alternative options

Train  •  12 h 49 min

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

$120 - $170

Drive  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Bundaberg to Townsville 631.6 miles

$90 - $130

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

Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar fly from Bundaberg to Townsville every 2 hours. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Bundaberg to Townsville 5 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $170 and the journey takes 12 h 49 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Flights from Bundaberg to Townsville via Brisbane, Mackay
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Flights from Bundaberg to Townsville via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Flights from Bundaberg to Townsville via Brisbane, Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $330
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Bundaberg to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $400
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Bundaberg to Townsville
Ave. Duration
12 h 49 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Bundaberg to Townsville
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$95 - $140
Flexifare
$110 - $170

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bundaberg and Townsville is 845 km. The road distance is 1011 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bundaberg to Townsville is to drive which costs $110 - $180 and takes 14 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Bundaberg to Townsville is to fly which takes 6 h 24 min and costs $250 - $410.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bundaberg and arriving at Townsville. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 12 h 49 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bundaberg and arriving at Townsville. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 16 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Bundaberg to Townsville, including transfers.