There are 4 ways to get from Emerald Airport (EMD) to Townsville Airport (TSV) 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  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Emerald (EMD) to Townsville (TSV) EMD - TSV

$150 - $400

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Emerald station to Rockhampton Gx478 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rockhampton to Townsville Gx402 / ...

$105 - $220

2 alternative options

Train  •  16 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Emerald to Rockhampton Spirit of the Outback
  2. Take the train from Rockhampton to Townsville Spirit of Queensland

$137 - $195

Drive  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Emerald Airport (EMD) to Townsville Airport (TSV) 388.8 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Emerald Airport (EMD) to Townsville Airport (TSV) is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 7 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Emerald Airport (EMD) to Townsville Airport (TSV) is to fly which costs $200 - $550 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Emerald Airport (EMD) and Townsville Airport (TSV) is 501 km. The road distance is 622.1 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to fly from Emerald (EMD) to Townsville (TSV), including transfers and time at the airport.

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What companies run services between Emerald Airport (EMD), Australia and Townsville Airport (TSV), Australia?

Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar fly from Emerald Airport (EMD) to Townsville Airport (TSV) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Emerald Airport (EMD) to Townsville Airport (TSV) via Emerald, Rockhampton, Townsville, Flinders St at station, and Walker St at Walker Street in around 16 h 19 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Emerald to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Emerald to Townsville via Brisbane, Mackay
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Emerald to Townsville via Brisbane, Cairns
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Emerald to Townsville via Brisbane, Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Emerald to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Emerald to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Rockhampton to Townsville
Ave. Duration
9 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Emerald station to Rockhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $80
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Bus from Rockhampton to Townsville
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$65 - $95
Flexifare
$80 - $120

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