There are 4 ways to get from Hamilton Island to Townsville Airport (TSV) by plane, ferry, bus or train

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  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Hamilton Island (HTI) to Townsville (TSV) HTI - TSV

$320 - $340

Cheapest option

Ferry, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Shute Harbour
  2. Take the train from Proserpine to Townsville Spirit of Queensland

$66 - $93

2 alternative options

Ferry, bus Greyhound Australia  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Shute Harbour
  2. Take the bus from Airlie Beach to Townsville Gx415 / ...

$73 - $106

Ferry, bus Premier Motor Service  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Port of Airlie
  2. Take the bus from Airlie Beach to Bowen
  3. Take the bus from Bowen to Townsville

$75 - $111

Questions & Answers

The distance between Hamilton Island and Townsville Airport (TSV) is 259 km.

The best way to get from Hamilton Island to Townsville Airport (TSV) without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 6 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to fly from Hamilton Island (HTI) to Townsville (TSV), including transfers and time at the airport.

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There is no direct flight from Hamilton Island Airport to Townsville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Hamilton Island Airport to Townsville Airport.

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There are 228+ hotels available in Townsville Airport (TSV). Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hamilton Island to Townsville Airport (TSV).
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  • Distance: 162 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

What companies run services between Hamilton Island, QLD, Australia and Townsville Airport (TSV), Australia?

Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar fly from Hamilton Island to Townsville Airport (TSV) 4 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Hamilton Island to Townsville via Cairns
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Hamilton Island to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Hamilton Island to Townsville via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $340
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Hamilton Island to Townsville via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Proserpine to Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Airlie Beach to Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$23 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Airlie Beach to Townsville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Airlie Beach to Bowen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Bowen to Townsville
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Ferry operators
Cruise Whitsundays
Phone
+61 07 4846 7000
Email
reservations@cruisewhitsundays.com
Website
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Shute Harbour
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com
Ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Port of Airlie
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
cruisewhitsundays.com

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