There are 4 ways to get from Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$41 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Townsville to Delta Gx414 / ...

$18 - $45

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h

  1. Drive from Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen 129.8 miles

$18 - $27

Fly, train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Townsville (TSV) to Mackay (MKY) TSV - MKY
  2. Take the train from Mackay to Bowen

$233 - $775

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 3 h.

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The distance between Townsville Airport (TSV) and Bowen is 176 km. The road distance is 207.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen. However, there are services departing from Meenan St at Halifax Street and arriving at Bowen via Townsville City, Townsville and Delta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 12 min.

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen 5 times a week. Tickets cost $28 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen 3 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Townsville to Mackay
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Townsville to Bowen
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Mackay to Bowen
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Delta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$16 - $24
Flexifare
$25 - $35

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