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

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Train  •  3 h 58 min

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

$39 - $52

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Bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Townsville to Bowen Gx411 / ...

$16 - $35

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

$230 - $774

Questions & Answers

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 and Townsville. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 57 min.

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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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The best way to get from Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen without a car is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs .

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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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Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Townsville station.

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The best way to get from Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Townsville Airport to Mackay Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Bowen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen is 208 km. It takes approximately 3 h to drive from Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen.

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Qantas offers flights from Townsville Airport to Mackay Airport.

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Map of how to get from Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen.
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  • Distance: 109.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

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 3 times a day. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Townsville Airport (TSV) to Bowen twice daily. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily.

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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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Queensland Rail Travel
Train from Mackay to Bowen
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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 Townsville to Bowen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$16 - $24
Flexifare
$25 - $35
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Bowen
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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