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There are 4 ways to get from Townsville to Ayr by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h

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

$7 - $20

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 3 min

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

$14 - $21

Drive  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Townsville to Ayr 56.4 miles

$8 - $12

Uber  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Townsville to Ayr 56.4 miles

$90 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Townsville to Ayr is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Townsville to Ayr is to bus which costs $10 - $28 and takes 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Townsville and arriving at Ayr. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Townsville and arriving at Ayr. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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The distance between Townsville and Ayr is 72 km. The road distance is 90.3 km.

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The best way to get from Townsville to Ayr without a car is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $10 - $28.

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The bus from Townsville to Ayr takes 1 h including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Townsville to Ayr bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Townsville station.

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Townsville to Ayr train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, depart from Townsville station.

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The best way to get from Townsville to Ayr is to bus which takes 1 h and costs $10 - $28. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $20 - $29 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Townsville to Ayr.
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  • Distance: 44.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Townsville to Ayr 4 times a day. Tickets cost $7 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h. Premier Motor Service also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Townsville to Ayr once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Townsville to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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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 Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $20
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$7 - $11
Flexifare
$14 - $20
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Other operators
Uber Townsville
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Townsville to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$90 - $130
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uber.com
Assist
$90 - $130
UberX
$90 - $130

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Townsville to Ayr bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Ayr station.

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Townsville to Ayr train services, operated by Queensland Rail Travel, arrive at Ayr station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Townsville to Ayr is 90 km. It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to drive from Townsville to Ayr.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Ayr. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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