There are 5 ways to get from Townsville to Cloncurry by plane, bus, train 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 to Cloncurry  •  2 h 51 min

  1. TSV - CNJ

$173 - $592

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Bq321/Bq323 / ...

$55 - $120

3 alternative options

Fly to Mount Isa, bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. TSV - ISA

$264 - $870

Train  •  16 h 20 min

  1. The Inlander

$95 - $140

Drive  •  8 h 54 min

  1. 489.1 miles

$65 - $110

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

Qantas flies from Townsville to Cloncurry 5 times a week. Alternatively, Bus Queensland operates a bus from Townsville to Cloncurry 6 times a week. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 10 h 19 min. Greyhound Australia also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Townsville to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Townsville to Cloncurry via Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Townsville to Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Townsville to Mount Isa via Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Townsville station to Cloncurry station
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqld.com.au
Bus from Mount Isa to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Mount Isa to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$18 - $25
Bus from Townsville to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$65 - $95
Flexifare
$80 - $120

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Townsville and Cloncurry is 677 km. The road distance is 783 km.

The cheapest way to get from Townsville to Cloncurry is to bus which costs $75 - $160 and takes 10 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Townsville to Cloncurry is to fly which takes 2 h 51 min and costs $220 - $800.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Townsville station and arriving at Cloncurry station. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 16 h 20 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Townsville and arriving at Cloncurry. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 10 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Townsville to Cloncurry, including transfers.