There are 5 ways to get from Townsville to Cloncurry by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Cloncurry  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Townsville (TSV) to Cloncurry (CNJ) TSV - CNJ

$173 - $592

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Bus  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Townsville to Cloncurry Bq321 / ...

$55 - $120

3 alternative options

Fly to Mount Isa, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Townsville (TSV) to Mount Isa (ISA) TSV - ISA
  2. Take the bus from Mount Isa to Cloncurry

$263 - $868

Train  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Townsville station to Cloncurry station The Inlander

$95 - $140

Drive  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Townsville to Cloncurry 489.1 miles

$65 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Townsville to Cloncurry is to bus which costs $75 - $160 and takes 10 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Townsville to Cloncurry is to fly which costs $230 - $850 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Townsville and arriving at Cloncurry. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 10 h 35 min.

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

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The distance between Townsville and Cloncurry is 677 km. The road distance is 782.5 km.

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The best way to get from Townsville to Cloncurry without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 35 min and costs $75 - $160.

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

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Townsville to Cloncurry bus services, operated by Bus Queensland, depart from Townsville station.

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

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The best way to get from Townsville to Cloncurry is to fly which takes 2 h 51 min and costs $230 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $160 and takes 10 h 35 min, you could also train, which costs $130 - $190 and takes 16 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Townsville to Cloncurry.
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  • Distance: 423.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

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 once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 10 h 35 min. Greyhound Australia also services this route once 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 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
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 Mount Isa to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $25
Bus from Townsville to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once 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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The quickest flight from Townsville Airport to Cloncurry Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Townsville to Cloncurry bus services, operated by Bus Queensland, arrive at Cloncurry station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Townsville to Cloncurry is 783 km. It takes approximately 8 h 54 min to drive from Townsville to Cloncurry.

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Qantas offers flights from Townsville Airport to Cloncurry Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Cloncurry. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Townsville to Townsville Airport is to line 205 bus which takes 4 min and costs .

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