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

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Fly to Cloncurry  •  2h 46m

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

$173 - $592

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Bus  •  10h 35m

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

$55 - $110

3 alternative options

Fly to Mount Isa, night bus  •  5h 25m

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

$272 - $867

Train  •  16h 20m

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

$90 - $130

Drive  •  8h 54m

  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 10h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Townsville to Cloncurry is to fly which costs $240 - $850 and takes 2h 46m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Townsville and arriving at Cloncurry. Services depart three times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 10h 35m.

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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, and operate Wednesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 16h 20m.

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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 10h 35m and costs $75 - $160.

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It takes approximately 2h 46m 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 2h 46m and costs $240 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $160 and takes 10h 35m, you could also train, which costs $130 - $190 and takes 16h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Townsville to Cloncurry.
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  • Distance: 423.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 46m

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 twice a week. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 10h 35m. Greyhound Australia also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Townsville to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Townsville to Cloncurry via Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Townsville to Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Townsville to Mount Isa via Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
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
16h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
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Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqld.com.au
Night bus from Mount Isa to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
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 Townsville to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$60 - $90
Flexifare
$75 - $110

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The quickest flight from Townsville Airport to Cloncurry Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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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 8h 54m 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 4m and costs .

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