There are 6 ways to get from Townsville to Gympie 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 Hervey Bay, bus  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Townsville (TSV) to Hervey Bay (HVB) TSV - HVB
  2. Take the bus from Hervey Bay - Torquay to Gympie

$227 - $602

Cheapest option

Fly to Brisbane, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Townsville (TSV) to Brisbane (BNE) TSV - BNE
  2. Take the train from Bowen Hills, platform 4 to Gympie North, platform 1

$110 - $281

4 alternative options

Fly to Maroochydore, bus  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Townsville (TSV) to Maroochydore (MCY) TSV - MCY
  2. Take the bus from Noosa Junction to Gympie

$274 - $454

Train  •  15 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Townsville to Gympie North Spirit of Queensland

$128 - $230

Bus  •  19 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Townsville to Gympie Gx410

$110 - $220

Drive  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Townsville to Gympie 734 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Townsville to Gympie is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 16 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Townsville to Gympie is to fly and bus which costs $310 - $850 and takes 7 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Townsville and arriving at Gympie. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 19 h 20 min.

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The distance between Townsville and Gympie is 976 km. The road distance is 1174.4 km.

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The best way to get from Townsville to Gympie without a car is to train which takes 15 h 55 min and costs $170 - $320.

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It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to get from Townsville to Gympie, including transfers.

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Townsville to Gympie bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, depart from Townsville station.

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The best way to get from Townsville to Gympie is to train which takes 15 h 55 min and costs $170 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $300 and takes 19 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Townsville Airport to Hervey Bay Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Townsville to Gympie bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Gympie station.

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Map of how to get from Townsville to Gympie.
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  • Distance: 610.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 24 min

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

Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Townsville to Gympie 5 times a week. Tickets cost $120 - $230 and the journey takes 14 h 45 min. Alternatively, Premier Motor Service operates a bus from Townsville to Gympie once daily. Tickets cost $130 - $180 and the journey takes 19 h 20 min. Greyhound Australia also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Townsville to Hervey Bay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Townsville to Hervey Bay via Mackay, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Townsville to Hervey Bay via Cairns, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Townsville to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Townsville to Brisbane via Mackay
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Townsville to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $440
Flights from Townsville to Maroochydore via Cairns, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Townsville to Maroochydore via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Townsville to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Townsville to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Townsville to Maroochydore via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
Flights from Townsville to Maroochydore via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Townsville to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
Flights from Townsville to Maroochydore via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $440
Flights from Townsville to Maroochydore via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $440
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Bowen Hills, platform 4 to Gympie North, platform 1
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Townsville to Gympie North
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $230
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$222
B-Quick
$122
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 Hervey Bay - Torquay to Gympie
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$18 - $25
Bus from Noosa Junction to Gympie
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$5 - $8
Flexifare
$12 - $17
Bus from Townsville to Gympie
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$110 - $170
Flexifare
$130 - $190
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Noosa Heads Junction to Gympie
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Gympie
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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