There are 4 ways to get from Townsville to Innisfail by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Townsville to Innisfail Gx415 / ...

$22 - $45

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 25 min

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

$35 - $50

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Townsville to Innisfail 161.2 miles

$23 - $35

Fly, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Townsville (TSV) to Cairns (CNS) TSV - CNS
  2. Take the bus from Cairns to Innisfail

$119 - $401

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

Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Townsville to Innisfail twice daily. Tickets cost $22 - $45 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Townsville to Innisfail 5 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Townsville to Cairns
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Townsville to Cairns
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $390
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Townsville to Innisfail
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Innisfail
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$22 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Bus from Cairns to Innisfail
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$7 - $11
Flexifare
$15 - $21

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Townsville and Innisfail is 210 km. The road distance is 258 km.

The cheapest way to get from Townsville to Innisfail is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 3 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Townsville to Innisfail is to drive which takes 3 h 2 min and costs $30 - $45.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Townsville and arriving at Innisfail. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Townsville and arriving at Innisfail. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

The bus from Townsville to Innisfail takes 3 h 45 min including transfers and departs twice daily.