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

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Fly to Brisbane, bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Townsville (TSV) to Brisbane (BNE) TSV - BNE
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane International Airport to Noosa Junction

$92 - $265

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Fly to Maroochydore  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Townsville (TSV) to Maroochydore (MCY) TSV - MCY

$269 - $437

Train  •  16 h 49 min

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

$127 - $230

Bus  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Townsville to Noosa Heads Junction Gx411

$110 - $250

Drive  •  17 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Townsville to Noosa Heads 774.3 miles

$110 - $160

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Townsville and arriving at Noosa Heads Junction. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 20 h 50 min.

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The distance between Townsville and Noosa Heads is 1021 km. The road distance is 1238.8 km.

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The best way to get from Townsville to Noosa Heads without a car is to train which takes 16 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from Townsville to Noosa Heads, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Townsville to Noosa Heads is to fly which takes 8 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 49 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Townsville Airport to Brisbane Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Townsville to Noosa Heads bus services, operated by Premier Motor Service, arrive at Noosa Heads Junction station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Townsville to Noosa Heads is 1239 km. It takes approximately 17 h 24 min to drive from Townsville to Noosa Heads.

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Townsville Airport to Brisbane Airport.

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Map of how to get from Townsville to Noosa Heads.
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  • Distance: 638.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 11 min

What companies run services between Townsville, QLD, Australia and Noosa Heads, QLD, Australia?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Townsville to Noosa Heads hourly. Alternatively, Queensland Rail Travel operates a train from Townsville to Noosa Heads 3 times a day. Tickets cost $120 - $230 and the journey takes 15 h 18 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $440
Flights from Townsville to Maroochydore via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Townsville to Maroochydore via Cairns, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Flights from Townsville to Maroochydore via Toowoomba, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
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 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Townsville to Maroochydore via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $800
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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $440
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Townsville to Cooroy
Ave. Duration
15 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $230
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Queensland Rail Travel
A-Choice
$224
B-Quick
$124
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 Brisbane International Airport to Noosa Junction
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$11 - $16
Flexifare
$19 - $26
Bus from Townsville to Noosa Junction
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $250
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$110 - $170
Flexifare
$140 - $200
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Townsville to Noosa Heads Junction
Ave. Duration
20 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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There are 623+ hotels available in Noosa Heads. Prices start at $106 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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