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

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Fly  •  1h 44m

  1. Fly from Townsville (TSV) to Winton (WIN) TSV - WIN

$326 - $909

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Bus  •  16h 15m

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

$128 - $355

3 alternative options

Bus via Julia Creek  •  16h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Townsville to Julia Creek
  2. Take the bus from Julia Creek to Cloncurry
  3. Take the bus from Cloncurry to Winton

$162 - $356

Train, bus  •  22h 13m

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

$181 - $256

Drive  •  7h 7m

  1. Drive from Townsville to Winton 373.7 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Townsville to Winton is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 7h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Townsville to Winton is to fly which costs $320 - $950 and takes 1h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Townsville to Winton. However, there are services departing from Townsville and arriving at Winton via Julia Creek and Cloncurry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 5m.

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The distance between Townsville and Winton is 523 km. The road distance is 597.8 km.

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The best way to get from Townsville to Winton without a car is to bus via Julia Creek which takes 16h 5m and costs $160 - $360.

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It takes approximately 1h 44m to get from Townsville to Winton, including transfers.

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Townsville to Winton bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Townsville station.

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The best way to get from Townsville to Winton is to fly which takes 1h 44m and costs $320 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus via Julia Creek, which costs $160 - $360 and takes 16h 5m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Townsville to Winton.
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  • Distance: 326.9 miles
  • Duration: 1h 44m

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

Regional Express flies from Townsville to Winton twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Townsville to Winton via Julia Creek, Cloncurry, and Cloncurry in around 16h 5m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Townsville to Winton
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $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
$130 - $190
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Queensland Rail Travel
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 Townsville to Julia Creek
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early bird
$85 - $110
Advantage
$110 - $170
Premium
$120 - $240
Bus from Julia Creek to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early bird
$27 - $35
Advantage
$32 - $34
Premium
$35 - $50
Bus from Townsville to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early bird
$100 - $130
Advantage
$130 - $200
Premium
$140 - $280
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Cloncurry to Winton
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
$75 - $110
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Townsville to Winton is 598 km. It takes approximately 7h 7m to drive from Townsville to Winton.

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Regional Express offers flights from Townsville Airport to Winton Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Winton. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Townsville to Townsville Airport is to taxi which takes 6m and costs $15 - $19.

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