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

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Fly  •  2 h 24 min

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

$175 - $478

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Bus  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Winton to Cloncurry
  2. Take the bus from Cloncurry to Townsville Bq322 / ...

$92 - $162

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound Australia  •  16 h

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

$98 - $173

Bus, train  •  22 h 3 min

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

$127 - $182

Drive  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Winton to Townsville 373.5 miles

$50 - $80

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

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The quickest way to get from Winton to Townsville is to fly which costs $240 - $700 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Winton to Townsville. However, there are services departing from Winton and arriving at Townsville via Cloncurry. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 49 min.

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The distance between Winton and Townsville is 523 km. The road distance is 597.7 km.

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The best way to get from Winton to Townsville without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 49 min and costs $130 - $230.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Winton to Townsville, including transfers.

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Winton to Townsville bus services, operated by Bus Queensland, depart from Winton station.

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The best way to get from Winton to Townsville is to fly which takes 2 h 24 min and costs $240 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $230 and takes 15 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Winton Airport to Townsville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Winton to Townsville.
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  • Distance: 326.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

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

Regional Express flies from Winton to Townsville twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Winton to Townsville via Cloncurry and Cloncurry in around 15 h 49 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Winton to Townsville
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $460
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Cloncurry station to Townsville station
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$90 - $130
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Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Winton to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Cloncurry to Townsville
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
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 Cloncurry to Townsville
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$60 - $90
Flexifare
$75 - $110
Bus from Cloncurry to Julia Creek
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$11 - $16
Flexifare
$18 - $26
Bus from Julia Creek to Townsville
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $75
Flexifare
$65 - $95

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

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Regional Express offers flights from Winton Airport to Townsville Airport.

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There are 236+ hotels available in Townsville. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Winton to Winton Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $21 - $26.

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