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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 24 min

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

$176 - $479

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Winton to Cloncurry Bq201/Bq202
  2. Take the bus from Cloncurry BP to Townsville Bq321/Bq323 / ...

$94 - $136

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  22 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Winton to Cloncurry Bq201/Bq202
  2. Take the train from Cloncurry station to Townsville station The Inlander

$134 - $196

Drive  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Winton to Townsville 373.5 miles

$50 - $80

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 BP 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
$95 - $140
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Bus operators
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Winton to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Cloncurry BP to Townsville
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Winton and Townsville is 523 km. The road distance is 598 km.

The cheapest way to get from Winton to Townsville is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 7 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Winton to Townsville is to fly which takes 2 h 24 min and costs $230 - $650.

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

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