Flights From Cairns (CNS) to Townsville (TSV) from AU$197

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Cheapest Flights from Cairns (CNS) to Townsville (TSV)

Airfares from Cairns Intl. to Townsville for one-way flights were as low as AU$197 and round trip flights were AU$393 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Qantas Airways
Regional Express
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Virgin Australia
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Regional Express
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Cairns to Townsville Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Cairns (CNS) to Townsville (TSV)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Cairns to Townsville flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top CNS to TSV routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

Cairns to Townsville Information

Traveling From Cairns Intl.
Origin Airport Cairns
Origin Airport IATA Code CNS
Traveling To Townsville
Destination Airport Townsville
Destination Airport IATA Code TSV
Number of Airlines Serving 3
Average Flight Time 0 hours 56 mins
Direct Flight Time 0 hours 55 mins
Flight Price AU$393

Frequently asked questions

Can I take a flight from CNS to Townsville Airport (TSV) right now?
If you’re going from Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) to Townsville Airport (TSV) and want to avoid getting caught in a bind, check the Covid-19 Travel Advisor before booking. Here, you’ll locate any and all important info on your destination’s quarantine and flying restrictions.
How long is the flight from Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) to TSV?
The journey from Cairns to Townsville is a leisurely 55 minutes. Time enough to enjoy a frothie and quickly flick through the in-flight magazine.
What airlines fly direct from Cairns Intl. Airport (CNS) to Townsville Airport (TSV)?
If you want to keep your holidays drama-free, you’ll be happy to hear you can travel directly from CNS to TSV with a variety of airlines. Check for a top deal with Qantas and Rex Regional Express.
What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Townsville Airport (TSV) due to COVID-19?
If your travel plans to TSV have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.
Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?
Some airlines offer the option to change your Townsville Intl. Airport flight without a fee. That way, you won’t get stung with extra costs — but you’ll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the “no change fees” filter when you book.
How many flights are there from CNS to Townsville Intl. Airport?
Nope, you won’t have to arrange your well-earned holiday time around your flight from Cairns to Townsville. There are 5 flights per day for you to choose from. How’s that for choice?
If I'm planning to fly, what are some airlines that have COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules?
There are many airlines that have social distancing rules and use COVID-19 measures, including Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar. Now you can take that long overdue vacation with confidence knowing that strategies, which may include electrostatic cleaning and providing passenger masks, are in place.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Here’s an insider tip: Monday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights departing on a Monday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Saturday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Thursday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
Guess what? It turns out that early in the week is the best time to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights purchased on a Monday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on the weekend also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Friday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking on that day.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2021, our data shows February is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of December can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if December is your preferred travel month.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2021 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing just 1 week prior to travel.*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
Address:
Townsville QLD,
Australia
IATA code:
TSV
Longitude:
146.770793
Latitude:
-19.256506
Time zone:
Australia/Brisbane
Address:
Cairns QLD,
Australia
IATA code:
CNS
Longitude:
145.754041
Latitude:
-16.876538
Time zone:
Australia/Brisbane

Cairns to Townsville Flight Deals from AU$393

Considering a quick trip to Townsville, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from CNS to TSV. With heaps of cheap fares from Cairns, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

It’s easy to book flights to Townsville from Cairns  

For a huge choice of flights, simply enter your travel dates and hit search and we’ll hunt out fantastic deals on one-way, return and multi-city airfares to Townsville from Cairns from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Townsville in just 0 hour(s) and 55 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Townsville from Cairns 

Choose from 10 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$393 and rising to AU$485 depending on the cabin class, travel dates, and airline carrier. And if you’re up for a last-minute getaway, you can get great deals on flights from Cairns to Townsville today!  

Find cheap airfares to Townsville from Cairns 

Here are our insider tips for bagging a flight bargain: 

  • Look for midweek flights and late night, early morning arrival and departure times
  • Check out other airports near Cairns and Townsville
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in December)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

Reasons to book your flights to Townsville from Cairns with Wotif

Wotif is a super-easy way to find the best flight for you to Townsville. Get more bang for your buck on flight and hotel or car rental combos and download the free Wotif app to tap into exclusive deals. Book now with Wotif and have a great flight!

 

Great places to stay after flight from Cairns to Townsville

Madison Plaza Townsville
Madison Plaza Townsville
4 out of 5
409 Flinders St., Corner Of Stanley And Flinders St., Townsville, QLD, 4810
The price is AU$99 per night from 6 Dec. to 7 Dec.
AU$99
per night
6 Dec. - 7 Dec.
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Townsville. Enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities and an in-room DVD player. Our guests praise the helpful staff ...
3.6/5 Good! (1,001 reviews)
"Ok"

Reviewed on 27 Nov. 2022

Madison Plaza Townsville
Mercure Townsville
Mercure Townsville
3.5 out of 5
166 Woolcock Street, Currajong, QLD, 4812
The price is AU$127 per night from 3 Jan. to 4 Jan.
AU$127
per night
3 Jan. - 4 Jan.
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly hotel in Townsville. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the restaurant and the helpful staff ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (998 reviews)
"Close to where I was working and could walk. No Irons in the room to iron my business clothes."

Reviewed on 7 Nov. 2022

Mercure Townsville
Aquarius on the Beach
Aquarius on the Beach
4 out of 5
75 The Strand, North Ward, QLD, 4810
The price is AU$135 per night from 3 Jan. to 4 Jan.
AU$135
per night
3 Jan. - 4 Jan.
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Townsville. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,000 reviews)
"Location, location, location. Thanks again."

Reviewed on 27 Nov. 2022

Aquarius on the Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.com from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.