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Cheapest Flights from Darwin (DRW) to Townsville (TSV)

Airfares from Darwin Intl. to Townsville for one-way flights were as low as AU$482 and round trip flights were AU$924 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Airnorth Regional
Virgin Australia
Qantas Airways
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Darwin to Townsville Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Darwin (DRW) to Townsville (TSV)

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

Darwin to Townsville Information

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Darwin Intl.
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Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time
3 hours 40 mins
Direct Flight Time
3 hours 40 mins
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Frequently asked questions

Can I take a flight from DRW to Townsville Intl. Airport right now?
If you’re heading from DRW to TSV and wish to avoid getting caught out, check the Covid-19 Travel Advisor before you book. Here, you’ll locate important info on your destination’s flying restrictions and quarantine.
How long is the flight from Darwin Intl. Airport (DRW) to Townsville Intl. Airport?
The flight from Darwin Intl. Airport to TSV lasts on average 6 hours and 14 minutes — consider the trip ahead and pack your travel essentials to be comfy.
What airlines fly direct from Darwin Intl. Airport to Townsville Intl. Airport?
You won’t have to stress about irritating stopovers or your bags going astray. Take your pick of several airlines operating direct flights from DRW to Townsville Airport (TSV), including Airnorth and Qantas.
What happens if I need to change my flight booking to TSV due to COVID-19?
If your travel plans to Townsville Airport (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 Airport (TSV) 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.
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 from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
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Darwin to Townsville Flight Deals from AU$924

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 DRW to TSV. With heaps of cheap fares from Darwin, 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 Darwin  

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 Darwin from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Townsville in just 3 hour(s) and 40 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Townsville from Darwin 

Choose from 2 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$924 and rising to AU$1,151 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 Darwin to Townsville today!  

Find cheap airfares to Townsville from Darwin 

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 Darwin 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 Darwin 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 Darwin to Townsville

Madison Plaza Townsville
Madison Plaza Townsville
4 out of 5
409 Flinders St., Corner Of Stanley And Flinders St., Townsville, QLD
The price is AU$106 per night from 1 Oct to 2 Oct
per night
1 Oct - 2 Oct
Stay at this 4-star hotel in Townsville. Enjoy free WiFi, laundry facilities, and an in-room DVD player. Popular attractions Catholic Diocese of Townsville and ...
7.2/10 Good! (1,005 reviews)
"This place is absolutely fine for the price - I’ve stayed in much worse for much more in the UK, that’s for sure! The room was clean and spacious. The hotel is in a good location, walkable from the Greyhound stop and Flinders Street has lots of places to eat and drink. It was a real shame that the ..."

Reviewed on 24 Sep. 2023

Madison Plaza Townsville
Mercure Townsville
Mercure Townsville
3.5 out of 5
166 Woolcock Street, Currajong, QLD
The price is AU$152 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
per night
22 Oct - 23 Oct
Stay at this 3.5-star family-friendly hotel in Townsville. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and breakfast. Popular attractions Townsville Museum and Historical ...
8.4/10 Very Good! (997 reviews)
"Excellent dining experience great location with lovely gardens"

Reviewed on 17 Sep. 2023

Mercure Townsville
Aquarius on the Beach
Aquarius on the Beach
4 out of 5
75 The Strand, North Ward, QLD
The price is AU$135 per night from 26 Oct to 27 Oct
per night
26 Oct - 27 Oct
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Townsville. Enjoy free parking, WiFi, and a business center. Popular attractions The Strand Beach and Strand Park are located ...
8.4/10 Very Good! (1,003 reviews)
"Great Loved it. Thanks"

Reviewed on 20 Sep. 2023

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 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.