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Flights From Darwin (DRW) to Townsville (TSV) from AU$291

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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$291 and round trip flights were AU$514 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Airnorth Regional
Qantas Airways
Airnorth Regional
Virgin Australia
Qantas Airways
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Airnorth Regional
Qantas Airways
Qantas Airways
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Best Day to Book Flight from Darwin (DRW) to Townsville (TSV)

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

Traveling From Darwin Intl.
Origin Airport Darwin
Origin Airport IATA Code DRW
Traveling To Townsville
Destination Airport Townsville
Destination Airport IATA Code TSV
Number of Airlines Serving 1
Average Flight Time 3 hours 40 mins
Direct Flight Time 3 hours 40 mins
Flight Price AU$514

FAQs about flights from Darwin Intl. (DRW) to Townsville (TSV)

Can I take a flight from Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) to Townsville, QLD Airport (TSV) right now?

The initial step in organising a flight from Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) to Townsville, QLD Airport (TSV) is to have a squiz at the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. It's here you'll find everything you need to know about quarantine, flying restrictions and other policies.

How long is the flight from DRW to Townsville Intl. Airport?

The flight from Darwin to Townsville takes approximately 6 hours and 25 minutes. Just think, you can use the time to finally organise the thousands of photos on your phone.

What airlines fly direct from Darwin Intl. Airport to Townsville Intl. Airport?

If you just want to get your holiday underway ASAP, book your seat with Airnorth. The airline has direct flights from DRW to TSV. No stopovers? No worries.

What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Townsville, QLD Airport (TSV) due to COVID-19?

If your travel plans to Townsville, QLD 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, QLD 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.

How many flights are there from Darwin Intl. Airport to TSV?

Roughly 6 flights service the route each day between DRW and TSV. So c'mon — it's time to book that seat and experience the epicness of Townsville.

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 holiday 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: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday 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? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you're booking early in the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June 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 June 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 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on Wotif.com from January to December 2020. 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:
Darwin NT,
Australia
IATA Code:
DRW
Longitude:
130.877521
Latitude:
-12.407805
Time Zone:
Australia/Darwin

Darwin to Townsville Flight Deals from AU$514

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$514 and rising to AU$579 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 November)
  • 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$82 per night from 5 Aug. to 5 Aug.
Located in the heart of Townsville, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Catholic Diocese of Townsville and Castle Hill. Townsville Entertainment & Convention ...
3.7/5Good! (453 reviews)
"Close to cbd."

Reviewed on 25 Jul. 2021

Madison Plaza Townsville
Walk to the Airport 3 Bedroom Home With Netflix Self Check in
Walk to the Airport 3 Bedroom Home With Netflix Self Check in
63 Halifax St, Townsville, QLD
Located in Garbutt, this holiday home is within 3 miles (5 km) of Castle Hill, Royal Australian Air Force Townsville Museum and Townsville Museum and Historical ...
3/5 (1 review)
"Liked it coz it’s cheap family or with friends. Air conditioner in each bedrooms and lounge room. Password for wifi does not work. Netflix works great. Tv does have subtitles for the hard of hearing or deaf. Felt the place needs to be more organise with stuff in kitchen, like needs sugars, salt & ..."

Reviewed on 14 Dec. 2020

Walk to the Airport 3 Bedroom Home With Netflix Self Check in
Mercure Townsville
Mercure Townsville
3.5 out of 5
166 Woolcock Street, Currajong, QLD
The price is AU$126 per night from 29 Aug. to 29 Aug.
This family-friendly Townsville hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Townsville Museum and Historical Society, Anderson Park Botanical Gardens ...
4.3/5Excellent! (695 reviews)
"Nice motel"

Reviewed on 24 Apr. 2021

Mercure Townsville
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.