Compare Cheap Flights from Perth to Townsville, Australia
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Compare Cheap Perth to Townsville Flights
Book your flights from Perth (PER) to Townsville (TSV) and explore Australia's beautiful Queensland region. With the quickest flight time of less than 8 hours, it's an ideal holiday destination for Aussies that want to explore their own backyard. Spend your trip soaking up the sun on the beautiful golden beaches, going on day trips to nearby tropical islands, heading out into the outback or exploring the biodiversity-rich hiking trails. If you love the outdoors, Townsville has plenty of bucket list-worthy experiences!
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The best time to visit Townsville
If you want to avoid Townsville's heat, plan your trip between May and September. The days are still warm, but the evenings are cooler and less humid. In August, Townsville celebrates its annual Magnetic Island Race Week. Be sure to book your return flights from Perth to Townsville well in advance to lock in cheap airfares. Another popular time to visit is over the December holidays. Townsville is known for its spectacular fireworks display in Strand Park on New Year’s Eve. Hotel rates skyrocket during this peak period however, so make sure to book your accommodation - and your PER to TSV flights - in advance.
Departing From Perth
Perth Airport (PER) is the fourth busiest airport in Australia. Cheap return airfares from Perth to Townsville can be booked with airlines such as Virgin Australia, Qantas and Jetstar. Flights from PER to TSV require one or two stopovers, depending on the airline. Stopovers include Melbourne, Brisbane or Sydney.
Getting to Perth Airport
The cheapest way to get from Perth CBD to the airport is with the local bus. Airbus A380 and bus 40 run seven days a week between the departure and arrival terminals. If you want to save time getting to the check-in counters, hail a cab or use a ride-sharing service. Both Ola and Uber operate within the city, and a one-way trip from the CBD will cost on average $43.
Parking at Perth Airport
Whether you're going to Townsville for a week or more, there's a selection of parking bays to suit your travelling needs. Here are the three options available at Perth Airport.
Where to Park at Perth Airport
- Short Term: This lot is best suited for day travellers. It offers the lowest hourly rates, but it will cost more than the other options if you leave your car here for longer than 24 hours.
- Long Term: For week long trips or more, park your vehicle in the long-term lot. Daily parking rates start at $10 AUD, and you can use the free shuttle bus to get between the lot and the terminal building.
- Fast Track: If you want the utmost in convenience while at Perth Airport, choose this parking lot. It comes with 230 exclusive bays and is only one minutes’ walk away from the check-in counters.
Arriving in Townsville
Townsville Airport (TSV) is the 11th busiest airport in Australia. The airport is located close to the centre of the city, only 6 kilometres away.
How to Get from Townsville Airport to Your Townsville Hotel or Accommodation
The best way to get from the airport into Townsville's CBD is with the airport city shuttle. It runs to select hotels in the city and operates Monday to Sunday. For budget travellers, take the Ingham bus into Townsville. The service runs every day and also has routes to Lucinda, Cardwell and Mission Beach. If you want to avoid wasting time, grab a cab at the airport. A one-way trip into the heart of Townsville will cost around $12 to $15, and you'll find the driver's waiting outside the arrivals terminal.
Things to do in Townsville
Go on a day trip to Magnetic Island
Magnetic Island is home to the largest colony of koalas in Northern Australia. Spend the day wandering along the walking trails or relaxing on the island's golden beaches.
Take a Hike up Castle Hill
If you want a birds-eye view of Townsville, head up to Castle Hill. It's an easy hike for all levels with loads of photo opportunities along the way.
Visit Paluma Range National Park
Paluma Range National Park is home to the beautiful Jourama Falls. Pack a picnic and spend the day exploring the surrounds and swimming beneath the falls.