How to travel from Batemans Bay to Townsville, Australia

The distance between Batemans Bay and Townsville is around 1,960km (1,218 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 4h 20m.

7 routes found

We've found 7 different ways to get from Batemans Bay to Townsville by bus, plane, train and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out TownsvilleBatemans Bay if you're planning a return trip.

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Fly

Fly from Moruya (MYA) to Townsville (TSV).

  • Duration4h 20m
  • Flight time3h 50m
  • Typical cost
    A$580($390)
Operated by

Regional Express

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3 similiar routes

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3 x bus
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Bus

Take the bus to Sydney then Brisbane and then to Townsville.

  • Duration1 day 23h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$445($300)
Operated by

Premier Motor Service

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bus
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3 x train
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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Bomaderry Station then take the train to Central Station then Brisbane and then to Townsville.

  • Duration1 day 12h
  • Departs5 times a week
  • Typical cost
    A$360($240)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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car
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Drive

Drive to Townsville.

  • Duration1 day 2h
  • Distance2,267km (1,409 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Batemans Bay and Townsville

There are several options for getting from Batemans Bay to Townsville by bus, plane, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then fly which costs around A$325 ($220) and will take around 7h 20m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 4h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$580 ($390).

The distance between Batemans Bay and Townsville is around 1,960km (1,218 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,859km (1,155 miles)

It takes around 6h 35m to get from Batemans Bay and Townsville by bus and plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 2h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Batemans Bay to Townsville is to fly which takes around 4h 20m and will set you back approx A$580 ($390).

The cheapest way to travel between Batemans Bay and Townsville, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus and then fly which will typically cost around A$325 ($220) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Batemans Bay and Townsville. We recommend that you fly from Moruya (MYA) to Townsville (TSV). instead which will take 4h 20m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Batemans Bay and Townsville. It typically takes around 1 day 23h and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Batemans Bay to Townsville. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Sydney and Brisbane. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 1 day 23h.

Premier Motor Service and Greyhound Australia run regular bus services between Batemans Bay and Townsville. Buses run once daily and take around 1 day 23h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Batemans Bay and Townsville. Flights depart from Moruya (MYA) and arrive at Townsville (TSV) - via Sydney (SYD). The flight takes around 3h 50m.

There is no direct flight from Batemans Bay to Townsville. There is however a flight that goes via Sydney (SYD). This services will take at least 4h 20m (not including layover time).

The flight from Batemans Bay to Townsville typically takes around 3h 50m. Flights depart from Moruya (MYA) and and arrive into Townsville (TSV).

The closest major airport to Townsville is Townsville Airport (TSV) (TSV) which is approximately 6km (3 miles) from Townsville. Palm Island Airport (PMK) (PMK) and Cairns Airport (CNS) (CNS) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Batemans Bay and Townsville. The distance is around 2,267km (1,409 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 2h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Batemans Bay to Townsville is to take the bus and then fly which takes, on average, 6h 35m and will usually cost around A$710 ($480).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Batemans Bay and Townsville

Transport options from Batemans Bay to Townsville
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 3 similar
4h 20m
A$580($390)
on demand1,960km (1,218 miles)
Bus and Plane6h 35m
A$710($480)
once daily2,233km (1,387 miles)
Bus to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St, Fly7h 20m
A$325($220)
twice daily2,717km (1,689 miles)
Bus, Train and Plane7h 40m
A$380($255)
twice daily1,962km (1,219 miles)
Bus
1 day 23h
A$445($300)
once daily2,944km (1,829 miles)
Bus and Train
1 day 12h
A$360($240)
5 times a week2,575km (1,600 miles)
Drive
1 day 2h
A$300($200)
on demand2,267km (1,409 miles)

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Airports near Townsville

The following major airports near Townsville offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

TSV
Townsville Airport (TSV)
Domestic Airport
Distance
6km (3 miles) from Townsville
PMK
Palm Island Airport (PMK)
Domestic Airport
Distance
61km (38 miles) from Townsville
CNS
Cairns Airport (CNS)
International Airport
Distance
288km (179 miles) from Townsville