The average price of a 7-day trip to Townsville is $2,061 for a solo traveler, $3,702 for a couple, and $6,939 for a family of 4. Townsville hotels range from $37 to $83 per night with an average of $69, while most vacation rentals will cost $120 to $480 per night for the entire home. Average worldwide flight costs to Townsville Airport (TSV) are between $1,195 and $2,434 per person for economy flights and $3,750 to $7,638 for first class. Depending on activities, we recommend budgeting $25 to $70 per person per day for transportation and enjoying local restaurants.

See below for average, budget, and luxury trip costs. You can also look up flight costs from your airport for more tailored flight pricing.

 

 

The Cheapest Times to Visit Townsville, QL, AU

On average, these will be the cheapest dates to fly to TSV and stay in a Townsville hotel:

  • March 26th to June 24th (except the weeks of April 2nd and May 7th)
  • July 30th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 8th and October 22nd)

The absolute cheapest time to take a vacation in Townsville is usually late August to early September.

 

Average Townsville Trip Costs

Average Solo Traveler

The average cost for one person to visit Townsville for a week is $1,155-$3,164($165-$452 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $25 to $70 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $680 to $2,020 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $57 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $89 to $109 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Couple’s Trip

The average cost for a couple to visit Townsville for a week is $3,040-$6,502($434-$929 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $50 to $140 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,360 to $4,040 for economy

Lodging: $50 to $57 per night for one 2 or 3-star hotel room

or $89 to $109 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Average Family Vacation

The average cost for 4 people to visit Townsville for a week is $4,020-$11,024($574-$1,575 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $100 to $280 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,720 to $8,080 for economy

Lodging: $100 to $114 per night for two 2 or 3-star hotel rooms

or $125 to $164 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Traveling Cheap to Townsville

How cheap can you make a vacation to Townsville? The cheapest trip to Townsville is about $137 per person per day for travelers willing to take standby flights, deal with inconvenience, and otherwise limit travel expenses. About 1% of rentals are available in the $0 to $100 range for an entire place, and vacation rentals can be booked for as low as $80 per night. These inexpensive rentals must be booked as early as possible and may not be in the most desirable areas. 1-star hotels are more likely to be available, with rooms starting at around $30.

Even cheaper trips are possible depending on where you live and whether you can drive. Check the cheapest times to fly for more saving ideas.

Budget Solo Traveler

The lowest cost for one person to visit Townsville for a week is $958-$2,816($137-$402 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $14 to $28 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $680 to $2,020 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $37 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $80 to $100 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Couple’s Trip

The lowest cost for a couple to visit Townsville for a week is $1,736-$5,032($248-$719 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $28 to $56 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,360 to $4,040 for economy

Lodging: $30 to $37 per night for one 1-star hotel room

or $80 to $100 per night for a 1-bed vacation rental

Budget Family Vacation

The lowest cost for 4 people to visit Townsville for a week is $3,472-$9,704($496-$1,386 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $56 to $112 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,720 to $8,080 for economy

Lodging: $60 to $74 per night for two 1-star hotel rooms

or $112 to $140 per night for a 2-bed vacation rental

Overall it is easy to travel to Townsville cheaply.

The Cost of a Luxury Townsville Trip

There is no true ceiling on the cost of a luxury trip, so our estimates are based on what most people do in Townsville.

Luxury Solo Traveler

The high-end price for one person to visit Townsville for a week is $2,220-$11,894($317-$1,699 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $55 to $126 per day for one person’s daily expenses

Flights: $1,421 to $5,252 for first class

Lodging: $69 to $83 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $480 to $960 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Couple’s Trip

The high-end price for a couple to visit Townsville for a week is $4,026-$18,028($575-$2,575 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $110 to $252 per day for two people’s daily expenses

Flights: $2,842 to $10,504 for first class

Lodging: $69 to $83 per night for one 4 or 5-star hotel room

or $480 to $960 per night for a preferred vacation rental

Luxury Family Vacation

The high-end price for 4 people to visit Townsville for a week is $8,052-$32,600($1,150-$4,657 per day)

Food, Travel, and Sightseeing: $220 to $504 per day for four people’s daily expenses

Flights: $5,684 to $21,008 for first class

Lodging: $138 to $166 per night for two 4 or 5-star hotel rooms

or $768 to $1,344 per night for a preferred vacation rental

 

Townsville Hotel Prices

The cost of staying in Townsville is lower than the average city. On average hotels are less expensive than vacation rentals. Luxury vacation rentals are more expensive in Townsville due to very high property costs. The graphs below show how much cost can vary depending on the type of experience you’re looking for.

Townsville Lodging Cost by Star Status

The average price for the class of hotel is on the (y) axis. The hotel class (out of 5 stars) is on the (x) axis.

Key
Hotel Price

Prices are based on Townsville hotel averages and may not reflect current prices. In some cases, we extrapolate prices to estimate costs, and hotels with your desired star rating may not be available.

Vacation Rental Prices

The percent of vacation rentals in the price range is on the left (y) axis. Price range is on the bottom (x) axis.

Key
Percent of rentals

There are a healthy amount of vacation rentals serving all budgets in Townsville.

 

Flight Costs to Townsville

Averaging flights around the world, prices go from a high of $2,434 average in late December to a low of $1,195 in late August to early September. Median flight price is $1,591. These prices are based on millions of flights. For Townsville our data includes 46 originating airports, and 39 airlines. The area has more variance in price compared with other locations. Flying to Townsville from an airport like Shevchenko (SCO) in Aktau (Kazakhstan) for an average $6,103 trip fare will obviously cost a lot more than from an airport like Brisbane International (BNE) in Brisbane (Australia) at an average of just $164.

 

Average Flight Cost by Season

Key
Worldwide Flight Prices

Average Flight Cost by Day of Week

Key
Departure Day Prices
Return Day Prices

 

The cheapest day to fly in is typically Tuesday, and the cheapest day to fly back is usually Wednesday. Click here to see data for the cost of flights from your airport. In Townsville, the difference between the cheapest and the most expensive week is about $1,239, so you can easily save about 104% simply by using our free flight guides and booking in advance.

 

Daily Expenses Budget

Daily vacation expenses vary more based on what you’re interested in doing. A fine dining restaurant with drinks around Townsville can easily cost $210 per person or more, while a standard nice meal might be about $14 per person. Private tours can cost $426 per day, but self-guided tours to see the outdoor sights can be free. Costs vary wildly, so recommendations are made based on the cost of living and averages we see for this type of vacation.

 

 

Other Townsville Guides

The Cost of a Trip AnywhereAustralia › Townsville, QL, Australia