Cheap flights from Mount Isa to Townsville

Flight information Mount Isa to Townsville

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Average flight time, total distance 778 kilometres

1h 35min

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Airlines offering Townsville flights from Mount Isa

Direct flights from Mount Isa to Townsville are available with Qantas flying this route multiple times a day. Other options include 1 or 2+ stopovers with Brisbane being the main stopover destination. It’s wise to check flight timetables and sign up to our price alerts to find the best airline ticket deals for your desired flight times and dates. The cheapest flights can be just a click away providing you’ve got handy information at your fingertips.

Mount Isa airport departures information - ensuring your take-off is a smooth as possible

Located on Barkly Highway, Mount Isa Airport is an estimated 8kms from the city centre. Short-term and long-term parking options are available with a drop-off area also located at the front of the terminal building (this is a two minute zone only).

You’ll find an ATM located in the terminal, in-between the entrance to the bathrooms opposite the check-in desks. WiFi, public telephone services, a lounge area and limited shopping and dining options are also available.

Townsville airport arrivals - information to keep handy

Upon arriving in Townsville from Mount Isa, you may be able to pick-up any last minute items you forgot to take with you at the Newslink store. Snacks, drinks and food can be purchased from the café inside the store or at The Strand Café. Free WiFi is available at the airport and you’ll have access to ATMs (they’re in the terminal, next to the seating area outside the café) if you need to withdraw cash.

To get you from the airport to your destination, you can choose to hire a rental car or look at other options such as public transport, taxis or our airport transfer service.

Other important information to note:

●     Passport and identification requirements – Given this is a domestic route flying within Australia, no passport is required. Be sure to also carry with you photo identification such as a driver's licence, passport or social security card.

●     Arriving in time to check-in Unless otherwise noted on your airline ticket, it’s wise to arrive at least two hours prior to the scheduled take-off time when flying domestically. While check-in usually closes 30 minutes ahead of departure time, different airlines do have their own deadlines in place, so be sure to check with your individual carrier as to what time you’re expected at the airport.

●     Weather differences between Mount Isa and Townsville – Mount Isa is known for its two distinct seasons – the wet and the dry season. Meanwhile, Townsville’s tropical climate makes its rain patterns hard to predict. Average temperatures range from 25°C to 31°C, with December through to February typically its warmest months with June through to August usually cooler.

●     Difference in living costs between Townsville and Mount Isa – When it comes to food, Mount Isa tends to be cheaper than Townsville with a standard meal for 2 people at a restaurant setting you back around AUD $83 in comparison to over AUD $90 in Townsville.

Please note: all information is correct as of November 2015.

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