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Townsville Airport (TSV)

Whether you’re going from Townsville Airport to city center or from Ferry Terminal to TSV, count on Uber to get you there.

Garbutt, QLD 4814, Australia
+61 7-4727-3211

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How to get a ride from Townsville Airport

Find your pickup location

Exit the terminal and head to the designated pickup area, the Uber Collection Point.

Check the app for details

Once you’ve requested a ride, you’ll receive directions through the app. You can also look for signs at TSV that point to the Uber Collection Point.

Meet your driver

Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.

Townsville Airport map

The designated Uber Collection Point pickup area is located outside of the terminal.

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How to connect to wifi

  • Go to settings and select the free airport wifi
  • Launch your browser
  • Log in through a social media account or enter your details

Pick up a local SIM card

SIM cards can be purchased from Newslink at the Domestic or International terminals.

Top questions from riders

Yes, riders can request a ride through the Uber app to and from Townsville Airport.

Uber can get you from:

  • Townsville Airport to Townsville city center, starting at $15
  • Townsville Airport to the Magnetic Island Ferry, starting at $16
  • Townsville Airport to the James Cook University campus, starting at $21
  • Townsville Airport to Ayr, starting at $111

These are estimated fares. Actual fares vary based on time of day, pickup location, and dropoff location. Trips originating from Townsville Airport are subject to an airport pickup fee.

Yes, Townsville Airport charges a $3 access fee for Uber pickups. This fee is automatically added to your fare when you request a ride from Townsville Airport.

Townsville Airport requires that Uber pickups begin at the designated Uber Collection Point pickup area outside of the terminal.

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Townsville Airport visitor information

Townsville Airport (TSV) was Australia’s first international airport. It is about a 10-minute drive from Townsville’s city center.

Townsville Airport terminal

A single-terminal airport, TSV serves the following airlines:

  • Airnorth
  • Alliance
  • Hinterland Aviation
  • Jetstar
  • Qantas
  • Regional Express
  • Virgin Australia

Townsville Airport lounges

A Qantas Club lounge is hosted in Townsville Airport.

Things to do at Townsville Airport

Townsville Airport features a variety of dining options and shops.

Hotels near Townsville Airport

Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near TSV, there are multiple hotels and accommodation options nearby.

Find more information about Townsville Airport here.

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