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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
Pick up a local SIM card
SIM cards can be purchased from Newslink at the Domestic or International terminals.
Top questions from riders
- Can riders be picked up at Townsville Airport using the Uber app?
Yes, riders can request a ride through the Uber app to and from Townsville Airport.
- How much will an Uber trip to or from Townsville Airport cost?
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.
- Is there an airport fee for trips requested through the Uber app?
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.
- Where do I meet my driver for a pickup at 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:
- Hinterland Aviation
- 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.