Townsville Airport TSV Shared Shuttles and Private Transfers

Ensure your trip gets off to the best start by booking an airport shuttle or private transfer to and from Townsville Airport (TSV). Choose from 2 different transfer companies and book your transfer today

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Townsville City Shuttle

Townsville City Shuttle

AUD $20.00

Townsville Airport (TSV) Transfers and Shuttle Services

Navigating your way from Townsville Airport to your final destination can be challenging, but with Jayride, this process becomes a breeze. Offering well-organized airport transfers, Jayride can help ease the stress of your arrival in the gem of Northern Australia, Townsville. Nestled approximately six kilometers west of Townsville's city center, the airport is ideally positioned for both seasoned and first-time visitors eager to explore this remarkable region. Its prime location connects you almost instantly to the stunning Riverway, a dynamic riverside precinct hosting an array of dramatic performances, sporting events, festivals, and community activities.

As far as the airport transportation options are concerned, Jayride shines as the premier airport transfer service. They connect passengers with proven transport providers from a broad spectrum of options, from luxury private cars to budget-friendly shared shuttles. Each airport shuttle provided by Jayride is equipped to deliver a smooth and punctual travel experience, reliably bringing you right to the door of your accommodation, or any other desired location in Townsville.

Nestled between the beautiful Magnetic Island - a lush, palm-fringed natural haven - and the historic, military town of Charters Towers, Townsville Airport is more than just a transit hub. It's a gateway to explore the regional charms of Queensland.

Townsville Airport houses a single terminal, an integrated space serving both international and domestic flights. This makes navigation easier for weary travelers and enables a seamless experience for those seeking ground transportation. The connective convenience of Jayride means that no matter what flight you disembark from, your ride to your desired destination is just a few taps away.

Whether you're looking for an airport car service or seeking the cost-effectiveness of an airport shuttle service, Jayride has you covered. They offer flexible services catering to all budgets, preferences, and sizes of traveling parties. Skip the taxi lines, avoid complicated public transport systems and depart the airport hassle-free, knowing your ride is pre-booked and waiting for you.

So, embark on your next journey to or from Townsville Airport confidently, knowing that transferring to and from your flight is as simple as booking through Jayride. At the heart of every great journey is smooth airport transportation, and with Jayride, that reliable service is always at your fingertips. So why wait? Secure your ride and enjoy the peace of mind that comes with a pre-booked airport pickup. Let your adventure start and end in comfort, with Jayride.

Our Services

Reliable airport transport services to and from Townsville Airport … easy. Whatever your budget, wherever you’re headed, Jayride partner drivers will get you there. Travel your way with a choice of affordable ground transportation options in Townsville Airport.

Shared shuttles

The best option for travel on a budget, share a ride in a car or van with others heading in your direction.

Private transfers

Choose a car, van or limo (why not!) and have your own private driver get you to your destination.


Use a familiar rideshare service without downloading local apps, and avoid surge pricing by booking ahead.

Cruise transfer

Book before you land and take the worry out of getting from the airport to your cruise’s departure dock.

Top things to do near Townsville Airport

Just a short hop from Townsville Airport (TSV), you'll find plenty of exciting attractions to explore, whether you're a history buff, nature lover, or just looking for a bit of fun. Here's what's on offer in the vicinity.

  1. Riverway: This captivating riverside area hosts arts and culture events, as well as offering two picturesque lagoons for swimming.
  2. Townsville Sports Reserve: As home to many local and regional sporting events, it's perfect for athletic enthusiasts.
  3. Museum of Tropical Queensland: Learn about the intriguing history and culture of the region, with exhibits featuring everything from dinosaurs to maritime history.
  4. Reef HThe world's largest living coral reef aquarium, providing an immersive, close-up experience of Australia's incredible Great Barrier Reef.
  5. Perc Tucker Regional Gallery: Offering a changing schedule of exhibitions showcasing local and international artists.
  6. Castle Hill: A pink granite monolith offering stunning panoramic views of the city and beyond.
  7. The Ville Resort-Casino: Experience heart-thumping excitement with gaming, live entertainment, and several bars and restaurants.
  8. Queens Gardens: One of the city’s three botanical gardens, offering a beautiful escape with its exotic plant species.
  9. Billabong Sanctuary: An interactive wildlife park that allows you to get up close with Aussie critters like kangaroos, koalas, and wombats.
  10. Strand Ephemera: The Northern Australia’s largest outdoor sculpture exhibition held biennially on the beautiful Strand is an exciting cultural event.

Remember, these are just some of the attractions within reach of Townsville Airport, but there's plenty more to uncover in the vibrant city of Townsville.

Top things to do in and around Townsville

When you're in Townsville, the vibrant jewel of North Queensland, you won't be short of fascinating attractions to fill your days. With nature, history, and adventure on offer, here's what you can look forward to:

  1. Magnetic Island: A quick ferry ride from Townsville, this island offers beautiful sandy beaches, koala spotting, and fantastic snorkeling conditions.
  2. Jezzine Barracks: Get immersed in the local history with outdoor galleries, traditional Aboriginal plantings, and remodeled military fortifications.
  3. The Strand: A stunning beachfront promenade with beautiful parklands, a water park, fine eateries and a stunning backdrop of Magnetic Island.
  4. Townsville Palmetum: This botanical garden boasts one of the largest collection of palms in the world, creating a stunning, tropical green space.
  5. Adventurethon: For adventure enthusiasts, this outdoor race event combining running, kayaking, and mountain biking is a thrilling experience.
  6. Heritage Exchange: Nestled in a historic building, this hip bar and venue offers craft cocktails, trendy food, and live music.
  7. Anderson Park Botanic Gardens: Find respite amidst an assortment of palms and tropical plants, with a variety of bird species for bird-watching.
  8. Stage Door Theatre: Enjoy a live performance at this intimate theatre offering a variety of shows including comedies, musicals and drama.

Whether your idea of fun is soaking up the sun on a beach, embarking on a nature walk, or indulging in local culture and cuisine, you'll find it all in abundance when exploring Townsville.

Frequently asked questions

How can I arrange a pick-up or drop-off to Townsville Airport (TSV)?

Firms like Jayride offer convenient, reliable, and varied options for transport to and from Townsville Airport. You can pre-book your ride online and enjoy a hassle-free journey to your destination.

What kind of transportation options are available at Townsville Airport (TSV)?

Townsville Airport offers a range of ground transportation options. With services like Jayride, you can pre-book everything from private cars to shared shuttles depending on your need and budget.

Is transportation from Townsville Airport (TSV) to the city center easily accessible?

Absolutely! Companies like Jayride make it easy to organize a transfer from Townsville Airport straight to your accommodation or anywhere in the city center.

Can I arrange for a shared shuttle from Townsville Airport (TSV)?

Yes, you can. Jayride offers the option to pre-book shared shuttle services from Townsville Airport, making your journey affordable and convenient.

Is it possible to book a private luxury vehicle for my transfer to or from Townsville Airport (TSV)?

Yes, with Jayride, you can choose a luxury vehicle for your transfer to ensure a premium, comfortable journey to or from Townsville Airport.


Leow S. C. Travelled on 25 February 2024

“Our driver was very punctual (early) and was very pleasant. We had an incident free ride to the airport. My only comment is, it would be good if the company gave us the car number of our ride so that we could recognize it. Can’t assume that every car parked outside the hotel is our ride! LOL”

John R. Travelled on 18 February 2024

“The service was excellent. The driver was courteous and very timely. The car was very nice and the driver was friendly and informative. ”

Md. A. C. Travelled on 14 February 2024

“Epic first ride in Australia. Recommend my driver Mr. Imran any time.”

Katherine Travelled on 11 February 2024

“Great - driver (Joanne) very nice Arrived on time, comfortable trip.”

Madelene.Viliamu Travelled on 09 February 2024

“Driver was very pleasant, excellent driver, on time and enjoyed the ride. ”


What’s included in the price?
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All prices listed on are inclusive of taxes, tolls, airport parking, admin fees, fuel, environmental surcharges and any other standard fees typically included for a standard point-to-point transfer. You don’t pay any extra for these. Read all Any additional requirements such as child seats or extra luggage may incur an additional cost. Your transfer company will confirm this with you when you make your booking. Gratuities are not included in the price, so it is at your discretion as to whether you wish to tip your driver. If you are in the US, it is customary to tip your driver 10-15%. In other countries such as the UK or Australia, tipping is not mandatory, though a tip of 10-15% for great service is always welcome.
Where do I meet my driver?
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Once you make your booking, you’ll receive meeting instructions from your transfer company. If you’re still unsure about where to meet your driver, simply contact them directly. Their contact details will be provided in your booking confirmation email.
How do I select a pick up time?
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Once you have completed your booking your Transfer Company will confirm the best pick-up time for you based on your flight details. You may contact them directly to request a time based on your specific requirements.

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