Brisbane to Townsville Bus

Brisbane to Townsville

Brisbane to Townsville Bus

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Cheapest Price $206
Daily Buses 2
Trip Duration 24h 40m
Earliest Bus 12:00 PM
Latest Bus 2:00 PM


Air Conditioning Air Conditioning Reclining Seats Reclining Seats On Board Restroom On-board Restroom
Reading Lights Free Wifi Free Wifi USB Chargers Panoramic Windows Panoramic Windows

Hop aboard a luxurious Greyhound bus and travel from bustling Brisbane to the spectacular natural landscapes and attractions of Townsville!

A bustling tropical city surrounded by rainforests, beaches and unspoilt wilderness, Townsville is your gateway to Queensland’s far north.

You’ll love taking a leisurely stroll around The Strand, a world-class beachfront promenade; climbing the monolithic Castle Hill to take in breathtaking views; and visiting lush tropical gardens and national parks.

You can hop the ferry to nearby Magnetic Island to enjoy its secluded beaches, sparkling clear waters and abundant wildlife, or take on the Thorsborne Trail and trek from swamps to cloud-capped mountains.


You’ll spend the day-long bus trip from Brisbane to Townsville relaxing aboard a modern Greyhound bus outfitted with reclining leather seats, free WiFi connectivity, in-seat USB chargers and panoramic windows.

With so much to see and do, the Brisbane to Townsville bus trip is perfect for our popular Whimit Travel Pass, which enables you to get off the bus and get back on another Greyhound coach headed in any direction, on any route, within your chosen amount of time.

On the bus from Brisbane to Townsville, you’ll pass through historic Gympie and Maryborough; Hervey Bay, the holiday haven known for its whale watching opportunities and proximity to beautiful Fraser Island; and Bundaberg, home to the world-famous Bundaberg Distillery and Mon Repos turtles.

You can tuck in to a steak and watch professional rodeo action in Rockhampton, the Beef Capital of Australia; spot platypus in the wild at Eungella National Park outside Mackay; and swim in the dazzling turquoise waters of Airlie Beach, your gateway to the pristine Whitsunday Islands.

Seat selection is now standard on all Greyhound buses, so you can choose your favourite spot on the bus when you book your travel from Brisbane to Townsville; and you can unlock even more benefits and exclusive offers when you join our Greyhound Rewards program!

A Greyhound bus is the most comfortable and convenient way to travel from Brisbane to Townsville. Book your ticket now!


Where do buses depart from in Brisbane and Townsville?

In Brisbane, buses to Townsville depart from Parkland Crescent, which is accessible via Parkland Boulevard and adjacent to platform 10 of Roma Street Train Station. In Townsville, buses to Brisbane depart from Greyhound Sealink Terminal, Sir Leslie Thiess Drive.

What amenities can I expect on the bus?

All our buses between Brisbane & Townsville come with free WiFi, USB chargers, air-conditioning, reclining seats, and a restroom.

How long does it take to get from Brisbane to Townsville?

The bus trip from Brisbane to Townsville takes approximately 24h 40m. Not all stops are available on every service, so please consult the timetable when you purchase your ticket.

For the most up-to-date timetable please visit the Timetables page.

How much is a bus ticket from Brisbane to Townsville?

All our bus fares come in three tiers – Early Bird, Advantage and Flexible – with prices varying based on how far in advance you are making a booking. You can find the most up-to-date price for your trip by searching available trips online or by calling our customer service team on 1300 473 946. For more information on different types of available fares visit our Compare Fares page.

Where can I buy a ticket?

The easiest and cheapest way to buy a bus ticket for your Brisbane to Townsville trip is to book directly on our website. Your ticket is then saved in your My Greyhound account where you can manage your booking, and simply show an electronic copy of your ticket on your phone to the bus driver when you board. You can also book your trips on the phone by contacting our friendly customer service on 1300 473 946, at our ticket outlets/travel agencies, or directly with the bus driver*.

*Please note that all bookings made through our call centre, travel centres and tickets purchased directly from drivers will incur a booking fee of $5.​

**For more information see our FAQ page.


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