Major car-rental agencies are represented in Townsville and at the airport.


Townsville runs a local bus service around Townsville – you can buy a single/daily ticket. Route maps and timetables are available at the Visitor Information Centres and online.


Taxis congregate at ranks across town or call 13 TAXI.


Uber operates in Townsville and can be used via the smartphone app.

By Foot

The CBD is quite accessible by foot. You can reach a variety of amenities and activities such as nightlife, restaurants, movie theatres, The Strand and Castle Hill.