Townsville is very easy to navigate. The town centre and most accommodation venues are only 10 minutes from the airport, serviced by bus and taxi.
The Townsville Civic Theatre is located 5 minutes from the city centre, accessible by car or bus.
Most of the hotels are located along Palmer Street in South Townsville, which is a short 5-7 minute walk from the town centre, and a 15 to 20 minute walk to the beach.
Townsville’s only public transport method is bus, operated by Sunbus. See here for further details. It can often be quicker and easier, and sometimes as cost-effective, to use taxis. Townsville’s Taxi Service is available by calling 131 008.
When travelling to the Civic Theatre, you can use the Townsville City Council Civic Theatre Festival Bus Service . Click here for the Townsville City Council Civic Theatre Festival Bus timetable and the 2016 Gold Pass Bus timetable. Other options are taxi or private vehicle. There is plenty of car parking at the theatre.
Most major car hire companies operate in Townsville with depots at the Townsville Airport. Please contact each car hire company direclty, or book through your travel agent or Australian Holiday Centre.