Public transport

Public transport options

Townsville is well-serviced by an array of public transport options.

  • Sunbus runs a regular service to the most populated areas of Townsville, including special services for major events.

  • Queensland Rail operates a rail service from Townsville to Cairns in the north and to Brisbane in the south.

  • Sealink operates the passenger ferry to Magnetic Island, while Fantasea Cruising Magnetic operates a passenger and vehicle ferry to Magnetic Island.