Car Rental at Townsville Airport

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Townsville Airport, Townsville, Australia
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Cheapest Car Rental Rates

Intermediate
Hyundai i30 or similar
Hyundai i30
  • 5
  • 2
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Europcar
$87.77 per day
Compact
Toyota Corolla or similar
Toyota Corolla
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Hertz
$117.30 per day
Standard
Kia Optima Aut. or similar
Kia Optima Aut.
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$117.77 per day
Economy
Kia Picanto or similar
Kia Picanto
  • 5
  • 1
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Alamo
$132.35 per day

Most Popular Car Rental Deals

Full-size
Toyota Camry or similar
Toyota Camry
  • 5
  • 2
  • 4
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Budget
$146.64 / per day
Premium
Toyota Prado or similar
Toyota Prado
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Avis
$196.17 / per day
Intermediate Elite
BMW 2 Series or similar
BMW 2 Series
  • 5
  • 1
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
Keddy
$221.54 / per day
Full-size Elite
Toyota Kluger or similar
Toyota Kluger
  • 7
  • 4
  • 5
  • A/C
  • Auto.
SIXT
$160.07 / per day
The above prices are only approximate and were last updated at 03:01 on 2022-07-25. Prices may vary based on the booking dates, length of rental, and car class.

Travel Information

Language
English
Currency
AUD
Traffic direction
Left-hand
Country code
61
Economy car rental price
$119.15 / per day
Average car rental length
9 days
Speed limit within town
50 km/h
31 mi/h
Speed limit out of town
80 - 100 km/h
50 - 62 mi/h
Acceptable limit of BAC
0.05%
Rating
10.0
Average gasoline price
$1.27 / 1 liter
Highest gasoline price
$1.61 / 1 liter
Lowest gasoline price
$1.22 / 1 liter
Townsville Airport Car Rental

Airport Car Rental

Although the North Queensland city of Townsville is not as popular a tourist destination as the state’s larger hubs, Brisbane and Cairns, it has its fair share of delights to share with visitors. These include beautiful beaches, a more relaxed atmosphere, interesting museums, and cultural centers, as well as access to the Australian Outback and rainforest.

Top international routes

  • Brisbane
  • Sydney
  • Darwin
  • Melbourne

Main airlines

Regional Express and Qantas

Terminals

The airport has a single terminal which is divided into the Southern and Northern concourses. The former is also known as the international terminal and the latter as the domestic terminal, but they are part of the same building.

Location

The airport is about 7 km (4.3 miles) west of the airport. The trip between the two takes about ten minutes by car.

Most popular types of rental car

  • Large cars - from $140 per day
  • Medium cars - from $124 per day
  • Small cars - from $135 per day
  • SUVs - from $155 per day

Nearest gas station

A Caltex gas station at 26 Pilkington Street is about 6 km (3.7 miles) from the airport and can be reached in about eight minutes. There are several other gas stations that are just as close to the airport, but this one is open 24/7 and has received good ratings from customers.

Popular one-way rentals

  • Cairns (348 km / 216 mi)

Airport info

Rating
6.3
  • Getting to the airport 6.0
  • Departure and check-in 8.6
  • Terminal facilities 6.2
  • Wi-Fi connectivity 4.7
  • Restaurants and car rental services 3.3
  • Lounge 4.9

Townsville Airport (TSV)

  • IATA: TSV
  • ICAO: YBTL
  • Name: Townsville Airport (TSV)
  • Size: Medium Airport
  • Passengers (per year): 1,644,089
  • Distance from City: 3.1 miles / 5 km W of town
  • Phone: 61747273211
  • Email: info@tsvairport.com.au

Top 20 Locations near Townsville Airport

  1. 230.5 km / 143.2 miles away
  2. Car Rental at Cairns Airport from $98.21 per day
    285.6 km / 177.4 miles away
  3. 286.6 km / 178.1 miles away
  4. Car Rental at Mackay Airport from $115.05 per day
    328.6 km / 204.2 miles away
  5. 339.1 km / 210.7 miles away
  6. 500.1 km / 310.7 miles away
  7. 597.0 km / 370.9 miles away
  8. 688.3 km / 427.7 miles away
  9. 701.0 km / 435.6 miles away
  10. 776.7 km / 482.6 miles away
  11. Car Rental at Roma Airport from $38.29 per day
    835.1 km / 518.9 miles away
  12. 848.1 km / 527.0 miles away
  13. Car Rental at Weipa Airport from $55.17 per day
    896.8 km / 557.2 miles away
  14. 920.5 km / 572.0 miles away
  15. 1040.9 km / 646.8 miles away
  16. 1059.3 km / 658.2 miles away
  17. 1095.2 km / 680.5 miles away
  18. 1096.6 km / 681.4 miles away
  19. 1106.0 km / 687.3 miles away
  20. 1110.7 km / 690.1 miles away

Map of Car Rental Locations

When are car rental prices cheapest at Townsville Airport?

The cost of renting a car at Townsville Airport depends on the time of year. This graph compares month-to-month price changes to help you find the best deal.
Average Rental Price at Townsville Airport
January
February
$41.14
March
$43.10
April
$20.57
May
June
$44.08
July
August
$30.64
September
$30.62
October
$32.39
November
$32.39
December
The cheapest time of the year to rent a vehicle at Townsville Airport is May when prices for an Economy class start from $20.57. You can see that this is 40% cheaper than the yearly average and 53% cheaper than renting a car in July (when rental prices start at $44.08 for a Compact class). Knowing this can help you find the best price. But remember that these are average numbers. The exact cost of your rental will depend on your rental length and on how far in advance you book the car. Enter your travel dates at the top of the page to see exact prices and offers!

What’s the most popular rental length at Townsville Airport?

Travel length differs from one month to another: in January the average rental period is 7 days, while in October, the average rental period is only 3 days.
Average Rental Length
7
January
7
February
6
March
7
April
7
May
6
June
7
July
6
August
6
September
3
October
4
November
4
December

Which is the busiest car rental month at Townsville Airport?

Travelers are most likely to rent a car at Townsville Airport in May, while the fewest number of travelers rent in September.
Popularity by Monthly Searches
123%
January
139%
February
175%
March
179%
April
206%
May
120%
June
148%
July
101%
August
2%
September
2%
October
2%
November
4%
December

Most Popular Car Models of Rental Suppliers

Rental Agency Model Doors Luggage Type
Alamo Kia Picanto 4 1 Small cars
Alamo Hyundai i30 5 2 Large cars
Alamo Toyota Yaris 4 2 Medium cars
Europcar Hyundai i30 5 2 Large cars
Alamo Mitsubishi ASX 4 2 SUVs
Alamo Toyota Corolla 4 2 Large cars
Keddy Mitsubishi ASX 5 2 SUVs
SIXT Toyota Corolla 4 2 Medium cars
SIXT Mitsubishi ASX 4 2 SUVs
SIXT Kia Optima Aut. 5 3 Large cars

Our Customers Reviews

Because we want to make sure each review listed here is left by a real customer, we don’t have an option to post a review here. Instead, we ask each and every customer to leave a review after they return their rental. This way, you know that all reviews are authentic, verified, and trustworthy.

Australia
Toyota Corolla
December 23, 2020
Oh my god you must check out Halifax and Cardwell beautiful lovely scenery with lovely people need a little townships. The weather in those areas were extremely warm but fresh at the same time however Townsville really hot even the air in there. We will definitely be back and will be using National discovery car rental again. Thank you so much for a beautiful holiday
Australia
Hyundai Accent
August 31, 2019
Love Townsville. Castle Hill is spectacular and the Strand is beautiful.

Car Rental Statistics

Highest rated company
Alamo
9.22 / 10
Lowest rated company
Firefly
8.13 / 10
Total number of reviews
2
Total rental companies
11
Average daily price
$119.15
Lowest daily price
$41.35
Total cars available
51

Top 11 Suppliers at Townsville Airport in 2022

Alamo
Exceptional 9.2 / 17 reviews
+61747793891
Coral Sea Dr, Garbutt QLD 4814
$132 - $169
Thrifty
Exceptional 9.2 / 8 reviews
136139
Stinson Ave
Working hours
Mon:07:30-22:00
Tue:07:30-22:00
Wed:07:30-22:00
Thu:07:30-22:00
Fri:07:30-22:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:09:00-22:00
Hertz
Excellent 8.9
+610744414690
Townsville Airport, Stinson Ave, Townsville QLD 4814
$117 - $176
Working hours
Mon:07:30-22:00
Tue:07:30-22:00
Wed:07:30-22:00
Thu:07:30-22:00
Fri:07:30-22:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:09:00-22:00
SIXT
Excellent 8.8 / 3 reviews
+61747254655
Townsville Airport, Coral Sea Dr, Garbutt QLD 4814
$118 - $160
National
Excellent 8.7 / 1 reviews
+61747793891
Townsville Airport In terminal, Coral Sea Dr, Garbutt QLD 4814
$141 - $238
Europcar
Excellent 8.7 / 6 reviews
+610747601380
Terminal Building Townsville Airport, Townsville QLD 4810
$88 - $148
Working hours
Mon:07:30-17:00
Tue:07:30-17:00
Thu:07:30-17:00
Fri:07:30-17:00
Sun:08:00-14:00
Enterprise
Excellent 8.6
+61747793891
Terminal Building, Coral Sea Dr, Garbutt QLD 4814
$132 - $189
Budget
Budget
Excellent 8.6 / 1 reviews
0747627433
Terminal Building
$147 - $147
Working hours
Mon:07:30-22:00
Tue:07:30-22:00
Wed:07:30-22:00
Thu:07:30-22:00
Fri:07:30-22:00
Sat:07:45-20:30
Sun:07:45-22:00
Avis
Avis
Excellent 8.5 / 1 reviews
0747627400
Terminal Building
$148 - $196
Working hours
Mon:07:30-22:00
Tue:07:30-22:00
Wed:07:30-22:00
Thu:07:30-22:00
Fri:07:30-22:00
Sat:07:45-20:30
Sun:07:45-22:00
Keddy
Excellent 8.5
+610747601380
Terminal Building Townsville Airport, Townsville QLD 4810
$222 - $222
Working hours
Tue:07:30-17:00
Wed:07:30-17:00
Thu:07:30-17:00
Fri:07:30-17:00
Sat:08:00-14:00
Sun:08:00-14:00
Firefly
Firefly
Excellent 8.1
0744414690
Stinson Ave
Working hours
Mon:07:30-22:00
Tue:07:30-22:00
Wed:07:30-22:00
Thu:07:30-22:00
Fri:07:30-22:00
Sat:08:00-17:00
Sun:09:00-22:00
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