Saturday, 28 January 2012

Getting to Townsville

How to Get To the SCQuilters Retreat  Townsville 2012

Townsville boasts more than 16,000 direct airline seats each week. Direct flights arrive daily from destinations such as Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Cairns. Major carriers, Qantas, Jet Star and Virgin Blue operate daily flights to and from Townsville. Regional airlines also service the region daily including Qantas link, MacAir Airlines and Sky Trans. 

The Sunlander and Tilt Train travel to Townsville from Brisbane and Cairns four times a week offering travellers an affordable and scenic travel alternative to the region.

Townsville is within driving distance from Brisbane, (1372km), the Whitsundays (450km) and Cairns (340km).  
  • Townsville Airport from airport car park, turn left onto 'John Melton Black Drive', left onto 'Bundock St', left onto 'Howitt St', and right onto 'The Strand', travel along 'The Strand', and then left onto 'Sir Leslie Thiess Drive'
  • Motorway - North Approach (heading south to Townsville) from 'Bruce Highway' continue straight towards Townsville and do not take the turn right at 'Duckworth Street' to follow the highway. The road you are now travelling along becomes 'Woolcock Street' and then becomes 'Sturt Street'. Follow until you come to a 'T' intersection, and turn right into 'Denham Street' and then left into 'Flinders Street'. Once in 'Flinders Street' simply follow the signs marked 'Casino'.
  •  Motorway - South Approach (heading north to Townsville) from 'Bruce Highway' turn right onto 'Abott St', follow along 'Railway Avenue' onto the overpass on 'Saunders St', over the 'Dean St' bridge, right onto 'Flinders St East', left onto 'Wickham St', right onto 'The Strand', and left onto 'Sir Leslie Thiess Drive'

*Please note: you can get to Townsville from cities and towns other than Sydney!

1 comment:

  1. Can't wait to be sipping a refreshment while cruising on Cleveland Bay to Maggie!