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Best Car Rental companies at Townsville Airport

We know you need to rent a car at Townsville Airport but you have doubts and can’t decide which company to book with. To help you decide, here is our ranking of the Top 5 Car Rental Companies at Townsville Airport (Updated 2024).

  1. HERTZ (8.4/10) 🏆
  2. BUDGET (8.2/10) 🥈
  3. EUROPCAR (8.0/10) 🥉
  4. AVIS (7.8/10) 🔝
  5. ENTERPRISE (7.6/10) 🔝

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One-Way Car Rental from Townsville Airport

Do you need to rent a car in Townsville and drop off it to another of these popular locations in Queensland such as Cairns, Mackay, Rockhampton, Gladstone, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast or Byron Bay? No problem, take advantage of our one-way car rental offers for Townsville Airport and return your rental car anywhere else in Australia at the best prices. Our prices include one-way fees.

Pick up Townsville Airport and drop off Cairns Airport

  • Time: 4 h 10 min
  • Distance: 350 km via Bruce Hwy/A1

Pick up Townsville Airport and drop off Mackay Airport

  • Time: 4 h 35 min
  • Distance: 397 km via Bruce Hwy/A1

Pick up Townsville Airport and drop off Rockhampton Airport

  • Time: 8 h 10 min
  • Distance: 727 km via Bruce Hwy/A1

Pick up Townsville Airport and drop off Gladstone Airport

  • Time: 9 h 30 min
  • Distance: 835 km via Bruce Hwy/A1

Pick up Townsville Airport and drop off Sunshine Coast Airport

  • Time: 14 h 10 min
  • Distance: 1,250 km via Bruce Hwy/A1

Pick up Townsville Airport and drop off Brisbane Airport

  • Time: 14 h 55 min
  • Distance: 1,338 km via Bruce Hwy/A1

Pick up Townsville Airport and drop off Gold Coast Airport

  • Time: 16 h 00 min
  • Distance: 1,440 km via Bruce Hwy/A1

Pick up Townsville Airport and drop off Ballina Byron Bay Airport

  • Time: 16 h 55 min
  • Distance: 1,528 km via Bruce Hwy/A1

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Drive and enjoy Townsville and Magnetic Island with your rental car

Are you ready to discover Townsville and Magnetic Island? So if you are planning a trip to Australia, do not hesitate to hire a car at Townsville Airport and explore it on your own. Pack your bags and get ready to discover all that this unique spot has to offer easily and comfortably with your most economical car.

Find now with our cheap rent a car search engine the offer that best suits the characteristics of your trip, and start the Australian adventure you have always dreamed of.

Townsville is located on the northeast coast of Australia, in the state of Queensland, and although it is an industrial city with approximately 165,000 inhabitants, this area also has its own tourist attraction and especially is known because opposite Townsville is located Magnetic Island (just a short 20-minute ferry ride from Townsville), an island considered a Tropical National Park.

With more than 300 days of sunshine a year and surrounded by numerous natural wonders, Townsville offers a wide range of tourist experiences. It’s the perfect place to be in both summer and winter and is ideal for traveling alone, in couples, with friends or family, as you can explore tropical islands, wetlands, the Great Barrier Reef, rainforests and a glorious beach in a warm tropical climate. No matter what your vacation style, Townsville has an endless tourist offer, and renting a car at Townsville Airport will give you the freedom to visit it on your own.

Townsville has outstanding restaurants with sea specialties and resorts such as the Saltwater Aquarium, which includes a coral reef with fish of all colors, Castle Hill, located on the outskirts of Townsville and from you can enjoy spectacular panoramic views for free, Strand Beach and the Reef Headquarters Aquarium with an immense fauna and flora of the Great Barrier Reef, among others.

On the other hand, to get to the Magnetic Island you only have to take a boat and a ferry and in approximately 20 minutes you are in your destination. As for the name of the island, it arose when Captain Cook observed a magnetic change in his ship’s compass. So he thought that the place had some kind of mineral, by which the direction was being modified and finally, through studies, it was found that there is no magnetic power.

In Magnetic Island, it is very typical to rent a Topless car, small and convertible cars to take a tour of the island. You can also take a jet ski tour from Horseshoe Bay and sail around the island for a couple of hours. In addition, this beach is ideal for lovers of hiking, as you can visit sites like Alma Bay, the ruins of the Fort (built in the time of World War II to defend Australia from attacks from Japan), practice diving courses (considered as the most accessible in Australia), and of course, snorkel on coral branches plagued with colorful fish.

Our car for hire offers will allow you to enjoy your holidays in Townsville in the most comfortable and simple way. All you have to do is compare our rental car offers and book the car that best suits your needs at the most economical price.

Our Townsville Airport economy car rental service will allow you to compare prices and move around the area in complete comfort and autonomy. Whether you travel alone or as a family trip, you can also select the car accessories you need, such as car seats or GPS, on this website you can book and have at your fingertips a modern selection of vehicles of different categories, including Economy, Compacts, Vans, 7 Seater, 8 Seater, 9 Seater, Cargo Vans, Fullsize, Luxury, Premium or SUVs, as well as a range of optional extras, so you can move with a model tailored to your needs.

Last-minute offers in rent a car in Townsville can be found on our website, where you will find the best prices in cars for rent in Townsville from major companies: Avis, Budget, Redspot, Hertz, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Thrifty, Sixt, and more local companies. To book your car at one of the many Townsville Airport offices available, simply use the car rental search engine above.

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Rent a Hybrid or Electric Car at Townsville Airport.

In addition to conventional cars that run on petrol or diesel, on this website you can also find environmentally-friendly rental cars, with less noise pollution and almost imperceptible vibrations in Townsville.

If you are planning to rent a modern car and enjoy the latest technical advances, both to go on holiday, business trip, or to make a good impression at an event, we invite you to discover the comfort and performance of our Hybrid and 100% Electric cars available at Townsville Airport.

We are an outstanding car rental website with a great commitment to the environment, and we are aware of the growing demand for sustainable and environmentally-friendly vehicles, which is why we work with leading car rental companies in the market, which put at your disposal a large and modern fleet of hybrid and zero-emission electric cars at Townsville Airport.

How long does it take to charge an electric car?

  • Conventional or slow recharging offers a power of 2.3 kW, for every hour plugged in you get 10 km of autonomy and the battery is filled in about 8 hours.
  • Normal or semi-rapid recharging has 7.5 to 22 kW of power, each hour of recharging offers 25 to 70 km of autonomy and it takes 2 to 4 hours to fill the battery.
  • Fast recharging has 50 kW in DC and 43 kW in AC, every 20 minutes of recharging provide 120 km of autonomy and 80% of the battery is charged in half an hour.

Here you are a Worldwide database of EV charging stations to check where you can charge your electric rental vehicle.

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