Townsville Supercars Traffic Changes

Supercars championship - Traffic Changes

Supercars roar into Townsville from 5 – 7 July 2024 for the NTI Townsville 500, with tickets on sale now! Head to Ticketek to purchase your tickets.

Traffic Restrictions and Road Closures

Works to install the track and various other infrastructure will occur in the lead-up to the event and will be deconstructed in the days following the race. Traffic diversions will be in place before, during and after the event. Delays can be expected and motorists are advised to seek alternative routes.

Please be advised there will be changes in traffic with road closures and traffic restrictions.

  • Traffic management will be in place for the Supercars NTI Townsville 500 from Tuesday 18 June 2024.
  • Installation of circuit infrastructure will impact Boundary Street on Tuesday 18, Wednesday 19, and Friday 21 June 2024 between 6pm and 3am. Traffic access will be maintained via one lane under stop and go traffic control.
  • Installation of circuit infrastructure will impact Charters Towers Road on Thursday 20 June 2024 between 6pm and 3am.
  • The circuit will be closed to the public from 7:30pm on Friday 28 June through to 5am on Tuesday 9 July 2024.
  • Dismantling of circuit infrastructure will impact Charters Towers Road on Friday 12 July 2024 from 6pm to 3am.
  • All racing activity will be conducted from Friday 5 July until Sunday 7 July 2024.

Supercars Traffic Management Plan

Download the Supercars Traffic Management Plan map to find out how to get to the circuit, where to park and what roads to avoid.

Supercars Event Permit Parking

A regulated event parking area will be in place around Reid Park, South Townsville during the event period.

To view the regulated parking area, download the Supercars Regulated Parking Area map.

The regulated area is in place to stop non-residents from parking on the streets affected and will be in force from 7am – 7pm from the 5 – 7 July 2024.

A two-hour limit will apply to any vehicle parked on the street during this time. Fines will apply.

Residents living within the regulated area will need to apply for a regulated parking permit.

This means residents will not receive a paper parking permit but instead, they will need to lodge their registration details online.

If you are a resident or business within the regulated area and require a Supercars Parking Permit or for more information regarding Supercars Parking Permits, visit our Regulated Parking Permits page.

Transport to the event

Public transport is the recommended event travel option.

Bus Services

Public bus routes will run as scheduled, visit Translink for more information.

The closest bus stop is: 'Flinders St at Fletcher Street, Townsville City', located a short walk from Gate 1.

Ferry Services

Ferry services will operate during the event. Timetables are available from SeaLink.


Taxis are available and can be contacted at:

Taxis will drop off and pick up from Flinders Street and First Street with the best exit being Gate 1 or First Street for Gate 2.

Ride Share

Ride Share companies are also available. These include, but are not limited to:

To request a ride share, please download the corresponding app via the App Store (Apple) or Google Play (Android).

Ride Share can drop off and pick up from Flinders Street with the best exit being Gate 1.


E-Scooters are also available to utilise for transport getting to and from the event.

For further information please visit our E-Scooters page.

Queensland Rail - Townsville Railway Station

Access to the Townsville Railway Station located on Charters Towers Road is maintained during the event. Please proceed to the intersection of Ingham Road, Flinders Street and Charters Towers Road, where traffic controllers assisted by the Queensland Police Service will provide direction to accessing the platform.

Further information is available on Queensland Rail's website or by calling 1300 131 722.

Other car parks

Free parking is available at Dean Street Car Park for Friday 5 July and Sunday 7 July 2024 ONLY, which is an approximately 1.5km walk to the event precinct (closest access via Gate 1).

Dean Street Car Park is not available for parking on Saturday 6 July 2024 due to the NRL game at Queensland Country Bank Stadium.

On-street parking near the event precinct is not recommended.

Illegal parking, or parking causing an impediment for a local resident to access their home or business will be monitored and will result in a fine or the vehicle being towed.

Disabled Persons Access and Disabled Parking

A limited number of Accessible parking spots are available outside of Gate 1 (Stadium) and outside Gate 2 on First Street.

Further information regarding accessible areas within the event precinct can be obtained from the Event Guide page on the Supercars website.