Distance between Adelaide and Birdsville
The distance from Adelaide to Birdsville is 1,153 kilometers by road including 22 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 14 hours and 11 minutes and goes through Waterloo Corner, Virginia, Dublin, Port Wakefield, Snowtown, Redhill and Crystal Brook.
Shortest distance by air  1,007 km ✈️ 
Car route length  1,153 km 🚗 
Driving time  14 h 11 min 
Fuel amount  92.3 L 
Fuel cost  155 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Adelaide  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A6 M2 25 km, 18 min


Waterloo Corner  25 km  18 min  1.4 L  
M2 9 km, 05 min


Virginia  34 km  24 min  2.5 L  
A1 25 km, 16 min


Dublin  60 km  40 min  4.3 L  
A1 40 km, 27 min


Port Wakefield  100 km  1 h 07 min  6.3 L  
A1 46 km, 31 min


Snowtown  146 km  1 h 39 min  10.6 L  
A1 32 km, 21 min


Redhill  178 km  2 h 00 min  13.4 L  
A1 21 km, 14 min


Crystal Brook  199 km  2 h 14 min  15.2 L  
A1 26 km, 17 min


Napperby  225 km  2 h 32 min  17.6 L  
A1 D83 928 km, 11 h 39 min


Birdsville  1,153 km  14 h 11 min  80.8 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Adelaide to Birdsville?
Fuel cost: 155 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,153 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.68 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Adelaide to Birdsville?
Driving time: 14 h 11 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 14 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 7 min
 943 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 10 h 28 min
 43 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 32 min
 8 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 7 min
 146 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 2 h 55 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Adelaide to Birdsville by land?
The distance between Adelaide and Birdsville is 1,153 km by road including 22 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Adelaide and Birdsville respectively.
How far is Adelaide to Birdsville by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Adelaide and Birdsville is 1,007 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a greatcircle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Adelaide and Birdsville respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Adelaide from Birdsville by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 15 min to cover the distance of 1,007 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 4 h 34 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Adelaide to Birdsville?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 4 h 11 min to cover the distance of 1,007 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 4 h 47 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Adelaide and Birdsville?
The halfway point between Adelaide and Birdsville is Lyndhurst. It is located about 9 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Lyndhurst to Adelaide is 586 km and driving will take about 6 h 36 min. The road between Lyndhurst and Birdsville has length 568 km and will take approximately 7 h 35 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Adelaide in relation to Birdsville?
Adelaide is located 1,007 km south of Birdsville.
Adelaide has geographic coordinates: latitude 34.92743, longitude 138.5999.
Birdsville has geographic coordinates: latitude 25.89806, longitude 139.3523.
Which highway goes from Adelaide to Birdsville?
The route from Adelaide to Birdsville follows D83, B83, A1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 M2: 21 km
 A7: 1 km
 A2: 1 km
 R1: 1 km