Distance between Adelaide and Darwin

The distance from Adelaide to Darwin is 3,029 kilometers by road including 22 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 33 hours and 55 minutes and goes through Port Augusta, Alice Springs, Waterloo Corner, Virginia, Dublin, Port Wakefield and Snowtown.

Shortest distance by air 2,618 km ✈️
Car route length 3,029 km 🚗
Driving time 33 h 55 min
Fuel amount 242.3 L
Fuel cost 281.1 AUD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Adelaide 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A6 M2 25 km, 18 min
Waterloo Corner 25 km 0:18 18 min 1.4 L
M2 9 km, 05 min
Virginia 34 km 0:24 24 min 2.5 L
A1 25 km, 16 min
Dublin 60 km 0:40 40 min 4.3 L
A1 40 km, 27 min
Port Wakefield 100 km 1:07 1 h 07 min 6.3 L
A1 46 km, 31 min
Snowtown 146 km 1:39 1 h 39 min 10.6 L
A1 32 km, 21 min
Redhill 178 km 2:00 2 h 00 min 13.4 L
A1 128 km, 1 h 25 min
Port Augusta 306 km 3:26 3 h 26 min 24.2 L
A1 A87 1,227 km, 13 h 40 min
Alice Springs 1,533 km 17:07 17 h 07 min 122.6 L
87 1,496 km, 16 h 47 min
Darwin 3,029 km 33:54 33 h 54 min 242.2 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Adelaide 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A6 M2 25 km, 18 min
Waterloo Corner 25 km 0:18 18 min 1.4 L
M2 9 km, 05 min
Virginia 34 km 0:24 24 min 2.5 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Two Wells 42 km 0:29 29 min 3.3 L
A1 10 km, 06 min
Lower Light 52 km 0:35 35 min 4.1 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Dublin 60 km 0:40 40 min 4.3 L
A1 11 km, 07 min
Wild Horse Plains 71 km 0:48 48 min 5.2 L
A1 29 km, 19 min
Port Wakefield 100 km 1:07 1 h 07 min 6.3 L
A1 27 km, 18 min
Lochiel 127 km 1:26 1 h 26 min 9.8 L
A1 19 km, 12 min
Snowtown 146 km 1:39 1 h 39 min 10.6 L
A1 32 km, 21 min
Redhill 178 km 2:00 2 h 00 min 13.4 L
A1 11 km, 07 min
Merriton 189 km 2:08 2 h 08 min 15.1 L
A1 10 km, 06 min
Crystal Brook 199 km 2:14 2 h 14 min 15.2 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
Warnertown 215 km 2:25 2 h 25 min 17.1 L
A1 11 km, 07 min
Napperby 225 km 2:32 2 h 32 min 17.6 L
A1 81 km, 54 min
Port Augusta 306 km 3:26 3 h 26 min 24.2 L
A1 A87 166 km, 1 h 51 min
Pimba 472 km 5:18 5 h 18 min 37.1 L
A87 49 km, 32 min
Wirraminna 521 km 5:51 5 h 51 min 38.5 L
A87 78 km, 51 min
Glendambo 599 km 6:43 6 h 43 min 46.5 L
A87 90 km, 59 min
Mount Eba 689 km 7:43 7 h 43 min 53.9 L
A87 164 km, 1 h 49 min
Coober Pedy 853 km 9:32 9 h 32 min 64.7 L
A87 213 km, 2 h 22 min
Marla 1,066 km 11:54 11 h 54 min 83.9 L
A87 193 km, 2 h 08 min
Kulgera 1,259 km 14:02 14 h 02 min 100.6 L
87 183 km, 2 h 01 min
Stuarts Well 1,442 km 16:04 16 h 04 min 115.3 L
87 89 km, 1 h 00 min
Mpwetyerre 1,531 km 17:05 17 h 05 min 122.4 L
87 2 km, 01 min
Alice Springs 1,533 km 17:07 17 h 07 min 122.6 L
87 183 km, 2 h 03 min
Pmara Jutunta 1,716 km 19:10 19 h 10 min 136.8 L
87 10 km, 07 min
Ti Tree 1,727 km 19:18 19 h 18 min 138.0 L
87 62 km, 41 min
Wilora 1,788 km 19:59 19 h 59 min 142.2 L
87 252 km, 2 h 49 min
Tennant Creek 2,041 km 22:48 22 h 48 min 163.1 L
87 253 km, 2 h 50 min
Elliott 2,293 km 25:39 25 h 39 min 183.1 L
87 239 km, 2 h 40 min
Larrimah 2,532 km 28:19 28 h 19 min 202.5 L
1 75 km, 50 min
Mataranka 2,607 km 29:09 29 h 09 min 208.4 L
1 108 km, 1 h 12 min
Katherine 2,714 km 30:22 30 h 22 min 216.8 L
1 94 km, 1 h 03 min
Pine Creek 2,809 km 31:25 31 h 25 min 223.9 L
1 108 km, 1 h 12 min
Adelaide River 2,917 km 32:38 32 h 38 min 233.2 L
1 66 km, 44 min
Livingstone 2,983 km 33:22 33 h 22 min 238.3 L
1 5 km, 03 min
Noonamah 2,988 km 33:25 33 h 25 min 238.9 L
1 6 km, 03 min
Humpty Doo 2,994 km 33:29 33 h 29 min 239.3 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Howard Springs 3,003 km 33:36 33 h 36 min 240.1 L
1 4 km, 02 min
Palmerston Indigenous Village 3,007 km 33:39 33 h 39 min 240.4 L
1 2 km, 01 min
Yarrawonga 3,009 km 33:40 33 h 40 min 240.7 L
1 A15 17 km, 11 min
Woolner 3,026 km 33:51 33 h 51 min 242.0 L
A15 3 km, 02 min
Darwin 3,029 km 33:54 33 h 54 min 242.2 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Adelaide to Darwin?

Fuel cost: 281.1 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 3,029 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.16 AUD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Adelaide to Darwin?

Driving time: 33 h 55 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
  • 2,927 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 32 h 31 min
  • 49 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 37 min
  • 4 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 3 min
  • 27 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 26 min
  • 7 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 7 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Adelaide to Darwin by land?

The distance between Adelaide and Darwin is 3,029 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 Darwin respectively.

How far is Adelaide to Darwin by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Adelaide and Darwin is 2,618 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Adelaide and Darwin respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Adelaide from Darwin by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 3 h 16 min to cover the distance of 2,618 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 11 h 54 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 Darwin?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 10 h 54 min to cover the distance of 2,618 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 12 h 28 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 Darwin?

The halfway point between Adelaide and Darwin is Mpwetyerre. It is located about 17 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Mpwetyerre to Adelaide is 1,531 km and driving will take about 17 h 5 min. The road between Mpwetyerre and Darwin has length 1,498 km and will take approximately 16 h 49 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

Where is Adelaide in relation to Darwin?

Adelaide is located 2,618 km south-east of Darwin.

Adelaide has geographic coordinates: latitude -34.92743, longitude 138.5999.

Darwin has geographic coordinates: latitude -12.46044, longitude 130.84105.

Which highway goes from Adelaide to Darwin?

The route from Adelaide to Darwin follows 87, A87, 1, A1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • M2: 21 km
  • A15: 17 km
  • A7: 1 km
  • A2: 1 km
  • R1: 1 km
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