Distance between Alice Springs and Roxby Downs
The distance from Alice Springs to Roxby Downs is 1,136 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 12 hours and 48 minutes and goes through Coober Pedy, Mount Eba, Wirraminna, Pimba and Woomera.
Shortest distance by air  820 km ✈️ 
Car route length  1,136 km 🚗 
Driving time  12 h 48 min 
Fuel amount  90.9 L 
Fuel cost  108.2 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Alice Springs  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
87 3 km, 02 min


Mpwetyerre  3 km  02 min  0.1 L  
87 272 km, 3 h 02 min


Kulgera  275 km  3 h 05 min  21.9 L  
87 A87 193 km, 2 h 08 min


Marla  468 km  5 h 13 min  36.0 L  
A87 213 km, 2 h 22 min


Coober Pedy  681 km  7 h 35 min  50.9 L  
A87 164 km, 1 h 49 min


Mount Eba  844 km  9 h 24 min  66.3 L  
A87 90 km, 59 min


Glendambo  934 km  10 h 24 min  73.3 L  
A87 78 km, 51 min


Wirraminna  1,012 km  11 h 16 min  77.7 L  
A87 80 km, 56 min


Woomera  1,092 km  12 h 13 min  84.2 L  
B97 44 km, 34 min


Roxby Downs  1,136 km  12 h 47 min  90.6 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Alice Springs to Roxby Downs?
Fuel cost: 108.2 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,136 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.19 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Alice Springs to Roxby Downs?
Driving time: 12 h 48 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 1,040 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 11 h 33 min
 87 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 5 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 2 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 1 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 4 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Alice Springs to Roxby Downs by land?
The distance between Alice Springs and Roxby Downs is 1,136 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Alice Springs and Roxby Downs respectively.
How far is Alice Springs to Roxby Downs by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Alice Springs and Roxby Downs is 820 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 Alice Springs and Roxby Downs respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Alice Springs from Roxby Downs by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 1 min to cover the distance of 820 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 43 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 Alice Springs to Roxby Downs?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 3 h 25 min to cover the distance of 820 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 54 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 Alice Springs and Roxby Downs?
The halfway point between Alice Springs and Roxby Downs is Marla. It is located about 101 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Marla to Alice Springs is 468 km and driving will take about 5 h 13 min. The road between Marla and Roxby Downs has length 669 km and will take approximately 7 h 34 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Alice Springs in relation to Roxby Downs?
Alice Springs is located 820 km northwest of Roxby Downs.
Alice Springs has geographic coordinates: latitude 23.69839, longitude 133.88129.
Roxby Downs has geographic coordinates: latitude 30.56526, longitude 136.89418.
Which highway goes from Alice Springs to Roxby Downs?
The route from Alice Springs to Roxby Downs follows A87, 87.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 B97: 79 km