Distance between Ballarat and Cairns

The distance from Ballarat to Cairns is 2,829 kilometers by road including 41 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 32 hours and 24 minutes and goes through Bendigo, Charleville, Charters Towers, Ballarat Central, Bakery Hill, Ballarat East and Brown Hill.

Shortest distance by air 2,304 km ✈️
Car route length 2,829 km 🚗
Driving time 32 h 24 min
Fuel amount 226.3 L
Fuel cost 380.2 AUD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
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Point Distance Time Fuel
Ballarat 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
0 km, 00 min
Bakery Hill 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
1 km, 01 min
Ballarat East 2 km 0:01 01 min 0.0 L
C805 5 km, 03 min
Brown Hill 7 km 0:05 05 min 0.2 L
C292 A300 35 km, 24 min
Daylesford 43 km 0:30 30 min 3.2 L
A300 39 km, 28 min
Castlemaine 82 km 0:58 58 min 6.2 L
A300 36 km, 25 min
Bendigo 118 km 1:23 1 h 23 min 9.2 L
A300 B87 1,329 km, 15 h 07 min
Charleville 1,447 km 16:31 16 h 31 min 113.3 L
A2 910 km, 10 h 28 min
Charters Towers 2,357 km 26:59 26 h 59 min 187.6 L
A6 A1 472 km, 5 h 24 min
Cairns 2,829 km 32:24 32 h 24 min 226.1 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Ballarat 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
0 km, 00 min
Bakery Hill 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
1 km, 01 min
Ballarat East 2 km 0:01 01 min 0.0 L
C805 5 km, 03 min
Brown Hill 7 km 0:05 05 min 0.2 L
C292 C291 8 km, 05 min
Dean 15 km 0:11 11 min 0.9 L
C292 7 km, 04 min
Newlyn 23 km 0:15 15 min 1.5 L
C292 4 km, 02 min
Newlyn North 26 km 0:18 18 min 2.1 L
A300 6 km, 04 min
Blampied 33 km 0:22 22 min 2.4 L
A300 10 km, 07 min
Daylesford 43 km 0:30 30 min 3.2 L
A300 17 km, 11 min
Guilford 59 km 0:42 42 min 3.6 L
A300 16 km, 11 min
Campbells Creek 76 km 0:53 53 min 5.9 L
A300 6 km, 04 min
Castlemaine 82 km 0:58 58 min 6.2 L
A300 18 km, 11 min
Ravenswood 100 km 1:09 1 h 09 min 7.9 L
M79 A300 11 km, 07 min
Kangaroo Flat 110 km 1:16 1 h 16 min 8.7 L
A79 4 km, 03 min
Golden Square 114 km 1:20 1 h 20 min 9.0 L
A79 3 km, 03 min
Bendigo 118 km 1:23 1 h 23 min 9.2 L
A300 26 km, 20 min
Goornong 143 km 1:44 1 h 44 min 10.9 L
A300 20 km, 13 min
Elmore 163 km 1:57 1 h 57 min 13.0 L
B75 12 km, 08 min
Rochester 175 km 2:06 2 h 06 min 13.1 L
B75 23 km, 16 min
Echuca 199 km 2:23 2 h 23 min 15.0 L
B75 22 km, 15 min
Moama 220 km 2:38 2 h 38 min 16.8 L
B75 36 km, 25 min
Mathoura 256 km 3:03 3 h 03 min 18.4 L
B75 36 km, 25 min
Deniliquin 292 km 3:29 3 h 29 min 22.6 L
B75 11 km, 08 min
Pretty Pine 303 km 3:38 3 h 38 min 24.2 L
B75 20 km, 13 min
Wanganella 323 km 3:52 3 h 52 min 24.5 L
B75 105 km, 1 h 11 min
Hay 428 km 5:03 5 h 03 min 32.6 L
B64 89 km, 1 h 00 min
Goolgowi 518 km 6:04 6 h 04 min 41.4 L
B87 48 km, 32 min
Hillston 566 km 6:36 6 h 36 min 41.5 L
B87 48 km, 32 min
Wallanthery 614 km 7:09 7 h 09 min 49.1 L
B87 205 km, 2 h 17 min
Cobar 820 km 9:26 9 h 26 min 61.8 L
B87 151 km, 1 h 43 min
Bourke 971 km 11:09 11 h 09 min 75.5 L
B87 B71 29 km, 21 min
North Bourke 1,000 km 11:30 11 h 30 min 79.8 L
B71 91 km, 1 h 00 min
Enngonia 1,090 km 12:31 12 h 31 min 87.2 L
B71 38 km, 25 min
Barringun 1,129 km 12:57 12 h 57 min 90.3 L
B71 A71 119 km, 1 h 19 min
Cunnamulla 1,247 km 14:17 14 h 17 min 99.6 L
A71 53 km, 35 min
Wyandra 1,300 km 14:52 14 h 52 min 100.0 L
A71 147 km, 1 h 38 min
Charleville 1,447 km 16:31 16 h 31 min 113.3 L
A2 97 km, 1 h 05 min
Augathella 1,544 km 17:36 17 h 36 min 122.1 L
A2 105 km, 1 h 10 min
Tambo 1,649 km 18:46 18 h 46 min 131.4 L
A2 106 km, 1 h 11 min
Blackall 1,755 km 19:58 19 h 58 min 139.5 L
A2 99 km, 1 h 07 min
Barcaldine 1,854 km 21:05 21 h 05 min 147.9 L
19 67 km, 45 min
Aramac 1,921 km 21:51 21 h 51 min 153.6 L
19 177 km, 2 h 07 min
Torrens Creek 2,099 km 23:58 23 h 58 min 159.1 L
A6 145 km, 1 h 45 min
Pentland 2,243 km 25:43 25 h 43 min 178.7 L
A6 114 km, 1 h 16 min
Charters Towers 2,357 km 26:59 26 h 59 min 187.6 L
A6 83 km, 55 min
Woodstock 2,440 km 27:55 27 h 55 min 194.8 L
A6 33 km, 22 min
Stuart 2,472 km 28:17 28 h 17 min 197.5 L
A6 A1 11 km, 07 min
Douglas 2,484 km 28:25 28 h 25 min 198.5 L
A1 11 km, 06 min
Shaw 2,495 km 28:32 28 h 32 min 199.3 L
A1 41 km, 27 min
Rollingstone 2,536 km 28:59 28 h 59 min 202.8 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
Mutarnee 2,551 km 29:09 29 h 09 min 203.6 L
A1 12 km, 08 min
Bambaroo 2,564 km 29:17 29 h 17 min 204.6 L
A1 23 km, 15 min
Toobanna 2,586 km 29:33 29 h 33 min 206.8 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
Ingham 2,595 km 29:39 29 h 39 min 207.0 L
A1 50 km, 34 min
Cardwell 2,645 km 30:13 30 h 13 min 211.1 L
A1 45 km, 31 min
Tully 2,690 km 30:44 30 h 44 min 214.8 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
El Arish 2,705 km 30:54 30 h 54 min 216.0 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Silkwood 2,713 km 31:00 31 h 00 min 216.9 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Mourilyan 2,733 km 31:14 31 h 14 min 218.6 L
A1 32 km, 23 min
Mirriwinni 2,765 km 31:37 31 h 37 min 221.0 L
A1 4 km, 03 min
Babinda 2,770 km 31:41 31 h 41 min 221.5 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Deeral 2,783 km 31:50 31 h 50 min 222.4 L
A1 7 km, 04 min
Fishery Falls 2,790 km 31:54 31 h 54 min 223.0 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Gordonvale 2,804 km 32:04 32 h 04 min 223.9 L
A1 8 km, 06 min
Wrights Creek 2,812 km 32:10 32 h 10 min 224.7 L
A1 5 km, 03 min
Bentley Park 2,817 km 32:14 32 h 14 min 225.3 L
A1 11 km, 09 min
Cairns 2,829 km 32:23 32 h 23 min 226.1 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Ballarat to Cairns?

Fuel cost: 380.2 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 2,829 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 Ballarat to Cairns?

Driving time: 32 h 24 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 8 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 4 min
  • 29 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 17 min
  • 2,351 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 26 h 7 min
  • 351 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 4 h 23 min
  • 18 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 15 min
  • 47 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 46 min
  • 25 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 29 min

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

How far is Ballarat to Cairns by land?

The distance between Ballarat and Cairns is 2,829 km by road including 41 km on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Ballarat and Cairns respectively.

How far is Ballarat to Cairns by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Ballarat and Cairns is 2,304 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 Ballarat and Cairns respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Ballarat from Cairns by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 2 h 52 min to cover the distance of 2,304 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 10 h 28 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 Ballarat to Cairns?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 9 h 36 min to cover the distance of 2,304 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 10 h 58 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 Ballarat and Cairns?

The halfway point between Ballarat and Cairns is Charleville. It is located about 33 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Charleville to Ballarat is 1,447 km and driving will take about 16 h 31 min. The road between Charleville and Cairns has length 1,382 km and will take approximately 15 h 53 min.

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Where is Ballarat in relation to Cairns?

Ballarat is located 2,304 km south of Cairns.

Ballarat has geographic coordinates: latitude -37.56226, longitude 143.86071.

Cairns has geographic coordinates: latitude -16.9205, longitude 145.77189.

Which highway goes from Ballarat to Cairns?

The route from Ballarat to Cairns follows B87, A2, A1, A71, A6, B75, A300, B71, B64.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 19: 89 km
  • C292: 22 km
  • A79: 15 km
  • M79: 13 km
  • 49: 4 km
  • B400: 2 km
  • C805: 2 km
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