Distance between Barkly Homestead and Townsville
The distance from Barkly Homestead to Townsville is 1,355 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 15 hours and 13 minutes and goes through Mount Isa, Charters Towers, Cloncurry, Julia Creek, Nelia, Maxwelton and Richmond.
Shortest distance by air  1,154 km ✈️ 
Car route length  1,355 km 🚗 
Driving time  15 h 13 min 
Fuel amount  108.4 L 
Fuel cost  183.1 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Barkly Homestead  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
66 453 km, 5 h 03 min


Mount Isa  453 km  5 h 03 min  35.3 L  
A2 83 114 km, 1 h 17 min


Cloncurry  566 km  6 h 21 min  44.8 L  
A2 A6 146 km, 1 h 38 min


Julia Creek  713 km  8 h 00 min  56.3 L  
A6 58 km, 38 min


Nelia  771 km  8 h 39 min  60.1 L  
A6 86 km, 57 min


Richmond  857 km  9 h 36 min  63.2 L  
A6 112 km, 1 h 15 min


Hughenden  969 km  10 h 52 min  73.9 L  
A6 77 km, 51 min


Torrens Creek  1,047 km  11 h 44 min  81.3 L  
A6 179 km, 1 h 59 min


Charters Towers  1,226 km  13 h 44 min  97.1 L  
A6 129 km, 1 h 28 min


Townsville  1,355 km  15 h 12 min  108.1 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Barkly Homestead to Townsville?
Fuel cost: 183.1 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,355 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.69 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Barkly Homestead to Townsville?
Driving time: 15 h 13 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 1,299 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 14 h 25 min
 36 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 27 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 2 min
 15 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 14 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 2 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Barkly Homestead to Townsville by land?
The distance between Barkly Homestead and Townsville is 1,355 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Barkly Homestead and Townsville respectively.
How far is Barkly Homestead to Townsville by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Barkly Homestead and Townsville is 1,154 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 Barkly Homestead and Townsville respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Barkly Homestead from Townsville by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 26 min to cover the distance of 1,154 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 5 h 14 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 Barkly Homestead to Townsville?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 4 h 48 min to cover the distance of 1,154 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 5 h 29 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 Barkly Homestead and Townsville?
The halfway point between Barkly Homestead and Townsville is Julia Creek. It is located about 35 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Julia Creek to Barkly Homestead is 713 km and driving will take about 8 h. The road between Julia Creek and Townsville has length 642 km and will take approximately 7 h 13 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Barkly Homestead in relation to Townsville?
Barkly Homestead is located 1,154 km west of Townsville.
Barkly Homestead has geographic coordinates: latitude 19.7114, longitude 135.827.
Townsville has geographic coordinates: latitude 19.25694, longitude 146.82395.
Which highway goes from Barkly Homestead to Townsville?
The route from Barkly Homestead to Townsville follows A6, A2, 66, 83.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 84: 3 km