Distance between Bowen and Cairns

The distance from Bowen to Cairns is 550 kilometers by road including 23 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 6 hours and 20 minutes and goes through Merinda, Guthalungra, Gumlu, Home Hill, Ayr, Stuart and Douglas.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Bowen 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A1 10 km, 08 min
Merinda 10 km 0:08 08 min 0.6 L
A1 39 km, 26 min
Guthalungra 49 km 0:34 34 min 3.4 L
A1 16 km, 11 min
Gumlu 65 km 0:46 46 min 4.7 L
A1 38 km, 26 min
Home Hill 103 km 1:12 1 h 12 min 7.9 L
A1 13 km, 09 min
Ayr 117 km 1:22 1 h 22 min 9.0 L
A1 74 km, 50 min
Stuart 191 km 2:13 2 h 13 min 14.9 L
A1 13 km, 09 min
Douglas 205 km 2:22 2 h 22 min 16.2 L
A1 11 km, 06 min
Shaw 216 km 2:29 2 h 29 min 17.0 L
A1 334 km, 3 h 51 min
Cairns 550 km 6:20 6 h 20 min 43.8 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Bowen 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A1 10 km, 08 min
Merinda 10 km 0:08 08 min 0.6 L
A1 39 km, 26 min
Guthalungra 49 km 0:34 34 min 3.4 L
A1 16 km, 11 min
Gumlu 65 km 0:46 46 min 4.7 L
A1 38 km, 26 min
Home Hill 103 km 1:12 1 h 12 min 7.9 L
A1 13 km, 09 min
Ayr 117 km 1:22 1 h 22 min 9.0 L
A1 5 km, 04 min
Brandon 122 km 1:26 1 h 26 min 9.7 L
A1 69 km, 46 min
Stuart 191 km 2:13 2 h 13 min 14.9 L
A1 13 km, 09 min
Douglas 205 km 2:22 2 h 22 min 16.2 L
A1 11 km, 06 min
Shaw 216 km 2:29 2 h 29 min 17.0 L
A1 41 km, 27 min
Rollingstone 257 km 2:56 2 h 56 min 20.5 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
Mutarnee 272 km 3:06 3 h 06 min 21.3 L
A1 12 km, 08 min
Bambaroo 285 km 3:14 3 h 14 min 22.3 L
A1 23 km, 15 min
Toobanna 307 km 3:29 3 h 29 min 24.5 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
Ingham 316 km 3:36 3 h 36 min 24.7 L
A1 50 km, 34 min
Cardwell 366 km 4:10 4 h 10 min 28.8 L
A1 45 km, 31 min
Tully 411 km 4:41 4 h 41 min 32.5 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
El Arish 426 km 4:51 4 h 51 min 33.7 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Silkwood 434 km 4:57 4 h 57 min 34.6 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Mourilyan 454 km 5:11 5 h 11 min 36.3 L
A1 32 km, 23 min
Mirriwinni 486 km 5:34 5 h 34 min 38.7 L
A1 4 km, 03 min
Babinda 491 km 5:38 5 h 38 min 39.2 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Deeral 504 km 5:47 5 h 47 min 40.1 L
A1 7 km, 04 min
Fishery Falls 511 km 5:51 5 h 51 min 40.7 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Gordonvale 525 km 6:01 6 h 01 min 41.6 L
A1 8 km, 06 min
Wrights Creek 534 km 6:07 6 h 07 min 42.4 L
A1 5 km, 03 min
Bentley Park 539 km 6:11 6 h 11 min 43.0 L
A1 11 km, 09 min
Cairns 550 km 6:20 6 h 20 min 43.8 L

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Fuel cost: 52.4 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 550 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.19 AUD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Bowen to Cairns?

Driving time: 6 h 20 min

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

  • 20 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 11 min
  • 403 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 4 h 28 min
  • 106 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 19 min
  • 6 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 5 min
  • 15 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 14 min

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

How far is Bowen to Cairns by land?

The distance between Bowen and Cairns is 550 km by road including 23 km on motorways.

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

How far is Bowen to Cairns by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Bowen and Cairns is 432 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 Bowen and Cairns respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Bowen from Cairns by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 32 min to cover the distance of 432 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 57 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 Bowen to Cairns?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 48 min to cover the distance of 432 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 3 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 Bowen and Cairns?

The halfway point between Bowen and Cairns is Mutarnee. It is located about 3 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Mutarnee to Bowen is 272 km and driving will take about 3 h 6 min. The road between Mutarnee and Cairns has length 278 km and will take approximately 3 h 14 min.

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Where is Bowen in relation to Cairns?

Bowen is located 432 km south-east of Cairns.

Bowen has geographic coordinates: latitude -20.01069, longitude 148.24682.

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

Which highway goes from Bowen to Cairns?

The route from Bowen to Cairns follows A1.

The distance between Bowen and Cairns is ranked 361st in the ranking popularity.
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