Distance between Brisbane and Canberra
The distance from Brisbane to Canberra is 1,171 kilometers by road including 1,051 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 11 hours and 29 minutes and goes through Tweed Heads, Coffs Harbour, Daisy Hill, Yatala, Ormeau, Pacific Pines and Tweed Heads West.
|Shortest distance by air||947 km ✈️|
|Car route length||1,171 km 🚗|
|Driving time||11 h 29 min|
|Fuel amount||93.7 L|
|Fuel cost||163.1 AUD|
|Brisbane||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
M3 25 km, 15 min
|Daisy Hill||25 km||15 min||1.8 L|
M1 15 km, 08 min
|Yatala||39 km||24 min||2.7 L|
M1 23 km, 12 min
|Pacific Pines||62 km||36 min||4.8 L|
M1 37 km, 22 min
|Tweed Heads West||99 km||58 min||7.8 L|
M1 2 km, 01 min
|Tweed Heads||101 km||1 h 00 min||8.1 L|
M1 2 km, 01 min
|Tweed Heads South||103 km||1 h 01 min||8.1 L|
M1 8 km, 04 min
|Chinderah||111 km||1 h 05 min||8.5 L|
M1 274 km, 2 h 42 min
|Coffs Harbour||385 km||3 h 48 min||30.3 L|
A1 M1 793 km, 7 h 42 min
|South Canberra||1,178 km||11 h 30 min||94.0 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Brisbane to Canberra?
Fuel cost: 163.1 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,171 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.74 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Brisbane to Canberra?
Driving time: 11 h 29 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 865 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 7 h 51 min
- 161 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 36 min
- 44 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 29 min
- 40 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 30 min
- 33 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 28 min
- 24 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 24 min
- 6 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 Brisbane to Canberra by land?
The distance between Brisbane and Canberra is 1,171 km by road including 1,051 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Brisbane and Canberra respectively.
How far is Brisbane to Canberra by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Brisbane and Canberra is 947 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 Brisbane and Canberra respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Brisbane from Canberra by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 11 min to cover the distance of 947 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 4 h 18 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 Brisbane to Canberra?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 3 h 56 min to cover the distance of 947 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 4 h 30 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 Brisbane and Canberra?
The halfway point between Brisbane and Canberra is Coopernook. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Brisbane in relation to Canberra?
Brisbane is located 947 km north-east of Canberra.
Brisbane has geographic coordinates: latitude -27.46897, longitude 153.0235.
Canberra has geographic coordinates: latitude -35.29759, longitude 149.10127.
Which highway goes from Brisbane to Canberra?
The route from Brisbane to Canberra follows M1, A1, M31.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- M23: 67 km
- A28: 31 km
- M3: 16 km
- A23: 13 km
- M2: 5 km
- A43: 4 km
- A40: 1 km