Distance between Brisbane and Newcastle
The distance from Brisbane to Newcastle is 767 kilometers by road including 685 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 7 hours and 33 minutes and goes through Tweed Heads, Coffs Harbour, Daisy Hill, Yatala, Ormeau, Pacific Pines and Tweed Heads West.
Shortest distance by air  619 km ✈️ 
Car route length  767 km 🚗 
Driving time  7 h 33 min 
Fuel amount  61.3 L 
Fuel cost  108 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
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 385 km, 3 h 44 min


Newcastle  770 km  7 h 33 min  61.4 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Brisbane to Newcastle?
Fuel cost: 108 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 767 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.76 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Brisbane to Newcastle?
Driving time: 7 h 33 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 516 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 4 h 41 min
 154 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 32 min
 36 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 24 min
 39 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 29 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 2 min
 14 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 13 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 8 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Brisbane to Newcastle by land?
The distance between Brisbane and Newcastle is 767 km by road including 685 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Brisbane and Newcastle respectively.
How far is Brisbane to Newcastle by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Brisbane and Newcastle is 619 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 Brisbane and Newcastle respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Brisbane from Newcastle by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 46 min to cover the distance of 619 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 48 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 Newcastle?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 34 min to cover the distance of 619 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 56 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 Newcastle?
The halfway point between Brisbane and Newcastle is Coffs Harbour. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Coffs Harbour to Brisbane is 385 km and driving will take about 3 h 48 min. The road between Coffs Harbour and Newcastle has length 382 km and will take approximately 3 h 45 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Brisbane in relation to Newcastle?
Brisbane is located 619 km north of Newcastle.
Brisbane has geographic coordinates: latitude 27.46897, longitude 153.0235.
Newcastle has geographic coordinates: latitude 32.92729, longitude 151.78125.
Which highway goes from Brisbane to Newcastle?
The route from Brisbane to Newcastle follows M1, A1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 M3: 16 km
 A43: 15 km