Distance between Brisbane and Townsville

The distance from Brisbane to Townsville is 1,357 kilometers by road including 146 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 15 hours and 38 minutes and goes through Gympie, Maryborough, Rockhampton, Windsor, Bald Hills, Griffin and Dakabin.

There are tolls on the route.
Shortest distance by air 1,111 km ✈️
Car route length 1,357 km 🚗
Driving time 15 h 38 min
Fuel amount 108.6 L
Fuel cost 125.9 AUD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Brisbane 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
15 4 km, 03 min
Windsor 4 km 0:03 03 min 0.3 L
M7 A3 15 km, 11 min
Bald Hills 19 km 0:15 15 min 1.5 L
M3 M1 5 km, 03 min
Griffin 25 km 0:18 18 min 1.7 L
M1 5 km, 03 min
Dakabin 30 km 0:21 21 min 2.2 L
M1 9 km, 05 min
Burpengary East 39 km 0:27 27 min 3.0 L
M1 131 km, 1 h 15 min
Gympie 170 km 1:43 1 h 43 min 12.9 L
A1 81 km, 59 min
Maryborough 251 km 2:42 2 h 42 min 19.7 L
A1 383 km, 4 h 28 min
Rockhampton 634 km 7:11 7 h 11 min 50.5 L
A1 724 km, 8 h 26 min
Townsville 1,358 km 15:38 15 h 38 min 108.4 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Brisbane 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
15 4 km, 03 min
Windsor 4 km 0:03 03 min 0.3 L
M7 A3 15 km, 11 min
Bald Hills 19 km 0:15 15 min 1.5 L
M3 M1 5 km, 03 min
Griffin 25 km 0:18 18 min 1.7 L
M1 5 km, 03 min
Dakabin 30 km 0:21 21 min 2.2 L
M1 9 km, 05 min
Burpengary East 39 km 0:27 27 min 3.0 L
M1 21 km, 11 min
Beerburrum 60 km 0:39 39 min 4.6 L
M1 59 km, 33 min
Cooroy 119 km 1:12 1 h 12 min 8.6 L
M1 14 km, 07 min
Pomona 132 km 1:20 1 h 20 min 10.4 L
M1 38 km, 22 min
Gympie 170 km 1:43 1 h 43 min 12.9 L
A1 25 km, 17 min
Gunalda 194 km 2:00 2 h 00 min 15.2 L
A1 22 km, 17 min
Tiaro 217 km 2:17 2 h 17 min 15.9 L
A1 34 km, 25 min
Maryborough 251 km 2:42 2 h 42 min 19.7 L
A1 7 km, 05 min
Aldershot 257 km 2:48 2 h 48 min 20.4 L
A1 17 km, 12 min
Howard 274 km 3:01 3 h 01 min 20.8 L
A1 30 km, 21 min
Doolbi 304 km 3:22 3 h 22 min 24.0 L
A1 8 km, 06 min
Childers 312 km 3:28 3 h 28 min 24.7 L
A1 3 km, 02 min
Apple Tree Creek 316 km 3:31 3 h 31 min 25.2 L
A1 18 km, 12 min
Booyal 333 km 3:43 3 h 43 min 25.4 L
A1 32 km, 22 min
Gin Gin 365 km 4:06 4 h 06 min 28.4 L
A1 118 km, 1 h 20 min
Bororen 484 km 5:27 5 h 27 min 38.1 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
Iveragh 499 km 5:37 5 h 37 min 39.3 L
A1 16 km, 10 min
Benaraby 514 km 5:48 5 h 48 min 40.5 L
A1 10 km, 07 min
Calliope 524 km 5:55 5 h 55 min 41.8 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
River Ranch 533 km 6:01 6 h 01 min 42.4 L
A1 6 km, 04 min
West Stowe 539 km 6:06 6 h 06 min 42.8 L
A1 18 km, 12 min
Mount Larcom 557 km 6:19 6 h 19 min 44.0 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Ambrose 565 km 6:24 6 h 24 min 45.1 L
A1 35 km, 23 min
Bajool 600 km 6:48 6 h 48 min 47.7 L
A1 34 km, 23 min
Rockhampton 634 km 7:11 7 h 11 min 50.5 L
A1 6 km, 04 min
Kawana 640 km 7:16 7 h 16 min 51.0 L
A1 5 km, 03 min
Parkhurst 645 km 7:20 7 h 20 min 51.4 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
The Caves 660 km 7:30 7 h 30 min 52.4 L
A1 17 km, 12 min
Yaamba 677 km 7:43 7 h 43 min 53.4 L
A1 57 km, 39 min
Marlborough 734 km 8:23 8 h 23 min 57.9 L
A1 64 km, 44 min
Prospect Hill 798 km 9:07 9 h 07 min 63.4 L
A1 42 km, 29 min
Clairview 841 km 9:36 9 h 36 min 66.8 L
A1 11 km, 08 min
Joyview 852 km 9:44 9 h 44 min 68.1 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Flaggy Rock 860 km 9:50 9 h 50 min 68.6 L
A1 8 km, 06 min
Carmila 868 km 9:56 9 h 56 min 69.0 L
A1 16 km, 11 min
West Hill 885 km 10:08 10 h 08 min 70.4 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
Ilbilbie 893 km 10:14 10 h 14 min 71.1 L
A1 11 km, 07 min
Mount Christian 904 km 10:22 10 h 22 min 71.8 L
A1 8 km, 06 min
Koumala 912 km 10:28 10 h 28 min 72.8 L
A1 11 km, 07 min
Yukan 923 km 10:36 10 h 36 min 73.2 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
Jilalan 931 km 10:43 10 h 43 min 74.5 L
A1 23 km, 15 min
Sandy Creek 954 km 10:58 10 h 58 min 75.9 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
Paget 963 km 11:05 11 h 05 min 76.9 L
A1 70 6 km, 04 min
Te Kowai 969 km 11:10 11 h 10 min 77.4 L
70 12 km, 08 min
Marian 981 km 11:18 11 h 18 min 77.7 L
64 17 km, 11 min
Hampden 998 km 11:29 11 h 29 min 79.5 L
A1 12 km, 07 min
Buthurra 1,009 km 11:37 11 h 37 min 80.3 L
A1 12 km, 07 min
Kolijo 1,021 km 11:45 11 h 45 min 81.5 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Pindi Pindi 1,041 km 11:58 11 h 58 min 81.9 L
A1 34 km, 22 min
Lethebrook 1,075 km 12:20 12 h 20 min 85.8 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Goorganga Plains 1,082 km 12:26 12 h 26 min 86.2 L
A1 21 km, 14 min
Mrytlevale 1,103 km 12:40 12 h 40 min 87.5 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Debella 1,123 km 12:53 12 h 53 min 89.4 L
A1 18 km, 12 min
Intaburra 1,141 km 13:06 13 h 06 min 91.0 L
A1 22 km, 15 min
Merinda 1,163 km 13:21 13 h 21 min 92.8 L
A1 39 km, 26 min
Guthalungra 1,202 km 13:48 13 h 48 min 95.6 L
A1 16 km, 11 min
Gumlu 1,218 km 14:00 14 h 00 min 97.0 L
A1 38 km, 26 min
Home Hill 1,257 km 14:26 14 h 26 min 100.2 L
A1 13 km, 09 min
Ayr 1,270 km 14:36 14 h 36 min 101.2 L
A1 5 km, 04 min
Brandon 1,275 km 14:40 14 h 40 min 102.0 L
A1 69 km, 46 min
Stuart 1,344 km 15:26 15 h 26 min 107.2 L
A1 14 13 km, 10 min
Townsville 1,358 km 15:37 15 h 37 min 108.4 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Brisbane to Townsville?

Fuel cost: 125.9 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,357 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.16 AUD / L)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from Brisbane to Townsville?

Driving time: 15 h 38 min

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

  • 96 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 52 min
  • 42 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 25 min
  • 757 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 8 h 24 min
  • 422 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 5 h 16 min
  • 17 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 14 min
  • 15 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 14 min
  • 8 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 10 min

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

How far is Brisbane to Townsville by land?

The distance between Brisbane and Townsville is 1,357 km by road including 146 km on motorways.

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

How far is Brisbane to Townsville by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Brisbane and Townsville is 1,111 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 Townsville respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Brisbane from Townsville by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 23 min to cover the distance of 1,111 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 5 h 3 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 Townsville?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 4 h 37 min to cover the distance of 1,111 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 5 h 17 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 Townsville?

The halfway point between Brisbane and Townsville is Yaamba. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Yaamba to Brisbane is 677 km and driving will take about 7 h 43 min. The road between Yaamba and Townsville has length 680 km and will take approximately 7 h 55 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • The Caves is in 660 km from Brisbane and 697 km from Townsville
  • Parkhurst is in 645 km from Brisbane and 712 km from Townsville
  • Kawana is in 640 km from Brisbane and 717 km from Townsville

Where is Brisbane in relation to Townsville?

Brisbane is located 1,111 km south-east of Townsville.

Brisbane has geographic coordinates: latitude -27.46897, longitude 153.0235.

Townsville has geographic coordinates: latitude -19.25694, longitude 146.82395.

Which highway goes from Brisbane to Townsville?

The route from Brisbane to Townsville follows A1, M1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 64: 14 km
  • A3: 9 km
  • 70: 6 km
  • M3: 5 km
  • M7: 4 km
  • 57: 2 km
  • 12: 2 km
  • 15: 1 km
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