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.
|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|
|Brisbane||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
15 4 km, 03 min
|Windsor||4 km||03 min||0.3 L|
M7 A3 15 km, 11 min
|Bald Hills||19 km||15 min||1.5 L|
M3 M1 5 km, 03 min
|Griffin||25 km||18 min||1.7 L|
M1 5 km, 03 min
|Dakabin||30 km||21 min||2.2 L|
M1 9 km, 05 min
|Burpengary East||39 km||27 min||3.0 L|
M1 131 km, 1 h 15 min
|Gympie||170 km||1 h 43 min||12.9 L|
A1 81 km, 59 min
|Maryborough||251 km||2 h 42 min||19.7 L|
A1 383 km, 4 h 28 min
|Rockhampton||634 km||7 h 11 min||50.5 L|
A1 724 km, 8 h 26 min
|Townsville||1,358 km||15 h 38 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 other cities located close to halfway point:
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