Distance between Canberra and Forbes
The distance from Canberra to Forbes is 295 kilometers by road including 19 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 3 hours and 25 minutes and goes through Yarralumla, South Canberra, Acton, North Canberra, City, Turner and Lyneham.
|Shortest distance by air||235 km ✈️|
|Car route length||295 km 🚗|
|Driving time||3 h 25 min|
|Fuel amount||23.6 L|
|Fuel cost||39.6 AUD|
|Yarralumla||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
3 km, 02 min
|South Canberra||3 km||02 min||0.2 L|
A23 4 km, 04 min
|North Canberra||7 km||06 min||0.3 L|
A23 5 km, 04 min
|Kaleen||12 km||11 min||0.9 L|
A25 2 km, 01 min
|Giralang||15 km||13 min||1.1 L|
A25 30 km, 20 min
|Murrumbateman||44 km||33 min||2.8 L|
A25 20 km, 12 min
|Yass||64 km||46 min||4.5 L|
M31 B81 53 km, 34 min
|Boorowa||117 km||1 h 20 min||7.6 L|
B81 63 km, 43 min
|Cowra||180 km||2 h 03 min||13.2 L|
B81 115 km, 1 h 21 min
|Forbes||295 km||3 h 25 min||23.3 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Canberra to Forbes?
Fuel cost: 39.6 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 295 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.68 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Canberra to Forbes?
Driving time: 3 h 25 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 19 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 10 min
- 207 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 2 h 18 min
- 52 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 38 min
- 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
- 7 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 7 min
- 8 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 9 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Canberra to Forbes by land?
The distance between Canberra and Forbes is 295 km by road including 19 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Canberra and Forbes respectively.
How far is Canberra to Forbes by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Canberra and Forbes is 235 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 Canberra and Forbes respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Canberra from Forbes by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 17 min to cover the distance of 235 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 4 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 Canberra to Forbes?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 58 min to cover the distance of 235 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 7 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 Canberra and Forbes?
The halfway point between Canberra and Forbes is Boorowa. It is located about 30 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Boorowa to Canberra is 117 km and driving will take about 1 h 20 min. The road between Boorowa and Forbes has length 178 km and will take approximately 2 h 5 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Canberra in relation to Forbes?
Canberra is located 235 km south-east of Forbes.
Canberra has geographic coordinates: latitude -35.29759, longitude 149.10127.
Forbes has geographic coordinates: latitude -33.38425, longitude 148.00966.
Which highway goes from Canberra to Forbes?
The route from Canberra to Forbes follows B81.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- A25: 53 km
- M31: 10 km
- A23: 7 km