Distance between Canberra and Sydney

The distance from Canberra to Sydney is 294 kilometers by road including 274 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 2 hours and 53 minutes and goes through Yarralumla, South Canberra, Acton, North Canberra, City, Turner and Lyneham.

There are tolls on the route.
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Yarralumla 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
3 km, 02 min
South Canberra 3 km 0:02 02 min 0.2 L
A23 5 km, 04 min
North Canberra 8 km 0:07 07 min 0.3 L
A23 M23 87 km, 49 min
Goulburn 94 km 0:56 56 min 7.1 L
M31 28 km, 15 min
Marulan 122 km 1:11 1 h 11 min 8.9 L
M31 44 km, 24 min
Berrima 167 km 1:35 1 h 35 min 12.8 L
M31 34 km, 18 min
Bargo 200 km 1:54 1 h 54 min 15.8 L
M31 27 km, 14 min
Menangle Park 228 km 2:09 2 h 09 min 18.1 L
M31 4 km, 01 min
Mount Annan 232 km 2:11 2 h 11 min 18.4 L
M31 M5 62 km, 41 min
North Sydney 294 km 2:53 2 h 53 min 23.1 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Yarralumla 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
3 km, 02 min
South Canberra 3 km 0:02 02 min 0.2 L
A23 5 km, 04 min
North Canberra 8 km 0:07 07 min 0.3 L
A23 M23 29 km, 17 min
Lake George 36 km 0:24 24 min 2.8 L
M23 24 km, 13 min
Collector 61 km 0:38 38 min 4.7 L
M23 34 km, 18 min
Goulburn 94 km 0:56 56 min 7.1 L
M31 28 km, 15 min
Marulan 122 km 1:11 1 h 11 min 8.9 L
M31 29 km, 15 min
Hoddles Cross Roads 152 km 1:27 1 h 27 min 12.1 L
M31 15 km, 08 min
Berrima 167 km 1:35 1 h 35 min 12.8 L
M31 16 km, 08 min
Aylmerton 182 km 1:44 1 h 44 min 14.4 L
M31 8 km, 04 min
Yerrinbool 190 km 1:48 1 h 48 min 14.9 L
M31 6 km, 03 min
Yanderra 196 km 1:51 1 h 51 min 15.6 L
M31 4 km, 02 min
Bargo 200 km 1:54 1 h 54 min 15.8 L
M31 21 km, 11 min
Menangle 221 km 2:05 2 h 05 min 17.3 L
M31 7 km, 03 min
Menangle Park 228 km 2:09 2 h 09 min 18.1 L
M31 4 km, 01 min
Mount Annan 232 km 2:11 2 h 11 min 18.4 L
M31 2 km, 01 min
Blairmount 234 km 2:12 2 h 12 min 18.6 L
M31 1 km, 00 min
Claymore 235 km 2:13 2 h 13 min 18.8 L
M31 3 km, 01 min
Raby 238 km 2:14 2 h 14 min 18.8 L
M31 3 km, 01 min
Varroville 241 km 2:16 2 h 16 min 19.3 L
M31 1 km, 00 min
Denham Court 241 km 2:16 2 h 16 min 19.3 L
M31 3 km, 01 min
Bardia 245 km 2:18 2 h 18 min 19.4 L
M31 3 km, 01 min
Edmondson Park 248 km 2:19 2 h 19 min 19.8 L
M31 2 km, 01 min
Prestons 250 km 2:21 2 h 21 min 19.9 L
M5 2 km, 01 min
Liverpool 253 km 2:22 2 h 22 min 20.2 L
M5 3 km, 01 min
Moorebank 256 km 2:24 2 h 24 min 20.2 L
M5 3 km, 01 min
Milperra 258 km 2:26 2 h 26 min 20.6 L
M5 3 km, 01 min
Revesby 261 km 2:27 2 h 27 min 20.7 L
M5 3 km, 01 min
Padstow 264 km 2:29 2 h 29 min 21.1 L
M5 2 km, 01 min
Riverwood 266 km 2:30 2 h 30 min 21.2 L
M5 1 km, 00 min
Narwee 268 km 2:31 2 h 31 min 21.4 L
M5 1 km, 00 min
Beverly Hills 268 km 2:32 2 h 32 min 21.4 L
M5 1 km, 00 min
Kingsgrove 269 km 2:32 2 h 32 min 21.5 L
M8 5 km, 03 min
Tempe 274 km 2:36 2 h 36 min 21.6 L
M8 5 km, 03 min
St Peters 279 km 2:40 2 h 40 min 22.3 L
M8 2 km, 01 min
Alexandria 281 km 2:41 2 h 41 min 22.4 L
2 km, 02 min
Chippendale 283 km 2:44 2 h 44 min 22.6 L
1 km, 01 min
Ultimo 284 km 2:45 2 h 45 min 22.7 L
2 km, 01 min
Sydney 286 km 2:46 2 h 46 min 22.8 L
A4 1 km, 01 min
Millers Point 287 km 2:47 2 h 47 min 23.0 L
A4 1 km, 00 min
Milsons Point 288 km 2:48 2 h 48 min 23.0 L
M1 6 km, 04 min
North Sydney 294 km 2:52 2 h 52 min 23.1 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Canberra to Sydney?

Fuel cost: 37.6 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 294 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.6 AUD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Canberra to Sydney?

Driving time: 2 h 53 min

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

  • 230 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 2 h 5 min
  • 24 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 14 min
  • 24 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 17 min
  • 5 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 4 min
  • 8 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 8 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 2 min

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

How far is Canberra to Sydney by land?

The distance between Canberra and Sydney is 294 km by road including 274 km on motorways.

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

How far is Canberra to Sydney by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Canberra and Sydney is 252 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 Sydney respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Canberra from Sydney by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 18 min to cover the distance of 252 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 8 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 Sydney?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 3 min to cover the distance of 252 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 12 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 Sydney?

The halfway point between Canberra and Sydney is Hoddles Cross Roads. It is located about 5 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Hoddles Cross Roads to Canberra is 152 km and driving will take about 1 h 27 min. The road between Hoddles Cross Roads and Sydney has length 142 km and will take approximately 1 h 25 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

Where is Canberra in relation to Sydney?

Canberra is located 252 km south-west of Sydney.

Canberra has geographic coordinates: latitude -35.29759, longitude 149.10127.

Sydney has geographic coordinates: latitude -33.85482, longitude 151.21645.

Which highway goes from Canberra to Sydney?

The route from Canberra to Sydney follows M31.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • M23: 67 km
  • M5: 20 km
  • A23: 13 km
  • M8: 10 km
  • M1: 4 km
  • A4: 1 km
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