Distance between Capella and Cairns
The distance from Capella to Cairns is 904 kilometers by road including 23 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 10 hours and 14 minutes and goes through Charters Towers, Clermont, Frankfield, Stuart, Douglas, Shaw and Ingham.
Shortest distance by air  725 km ✈️ 
Car route length  904 km 🚗 
Driving time  10 h 14 min 
Fuel amount  72.3 L 
Fuel cost  128 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Capella  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A7 50 km, 34 min


Clermont  50 km  34 min  3.6 L  
A7 104 km, 1 h 09 min


Frankfield  154 km  1 h 43 min  6.5 L  
A7 275 km, 3 h 03 min


Charters Towers  428 km  4 h 47 min  33.0 L  
A6 119 km, 1 h 21 min


Stuart  547 km  6 h 08 min  43.5 L  
A6 A1 11 km, 07 min


Douglas  558 km  6 h 15 min  44.5 L  
A1 11 km, 06 min


Shaw  570 km  6 h 22 min  45.3 L  
A1 100 km, 1 h 07 min


Ingham  670 km  7 h 29 min  53.0 L  
A1 50 km, 34 min


Cardwell  720 km  8 h 03 min  57.1 L  
A1 184 km, 2 h 10 min


Cairns  904 km  10 h 14 min  72.1 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Capella to Cairns?
Fuel cost: 128 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 904 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.77 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Capella to Cairns?
Driving time: 10 h 14 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 20 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 11 min
 787 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 8 h 44 min
 74 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 55 min
 8 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 6 min
 14 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 14 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Capella to Cairns by land?
The distance between Capella and Cairns is 904 km by road including 23 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Capella and Cairns respectively.
How far is Capella to Cairns by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Capella and Cairns is 725 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 Capella and Cairns respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Capella from Cairns by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 54 min to cover the distance of 725 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 17 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 Capella to Cairns?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 3 h 1 min to cover the distance of 725 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 27 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 Capella and Cairns?
The halfway point between Capella and Cairns is Charters Towers. It is located about 24 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Charters Towers to Capella is 428 km and driving will take about 4 h 47 min. The road between Charters Towers and Cairns has length 476 km and will take approximately 5 h 27 min.
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Where is Capella in relation to Cairns?
Capella is located 725 km southeast of Cairns.
Capella has geographic coordinates: latitude 23.08411, longitude 148.02286.
Cairns has geographic coordinates: latitude 16.9205, longitude 145.77189.
Which highway goes from Capella to Cairns?
The route from Capella to Cairns follows A7, A1, A6.