Distance between Cardwell and Cairns

The distance from Cardwell to Cairns is 183 kilometers by road including 3 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 2 hours and 9 minutes and goes through Tully, El Arish, Gordonvale, Wrights Creek and Bentley Park.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Cardwell 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A1 44 km, 30 min
Tully 44 km 0:30 30 min 3.2 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
El Arish 59 km 0:40 40 min 4.3 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Silkwood 67 km 0:46 46 min 5.2 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Mourilyan 87 km 1:00 1 h 00 min 6.9 L
A1 32 km, 23 min
Mirriwinni 119 km 1:23 1 h 23 min 9.4 L
A1 39 km, 26 min
Gordonvale 158 km 1:50 1 h 50 min 12.2 L
A1 8 km, 06 min
Wrights Creek 167 km 1:56 1 h 56 min 13.1 L
A1 5 km, 03 min
Bentley Park 171 km 2:00 2 h 00 min 13.6 L
A1 11 km, 09 min
Cairns 183 km 2:09 2 h 09 min 14.5 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Cardwell 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A1 44 km, 30 min
Tully 44 km 0:30 30 min 3.2 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
El Arish 59 km 0:40 40 min 4.3 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Silkwood 67 km 0:46 46 min 5.2 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Mourilyan 87 km 1:00 1 h 00 min 6.9 L
A1 32 km, 23 min
Mirriwinni 119 km 1:23 1 h 23 min 9.4 L
A1 4 km, 03 min
Babinda 124 km 1:26 1 h 26 min 9.8 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Deeral 137 km 1:36 1 h 36 min 10.7 L
A1 7 km, 04 min
Fishery Falls 144 km 1:40 1 h 40 min 11.4 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Gordonvale 158 km 1:50 1 h 50 min 12.2 L
A1 8 km, 06 min
Wrights Creek 167 km 1:56 1 h 56 min 13.1 L
A1 5 km, 03 min
Bentley Park 171 km 2:00 2 h 00 min 13.6 L
A1 11 km, 09 min
Cairns 183 km 2:09 2 h 09 min 14.5 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Cardwell to Cairns?

Fuel cost: 25 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 183 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.71 AUD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Cardwell to Cairns?

Driving time: 2 h 9 min

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

  • 131 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 1 h 27 min
  • 38 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 28 min
  • 3 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 2 min
  • 11 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 10 min

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

How far is Cardwell to Cairns by land?

The distance between Cardwell and Cairns is 183 km by road including 3 km on motorways.

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

How far is Cardwell to Cairns by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Cardwell and Cairns is 152 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 Cardwell and Cairns respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Cardwell from Cairns by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 11 min to cover the distance of 152 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 41 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 Cardwell to Cairns?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 38 min to cover the distance of 152 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 43 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 Cardwell and Cairns?

The halfway point between Cardwell and Cairns is Mourilyan. It is located about 4 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Mourilyan to Cardwell is 87 km and driving will take about 1 h. The road between Mourilyan and Cairns has length 96 km and will take approximately 1 h 9 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Silkwood is in 67 km from Cardwell and 116 km from Cairns
  • Mirriwinni is in 119 km from Cardwell and 64 km from Cairns

Where is Cardwell in relation to Cairns?

Cardwell is located 152 km south of Cairns.

Cardwell has geographic coordinates: latitude -18.26837, longitude 146.03003.

Cairns has geographic coordinates: latitude -16.9205, longitude 145.77189.

Which highway goes from Cardwell to Cairns?

The route from Cardwell to Cairns follows A1.

The distance between Cardwell and Cairns is ranked 197th in the ranking popularity.
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