Distance between Charters Towers and Gold Coast
The distance from Charters Towers to Gold Coast is 1,410 kilometers by road including 117 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 15 hours and 49 minutes and goes through Frankfield, Clermont, Capella, Emerald, Springsure, Rolleston and Roma.
Shortest distance by air  1,142 km ✈️ 
Car route length  1,410 km 🚗 
Driving time  15 h 49 min 
Fuel amount  112.8 L 
Fuel cost  194 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Charters Towers  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A7 272 km, 3 h 02 min


Frankfield  272 km  3 h 02 min  16.0 L  
A7 104 km, 1 h 09 min


Clermont  375 km  4 h 11 min  29.7 L  
A7 65 km, 44 min


Capella  441 km  4 h 56 min  32.6 L  
A7 38 km, 26 min


Emerald  478 km  5 h 22 min  37.9 L  
A7 64 km, 44 min


Springsure  543 km  6 h 06 min  42.2 L  
A7 74 km, 50 min


Rolleston  617 km  6 h 57 min  48.6 L  
A7 262 km, 2 h 57 min


Roma  879 km  9 h 55 min  70.1 L  
A7 A2 139 km, 1 h 34 min


Miles  1,018 km  11 h 29 min  80.1 L  
A2 392 km, 4 h 19 min


Gold Coast  1,410 km  15 h 49 min  112.6 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Charters Towers to Gold Coast?
Fuel cost: 194 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,410 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.72 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Charters Towers to Gold Coast?
Driving time: 15 h 49 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 33 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 17 min
 66 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 39 min
 1,192 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 13 h 14 min
 88 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 6 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 6 min
 19 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 19 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 3 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 20 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Charters Towers to Gold Coast by land?
The distance between Charters Towers and Gold Coast is 1,410 km by road including 117 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Charters Towers and Gold Coast respectively.
How far is Charters Towers to Gold Coast by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Charters Towers and Gold Coast is 1,142 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 Charters Towers and Gold Coast respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Charters Towers from Gold Coast by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 25 min to cover the distance of 1,142 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 5 h 11 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 Charters Towers to Gold Coast?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 4 h 45 min to cover the distance of 1,142 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 5 h 26 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 Charters Towers and Gold Coast?
The halfway point between Charters Towers and Gold Coast is Rolleston. It is located about 88 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Rolleston to Charters Towers is 617 km and driving will take about 6 h 57 min. The road between Rolleston and Gold Coast has length 793 km and will take approximately 8 h 51 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Charters Towers in relation to Gold Coast?
Charters Towers is located 1,142 km northwest of Gold Coast.
Charters Towers has geographic coordinates: latitude 20.07141, longitude 146.27098.
Gold Coast has geographic coordinates: latitude 28.00237, longitude 153.4146.
Which highway goes from Charters Towers to Gold Coast?
The route from Charters Towers to Gold Coast follows A7, A2.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 M2: 35 km
 M1: 34 km
 M6: 17 km
 82: 5 km
 A6: 5 km
 10: 3 km
 4: 3 km
 A4: 2 km
 3: 1 km
 A5: 1 km