Distance between Cooktown and Calliope
The distance from Cooktown to Calliope is 1,487 kilometers by road including 19 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 17 hours and 12 minutes and goes through Rockhampton, Biboohra, Mareeba, Atherton, Malanda, Millaa Millaa and Wangan.
Shortest distance by air  1,135 km ✈️ 
Car route length  1,487 km 🚗 
Driving time  17 h 12 min 
Fuel amount  119 L 
Fuel cost  199.9 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Cooktown  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
40 81 251 km, 2 h 51 min


Biboohra  251 km  2 h 51 min  19.3 L  
81 13 km, 09 min


Mareeba  265 km  3 h 00 min  20.9 L  
81 1 34 km, 24 min


Atherton  298 km  3 h 25 min  23.6 L  
1 25 16 km, 12 min


Malanda  315 km  3 h 37 min  24.6 L  
25 31 km, 21 min


Millaa Millaa  345 km  3 h 59 min  27.0 L  
25 50 km, 34 min


Wangan  395 km  4 h 33 min  31.0 L  
A1 35 km, 24 min


El Arish  430 km  4 h 57 min  34.0 L  
A1 944 km, 10 h 55 min


Rockhampton  1,375 km  15 h 53 min  109.8 L  
A1 113 km, 1 h 18 min


Calliope  1,487 km  17 h 12 min  118.6 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Cooktown to Calliope?
Fuel cost: 199.9 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,487 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 Cooktown to Calliope?
Driving time: 17 h 12 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 19 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 11 min
 1,081 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 12 h
 339 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 4 h 13 min
 22 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 19 min
 22 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 22 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 3 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Cooktown to Calliope by land?
The distance between Cooktown and Calliope is 1,487 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 Cooktown and Calliope respectively.
How far is Cooktown to Calliope by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Cooktown and Calliope is 1,135 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 Cooktown and Calliope respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Cooktown from Calliope by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 25 min to cover the distance of 1,135 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 5 h 9 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 Cooktown to Calliope?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 4 h 43 min to cover the distance of 1,135 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 5 h 24 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 Cooktown and Calliope?
The halfway point between Cooktown and Calliope is Ayr. It is located about 4 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Ayr to Cooktown is 739 km and driving will take about 8 h 26 min. The road between Ayr and Calliope has length 748 km and will take approximately 8 h 45 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Cooktown in relation to Calliope?
Cooktown is located 1,135 km northwest of Calliope.
Cooktown has geographic coordinates: latitude 15.47266, longitude 145.25342.
Calliope has geographic coordinates: latitude 24.0059, longitude 151.20006.
Which highway goes from Cooktown to Calliope?
The route from Cooktown to Calliope follows A1, 81.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 25: 86 km
 40: 79 km
 1: 34 km
 60: 3 km