Distance between Cooktown and Laura
The distance from Cooktown to Laura is 3,126 kilometers by road including 19 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 35 hours and 35 minutes and goes through Charters Towers, Charleville, Broken Hill, Biboohra, Mareeba, Atherton and Malanda.
Shortest distance by air  2,091 km ✈️ 
Car route length  3,126 km 🚗 
Driving time  35 h 35 min 
Fuel amount  250.1 L 
Fuel cost  430.1 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 A1 433 km, 4 h 54 min


Charters Towers  778 km  8 h 53 min  61.3 L  
A6 A2 910 km, 10 h 28 min


Charleville  1,688 km  19 h 22 min  132.6 L  
A2 A32 1,054 km, 11 h 51 min


Broken Hill  2,742 km  31 h 13 min  214.1 L  
A32 384 km, 4 h 21 min


Laura  3,126 km  35 h 35 min  249.8 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Cooktown to Laura?
Fuel cost: 430.1 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 3,126 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 Cooktown to Laura?
Driving time: 35 h 35 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
 2,709 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 30 h 6 min
 330 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 4 h 7 min
 14 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 12 min
 28 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 28 min
 24 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 28 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Cooktown to Laura by land?
The distance between Cooktown and Laura is 3,126 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 Laura respectively.
How far is Cooktown to Laura by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Cooktown and Laura is 2,091 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 Laura respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Cooktown from Laura by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 2 h 36 min to cover the distance of 2,091 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 9 h 30 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 Laura?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 8 h 42 min to cover the distance of 2,091 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 9 h 57 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 Laura?
The halfway point between Cooktown and Laura is Augathella. It is located about 28 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Augathella to Cooktown is 1,591 km and driving will take about 18 h 16 min. The road between Augathella and Laura has length 1,535 km and will take approximately 17 h 19 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Cooktown in relation to Laura?
Cooktown is located 2,091 km northeast of Laura.
Cooktown has geographic coordinates: latitude 15.47266, longitude 145.25342.
Laura has geographic coordinates: latitude 33.1847, longitude 138.29991.
Which highway goes from Cooktown to Laura?
The route from Cooktown to Laura follows A32, A2, A71, A6, A1, 81, B87, B71.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 19: 89 km
 25: 86 km
 40: 79 km
 1: 34 km
 B79: 28 km
 B82: 10 km
 49: 4 km
 B78: 3 km