Distance between Darwin and Canberra
The distance from Darwin to Canberra is 4,062 kilometers by road including 148 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 45 hours and 27 minutes and goes through Alice Springs, Port Augusta, Mildura and Wagga Wagga.
|Shortest distance by air||3,134 km ✈️|
|Car route length||4,062 km 🚗|
|Driving time||45 h 27 min|
|Fuel amount||325 L|
|Fuel cost||549.2 AUD|
|Darwin||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
A15 3 km, 02 min
|Woolner||3 km||02 min||0.1 L|
A15 24 km, 16 min
|Howard Springs||27 km||19 min||2.1 L|
1 8 km, 05 min
|Humpty Doo||36 km||24 min||2.6 L|
1 185 km, 2 h 04 min
|Pine Creek||221 km||2 h 29 min||16.9 L|
1 87 1,275 km, 14 h 18 min
|Alice Springs||1,495 km||16 h 47 min||119.5 L|
87 A87 1,227 km, 13 h 41 min
|Port Augusta||2,723 km||30 h 28 min||217.6 L|
A1 B64 533 km, 6 h 03 min
|Mildura||3,256 km||36 h 32 min||259.9 L|
A20 558 km, 6 h 19 min
|Wagga Wagga||3,815 km||42 h 51 min||305.0 L|
A20 M31 248 km, 2 h 35 min
|South Canberra||4,063 km||45 h 27 min||324.7 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Darwin to Canberra?
Fuel cost: 549.2 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 4,062 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.69 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Darwin to Canberra?
Driving time: 45 h 27 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 143 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 17 min
- 3,736 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 41 h 30 min
- 106 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 19 min
- 8 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 7 min
- 59 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 58 min
- 10 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 11 min
- 1 km with a maximum speed 25 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Darwin to Canberra by land?
The distance between Darwin and Canberra is 4,062 km by road including 148 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Darwin and Canberra respectively.
How far is Darwin to Canberra by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Darwin and Canberra is 3,134 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 Darwin and Canberra respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Darwin from Canberra by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 3 h 55 min to cover the distance of 3,134 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 14 h 14 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 Darwin to Canberra?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 13 h 3 min to cover the distance of 3,134 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 14 h 55 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 Darwin and Canberra?
The halfway point between Darwin and Canberra is Marla. It is located about 68 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Darwin in relation to Canberra?
Darwin is located 3,134 km north-west of Canberra.
Darwin has geographic coordinates: latitude -12.46044, longitude 130.84105.
Canberra has geographic coordinates: latitude -35.29759, longitude 149.10127.
Which highway goes from Darwin to Canberra?
The route from Darwin to Canberra follows 87, A87, A20, 1, B64, M31, A1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- A25: 53 km
- B82: 24 km
- B79: 19 km
- A15: 17 km
- A23: 7 km
- A32: 7 km
- B80: 4 km
- A41: 3 km