Distance between Darwin and Sydney

The distance from Darwin to Sydney is 3,932 kilometers by road including 176 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 44 hours and 10 minutes and goes through Mount Isa, Woolner, Howard Springs, Humpty Doo, Pine Creek, Katherine and Elliott.

There are tolls on the route.
Shortest distance by air 3,149 km ✈️
Car route length 3,932 km 🚗
Driving time 44 h 10 min
Fuel amount 314.6 L
Fuel cost 364.9 AUD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Darwin 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A15 3 km, 02 min
Woolner 3 km 0:02 02 min 0.1 L
A15 24 km, 16 min
Howard Springs 27 km 0:19 19 min 2.1 L
1 8 km, 05 min
Humpty Doo 36 km 0:24 24 min 2.6 L
1 185 km, 2 h 04 min
Pine Creek 221 km 2:29 2 h 29 min 16.9 L
1 94 km, 1 h 03 min
Katherine 315 km 3:32 3 h 32 min 24.9 L
1 421 km, 4 h 43 min
Elliott 736 km 8:16 8 h 16 min 58.5 L
87 66 867 km, 9 h 40 min
Mount Isa 1,603 km 17:56 17 h 56 min 127.3 L
A2 83 114 km, 1 h 17 min
Cloncurry 1,717 km 19:14 19 h 14 min 136.8 L
A2 2,219 km, 24 h 57 min
North Sydney 3,936 km 44:12 44 h 12 min 314.6 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Darwin 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A15 3 km, 02 min
Woolner 3 km 0:02 02 min 0.1 L
A15 19 km, 12 min
Palmerston Indigenous Village 22 km 0:15 15 min 1.6 L
1 5 km, 03 min
Howard Springs 27 km 0:19 19 min 2.1 L
1 8 km, 05 min
Humpty Doo 36 km 0:24 24 min 2.6 L
1 6 km, 03 min
Noonamah 42 km 0:28 28 min 3.2 L
1 5 km, 03 min
Livingstone 47 km 0:32 32 min 3.4 L
1 66 km, 44 min
Adelaide River 113 km 1:16 1 h 16 min 8.9 L
1 108 km, 1 h 12 min
Pine Creek 221 km 2:29 2 h 29 min 16.9 L
1 94 km, 1 h 03 min
Katherine 315 km 3:32 3 h 32 min 24.9 L
1 108 km, 1 h 12 min
Mataranka 422 km 4:45 4 h 45 min 33.7 L
1 75 km, 50 min
Larrimah 497 km 5:35 5 h 35 min 39.7 L
1 87 239 km, 2 h 40 min
Elliott 736 km 8:16 8 h 16 min 58.5 L
87 415 km, 4 h 37 min
Barkly Homestead 1,151 km 12:53 12 h 53 min 92.0 L
66 191 km, 2 h 07 min
Avon Downs 1,342 km 15:00 15 h 00 min 107.3 L
66 69 km, 46 min
Camooweal 1,411 km 15:47 15 h 47 min 112.8 L
A2 192 km, 2 h 09 min
Mount Isa 1,603 km 17:56 17 h 56 min 127.3 L
A2 83 47 km, 32 min
Mary Kathleen 1,650 km 18:29 18 h 29 min 131.3 L
83 67 km, 45 min
Cloncurry 1,717 km 19:14 19 h 14 min 136.8 L
A2 112 km, 1 h 15 min
McKinlay 1,829 km 20:29 20 h 29 min 145.5 L
A2 75 km, 50 min
Kynuna 1,904 km 21:20 21 h 20 min 152.3 L
A2 165 km, 1 h 50 min
Winton 2,069 km 23:10 23 h 10 min 165.0 L
A2 179 km, 2 h 00 min
Longreach 2,248 km 25:10 25 h 10 min 179.5 L
A2 26 km, 17 min
Ilfracombe 2,274 km 25:28 25 h 28 min 181.8 L
A2 80 km, 53 min
Barcaldine 2,353 km 26:22 26 h 22 min 187.8 L
A2 100 km, 1 h 07 min
Blackall 2,453 km 27:29 27 h 29 min 195.4 L
A2 106 km, 1 h 11 min
Tambo 2,559 km 28:41 28 h 41 min 204.2 L
A2 105 km, 1 h 10 min
Augathella 2,664 km 29:51 29 h 51 min 211.6 L
A2 108 km, 1 h 12 min
Morven 2,772 km 31:04 31 h 04 min 221.4 L
A2 43 km, 29 min
Mungallala 2,815 km 31:33 31 h 33 min 225.1 L
A2 140 km, 1 h 34 min
Mitchell 2,955 km 33:07 33 h 07 min 228.4 L
A2 114 km, 1 h 16 min
St George 3,069 km 34:24 34 h 24 min 245.1 L
A55 46 79 km, 53 min
Thallon 3,148 km 35:17 35 h 17 min 249.1 L
46 60 km, 41 min
Mungindi 3,208 km 35:58 35 h 58 min 255.0 L
46 50 km, 34 min
Garah 3,257 km 36:32 36 h 32 min 260.5 L
32 km, 22 min
Ashley 3,290 km 36:55 36 h 55 min 263.1 L
22 km, 16 min
Moree 3,312 km 37:11 37 h 11 min 263.8 L
A39 27 km, 18 min
Gurley 3,340 km 37:30 37 h 30 min 266.9 L
A39 21 km, 14 min
Bellata 3,360 km 37:44 37 h 44 min 268.6 L
A39 24 km, 16 min
Edgeroi 3,384 km 38:00 38 h 00 min 270.7 L
A39 31 km, 21 min
Narrabri 3,415 km 38:22 38 h 22 min 270.8 L
A39 B51 32 km, 22 min
Baan Baa 3,447 km 38:44 38 h 44 min 275.7 L
B51 12 km, 08 min
Boggabri 3,459 km 38:53 38 h 53 min 275.8 L
B51 37 km, 27 min
Gunnedah 3,496 km 39:20 39 h 20 min 277.6 L
B51 27 km, 19 min
Curlewis 3,523 km 39:39 39 h 39 min 281.8 L
B51 14 km, 09 min
Breeza 3,537 km 39:49 39 h 49 min 281.9 L
B51 25 km, 16 min
Werris Creek 3,561 km 40:05 40 h 05 min 283.9 L
B51 26 km, 17 min
Quirindi 3,587 km 40:23 40 h 23 min 286.2 L
B51 15 km, 10 min
Willow Tree 3,602 km 40:34 40 h 34 min 288.1 L
A15 17 km, 12 min
Murrurundi 3,619 km 40:46 40 h 46 min 289.1 L
A15 7 km, 05 min
Blandford 3,626 km 40:52 40 h 52 min 290.1 L
A15 18 km, 12 min
Wingen 3,644 km 41:04 41 h 04 min 291.0 L
A15 8 km, 05 min
Parkville 3,652 km 41:09 41 h 09 min 292.1 L
A15 9 km, 06 min
Scone 3,661 km 41:15 41 h 15 min 292.2 L
A15 13 km, 09 min
Aberdeen 3,674 km 41:25 41 h 25 min 293.6 L
A15 18 km, 14 min
Muswellbrook 3,692 km 41:40 41 h 40 min 294.3 L
A15 18 km, 13 min
Newdell Junction 3,711 km 41:53 41 h 53 min 296.8 L
A15 4 km, 02 min
Ravensworth 3,715 km 41:56 41 h 56 min 297.1 L
A15 17 km, 12 min
Darlington 3,732 km 42:08 42 h 08 min 298.5 L
A15 2 km, 01 min
Singleton 3,734 km 42:10 42 h 10 min 298.6 L
A15 21 km, 14 min
Branxton 3,755 km 42:24 42 h 24 min 300.2 L
M15 12 km, 06 min
Allandale 3,767 km 42:31 42 h 31 min 301.0 L
M15 10 km, 05 min
Loxford 3,777 km 42:36 42 h 36 min 302.1 L
M15 13 km, 07 min
Seahampton 3,790 km 42:44 42 h 44 min 303.0 L
M15 2 km, 01 min
Cameron Park 3,793 km 42:45 42 h 45 min 303.4 L
M15 2 km, 01 min
West Wallsend 3,795 km 42:46 42 h 46 min 303.4 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Holmesville 3,797 km 42:48 42 h 48 min 303.7 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Killingworth 3,800 km 42:49 42 h 49 min 303.8 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Freemans Waterhole 3,806 km 42:52 42 h 52 min 304.2 L
M1 9 km, 04 min
Cooranbong 3,815 km 42:57 42 h 57 min 304.8 L
M1 7 km, 03 min
Morisset 3,822 km 43:01 43 h 01 min 305.6 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Wyee 3,831 km 43:06 43 h 06 min 305.9 L
M1 7 km, 03 min
Halloran 3,838 km 43:10 43 h 10 min 307.0 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Warnervale 3,840 km 43:11 43 h 11 min 307.1 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Wyong 3,843 km 43:12 43 h 12 min 307.3 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Mardi 3,846 km 43:14 43 h 14 min 307.5 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Kangy Angy 3,849 km 43:16 43 h 16 min 307.8 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Ourimbah 3,852 km 43:17 43 h 17 min 308.0 L
M1 9 km, 05 min
Somersby 3,861 km 43:22 43 h 22 min 308.2 L
M1 9 km, 05 min
Mooney Mooney Creek 3,871 km 43:28 43 h 28 min 309.5 L
M1 2 km, 00 min
Calga 3,872 km 43:29 43 h 29 min 309.7 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Mount White 3,875 km 43:30 43 h 30 min 309.8 L
M1 7 km, 04 min
Bar Point 3,883 km 43:35 43 h 35 min 310.2 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Mooney Mooney 3,889 km 43:38 43 h 38 min 311.0 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Brooklyn 3,896 km 43:42 43 h 42 min 311.2 L
M1 9 km, 05 min
Berowra 3,906 km 43:47 43 h 47 min 312.2 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Mount Colah 3,909 km 43:49 43 h 49 min 312.7 L
M1 0 km, 00 min
Asquith 3,909 km 43:49 43 h 49 min 312.7 L
M1 3 km, 02 min
Wahroonga 3,912 km 43:51 43 h 51 min 312.7 L
M1 3 km, 02 min
Warrawee 3,915 km 43:54 43 h 54 min 313.2 L
A1 1 km, 00 min
Turramurra 3,916 km 43:54 43 h 54 min 313.2 L
A1 2 km, 02 min
Pymble 3,918 km 43:57 43 h 57 min 313.3 L
A1 3 km, 02 min
West Pymble 3,921 km 43:59 43 h 59 min 313.6 L
A3 2 km, 01 min
Macquarie Park 3,923 km 44:01 44 h 01 min 313.7 L
M2 2 km, 01 min
North Ryde 3,924 km 44:02 44 h 02 min 313.9 L
M2 2 km, 01 min
Lane Cove North 3,927 km 44:04 44 h 04 min 314.0 L
M2 3 km, 02 min
Artarmon 3,930 km 44:06 44 h 06 min 314.3 L
M2 1 km, 00 min
Naremburn 3,931 km 44:07 44 h 07 min 314.4 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Cammeray 3,932 km 44:08 44 h 08 min 314.5 L
M1 4 km, 02 min
North Sydney 3,936 km 44:10 44 h 10 min 314.6 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Darwin to Sydney?

Fuel cost: 364.9 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 3,932 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.16 AUD / L)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from Darwin to Sydney?

Driving time: 44 h 10 min

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

  • 148 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 20 min
  • 6 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 3 min
  • 3,560 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 39 h 33 min
  • 123 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 31 min
  • 8 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 7 min
  • 51 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 51 min
  • 34 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 41 min

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

How far is Darwin to Sydney by land?

The distance between Darwin and Sydney is 3,932 km by road including 176 km on motorways.

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

How far is Darwin to Sydney by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Darwin and Sydney is 3,149 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 Sydney respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Darwin from Sydney by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 3 h 56 min to cover the distance of 3,149 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 14 h 18 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 Sydney?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 13 h 7 min to cover the distance of 3,149 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 14 h 59 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 Sydney?

The halfway point between Darwin and Sydney is Kynuna. It is located about 62 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Kynuna to Darwin is 1,904 km and driving will take about 21 h 20 min. The road between Kynuna and Sydney has length 2,028 km and will take approximately 22 h 50 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

Where is Darwin in relation to Sydney?

Darwin is located 3,149 km north-west of Sydney.

Darwin has geographic coordinates: latitude -12.46044, longitude 130.84105.

Sydney has geographic coordinates: latitude -33.85482, longitude 151.21645.

Which highway goes from Darwin to Sydney?

The route from Darwin to Sydney follows A2, 1, 66, 87, B51, A15, M1, 83, 46, A39.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • M15: 40 km
  • 25: 14 km
  • M2: 7 km
  • A55: 7 km
  • 62: 6 km
  • A1: 5 km
  • 49: 5 km
  • A3: 4 km
  • B56: 2 km
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