Distance between Elliot Heads and Sawtell
The distance from Elliot Heads to Sawtell is 769 kilometers by road including 487 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 8 hours and 8 minutes and goes through Maryborough, Gympie, Tweed Heads and Coffs Harbour.
Shortest distance by air  609 km ✈️ 
Car route length  769 km 🚗 
Driving time  8 h 8 min 
Fuel amount  61.6 L 
Fuel cost  98.5 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Elliot Heads  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
19 km, 13 min


Thabeban  19 km  13 min  1.4 L  
5 km, 04 min


Alloway  24 km  17 min  1.6 L  
40 km, 27 min


Doolbi  64 km  45 min  4.1 L  
A1 38 km, 27 min


Howard  103 km  1 h 12 min  7.1 L  
A1 23 km, 17 min


Maryborough  126 km  1 h 30 min  9.8 L  
A1 80 km, 58 min


Gympie  206 km  2 h 29 min  15.8 L  
A1 M1 273 km, 2 h 39 min


Tweed Heads  478 km  5 h 08 min  38.2 L  
M1 284 km, 2 h 48 min


Coffs Harbour  762 km  7 h 57 min  60.5 L  
18 10 km, 10 min


Sawtell  773 km  8 h 08 min  61.8 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Elliot Heads to Sawtell?
Fuel cost: 98.5 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 769 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.6 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Elliot Heads to Sawtell?
Driving time: 8 h 8 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 339 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 3 h 5 min
 134 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 20 min
 117 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 1 h 18 min
 162 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 2 h 1 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 7 min
 11 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 13 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 2 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Elliot Heads to Sawtell by land?
The distance between Elliot Heads and Sawtell is 769 km by road including 487 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Elliot Heads and Sawtell respectively.
How far is Elliot Heads to Sawtell by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Elliot Heads and Sawtell is 609 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 Elliot Heads and Sawtell respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Elliot Heads from Sawtell by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 45 min to cover the distance of 609 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 46 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 Elliot Heads to Sawtell?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 32 min to cover the distance of 609 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 54 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 Elliot Heads and Sawtell?
The halfway point between Elliot Heads and Sawtell is Mackenzie. It is located about 3 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Mackenzie to Elliot Heads is 388 km and driving will take about 4 h 15 min. The road between Mackenzie and Sawtell has length 381 km and will take approximately 3 h 52 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Elliot Heads in relation to Sawtell?
Elliot Heads is located 609 km north of Sawtell.
Elliot Heads has geographic coordinates: latitude 24.9184, longitude 152.49107.
Sawtell has geographic coordinates: latitude 30.36898, longitude 153.10027.
Which highway goes from Elliot Heads to Sawtell?
The route from Elliot Heads to Sawtell follows M1, A1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 18: 10 km