Distance between Emerald and Cairns
The distance from Emerald to Cairns is 957 kilometers by road including 23 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 10 hours and 50 minutes and goes through Charters Towers, Capella, Clermont, Frankfield, Stuart, Douglas and Shaw.
|Shortest distance by air||776 km ✈️|
|Car route length||957 km 🚗|
|Driving time||10 h 50 min|
|Fuel amount||76.5 L|
|Fuel cost||133.2 AUD|
|Emerald||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
A7 37 km, 26 min
|Capella||37 km||26 min||0.4 L|
A7 66 km, 44 min
|Clermont||103 km||1 h 10 min||7.9 L|
A7 104 km, 1 h 09 min
|Frankfield||206 km||2 h 20 min||10.8 L|
A7 275 km, 3 h 03 min
|Charters Towers||481 km||5 h 23 min||37.2 L|
A6 119 km, 1 h 21 min
|Stuart||600 km||6 h 44 min||47.8 L|
A6 A1 11 km, 07 min
|Douglas||611 km||6 h 52 min||48.7 L|
A1 11 km, 06 min
|Shaw||622 km||6 h 59 min||49.5 L|
A1 100 km, 1 h 07 min
|Ingham||723 km||8 h 06 min||57.2 L|
A1 234 km, 2 h 44 min
|Cairns||957 km||10 h 50 min||76.4 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Emerald to Cairns?
Fuel cost: 133.2 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 957 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.74 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Emerald to Cairns?
Driving time: 10 h 50 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 20 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 11 min
- 834 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 9 h 16 min
- 77 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 57 min
- 8 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 6 min
- 16 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 16 min
- 1 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Emerald to Cairns by land?
The distance between Emerald and Cairns is 957 km by road including 23 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Emerald and Cairns respectively.
How far is Emerald to Cairns by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Emerald and Cairns is 776 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 Emerald and Cairns respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Emerald from Cairns by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 58 min to cover the distance of 776 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 31 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 Emerald to Cairns?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 3 h 14 min to cover the distance of 776 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 41 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 Emerald and Cairns?
The halfway point between Emerald and Cairns is Charters Towers. It is located about 3 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Emerald in relation to Cairns?
Emerald is located 776 km south-east of Cairns.
Emerald has geographic coordinates: latitude -23.52631, longitude 148.16185.
Cairns has geographic coordinates: latitude -16.9205, longitude 145.77189.
Which highway goes from Emerald to Cairns?
The route from Emerald to Cairns follows A7, A1, A6.