Distance between Emerald and Rockhampton
The distance from Emerald to Rockhampton is 271 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 3 hours and 9 minutes and goes through Yamala, Comet, Blackwater, Bluff, Dingo, Duaringa and Gogango.
Shortest distance by air  241 km ✈️ 
Car route length  271 km 🚗 
Driving time  3 h 9 min 
Fuel amount  21.6 L 
Fuel cost  36.1 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Emerald  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A4 51 km, 37 min


Comet  51 km  37 min  3.1 L  
A4 26 km, 17 min


Blackwater  77 km  54 min  5.2 L  
A4 17 km, 11 min


Bluff  94 km  1 h 06 min  7.4 L  
A4 29 km, 19 min


Dingo  123 km  1 h 25 min  9.7 L  
A4 27 km, 19 min


Duaringa  150 km  1 h 44 min  10.5 L  
A4 50 km, 35 min


Gogango  200 km  2 h 20 min  15.2 L  
A4 24 km, 17 min


Westwood  224 km  2 h 37 min  17.2 L  
A4 9 km, 06 min


Wycarbah  233 km  2 h 43 min  18.7 L  
A4 37 km, 26 min


Rockhampton  271 km  3 h 09 min  21.4 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Emerald to Rockhampton?
Fuel cost: 36.1 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 271 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.67 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Emerald to Rockhampton?
Driving time: 3 h 9 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 164 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 1 h 49 min
 104 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 17 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Emerald to Rockhampton by land?
The distance between Emerald and Rockhampton is 271 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Emerald and Rockhampton respectively.
How far is Emerald to Rockhampton by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Emerald and Rockhampton is 241 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 Emerald and Rockhampton respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Emerald from Rockhampton by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 18 min to cover the distance of 241 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 5 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 Rockhampton?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 1 h to cover the distance of 241 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 8 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 Rockhampton?
The halfway point between Emerald and Rockhampton is Dingo. It is located about 12 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Dingo to Emerald is 123 km and driving will take about 1 h 25 min. The road between Dingo and Rockhampton has length 148 km and will take approximately 1 h 44 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Emerald in relation to Rockhampton?
Emerald is located 241 km west of Rockhampton.
Emerald has geographic coordinates: latitude 23.52631, longitude 148.16185.
Rockhampton has geographic coordinates: latitude 23.37825, longitude 150.51344.
Which highway goes from Emerald to Rockhampton?
The route from Emerald to Rockhampton follows A4.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 A1: 4 km
 A7: 2 km