Distance between Forbes and Armidale
The distance from Forbes to Armidale is 574 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 6 hours and 50 minutes and goes through Dubbo, Tamworth, Parkes, Peak Hill, Dunedoo, Coolah and Werris Creek.
Shortest distance by air  470 km ✈️ 
Car route length  574 km 🚗 
Driving time  6 h 50 min 
Fuel amount  45.9 L 
Fuel cost  73.9 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Forbes  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A39 34 km, 26 min


Parkes  34 km  26 min  1.0 L  
A39 40 km, 29 min


Peak Hill  75 km  56 min  5.0 L  
A39 75 km, 52 min


Dubbo  150 km  1 h 49 min  9.7 L  
A39 B84 79 km, 56 min


Dunedoo  229 km  2 h 45 min  16.5 L  
B84 67 km, 47 min


Coolah  296 km  3 h 33 min  20.7 L  
119 km, 1 h 20 min


Werris Creek  415 km  4 h 53 min  31.8 L  
25 41 km, 28 min


Hillvue  456 km  5 h 22 min  36.3 L  
25 A15 8 km, 07 min


Tamworth  464 km  5 h 30 min  37.1 L  
A15 110 km, 1 h 19 min


Armidale  574 km  6 h 49 min  45.1 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Forbes to Armidale?
Fuel cost: 73.9 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 574 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.61 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Forbes to Armidale?
Driving time: 6 h 50 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 422 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 4 h 41 min
 112 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 24 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 2 min
 11 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 10 min
 26 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 31 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Forbes to Armidale by land?
The distance between Forbes and Armidale is 574 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Forbes and Armidale respectively.
How far is Forbes to Armidale by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Forbes and Armidale is 470 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 Forbes and Armidale respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Forbes from Armidale by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 35 min to cover the distance of 470 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 8 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 Forbes to Armidale?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 1 h 57 min to cover the distance of 470 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 14 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 Forbes and Armidale?
The halfway point between Forbes and Armidale is Coolah. It is located about 9 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Coolah to Forbes is 296 km and driving will take about 3 h 33 min. The road between Coolah and Armidale has length 278 km and will take approximately 3 h 16 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Forbes in relation to Armidale?
Forbes is located 470 km southwest of Armidale.
Forbes has geographic coordinates: latitude 33.38425, longitude 148.00966.
Armidale has geographic coordinates: latitude 30.51336, longitude 151.66661.
Which highway goes from Forbes to Armidale?
The route from Forbes to Armidale follows A39, A15.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 B84: 100 km
 B56: 40 km
 25: 39 km
 B55: 10 km
 B78: 3 km