Distance between Forbes and Bourke
The distance from Forbes to Bourke is 466 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 5 hours and 28 minutes and goes through Parkes, Peak Hill, Narromine, Trangie and Nyngan.
Shortest distance by air  415 km ✈️ 
Car route length  466 km 🚗 
Driving time  5 h 28 min 
Fuel amount  37.3 L 
Fuel cost  59.3 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 25 km, 18 min


Alectown  59 km  44 min  4.5 L  
A39 16 km, 11 min


Peak Hill  75 km  56 min  5.0 L  
A39 26 km, 18 min


Tomingley  101 km  1 h 14 min  7.8 L  
A39 36 km, 25 min


Narromine  137 km  1 h 40 min  8.3 L  
A32 50 km, 35 min


Trangie  187 km  2 h 15 min  13.6 L  
A32 17 km, 12 min


Nevertire  204 km  2 h 27 min  16.3 L  
A32 68 km, 47 min


Nyngan  272 km  3 h 15 min  19.0 L  
B71 194 km, 2 h 13 min


Bourke  466 km  5 h 28 min  31.1 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Forbes to Bourke?
Fuel cost: 59.3 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 466 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.59 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Forbes to Bourke?
Driving time: 5 h 28 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 339 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 3 h 46 min
 107 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 20 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 2 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 1 min
 14 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 17 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Forbes to Bourke by land?
The distance between Forbes and Bourke is 466 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Forbes and Bourke respectively.
How far is Forbes to Bourke by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Forbes and Bourke is 415 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 Bourke respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Forbes from Bourke by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 31 min to cover the distance of 415 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 53 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 Bourke?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 1 h 43 min to cover the distance of 415 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 58 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 Bourke?
The halfway point between Forbes and Bourke is Nevertire. It is located about 29 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Nevertire to Forbes is 204 km and driving will take about 2 h 27 min. The road between Nevertire and Bourke has length 262 km and will take approximately 3 h 1 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Forbes in relation to Bourke?
Forbes is located 415 km southeast of Bourke.
Forbes has geographic coordinates: latitude 33.38425, longitude 148.00966.
Bourke has geographic coordinates: latitude 30.09145, longitude 145.94299.
Which highway goes from Forbes to Bourke?
The route from Forbes to Bourke follows B71, A32.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 A39: 99 km