Distance between Forbes and Surat
The distance from Forbes to Surat is 835 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 9 hours and 33 minutes and goes through Dubbo, Parkes, Peak Hill, Gilgandra, Coonamble, Walgett and Lightning Ridge.
Shortest distance by air  701 km ✈️ 
Car route length  835 km 🚗 
Driving time  9 h 33 min 
Fuel amount  66.8 L 
Fuel cost  116.2 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 65 km, 45 min


Dubbo  140 km  1 h 41 min  9.7 L  
A39 84 km, 57 min


Gilgandra  224 km  2 h 39 min  15.4 L  
B55 91 km, 1 h 03 min


Coonamble  315 km  3 h 42 min  22.1 L  
B55 104 km, 1 h 10 min


Walgett  419 km  4 h 53 min  28.2 L  
B55 86 km, 58 min


Lightning Ridge  505 km  5 h 51 min  38.8 L  
B55 A55 129 km, 1 h 26 min


Dirranbandi  634 km  7 h 18 min  47.5 L  
A55 201 km, 2 h 14 min


Surat  835 km  9 h 32 min  65.5 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Forbes to Surat?
Fuel cost: 116.2 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 835 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 Forbes to Surat?
Driving time: 9 h 33 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 751 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 8 h 20 min
 60 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 45 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 7 min
 17 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 20 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Forbes to Surat by land?
The distance between Forbes and Surat is 835 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Forbes and Surat respectively.
How far is Forbes to Surat by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Forbes and Surat is 701 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 Surat respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Forbes from Surat by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 52 min to cover the distance of 701 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 11 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 Surat?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 55 min to cover the distance of 701 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 20 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 Surat?
The halfway point between Forbes and Surat is Walgett. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Walgett to Forbes is 419 km and driving will take about 4 h 53 min. The road between Walgett and Surat has length 416 km and will take approximately 4 h 39 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Forbes in relation to Surat?
Forbes is located 701 km south of Surat.
Forbes has geographic coordinates: latitude 33.38425, longitude 148.00966.
Surat has geographic coordinates: latitude 27.15216, longitude 149.06889.
Which highway goes from Forbes to Surat?
The route from Forbes to Surat follows B55, A55, A39.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 B76: 14 km
 49: 2 km