Distance between Gladstone and Townsville
The distance from Gladstone to Townsville is 829 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 16 hours and 24 minutes and goes through Rockhampton, Mount Larcom, Bajool, Kawana, The Caves, Yaamba and Canoona.
Shortest distance by air  686 km ✈️ 
Car route length  829 km 🚗 
Driving time  16 h 24 min 
Fuel amount  66.3 L 
Fuel cost  110.8 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Gladstone  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
58 30 km, 26 min


Mount Larcom  30 km  26 min  2.0 L  
58 A1 44 km, 40 min


Bajool  74 km  1 h 07 min  5.7 L  
A1 34 km, 27 min


Rockhampton  108 km  1 h 34 min  8.4 L  
A1 6 km, 07 min


Kawana  114 km  1 h 42 min  9.0 L  
A1 16 km, 28 min


The Caves  130 km  2 h 10 min  10.3 L  
A1 13 km, 25 min


Yaamba  143 km  2 h 36 min  11.3 L  
A1 65 km, 1 h 44 min


Marlborough  208 km  4 h 20 min  15.8 L  
A1 107 km, 2 h 08 min


Clairview  315 km  6 h 29 min  24.7 L  
A1 514 km, 9 h 55 min


Townsville  829 km  16 h 24 min  66.1 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Gladstone to Townsville?
Fuel cost: 110.8 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 829 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 Gladstone to Townsville?
Driving time: 16 h 24 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 448 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 4 h 58 min
 188 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 2 h 21 min
 5 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 4 min
 9 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 9 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 3 min
 176 km with a maximum speed 20 km/h = 8 h 47 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Gladstone to Townsville by land?
The distance between Gladstone and Townsville is 829 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Gladstone and Townsville respectively.
How far is Gladstone to Townsville by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Gladstone and Townsville is 686 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 Gladstone and Townsville respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Gladstone from Townsville by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 51 min to cover the distance of 686 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 7 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 Gladstone to Townsville?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 51 min to cover the distance of 686 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 16 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 Gladstone and Townsville?
The halfway point between Gladstone and Townsville is Jilalan. It is located about 9 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Jilalan to Gladstone is 406 km and driving will take about 7 h 45 min. The road between Jilalan and Townsville has length 424 km and will take approximately 8 h 38 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Gladstone in relation to Townsville?
Gladstone is located 686 km southeast of Townsville.
Gladstone has geographic coordinates: latitude 23.84317, longitude 151.25613.
Townsville has geographic coordinates: latitude 19.25694, longitude 146.82395.
Which highway goes from Gladstone to Townsville?
The route from Gladstone to Townsville follows A1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 58: 30 km