Distance between Gold Coast and Darwin
The distance from Gold Coast to Darwin is 3,477 kilometers by road including 117 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 38 hours and 57 minutes and goes through Mount Isa, Molendinar, Pacific Pines, Ormeau, Yatala, Heathwood and Ellen Grove.
Shortest distance by air  2,912 km ✈️ 
Car route length  3,477 km 🚗 
Driving time  38 h 57 min 
Fuel amount  278.2 L 
Fuel cost  322.7 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Gold Coast  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
3 4 6 km, 04 min


Molendinar  6 km  04 min  0.4 L  
4 10 8 km, 05 min


Pacific Pines  14 km  10 min  0.9 L  
M1 20 km, 11 min


Ormeau  34 km  21 min  2.6 L  
M1 4 km, 02 min


Yatala  39 km  23 min  2.9 L  
M1 M6 28 km, 16 min


Heathwood  67 km  40 min  5.3 L  
M2 5 km, 03 min


Ellen Grove  72 km  43 min  5.7 L  
M2 26 km, 16 min


Blacksoil  99 km  59 min  7.7 L  
A2 1,776 km, 20 h 01 min


Mount Isa  1,874 km  21 h 01 min  149.0 L  
A2 1 1,603 km, 17 h 56 min


Darwin  3,477 km  38 h 57 min  278.0 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Gold Coast to Darwin?
Fuel cost: 322.7 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 3,477 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.16 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Gold Coast to Darwin?
Driving time: 38 h 57 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 32 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 17 min
 67 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 39 min
 3,219 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 35 h 46 min
 102 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 16 min
 8 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 7 min
 41 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 40 min
 8 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 9 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Gold Coast to Darwin by land?
The distance between Gold Coast and Darwin is 3,477 km by road including 117 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Gold Coast and Darwin respectively.
How far is Gold Coast to Darwin by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Gold Coast and Darwin is 2,912 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 Gold Coast and Darwin respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Gold Coast from Darwin by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 3 h 38 min to cover the distance of 2,912 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 13 h 14 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 Gold Coast to Darwin?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 12 h 8 min to cover the distance of 2,912 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 13 h 52 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 Gold Coast and Darwin?
The halfway point between Gold Coast and Darwin is Cloncurry. It is located about 22 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Cloncurry to Gold Coast is 1,760 km and driving will take about 19 h 42 min. The road between Cloncurry and Darwin has length 1,716 km and will take approximately 19 h 15 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Gold Coast in relation to Darwin?
Gold Coast is located 2,912 km southeast of Darwin.
Gold Coast has geographic coordinates: latitude 28.00237, longitude 153.4146.
Darwin has geographic coordinates: latitude 12.46044, longitude 130.84105.
Which highway goes from Gold Coast to Darwin?
The route from Gold Coast to Darwin follows A2, 1, 66, 87, 83.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 M2: 36 km
 M1: 34 km
 A15: 17 km
 M6: 16 km
 62: 6 km
 82: 5 km
 10: 4 km
 4: 3 km
 A5: 1 km