Distance between Grafton and Newcastle
The distance from Grafton to Newcastle is 469 kilometers by road including 417 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 4 hours and 39 minutes and goes through Coffs Harbour, South Grafton, Arrawarra, Woolgoolga, Moonee Beach, Sapphire Beach and Korora.
Shortest distance by air  376 km ✈️ 
Car route length  469 km 🚗 
Driving time  4 h 39 min 
Fuel amount  37.5 L 
Fuel cost  64.1 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Grafton  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
B91 3 km, 03 min


South Grafton  3 km  03 min  0.1 L  
B91 A1 52 km, 30 min


Woolgoolga  56 km  34 min  4.0 L  
M1 13 km, 07 min


Moonee Beach  69 km  41 min  4.9 L  
M1 9 km, 05 min


Korora  78 km  47 min  6.1 L  
A1 8 km, 07 min


Coffs Harbour  87 km  54 min  6.4 L  
A1 7 km, 06 min


Boambee  94 km  1 h 00 min  7.4 L  
A1 6 km, 03 min


Bonville  100 km  1 h 04 min  7.6 L  
M1 16 km, 08 min


Urunga  116 km  1 h 12 min  8.9 L  
M1 A1 356 km, 3 h 26 min


Newcastle  472 km  4 h 39 min  37.6 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Grafton to Newcastle?
Fuel cost: 64.1 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 469 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.71 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Grafton to Newcastle?
Driving time: 4 h 39 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 330 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 2 h 59 min
 82 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 49 min
 11 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 7 min
 28 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 20 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
 15 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 14 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 4 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Grafton to Newcastle by land?
The distance between Grafton and Newcastle is 469 km by road including 417 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Grafton and Newcastle respectively.
How far is Grafton to Newcastle by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Grafton and Newcastle is 376 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 Grafton and Newcastle respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Grafton from Newcastle by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 28 min to cover the distance of 376 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 42 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 Grafton to Newcastle?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 1 h 34 min to cover the distance of 376 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 47 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 Grafton and Newcastle?
The halfway point between Grafton and Newcastle is Sovereign Hills. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Sovereign Hills to Grafton is 236 km and driving will take about 2 h 19 min. The road between Sovereign Hills and Newcastle has length 233 km and will take approximately 2 h 19 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Grafton in relation to Newcastle?
Grafton is located 376 km northeast of Newcastle.
Grafton has geographic coordinates: latitude 29.69125, longitude 152.93333.
Newcastle has geographic coordinates: latitude 32.92729, longitude 151.78125.
Which highway goes from Grafton to Newcastle?
The route from Grafton to Newcastle follows A1, M1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 B91: 17 km
 A43: 15 km
 22: 2 km