Distance between Karratha and Kalgoorlie
The distance from Karratha to Kalgoorlie is 1,659 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 18 hours and 58 minutes and goes through Roebourne, Wedgefield, Newman, Karalundi, Meekatharra, Leinster and Leonora.
Shortest distance by air  1,206 km ✈️ 
Car route length  1,659 km 🚗 
Driving time  18 h 58 min 
Fuel amount  132.7 L 
Fuel cost  224.3 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Karratha  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
1 40 km, 28 min


Roebourne  40 km  28 min  2.7 L  
1 11 km, 08 min


Mingullatharndo  51 km  36 min  3.7 L  
1 177 km, 1 h 58 min


Wedgefield  228 km  2 h 34 min  17.9 L  
1 95 459 km, 5 h 12 min


Newman  687 km  7 h 47 min  54.8 L  
95 239 km, 2 h 39 min


Karalundi  926 km  10 h 27 min  73.2 L  
95 235 km, 2 h 42 min


Wiluna  1,161 km  13 h 10 min  87.0 L  
118 km, 1 h 28 min


Leinster  1,279 km  14 h 38 min  98.7 L  
147 km, 1 h 42 min


Leonora  1,427 km  16 h 21 min  113.4 L  
233 km, 2 h 36 min


Kalgoorlie  1,659 km  18 h 57 min  132.3 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Karratha to Kalgoorlie?
Fuel cost: 224.3 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,659 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.69 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Karratha to Kalgoorlie?
Driving time: 18 h 58 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 1,296 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 14 h 24 min
 353 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 4 h 25 min
 8 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 6 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Karratha to Kalgoorlie by land?
The distance between Karratha and Kalgoorlie is 1,659 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Karratha and Kalgoorlie respectively.
How far is Karratha to Kalgoorlie by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Karratha and Kalgoorlie is 1,206 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 Karratha and Kalgoorlie respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Karratha from Kalgoorlie by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 30 min to cover the distance of 1,206 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 5 h 28 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 Karratha to Kalgoorlie?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 5 h 1 min to cover the distance of 1,206 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 5 h 44 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 Karratha and Kalgoorlie?
The halfway point between Karratha and Kalgoorlie is Kumarina. It is located about 52 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Kumarina to Karratha is 882 km and driving will take about 9 h 58 min. The road between Kumarina and Kalgoorlie has length 777 km and will take approximately 8 h 59 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Karratha in relation to Kalgoorlie?
Karratha is located 1,206 km northwest of Kalgoorlie.
Karratha has geographic coordinates: latitude 20.73702, longitude 116.84786.
Kalgoorlie has geographic coordinates: latitude 30.74641, longitude 121.47322.
Which highway goes from Karratha to Kalgoorlie?
The route from Karratha to Kalgoorlie follows 95, 1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 94: 1 km