Distance between Kempsey and Rockhampton
The distance from Kempsey to Rockhampton is 1,125 kilometers by road including 582 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 12 hours and 1 minute and goes through Coffs Harbour, Tweed Heads, Gympie and Maryborough.
Shortest distance by air  887 km ✈️ 
Car route length  1,125 km 🚗 
Driving time  12 h 1 min 
Fuel amount  90 L 
Fuel cost  104.4 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Kempsey  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
10 km, 07 min


Frederickton  10 km  07 min  0.4 L  
M1 41 km, 23 min


Macksville  51 km  31 min  3.9 L  
M1 8 km, 04 min


Nambucca Heads  59 km  35 min  4.4 L  
M1 19 km, 10 min


Urunga  77 km  46 min  5.8 L  
M1 15 km, 08 min


Bonville  93 km  54 min  7.0 L  
M1 A1 13 km, 09 min


Coffs Harbour  106 km  1 h 03 min  8.0 L  
A1 M1 555 km, 5 h 27 min


Gympie  661 km  6 h 31 min  52.2 L  
A1 81 km, 59 min


Maryborough  742 km  7 h 31 min  59.0 L  
A1 384 km, 4 h 29 min


Rockhampton  1,126 km  12 h 01 min  89.8 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Kempsey to Rockhampton?
Fuel cost: 104.4 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,125 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 Kempsey to Rockhampton?
Driving time: 12 h 1 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 408 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 3 h 42 min
 160 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 35 min
 321 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 3 h 34 min
 203 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 2 h 32 min
 5 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 4 min
 14 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 13 min
 14 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 17 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 Kempsey to Rockhampton by land?
The distance between Kempsey and Rockhampton is 1,125 km by road including 582 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Kempsey and Rockhampton respectively.
How far is Kempsey to Rockhampton by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Kempsey and Rockhampton is 887 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 Kempsey and Rockhampton respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Kempsey from Rockhampton by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 6 min to cover the distance of 887 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 4 h 1 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 Kempsey to Rockhampton?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 3 h 41 min to cover the distance of 887 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 4 h 13 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 Kempsey and Rockhampton?
The halfway point between Kempsey and Rockhampton is Beerburrum. It is located about 11 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Beerburrum to Kempsey is 551 km and driving will take about 5 h 26 min. The road between Beerburrum and Rockhampton has length 573 km and will take approximately 6 h 34 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Kempsey in relation to Rockhampton?
Kempsey is located 887 km southeast of Rockhampton.
Kempsey has geographic coordinates: latitude 31.07981, longitude 152.84229.
Rockhampton has geographic coordinates: latitude 23.37825, longitude 150.51344.
Which highway goes from Kempsey to Rockhampton?
The route from Kempsey to Rockhampton follows A1, M1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 57: 2 km
 12: 2 km