Distance between Kolijo and Cairns
The distance from Kolijo to Cairns is 681 kilometers by road including 23 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 7 hours and 49 minutes and goes through Pindi Pindi, Wagoora, Yalbaroo, Cathu, Bloomsbury, Lethebrook and Goorganga Plains.
Shortest distance by air  545 km ✈️ 
Car route length  681 km 🚗 
Driving time  7 h 49 min 
Fuel amount  54.5 L 
Fuel cost  94.8 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Kolijo  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A1 19 km, 12 min


Pindi Pindi  19 km  12 min  0.2 L  
A1 34 km, 22 min


Lethebrook  53 km  35 min  4.0 L  
A1 8 km, 05 min


Goorganga Plains  61 km  40 min  4.4 L  
A1 21 km, 14 min


Mrytlevale  81 km  55 min  5.8 L  
A1 20 km, 13 min


Debella  101 km  1 h 08 min  7.7 L  
A1 18 km, 12 min


Intaburra  119 km  1 h 20 min  9.2 L  
A1 22 km, 15 min


Merinda  142 km  1 h 36 min  11.1 L  
A1 39 km, 26 min


Guthalungra  180 km  2 h 02 min  13.9 L  
A1 501 km, 5 h 46 min


Cairns  681 km  7 h 49 min  54.3 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Kolijo to Cairns?
Fuel cost: 94.8 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 681 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.74 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Kolijo to Cairns?
Driving time: 7 h 49 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 20 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 11 min
 524 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 5 h 49 min
 115 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 26 min
 6 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 5 min
 16 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 15 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Kolijo to Cairns by land?
The distance between Kolijo and Cairns is 681 km by road including 23 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Kolijo and Cairns respectively.
How far is Kolijo to Cairns by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Kolijo and Cairns is 545 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 Kolijo and Cairns respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Kolijo from Cairns by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 40 min to cover the distance of 545 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 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 Kolijo to Cairns?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 16 min to cover the distance of 545 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 35 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 Kolijo and Cairns?
The halfway point between Kolijo and Cairns is Douglas. It is located about 5 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Douglas to Kolijo is 336 km and driving will take about 3 h 50 min. The road between Douglas and Cairns has length 345 km and will take approximately 3 h 58 min.
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Where is Kolijo in relation to Cairns?
Kolijo is located 545 km southeast of Cairns.
Kolijo has geographic coordinates: latitude 20.90637, longitude 148.78063.
Cairns has geographic coordinates: latitude 16.9205, longitude 145.77189.
Which highway goes from Kolijo to Cairns?
The route from Kolijo to Cairns follows A1.