Distance between Maroochydore and Cooktown
The distance from Maroochydore to Cooktown is 1,925 kilometers by road including 82 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 22 hours and 14 minutes and goes through Gympie, Maryborough, Rockhampton, Kunda Park, Eumundi, Cooroy and Pomona.
Shortest distance by air  1,485 km ✈️ 
Car route length  1,925 km 🚗 
Driving time  22 h 14 min 
Fuel amount  154 L 
Fuel cost  268 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Maroochydore  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
8 6 km, 05 min


Kunda Park  6 km  05 min  0.3 L  
8 M1 28 km, 16 min


Cooroy  35 km  22 min  1.9 L  
M1 14 km, 07 min


Pomona  48 km  30 min  3.7 L  
M1 38 km, 22 min


Gympie  86 km  53 min  6.2 L  
A1 25 km, 17 min


Gunalda  111 km  1 h 10 min  8.5 L  
A1 22 km, 17 min


Tiaro  133 km  1 h 27 min  9.2 L  
A1 34 km, 25 min


Maryborough  167 km  1 h 52 min  13.0 L  
A1 383 km, 4 h 28 min


Rockhampton  550 km  6 h 21 min  43.8 L  
A1 1,375 km, 15 h 52 min


Cooktown  1,925 km  22 h 14 min  153.6 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Maroochydore to Cooktown?
Fuel cost: 268 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,925 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 Maroochydore to Cooktown?
Driving time: 22 h 14 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 56 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 30 min
 21 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 12 min
 1,303 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 14 h 28 min
 487 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 6 h 5 min
 22 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 18 min
 27 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 27 min
 9 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 10 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 Maroochydore to Cooktown by land?
The distance between Maroochydore and Cooktown is 1,925 km by road including 82 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Maroochydore and Cooktown respectively.
How far is Maroochydore to Cooktown by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Maroochydore and Cooktown is 1,485 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 Maroochydore and Cooktown respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Maroochydore from Cooktown by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 51 min to cover the distance of 1,485 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 6 h 45 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 Maroochydore to Cooktown?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 6 h 11 min to cover the distance of 1,485 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 7 h 4 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 Maroochydore and Cooktown?
The halfway point between Maroochydore and Cooktown is Pindi Pindi. It is located about 5 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Pindi Pindi to Maroochydore is 957 km and driving will take about 11 h 8 min. The road between Pindi Pindi and Cooktown has length 968 km and will take approximately 11 h 6 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Maroochydore in relation to Cooktown?
Maroochydore is located 1,485 km southeast of Cooktown.
Maroochydore has geographic coordinates: latitude 26.65565, longitude 153.09467.
Cooktown has geographic coordinates: latitude 15.47266, longitude 145.25342.
Which highway goes from Maroochydore to Cooktown?
The route from Maroochydore to Cooktown follows A1, 81.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 25: 86 km
 40: 79 km
 M1: 62 km
 1: 34 km
 64: 14 km
 8: 10 km
 70: 6 km
 57: 2 km
 12: 2 km