Distance between Mildura and Cairns

The distance from Mildura to Cairns is 2,710 kilometers by road including 23 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 30 hours and 52 minutes and goes through Charleville, Charters Towers, Buronga, Balranald, Hay, Hillston and Cobar.

Shortest distance by air 1,954 km ✈️
Car route length 2,710 km 🚗
Driving time 30 h 52 min
Fuel amount 216.8 L
Fuel cost 375.1 AUD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
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Point Distance Time Fuel
Mildura 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A20 4 km, 03 min
Buronga 4 km 0:03 03 min 0.1 L
A20 126 km, 1 h 26 min
Balranald 130 km 1:30 1 h 30 min 7.5 L
A20 180 km, 2 h 01 min
Hay 310 km 3:31 3 h 31 min 23.1 L
B64 138 km, 1 h 32 min
Hillston 447 km 5:04 5 h 04 min 31.9 L
B87 253 km, 2 h 49 min
Cobar 701 km 7:54 7 h 54 min 52.3 L
B87 151 km, 1 h 43 min
Bourke 852 km 9:37 9 h 37 min 66.0 L
B87 A71 476 km, 5 h 21 min
Charleville 1,328 km 14:58 14 h 58 min 103.8 L
A2 910 km, 10 h 28 min
Charters Towers 2,238 km 25:27 25 h 27 min 178.0 L
A6 A1 472 km, 5 h 24 min
Cairns 2,710 km 30:51 30 h 51 min 216.6 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Mildura 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A20 4 km, 03 min
Buronga 4 km 0:03 03 min 0.1 L
A20 3 km, 03 min
Gol Gol 7 km 0:06 06 min 0.5 L
A20 16 km, 10 min
Monak 23 km 0:17 17 min 1.5 L
A20 107 km, 1 h 12 min
Balranald 130 km 1:30 1 h 30 min 7.5 L
A20 180 km, 2 h 01 min
Hay 310 km 3:31 3 h 31 min 23.1 L
B64 89 km, 1 h 00 min
Goolgowi 399 km 4:32 4 h 32 min 31.9 L
B87 48 km, 32 min
Hillston 447 km 5:04 5 h 04 min 31.9 L
B87 48 km, 32 min
Wallanthery 495 km 5:36 5 h 36 min 39.6 L
B87 205 km, 2 h 17 min
Cobar 701 km 7:54 7 h 54 min 52.3 L
B87 151 km, 1 h 43 min
Bourke 852 km 9:37 9 h 37 min 66.0 L
B87 B71 29 km, 21 min
North Bourke 881 km 9:58 9 h 58 min 70.3 L
B71 91 km, 1 h 00 min
Enngonia 971 km 10:59 10 h 59 min 77.7 L
B71 38 km, 25 min
Barringun 1,010 km 11:25 11 h 25 min 80.7 L
B71 A71 119 km, 1 h 19 min
Cunnamulla 1,128 km 12:44 12 h 44 min 90.1 L
A71 53 km, 35 min
Wyandra 1,182 km 13:20 13 h 20 min 90.5 L
A71 147 km, 1 h 38 min
Charleville 1,328 km 14:58 14 h 58 min 103.8 L
A2 97 km, 1 h 05 min
Augathella 1,425 km 16:04 16 h 04 min 112.5 L
A2 105 km, 1 h 10 min
Tambo 1,530 km 17:14 17 h 14 min 121.9 L
A2 106 km, 1 h 11 min
Blackall 1,636 km 18:26 18 h 26 min 130.0 L
A2 99 km, 1 h 07 min
Barcaldine 1,736 km 19:33 19 h 33 min 138.4 L
19 67 km, 45 min
Aramac 1,802 km 20:18 20 h 18 min 144.1 L
19 177 km, 2 h 07 min
Torrens Creek 1,980 km 22:26 22 h 26 min 149.6 L
A6 145 km, 1 h 45 min
Pentland 2,125 km 24:11 24 h 11 min 169.2 L
A6 114 km, 1 h 16 min
Charters Towers 2,238 km 25:27 25 h 27 min 178.0 L
A6 83 km, 55 min
Woodstock 2,321 km 26:22 26 h 22 min 185.3 L
A6 33 km, 22 min
Stuart 2,354 km 26:45 26 h 45 min 188.0 L
A6 A1 11 km, 07 min
Douglas 2,365 km 26:53 26 h 53 min 189.0 L
A1 11 km, 06 min
Shaw 2,376 km 27:00 27 h 00 min 189.8 L
A1 41 km, 27 min
Rollingstone 2,417 km 27:27 27 h 27 min 193.3 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
Mutarnee 2,432 km 27:37 27 h 37 min 194.1 L
A1 12 km, 08 min
Bambaroo 2,445 km 27:45 27 h 45 min 195.1 L
A1 23 km, 15 min
Toobanna 2,467 km 28:00 28 h 00 min 197.3 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
Ingham 2,476 km 28:07 28 h 07 min 197.5 L
A1 50 km, 34 min
Cardwell 2,526 km 28:41 28 h 41 min 201.6 L
A1 45 km, 31 min
Tully 2,571 km 29:12 29 h 12 min 205.3 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
El Arish 2,586 km 29:22 29 h 22 min 206.5 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Silkwood 2,594 km 29:28 29 h 28 min 207.4 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Mourilyan 2,614 km 29:42 29 h 42 min 209.1 L
A1 32 km, 23 min
Mirriwinni 2,646 km 30:05 30 h 05 min 211.5 L
A1 4 km, 03 min
Babinda 2,651 km 30:09 30 h 09 min 211.9 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Deeral 2,664 km 30:18 30 h 18 min 212.9 L
A1 7 km, 04 min
Fishery Falls 2,671 km 30:22 30 h 22 min 213.5 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Gordonvale 2,685 km 30:32 30 h 32 min 214.4 L
A1 8 km, 06 min
Wrights Creek 2,694 km 30:38 30 h 38 min 215.2 L
A1 5 km, 03 min
Bentley Park 2,699 km 30:42 30 h 42 min 215.8 L
A1 11 km, 09 min
Cairns 2,710 km 30:51 30 h 51 min 216.6 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Mildura to Cairns?

Fuel cost: 375.1 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 2,710 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.73 AUD / L)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from Mildura to Cairns?

Driving time: 30 h 52 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
  • 2,321 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 25 h 47 min
  • 314 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 3 h 55 min
  • 9 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 7 min
  • 29 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 29 min
  • 17 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 20 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Mildura to Cairns by land?

The distance between Mildura and Cairns is 2,710 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 Mildura and Cairns respectively.

How far is Mildura to Cairns by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Mildura and Cairns is 1,954 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Mildura and Cairns respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Mildura from Cairns by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 2 h 26 min to cover the distance of 1,954 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 8 h 52 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 Mildura to Cairns?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 8 h 8 min to cover the distance of 1,954 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 9 h 18 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 Mildura and Cairns?

The halfway point between Mildura and Cairns is Charleville. It is located about 27 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Charleville to Mildura is 1,328 km and driving will take about 14 h 58 min. The road between Charleville and Cairns has length 1,382 km and will take approximately 15 h 53 min.

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Where is Mildura in relation to Cairns?

Mildura is located 1,954 km south of Cairns.

Mildura has geographic coordinates: latitude -34.18473, longitude 142.1625.

Cairns has geographic coordinates: latitude -16.9205, longitude 145.77189.

Which highway goes from Mildura to Cairns?

The route from Mildura to Cairns follows B87, A2, A1, A71, A20, A6, B71, B64.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 19: 89 km
  • 49: 4 km
  • B75: 2 km
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