Distance between Newcastle and Toowoomba
The distance from Newcastle to Toowoomba is 722 kilometers by road including 20 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 8 hours and 30 minutes and goes through Armidale, Warwick, Newcastle West, Wickham, Maryville, Tighes Hill and Mayfield East.
Shortest distance by air  597 km ✈️ 
Car route length  722 km 🚗 
Driving time  8 h 30 min 
Fuel amount  57.8 L 
Fuel cost  92.5 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Newcastle  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
3 km, 03 min


Wickham  3 km  03 min  0.2 L  
A43 1 km, 01 min


Tighes Hill  5 km  05 min  0.3 L  
A43 1 km, 00 min


Mayfield East  6 km  06 min  0.4 L  
A43 2 km, 01 min


Mayfield  7 km  07 min  0.5 L  
A43 2 km, 01 min


Mayfield West  9 km  09 min  0.7 L  
A43 6 km, 04 min


Hexham  15 km  13 min  1.0 L  
A43 2 320 km, 3 h 46 min


Armidale  336 km  3 h 59 min  26.1 L  
A15 304 km, 3 h 31 min


Warwick  640 km  7 h 31 min  50.6 L  
A15 A3 85 km, 1 h 00 min


Toowoomba  725 km  8 h 31 min  57.9 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Newcastle to Toowoomba?
Fuel cost: 92.5 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 722 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.6 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Newcastle to Toowoomba?
Driving time: 8 h 30 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 13 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 7 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 3 min
 543 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 6 h 1 min
 104 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 18 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 5 min
 29 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 29 min
 17 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 20 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 3 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Newcastle to Toowoomba by land?
The distance between Newcastle and Toowoomba is 722 km by road including 20 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Newcastle and Toowoomba respectively.
How far is Newcastle to Toowoomba by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Newcastle and Toowoomba is 597 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 Newcastle and Toowoomba respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Newcastle from Toowoomba by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 44 min to cover the distance of 597 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 42 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 Newcastle to Toowoomba?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 29 min to cover the distance of 597 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 50 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 Newcastle and Toowoomba?
The halfway point between Newcastle and Toowoomba is Guyra. It is located about 12 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Guyra to Newcastle is 373 km and driving will take about 4 h 25 min. The road between Guyra and Toowoomba has length 349 km and will take approximately 4 h 4 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Newcastle in relation to Toowoomba?
Newcastle is located 597 km south of Toowoomba.
Newcastle has geographic coordinates: latitude 32.92729, longitude 151.78125.
Toowoomba has geographic coordinates: latitude 27.56102, longitude 151.95335.
Which highway goes from Newcastle to Toowoomba?
The route from Newcastle to Toowoomba follows A15.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 2: 79 km
 A3: 70 km
 21: 41 km
 A1: 29 km
 A43: 14 km
 29: 8 km