Distance between Nowra and Canberra
The distance from Nowra to Canberra is 219 kilometers by road including 135 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 2 hours and 21 minutes and goes through Bomaderry, North Nowra, Beaumont, Kangaroo Valley, Moss Vale, Exeter and Marulan.
Shortest distance by air  144 km ✈️ 
Car route length  219 km 🚗 
Driving time  2 h 21 min 
Fuel amount  17.5 L 
Fuel cost  29.4 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Nowra  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A1 4 km, 02 min


Bomaderry  4 km  02 min  0.1 L  
8 B73 10 km, 07 min


Beaumont  14 km  10 min  0.6 L  
B73 8 km, 06 min


Kangaroo Valley  21 km  17 min  1.6 L  
B73 29 km, 23 min


Moss Vale  51 km  40 min  3.5 L  
13 km, 09 min


Exeter  64 km  49 min  4.6 L  
M31 31 km, 18 min


Marulan  94 km  1 h 08 min  6.5 L  
M31 29 km, 15 min


Goulburn  123 km  1 h 24 min  9.4 L  
M31 M23 82 km, 45 min


Watson  206 km  2 h 09 min  16.4 L  
A23 13 km, 11 min


South Canberra  219 km  2 h 21 min  17.2 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Nowra to Canberra?
Fuel cost: 29.4 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 219 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.68 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Nowra to Canberra?
Driving time: 2 h 21 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 132 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 11 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 min
 38 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 25 min
 15 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 10 min
 5 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 4 min
 22 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 22 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 4 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Nowra to Canberra by land?
The distance between Nowra and Canberra is 219 km by road including 135 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Nowra and Canberra respectively.
How far is Nowra to Canberra by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Nowra and Canberra is 144 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 Nowra and Canberra respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Nowra from Canberra by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 10 min to cover the distance of 144 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 39 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 Nowra to Canberra?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 36 min to cover the distance of 144 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 41 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 Nowra and Canberra?
The halfway point between Nowra and Canberra is Goulburn. It is located about 14 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Goulburn to Nowra is 123 km and driving will take about 1 h 24 min. The road between Goulburn and Canberra has length 95 km and will take approximately 57 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Nowra in relation to Canberra?
Nowra is located 144 km northeast of Canberra.
Nowra has geographic coordinates: latitude 34.87412, longitude 150.60047.
Canberra has geographic coordinates: latitude 35.29759, longitude 149.10127.
Which highway goes from Nowra to Canberra?
The route from Nowra to Canberra follows M23, M31.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 B73: 36 km
 8: 33 km
 A23: 13 km
 7: 8 km
 A1: 3 km
 15: 2 km