Distance between Parkes and Lowood
The distance from Parkes to Lowood is 912 kilometers by road including 28 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 10 hours and 33 minutes and goes through Dubbo, Peak Hill, Coonabarabran, Narrabri West, Narrabri, Moree and Boggabilla.
Shortest distance by air  760 km ✈️ 
Car route length  912 km 🚗 
Driving time  10 h 33 min 
Fuel amount  72.9 L 
Fuel cost  116.7 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Parkes  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A39 42 km, 30 min


Peak Hill  42 km  30 min  2.4 L  
A39 80 km, 56 min


Dubbo  122 km  1 h 27 min  7.1 L  
A39 157 km, 1 h 47 min


Coonabarabran  279 km  3 h 14 min  20.6 L  
A39 110 km, 1 h 16 min


Narrabri  390 km  4 h 30 min  29.8 L  
A39 117 km, 1 h 23 min


Moree  507 km  5 h 53 min  37.1 L  
A39 73 km, 53 min


Boggabilla  580 km  6 h 47 min  44.3 L  
A39 35 km, 25 min


Goondiwindi  615 km  7 h 12 min  48.5 L  
A5 A39 116 km, 1 h 18 min


Millmerran  732 km  8 h 30 min  56.3 L  
A39 A2 180 km, 2 h 02 min


Lowood  912 km  10 h 33 min  72.7 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Parkes to Lowood?
Fuel cost: 116.7 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 912 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 Parkes to Lowood?
Driving time: 10 h 33 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 17 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 10 min
 720 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 8 h
 140 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 44 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
 14 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 13 min
 19 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 22 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Parkes to Lowood by land?
The distance between Parkes and Lowood is 912 km by road including 28 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Parkes and Lowood respectively.
How far is Parkes to Lowood by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Parkes and Lowood is 760 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 Parkes and Lowood respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Parkes from Lowood by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 57 min to cover the distance of 760 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 27 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 Parkes to Lowood?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 3 h 10 min to cover the distance of 760 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 37 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 Parkes and Lowood?
The halfway point between Parkes and Lowood is Gurley. It is located about 4 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Gurley to Parkes is 452 km and driving will take about 5 h 14 min. The road between Gurley and Lowood has length 459 km and will take approximately 5 h 19 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Parkes in relation to Lowood?
Parkes is located 760 km southwest of Lowood.
Parkes has geographic coordinates: latitude 33.13681, longitude 148.17548.
Lowood has geographic coordinates: latitude 27.46233, longitude 152.58051.
Which highway goes from Parkes to Lowood?
The route from Parkes to Lowood follows A39.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 A2: 75 km
 A5: 15 km
 82: 15 km
 85: 3 km