Distance between Port Arthur and Launceston
The distance from Port Arthur to Launceston is 255 kilometers by road including 18 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 2 hours and 56 minutes and goes through Dunalley, Sorell, Richmond, Oatlands, Ross, Campbell Town and Perth.
|Shortest distance by air||199 km ✈️|
|Car route length||255 km 🚗|
|Driving time||2 h 56 min|
|Fuel amount||20.4 L|
|Fuel cost||34 AUD|
|Port Arthur||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
A9 11 km, 08 min
|Taranna||11 km||08 min||0.8 L|
A9 28 km, 19 min
|Dunalley||39 km||28 min||2.5 L|
A9 30 km, 21 min
|Sorell||69 km||49 min||5.5 L|
A9 A3 17 km, 12 min
|Richmond||87 km||1 h 01 min||6.9 L|
B31 56 km, 37 min
|Oatlands||142 km||1 h 39 min||10.1 L|
1 32 km, 21 min
|Ross||174 km||2 h 00 min||13.6 L|
1 11 km, 07 min
|Campbell Town||185 km||2 h 08 min||14.3 L|
1 52 km, 35 min
|Perth||237 km||2 h 44 min||18.6 L|
1 18 km, 12 min
|Launceston||255 km||2 h 56 min||20.2 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Port Arthur to Launceston?
Fuel cost: 34 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 255 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.67 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Port Arthur to Launceston?
Driving time: 2 h 56 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 11 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 6 min
- 205 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 2 h 16 min
- 21 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 15 min
- 9 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 7 min
- 8 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 7 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Port Arthur to Launceston by land?
The distance between Port Arthur and Launceston is 255 km by road including 18 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Port Arthur and Launceston respectively.
How far is Port Arthur to Launceston by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Port Arthur and Launceston is 199 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 Port Arthur and Launceston respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Port Arthur from Launceston by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 14 min to cover the distance of 199 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 54 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 Port Arthur to Launceston?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 49 min to cover the distance of 199 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 56 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 Port Arthur and Launceston?
The halfway point between Port Arthur and Launceston is Oatlands. It is located about 15 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Oatlands to Port Arthur is 142 km and driving will take about 1 h 39 min. The road between Oatlands and Launceston has length 112 km and will take approximately 1 h 16 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Port Arthur in relation to Launceston?
Port Arthur is located 199 km south-east of Launceston.
Port Arthur has geographic coordinates: latitude -43.1412, longitude 147.85201.
Launceston has geographic coordinates: latitude -41.43408, longitude 147.13735.
Which highway goes from Port Arthur to Launceston?
The route from Port Arthur to Launceston follows 1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- A9: 69 km
- B31: 39 km
- A3: 10 km
- C350: 7 km