Distance between Rochester and Alice Springs
The distance from Rochester to Alice Springs is 2,161 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 24 hours and 20 minutes and goes through Mildura, Port Augusta, Echuca, Gunbower, Cohuna, Kerang and Lake Boga.
Shortest distance by air  1,749 km ✈️ 
Car route length  2,161 km 🚗 
Driving time  24 h 20 min 
Fuel amount  172.9 L 
Fuel cost  300.8 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Rochester  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
B75 31 km, 20 min


Echuca  31 km  20 min  1.7 L  
B400 24 km, 15 min


Gunbower  55 km  36 min  3.3 L  
B400 32 km, 21 min


Cohuna  87 km  58 min  6.5 L  
B400 29 km, 19 min


Kerang  115 km  1 h 18 min  8.4 L  
B400 46 km, 30 min


Lake Boga  161 km  1 h 49 min  12.7 L  
B400 15 km, 10 min


Swan Hill  175 km  1 h 59 min  13.8 L  
B400 225 km, 2 h 35 min


Mildura  401 km  4 h 35 min  31.4 L  
A20 B64 533 km, 6 h 03 min


Port Augusta  934 km  10 h 39 min  74.4 L  
A1 A87 1,227 km, 13 h 41 min


Alice Springs  2,161 km  24 h 20 min  172.8 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Rochester to Alice Springs?
Fuel cost: 300.8 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 2,161 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.74 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Rochester to Alice Springs?
Driving time: 24 h 20 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 2,046 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 22 h 44 min
 76 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 56 min
 5 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 4 min
 31 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 30 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 1 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 25 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Rochester to Alice Springs by land?
The distance between Rochester and Alice Springs is 2,161 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Rochester and Alice Springs respectively.
How far is Rochester to Alice Springs by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Rochester and Alice Springs is 1,749 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 Rochester and Alice Springs respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Rochester from Alice Springs by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 2 h 11 min to cover the distance of 1,749 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 7 h 57 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 Rochester to Alice Springs?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 7 h 17 min to cover the distance of 1,749 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 8 h 19 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 Rochester and Alice Springs?
The halfway point between Rochester and Alice Springs is Pimba. It is located about 19 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Pimba to Rochester is 1,100 km and driving will take about 12 h 30 min. The road between Pimba and Alice Springs has length 1,061 km and will take approximately 11 h 50 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Rochester in relation to Alice Springs?
Rochester is located 1,749 km southeast of Alice Springs.
Rochester has geographic coordinates: latitude 36.35691, longitude 144.70102.
Alice Springs has geographic coordinates: latitude 23.69839, longitude 133.88129.
Which highway goes from Rochester to Alice Springs?
The route from Rochester to Alice Springs follows A87, 87, B400, A20, B64, A1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 B82: 24 km
 B79: 19 km
 A32: 7 km
 B75: 5 km
 B80: 4 km
 A79: 4 km
 B12: 2 km
 51: 1 km