Distance between Rockhampton and Charters Towers
The distance from Rockhampton to Charters Towers is 749 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 8 hours and 33 minutes and goes through Gracemere, Wycarbah, Westwood, Gogango, Duaringa, Dingo and Bluff.
Shortest distance by air  572 km ✈️ 
Car route length  749 km 🚗 
Driving time  8 h 33 min 
Fuel amount  59.9 L 
Fuel cost  100 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Rockhampton  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A1 A4 12 km, 10 min


Gracemere  12 km  10 min  0.8 L  
A4 25 km, 17 min


Wycarbah  37 km  27 min  3.0 L  
A4 9 km, 06 min


Westwood  46 km  33 min  3.0 L  
A4 24 km, 17 min


Gogango  71 km  50 min  4.8 L  
A4 50 km, 35 min


Duaringa  121 km  1 h 26 min  8.1 L  
A4 27 km, 19 min


Dingo  148 km  1 h 45 min  11.7 L  
A4 29 km, 19 min


Bluff  177 km  2 h 04 min  14.0 L  
A4 17 km, 11 min


Blackwater  193 km  2 h 15 min  14.4 L  
A4 A7 555 km, 6 h 17 min


Charters Towers  749 km  8 h 33 min  58.8 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Rockhampton to Charters Towers?
Fuel cost: 100 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 749 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 Rockhampton to Charters Towers?
Driving time: 8 h 33 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 619 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 6 h 52 min
 118 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 28 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 7 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 2 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Rockhampton to Charters Towers by land?
The distance between Rockhampton and Charters Towers is 749 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Rockhampton and Charters Towers respectively.
How far is Rockhampton to Charters Towers by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Rockhampton and Charters Towers is 572 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 Rockhampton and Charters Towers respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Rockhampton from Charters Towers by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 42 min to cover the distance of 572 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 36 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 Rockhampton to Charters Towers?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 23 min to cover the distance of 572 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 43 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 Rockhampton and Charters Towers?
The halfway point between Rockhampton and Charters Towers is Clermont. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Clermont to Rockhampton is 373 km and driving will take about 4 h 21 min. The road between Clermont and Charters Towers has length 375 km and will take approximately 4 h 11 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Rockhampton in relation to Charters Towers?
Rockhampton is located 572 km southeast of Charters Towers.
Rockhampton has geographic coordinates: latitude 23.37825, longitude 150.51344.
Charters Towers has geographic coordinates: latitude 20.07141, longitude 146.27098.
Which highway goes from Rockhampton to Charters Towers?
The route from Rockhampton to Charters Towers follows A7, A4.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 A6: 5 km
 A1: 4 km