Distance between Rockhampton and Toowoomba
The distance from Rockhampton to Toowoomba is 640 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 7 hours and 23 minutes and goes through Bouldercombe, Mount Morgan, Taroom, Wandoan, Miles, Chinchilla and Dalby.
Shortest distance by air  487 km ✈️ 
Car route length  640 km 🚗 
Driving time  7 h 23 min 
Fuel amount  51.2 L 
Fuel cost  59.4 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Rockhampton  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A1 A3 20 km, 15 min


Bouldercombe  20 km  15 min  1.0 L  
A3 19 km, 16 min


Mount Morgan  39 km  32 min  2.6 L  
A3 A5 250 km, 2 h 49 min


Taroom  289 km  3 h 21 min  21.2 L  
A5 60 km, 40 min


Wandoan  349 km  4 h 02 min  25.5 L  
A5 82 km, 55 min


Miles  431 km  4 h 57 min  33.5 L  
A2 45 km, 30 min


Chinchilla  477 km  5 h 28 min  36.8 L  
A2 80 km, 55 min


Dalby  557 km  6 h 24 min  44.3 L  
A2 54 km, 36 min


Oakey  611 km  7 h 00 min  48.6 L  
A2 29 km, 22 min


Toowoomba  640 km  7 h 23 min  51.1 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Rockhampton to Toowoomba?
Fuel cost: 59.4 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 640 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.16 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Rockhampton to Toowoomba?
Driving time: 7 h 23 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 577 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 6 h 24 min
 26 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 19 min
 9 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 7 min
 20 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 19 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 3 min
 5 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 7 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Rockhampton to Toowoomba by land?
The distance between Rockhampton and Toowoomba is 640 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Rockhampton and Toowoomba respectively.
How far is Rockhampton to Toowoomba by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Rockhampton and Toowoomba is 487 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 Toowoomba respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Rockhampton from Toowoomba by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 36 min to cover the distance of 487 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 12 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 Toowoomba?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 1 min to cover the distance of 487 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 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 Rockhampton and Toowoomba?
The halfway point between Rockhampton and Toowoomba is Wandoan. It is located about 29 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Wandoan to Rockhampton is 349 km and driving will take about 4 h 1 min. The road between Wandoan and Toowoomba has length 291 km and will take approximately 3 h 21 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Rockhampton in relation to Toowoomba?
Rockhampton is located 487 km northwest of Toowoomba.
Rockhampton has geographic coordinates: latitude 23.37825, longitude 150.51344.
Toowoomba has geographic coordinates: latitude 27.56102, longitude 151.95335.
Which highway goes from Rockhampton to Toowoomba?
The route from Rockhampton to Toowoomba follows A5, A2.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 A3: 63 km
 A21: 7 km
 A1: 7 km
 82: 5 km