Distance between Rockhampton and Townsville

The distance from Rockhampton to Townsville is 723 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 8 hours and 26 minutes and goes through Kawana, Parkhurst, The Caves, Yaamba, Canoona, Marlborough and Kunwarara.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Rockhampton 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A1 6 km, 04 min
Kawana 6 km 0:04 04 min 0.3 L
A1 5 km, 03 min
Parkhurst 11 km 0:08 08 min 0.7 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
The Caves 26 km 0:18 18 min 1.6 L
A1 17 km, 12 min
Yaamba 43 km 0:31 31 min 2.7 L
A1 57 km, 39 min
Marlborough 100 km 1:11 1 h 11 min 7.2 L
A1 107 km, 1 h 13 min
Clairview 207 km 2:24 2 h 24 min 16.1 L
A1 19 km, 13 min
Flaggy Rock 226 km 2:38 2 h 38 min 17.9 L
A1 8 km, 06 min
Carmila 234 km 2:44 2 h 44 min 18.3 L
A1 489 km, 5 h 41 min
Townsville 723 km 8:26 8 h 26 min 57.6 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Rockhampton 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A1 6 km, 04 min
Kawana 6 km 0:04 04 min 0.3 L
A1 5 km, 03 min
Parkhurst 11 km 0:08 08 min 0.7 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
The Caves 26 km 0:18 18 min 1.6 L
A1 17 km, 12 min
Yaamba 43 km 0:31 31 min 2.7 L
A1 57 km, 39 min
Marlborough 100 km 1:11 1 h 11 min 7.2 L
A1 64 km, 44 min
Prospect Hill 164 km 1:55 1 h 55 min 12.7 L
A1 42 km, 29 min
Clairview 207 km 2:24 2 h 24 min 16.1 L
A1 11 km, 08 min
Joyview 218 km 2:32 2 h 32 min 17.4 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Flaggy Rock 226 km 2:38 2 h 38 min 17.9 L
A1 8 km, 06 min
Carmila 234 km 2:44 2 h 44 min 18.3 L
A1 16 km, 11 min
West Hill 251 km 2:56 2 h 56 min 19.7 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
Ilbilbie 259 km 3:02 3 h 02 min 20.4 L
A1 11 km, 07 min
Mount Christian 270 km 3:10 3 h 10 min 21.1 L
A1 8 km, 06 min
Koumala 278 km 3:16 3 h 16 min 22.1 L
A1 11 km, 07 min
Yukan 289 km 3:24 3 h 24 min 22.5 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
Jilalan 297 km 3:31 3 h 31 min 23.7 L
A1 23 km, 15 min
Sandy Creek 320 km 3:46 3 h 46 min 25.2 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
Paget 329 km 3:53 3 h 53 min 26.2 L
A1 70 6 km, 04 min
Te Kowai 335 km 3:58 3 h 58 min 26.7 L
70 12 km, 08 min
Marian 347 km 4:06 4 h 06 min 27.0 L
64 17 km, 11 min
Hampden 364 km 4:17 4 h 17 min 28.8 L
A1 12 km, 07 min
Buthurra 375 km 4:25 4 h 25 min 29.5 L
A1 12 km, 07 min
Kolijo 387 km 4:33 4 h 33 min 30.7 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Pindi Pindi 407 km 4:46 4 h 46 min 31.2 L
A1 34 km, 22 min
Lethebrook 440 km 5:09 5 h 09 min 35.0 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Goorganga Plains 448 km 5:14 5 h 14 min 35.4 L
A1 21 km, 14 min
Mrytlevale 469 km 5:28 5 h 28 min 36.8 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Debella 489 km 5:41 5 h 41 min 38.7 L
A1 18 km, 12 min
Intaburra 507 km 5:54 5 h 54 min 40.3 L
A1 22 km, 15 min
Merinda 529 km 6:09 6 h 09 min 42.1 L
A1 39 km, 26 min
Guthalungra 568 km 6:36 6 h 36 min 44.9 L
A1 16 km, 11 min
Gumlu 584 km 6:48 6 h 48 min 46.3 L
A1 38 km, 26 min
Home Hill 622 km 7:14 7 h 14 min 49.4 L
A1 13 km, 09 min
Ayr 636 km 7:24 7 h 24 min 50.5 L
A1 5 km, 04 min
Brandon 641 km 7:28 7 h 28 min 51.3 L
A1 69 km, 46 min
Stuart 710 km 8:15 8 h 15 min 56.4 L
A1 14 13 km, 10 min
Townsville 723 km 8:25 8 h 25 min 57.6 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Rockhampton to Townsville?

Fuel cost: 99 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 723 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.71 AUD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Rockhampton to Townsville?

Driving time: 8 h 26 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 470 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 5 h 13 min
  • 240 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 3 h
  • 6 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 5 min
  • 4 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 4 min
  • 3 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 3 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Rockhampton to Townsville by land?

The distance between Rockhampton and Townsville is 723 km by road.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Rockhampton and Townsville respectively.

How far is Rockhampton to Townsville by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Rockhampton and Townsville is 597 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 Rockhampton and Townsville respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Rockhampton from Townsville by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 44 min to cover the distance of 597 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 42 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 Townsville?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 2 h 29 min to cover the distance of 597 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 50 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 Townsville?

The halfway point between Rockhampton and Townsville is Hampden. It is located about 2 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Hampden to Rockhampton is 364 km and driving will take about 4 h 17 min. The road between Hampden and Townsville has length 360 km and will take approximately 4 h 8 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Buthurra is in 375 km from Rockhampton and 348 km from Townsville
  • Marian is in 347 km from Rockhampton and 376 km from Townsville
  • Kolijo is in 387 km from Rockhampton and 336 km from Townsville

Where is Rockhampton in relation to Townsville?

Rockhampton is located 597 km south-east of Townsville.

Rockhampton has geographic coordinates: latitude -23.37825, longitude 150.51344.

Townsville has geographic coordinates: latitude -19.25694, longitude 146.82395.

Which highway goes from Rockhampton to Townsville?

The route from Rockhampton to Townsville follows A1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 64: 14 km
  • 70: 6 km
The distance between Rockhampton and Townsville is ranked 314th in the ranking popularity.
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