Distance between Rolleston and Cairns

The distance from Rolleston to Cairns is 1,095 kilometers by road including 23 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 12 hours and 25 minutes and goes through Charters Towers, Springsure, Emerald, Capella, Clermont, Frankfield and Stuart.

Shortest distance by air 890 km ✈️
Car route length 1,095 km 🚗
Driving time 12 h 25 min
Fuel amount 87.6 L
Fuel cost 146.3 AUD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Rolleston 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A7 74 km, 50 min
Springsure 74 km 0:50 50 min 4.7 L
A7 64 km, 44 min
Emerald 138 km 1:34 1 h 34 min 10.7 L
A7 38 km, 26 min
Capella 176 km 2:01 2 h 01 min 11.5 L
A7 66 km, 44 min
Clermont 241 km 2:45 2 h 45 min 19.0 L
A7 104 km, 1 h 09 min
Frankfield 345 km 3:55 3 h 55 min 21.9 L
A7 275 km, 3 h 03 min
Charters Towers 620 km 6:58 6 h 58 min 48.3 L
A6 119 km, 1 h 21 min
Stuart 739 km 8:19 8 h 19 min 58.8 L
A6 A1 11 km, 07 min
Douglas 750 km 8:27 8 h 27 min 59.8 L
A1 345 km, 3 h 58 min
Cairns 1,095 km 12:25 12 h 25 min 87.5 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Rolleston 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A7 74 km, 50 min
Springsure 74 km 0:50 50 min 4.7 L
A7 64 km, 44 min
Emerald 138 km 1:34 1 h 34 min 10.7 L
A7 38 km, 26 min
Capella 176 km 2:01 2 h 01 min 11.5 L
A7 66 km, 44 min
Clermont 241 km 2:45 2 h 45 min 19.0 L
A7 104 km, 1 h 09 min
Frankfield 345 km 3:55 3 h 55 min 21.9 L
A7 275 km, 3 h 03 min
Charters Towers 620 km 6:58 6 h 58 min 48.3 L
A6 86 km, 58 min
Woodstock 706 km 7:56 7 h 56 min 56.1 L
A6 33 km, 22 min
Stuart 739 km 8:19 8 h 19 min 58.8 L
A6 A1 11 km, 07 min
Douglas 750 km 8:27 8 h 27 min 59.8 L
A1 11 km, 06 min
Shaw 761 km 8:34 8 h 34 min 60.6 L
A1 41 km, 27 min
Rollingstone 802 km 9:01 9 h 01 min 64.2 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
Mutarnee 818 km 9:11 9 h 11 min 64.9 L
A1 12 km, 08 min
Bambaroo 830 km 9:19 9 h 19 min 65.9 L
A1 23 km, 15 min
Toobanna 853 km 9:34 9 h 34 min 68.1 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
Ingham 861 km 9:41 9 h 41 min 68.3 L
A1 50 km, 34 min
Cardwell 911 km 10:15 10 h 15 min 72.4 L
A1 45 km, 31 min
Tully 957 km 10:46 10 h 46 min 76.1 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
El Arish 971 km 10:56 10 h 56 min 77.3 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Silkwood 979 km 11:02 11 h 02 min 78.2 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Mourilyan 1,000 km 11:16 11 h 16 min 79.9 L
A1 32 km, 23 min
Mirriwinni 1,032 km 11:39 11 h 39 min 82.3 L
A1 4 km, 03 min
Babinda 1,036 km 11:43 11 h 43 min 82.8 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Deeral 1,050 km 11:52 11 h 52 min 83.7 L
A1 7 km, 04 min
Fishery Falls 1,056 km 11:56 11 h 56 min 84.3 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Gordonvale 1,070 km 12:06 12 h 06 min 85.2 L
A1 8 km, 06 min
Wrights Creek 1,079 km 12:12 12 h 12 min 86.0 L
A1 5 km, 03 min
Bentley Park 1,084 km 12:16 12 h 16 min 86.6 L
A1 11 km, 09 min
Cairns 1,095 km 12:25 12 h 25 min 87.5 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Rolleston to Cairns?

Fuel cost: 146.3 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,095 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.67 AUD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Rolleston to Cairns?

Driving time: 12 h 25 min

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

  • 20 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 11 min
  • 946 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 10 h 30 min
  • 103 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 16 min
  • 8 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 6 min
  • 17 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 17 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 1 min

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

How far is Rolleston to Cairns by land?

The distance between Rolleston and Cairns is 1,095 km by road including 23 km on motorways.

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

How far is Rolleston to Cairns by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Rolleston and Cairns is 890 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 Rolleston and Cairns respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Rolleston from Cairns by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 6 min to cover the distance of 890 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 4 h 2 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 Rolleston to Cairns?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 3 h 42 min to cover the distance of 890 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 4 h 14 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 Rolleston and Cairns?

The halfway point between Rolleston and Cairns is Charters Towers. It is located about 72 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Charters Towers to Rolleston is 620 km and driving will take about 6 h 58 min. The road between Charters Towers and Cairns has length 476 km and will take approximately 5 h 27 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Woodstock is in 706 km from Rolleston and 389 km from Cairns

Where is Rolleston in relation to Cairns?

Rolleston is located 890 km south-east of Cairns.

Rolleston has geographic coordinates: latitude -24.46346, longitude 148.62294.

Cairns has geographic coordinates: latitude -16.9205, longitude 145.77189.

Which highway goes from Rolleston to Cairns?

The route from Rolleston to Cairns follows A7, A1, A6.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • A4: 2 km
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