Distance between Rollingstone and Cairns
The distance from Rollingstone to Cairns is 293 kilometers by road including 3 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 3 hours and 24 minutes and goes through Ingham, Cardwell, Tully, El Arish, Gordonvale, Wrights Creek and Bentley Park.
Shortest distance by air  245 km ✈️ 
Car route length  293 km 🚗 
Driving time  3 h 24 min 
Fuel amount  23.4 L 
Fuel cost  40.8 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Rollingstone  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A1 15 km, 10 min


Mutarnee  15 km  10 min  0.8 L  
A1 44 km, 29 min


Ingham  59 km  39 min  4.1 L  
A1 50 km, 34 min


Cardwell  109 km  1 h 14 min  8.2 L  
A1 45 km, 31 min


Tully  154 km  1 h 45 min  12.0 L  
A1 15 km, 10 min


El Arish  169 km  1 h 55 min  13.1 L  
A1 99 km, 1 h 09 min


Gordonvale  268 km  3 h 05 min  21.0 L  
A1 8 km, 06 min


Wrights Creek  277 km  3 h 11 min  21.9 L  
A1 5 km, 03 min


Bentley Park  281 km  3 h 15 min  22.4 L  
A1 11 km, 09 min


Cairns  293 km  3 h 24 min  23.3 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Rollingstone to Cairns?
Fuel cost: 40.8 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 293 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 Rollingstone to Cairns?
Driving time: 3 h 24 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 233 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 2 h 35 min
 42 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 31 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 3 min
 14 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 13 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Rollingstone to Cairns by land?
The distance between Rollingstone and Cairns is 293 km by road including 3 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Rollingstone and Cairns respectively.
How far is Rollingstone to Cairns by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Rollingstone and Cairns is 245 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 Rollingstone and Cairns respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Rollingstone from Cairns by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 18 min to cover the distance of 245 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 6 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 Rollingstone to Cairns?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 1 h 1 min to cover the distance of 245 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 10 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 Rollingstone and Cairns?
The halfway point between Rollingstone and Cairns is Tully. It is located about 8 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Tully to Rollingstone is 154 km and driving will take about 1 h 45 min. The road between Tully and Cairns has length 139 km and will take approximately 1 h 39 min.
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Where is Rollingstone in relation to Cairns?
Rollingstone is located 245 km southeast of Cairns.
Rollingstone has geographic coordinates: latitude 19.04539, longitude 146.39014.
Cairns has geographic coordinates: latitude 16.9205, longitude 145.77189.
Which highway goes from Rollingstone to Cairns?
The route from Rollingstone to Cairns follows A1.