Distance between Surat and Cairns

The distance from Surat to Cairns is 1,437 kilometers by road including 23 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 16 hours and 18 minutes and goes through Charters Towers, Roma, Rolleston, Springsure, Emerald, Capella and Clermont.

Shortest distance by air 1,188 km ✈️
Car route length 1,437 km 🚗
Driving time 16 h 18 min
Fuel amount 115 L
Fuel cost 192 AUD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Surat 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A55 79 km, 54 min
Roma 79 km 0:54 54 min 6.1 L
A7 262 km, 2 h 57 min
Rolleston 342 km 3:52 3 h 52 min 26.5 L
A7 74 km, 50 min
Springsure 416 km 4:42 4 h 42 min 32.1 L
A7 64 km, 44 min
Emerald 480 km 5:27 5 h 27 min 38.0 L
A7 38 km, 26 min
Capella 518 km 5:53 5 h 53 min 38.8 L
A7 66 km, 44 min
Clermont 584 km 6:38 6 h 38 min 46.3 L
A7 104 km, 1 h 09 min
Frankfield 687 km 7:47 7 h 47 min 49.2 L
A7 275 km, 3 h 03 min
Charters Towers 962 km 10:50 10 h 50 min 75.6 L
A6 A1 476 km, 5 h 27 min
Cairns 1,437 km 16:17 16 h 17 min 114.8 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Surat 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A55 79 km, 54 min
Roma 79 km 0:54 54 min 6.1 L
A7 262 km, 2 h 57 min
Rolleston 342 km 3:52 3 h 52 min 26.5 L
A7 74 km, 50 min
Springsure 416 km 4:42 4 h 42 min 32.1 L
A7 64 km, 44 min
Emerald 480 km 5:27 5 h 27 min 38.0 L
A7 38 km, 26 min
Capella 518 km 5:53 5 h 53 min 38.8 L
A7 66 km, 44 min
Clermont 584 km 6:38 6 h 38 min 46.3 L
A7 104 km, 1 h 09 min
Frankfield 687 km 7:47 7 h 47 min 49.2 L
A7 275 km, 3 h 03 min
Charters Towers 962 km 10:50 10 h 50 min 75.6 L
A6 86 km, 58 min
Woodstock 1,048 km 11:49 11 h 49 min 83.5 L
A6 33 km, 22 min
Stuart 1,081 km 12:11 12 h 11 min 86.2 L
A6 A1 11 km, 07 min
Douglas 1,092 km 12:19 12 h 19 min 87.2 L
A1 11 km, 06 min
Shaw 1,103 km 12:26 12 h 26 min 87.9 L
A1 41 km, 27 min
Rollingstone 1,144 km 12:53 12 h 53 min 91.5 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
Mutarnee 1,160 km 13:03 13 h 03 min 92.3 L
A1 12 km, 08 min
Bambaroo 1,172 km 13:12 13 h 12 min 93.2 L
A1 23 km, 15 min
Toobanna 1,195 km 13:27 13 h 27 min 95.5 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
Ingham 1,203 km 13:33 13 h 33 min 95.6 L
A1 50 km, 34 min
Cardwell 1,253 km 14:07 14 h 07 min 99.7 L
A1 45 km, 31 min
Tully 1,299 km 14:38 14 h 38 min 103.5 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
El Arish 1,313 km 14:48 14 h 48 min 104.6 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Silkwood 1,321 km 14:54 14 h 54 min 105.5 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Mourilyan 1,342 km 15:08 15 h 08 min 107.3 L
A1 32 km, 23 min
Mirriwinni 1,374 km 15:32 15 h 32 min 109.7 L
A1 4 km, 03 min
Babinda 1,378 km 15:35 15 h 35 min 110.1 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Deeral 1,392 km 15:44 15 h 44 min 111.1 L
A1 7 km, 04 min
Fishery Falls 1,398 km 15:49 15 h 49 min 111.7 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Gordonvale 1,412 km 15:58 15 h 58 min 112.6 L
A1 8 km, 06 min
Wrights Creek 1,421 km 16:04 16 h 04 min 113.4 L
A1 5 km, 03 min
Bentley Park 1,426 km 16:08 16 h 08 min 113.9 L
A1 11 km, 09 min
Cairns 1,437 km 16:17 16 h 17 min 114.8 L

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Fuel cost: 192 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,437 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 Surat to Cairns?

Driving time: 16 h 18 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
  • 1,260 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 13 h 59 min
  • 123 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 31 min
  • 9 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 7 min
  • 24 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 23 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 Surat to Cairns by land?

The distance between Surat and Cairns is 1,437 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 Surat and Cairns respectively.

How far is Surat to Cairns by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Surat and Cairns is 1,188 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 Surat and Cairns respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Surat from Cairns by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 29 min to cover the distance of 1,188 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 5 h 24 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 Surat to Cairns?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 4 h 57 min to cover the distance of 1,188 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 5 h 39 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 Surat and Cairns?

The halfway point between Surat and Cairns is Frankfield. It is located about 32 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Frankfield to Surat is 687 km and driving will take about 7 h 47 min. The road between Frankfield and Cairns has length 750 km and will take approximately 8 h 30 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

Where is Surat in relation to Cairns?

Surat is located 1,188 km south-east of Cairns.

Surat has geographic coordinates: latitude -27.15216, longitude 149.06889.

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

Which highway goes from Surat to Cairns?

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

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • A55: 73 km
  • A2: 6 km
  • A4: 2 km
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