Distance between Sydney and Brisbane
The distance from Sydney to Brisbane is 907 kilometers by road including 823 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 8 hours and 52 minutes and goes through Coffs Harbour, Tweed Heads, Sydney, North Sydney, Milsons Point, Cammeray and Crows Nest.
|Shortest distance by air||731 km ✈️|
|Car route length||907 km 🚗|
|Driving time||8 h 52 min|
|Fuel amount||72.6 L|
|Fuel cost||116.1 AUD|
|Sydney||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
M1 6 km, 04 min
|North Sydney||6 km||04 min||0.4 L|
M1 1 km, 00 min
|Cammeray||7 km||05 min||0.5 L|
M1 1 km, 00 min
|Crows Nest||8 km||05 min||0.6 L|
M1 1 km, 00 min
|Naremburn||9 km||06 min||0.6 L|
M1 2 km, 01 min
|Artarmon||10 km||07 min||0.8 L|
M1 1 km, 01 min
|Lane Cove North||11 km||08 min||0.9 L|
A1 1 km, 01 min
|Chatswood||13 km||10 min||0.9 L|
A1 M1 515 km, 4 h 55 min
|Coffs Harbour||527 km||5 h 06 min||41.7 L|
A1 M1 383 km, 3 h 47 min
|Brisbane||910 km||8 h 53 min||72.7 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Sydney to Brisbane?
Fuel cost: 116.1 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 907 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.6 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Sydney to Brisbane?
Driving time: 8 h 52 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 643 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 5 h 50 min
- 155 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 32 min
- 38 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 25 min
- 40 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 30 min
- 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
- 24 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 24 min
- 6 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 6 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Sydney to Brisbane by land?
The distance between Sydney and Brisbane is 907 km by road including 823 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Sydney and Brisbane respectively.
How far is Sydney to Brisbane by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Sydney and Brisbane is 731 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 Sydney and Brisbane respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Sydney from Brisbane by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 54 min to cover the distance of 731 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 19 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 Sydney to Brisbane?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 3 h 2 min to cover the distance of 731 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 28 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 Sydney and Brisbane?
The halfway point between Sydney and Brisbane is Eungai Rail. It is located about 2 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Sydney in relation to Brisbane?
Sydney is located 731 km south-west of Brisbane.
Sydney has geographic coordinates: latitude -33.85482, longitude 151.21645.
Brisbane has geographic coordinates: latitude -27.46897, longitude 153.0235.
Which highway goes from Sydney to Brisbane?
The route from Sydney to Brisbane follows M1, A1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- M3: 16 km
- A43: 4 km
- A38: 1 km