Distance between Sydney and Port Douglas

The distance from Sydney to Port Douglas is 2,478 kilometers by road including 197 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 28 hours and 12 minutes and goes through Charters Towers, Sydney, North Sydney, Milsons Point, Cammeray, Crows Nest and Naremburn.

There are tolls on the route.
Shortest distance by air 2,016 km ✈️
Car route length 2,478 km 🚗
Driving time 28 h 12 min
Fuel amount 198.2 L
Fuel cost 229.9 AUD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Sydney 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
M1 6 km, 04 min
North Sydney 6 km 0:04 04 min 0.4 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Cammeray 7 km 0:05 05 min 0.5 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Crows Nest 8 km 0:05 05 min 0.6 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Naremburn 9 km 0:06 06 min 0.6 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Artarmon 10 km 0:07 07 min 0.8 L
M1 1 km, 01 min
Lane Cove North 11 km 0:08 08 min 0.9 L
A1 1 km, 01 min
Chatswood 13 km 0:10 10 min 0.9 L
A1 A7 1,924 km, 21 h 43 min
Charters Towers 1,937 km 21:53 21 h 53 min 153.7 L
A6 A1 541 km, 6 h 19 min
Port Douglas 2,478 km 28:12 28 h 12 min 198.1 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Sydney 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
M1 6 km, 04 min
North Sydney 6 km 0:04 04 min 0.4 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Cammeray 7 km 0:05 05 min 0.5 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Crows Nest 8 km 0:05 05 min 0.6 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Naremburn 9 km 0:06 06 min 0.6 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Artarmon 10 km 0:07 07 min 0.8 L
M1 1 km, 01 min
Lane Cove North 11 km 0:08 08 min 0.9 L
A1 1 km, 01 min
Chatswood 13 km 0:10 10 min 0.9 L
A1 1 km, 01 min
Roseville 14 km 0:11 11 min 1.1 L
A1 1 km, 01 min
Lindfield 16 km 0:13 13 min 1.2 L
A1 2 km, 01 min
Killara 17 km 0:14 14 min 1.3 L
A1 1 km, 01 min
Gordon 19 km 0:15 15 min 1.4 L
A1 2 km, 01 min
Pymble 21 km 0:17 17 min 1.5 L
A1 2 km, 01 min
Turramurra 22 km 0:19 19 min 1.8 L
A1 1 km, 00 min
Warrawee 23 km 0:20 20 min 1.8 L
A1 3 km, 02 min
Wahroonga 26 km 0:22 22 min 1.8 L
M1 3 km, 02 min
Asquith 29 km 0:24 24 min 2.3 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Mount Colah 32 km 0:26 26 min 2.3 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Mount Kuring-Gai 34 km 0:27 27 min 2.7 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Berowra 37 km 0:28 28 min 2.8 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Brooklyn 43 km 0:32 32 min 3.1 L
M1 5 km, 02 min
Mooney Mooney 48 km 0:35 35 min 3.8 L
M1 5 km, 02 min
Bar Point 53 km 0:37 37 min 4.0 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Mount White 59 km 0:41 41 min 4.5 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Calga 62 km 0:42 42 min 4.9 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Mooney Mooney Creek 64 km 0:43 43 min 5.0 L
M1 10 km, 05 min
Somersby 73 km 0:49 49 min 5.2 L
M1 9 km, 04 min
Ourimbah 82 km 0:53 53 min 6.5 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Palmdale 85 km 0:55 55 min 6.7 L
M1 4 km, 01 min
Mardi 89 km 0:57 57 min 6.9 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Alison 92 km 0:59 59 min 7.2 L
M1 4 km, 02 min
Jilliby 96 km 1:01 1 h 01 min 7.5 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Wyee 104 km 1:05 1 h 05 min 7.9 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Morisset 112 km 1:10 1 h 10 min 8.8 L
M1 7 km, 03 min
Cooranbong 120 km 1:14 1 h 14 min 9.1 L
M1 9 km, 04 min
Freemans Waterhole 129 km 1:19 1 h 19 min 10.0 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Killingworth 135 km 1:22 1 h 22 min 10.6 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Holmesville 138 km 1:23 1 h 23 min 11.0 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
West Wallsend 140 km 1:24 1 h 24 min 11.0 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Cameron Park 142 km 1:26 1 h 26 min 11.3 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Seahampton 144 km 1:27 1 h 27 min 11.4 L
M15 13 km, 07 min
Loxford 157 km 1:34 1 h 34 min 12.5 L
M15 10 km, 05 min
Allandale 167 km 1:40 1 h 40 min 12.9 L
M15 12 km, 06 min
Branxton 179 km 1:46 1 h 46 min 14.2 L
M15 A15 21 km, 14 min
Singleton 200 km 2:00 2 h 00 min 15.9 L
A15 2 km, 01 min
Darlington 202 km 2:02 2 h 02 min 16.1 L
A15 17 km, 12 min
Ravensworth 219 km 2:15 2 h 15 min 17.4 L
A15 4 km, 02 min
Newdell Junction 223 km 2:17 2 h 17 min 17.8 L
A15 18 km, 13 min
Muswellbrook 241 km 2:31 2 h 31 min 18.2 L
A15 18 km, 14 min
Aberdeen 260 km 2:46 2 h 46 min 20.4 L
A15 13 km, 09 min
Scone 273 km 2:55 2 h 55 min 21.2 L
A15 9 km, 06 min
Parkville 282 km 3:02 3 h 02 min 22.5 L
A15 8 km, 05 min
Wingen 290 km 3:07 3 h 07 min 22.6 L
A15 18 km, 12 min
Blandford 308 km 3:19 3 h 19 min 24.6 L
A15 6 km, 05 min
Murrurundi 314 km 3:24 3 h 24 min 24.7 L
A15 18 km, 12 min
Willow Tree 332 km 3:37 3 h 37 min 26.5 L
A15 B51 15 km, 10 min
Quirindi 347 km 3:48 3 h 48 min 27.0 L
B51 26 km, 17 min
Werris Creek 373 km 4:06 4 h 06 min 28.8 L
B51 25 km, 16 min
Breeza 397 km 4:22 4 h 22 min 30.8 L
B51 14 km, 09 min
Curlewis 411 km 4:31 4 h 31 min 32.8 L
B51 27 km, 19 min
Gunnedah 438 km 4:51 4 h 51 min 33.0 L
B51 37 km, 27 min
Boggabri 475 km 5:18 5 h 18 min 37.1 L
B51 12 km, 08 min
Baan Baa 487 km 5:27 5 h 27 min 38.9 L
B51 32 km, 22 min
Narrabri 519 km 5:49 5 h 49 min 39.0 L
A39 31 km, 21 min
Edgeroi 550 km 6:11 6 h 11 min 43.9 L
A39 24 km, 16 min
Bellata 573 km 6:27 6 h 27 min 45.7 L
A39 21 km, 14 min
Gurley 594 km 6:41 6 h 41 min 47.2 L
A39 27 km, 19 min
Moree 622 km 7:00 7 h 00 min 48.5 L
A39 22 km, 16 min
Ashley 644 km 7:16 7 h 16 min 51.5 L
32 km, 22 min
Garah 676 km 7:38 7 h 38 min 54.1 L
50 km, 34 min
Mungindi 726 km 8:13 8 h 13 min 56.4 L
46 60 km, 41 min
Thallon 786 km 8:54 8 h 54 min 60.1 L
46 81 km, 54 min
St George 867 km 9:48 9 h 48 min 69.3 L
A55 117 km, 1 h 18 min
Surat 984 km 11:06 11 h 06 min 76.7 L
A55 71 km, 49 min
Roma 1,055 km 11:55 11 h 55 min 84.1 L
A7 262 km, 2 h 57 min
Rolleston 1,317 km 14:53 14 h 53 min 104.6 L
A7 74 km, 50 min
Springsure 1,391 km 15:44 15 h 44 min 110.1 L
A7 64 km, 44 min
Emerald 1,456 km 16:28 16 h 28 min 116.1 L
A7 38 km, 26 min
Capella 1,493 km 16:54 16 h 54 min 116.9 L
A7 66 km, 44 min
Clermont 1,559 km 17:39 17 h 39 min 124.4 L
A7 104 km, 1 h 09 min
Frankfield 1,663 km 18:48 18 h 48 min 127.3 L
A7 275 km, 3 h 03 min
Charters Towers 1,937 km 21:52 21 h 52 min 153.7 L
A6 86 km, 58 min
Woodstock 2,023 km 22:50 22 h 50 min 161.5 L
A6 33 km, 22 min
Stuart 2,056 km 23:13 23 h 13 min 164.2 L
A6 A1 11 km, 07 min
Douglas 2,067 km 23:20 23 h 20 min 165.2 L
A1 11 km, 06 min
Shaw 2,079 km 23:27 23 h 27 min 166.0 L
A1 41 km, 27 min
Rollingstone 2,120 km 23:54 23 h 54 min 169.6 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
Mutarnee 2,135 km 24:05 24 h 05 min 170.3 L
A1 12 km, 08 min
Bambaroo 2,148 km 24:13 24 h 13 min 171.3 L
A1 23 km, 15 min
Toobanna 2,170 km 24:28 24 h 28 min 173.5 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
Ingham 2,179 km 24:34 24 h 34 min 173.7 L
A1 50 km, 34 min
Cardwell 2,229 km 25:08 25 h 08 min 177.8 L
A1 45 km, 31 min
Tully 2,274 km 25:39 25 h 39 min 181.6 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
El Arish 2,289 km 25:50 25 h 50 min 182.7 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Silkwood 2,297 km 25:55 25 h 55 min 183.6 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Mourilyan 2,317 km 26:09 26 h 09 min 185.3 L
A1 32 km, 23 min
Mirriwinni 2,349 km 26:33 26 h 33 min 187.7 L
A1 4 km, 03 min
Babinda 2,354 km 26:36 26 h 36 min 188.2 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Deeral 2,367 km 26:45 26 h 45 min 189.1 L
A1 7 km, 04 min
Fishery Falls 2,374 km 26:50 26 h 50 min 189.7 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Gordonvale 2,388 km 27:00 27 h 00 min 190.6 L
A1 8 km, 06 min
Wrights Creek 2,396 km 27:06 27 h 06 min 191.4 L
A1 5 km, 03 min
Bentley Park 2,401 km 27:09 27 h 09 min 192.0 L
A1 91 17 km, 14 min
Redlynch 2,418 km 27:23 27 h 23 min 193.4 L
91 7 km, 05 min
Smithfield 2,425 km 27:29 27 h 29 min 193.9 L
44 46 km, 35 min
Craiglie 2,471 km 28:04 28 h 04 min 197.2 L
44 7 km, 06 min
Port Douglas 2,478 km 28:10 28 h 10 min 198.1 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Sydney to Port Douglas?

Fuel cost: 229.9 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 2,478 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.16 AUD / L)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from Sydney to Port Douglas?

Driving time: 28 h 12 min

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

  • 149 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 21 min
  • 30 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 18 min
  • 1,955 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 21 h 43 min
  • 231 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 2 h 53 min
  • 13 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 10 min
  • 71 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 1 h 11 min
  • 29 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 34 min

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

How far is Sydney to Port Douglas by land?

The distance between Sydney and Port Douglas is 2,478 km by road including 197 km on motorways.

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

How far is Sydney to Port Douglas by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Sydney and Port Douglas is 2,016 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 Port Douglas respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Sydney from Port Douglas by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 2 h 31 min to cover the distance of 2,016 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 9 h 9 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 Port Douglas?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 8 h 24 min to cover the distance of 2,016 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 9 h 36 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 Port Douglas?

The halfway point between Sydney and Port Douglas is Rolleston. It is located about 78 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Rolleston to Sydney is 1,317 km and driving will take about 14 h 53 min. The road between Rolleston and Port Douglas has length 1,161 km and will take approximately 13 h 19 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

Where is Sydney in relation to Port Douglas?

Sydney is located 2,016 km south-east of Port Douglas.

Sydney has geographic coordinates: latitude -33.85482, longitude 151.21645.

Port Douglas has geographic coordinates: latitude -16.4846, longitude 145.46363.

Which highway goes from Sydney to Port Douglas?

The route from Sydney to Port Douglas follows A7, A1, A55, B51, A15, A6, M1, 46, A39.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 44: 48 km
  • M15: 39 km
  • 91: 14 km
  • 25: 13 km
  • A2: 6 km
  • B56: 2 km
  • 49: 2 km
  • A4: 2 km
  • A38: 1 km
  • 1: 1 km
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