Distance between Sydney and Adelaide
The distance from Sydney to Adelaide is 1,370 kilometers by road including 472 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 14 hours and 39 minutes and goes through Wagga Wagga, Murray Bridge, Haymarket, Surry Hills, Redfern, Waterloo and Alexandria.
|Shortest distance by air||1,163 km ✈️|
|Car route length||1,370 km 🚗|
|Driving time||14 h 39 min|
|Fuel amount||109.6 L|
|Fuel cost||187.5 AUD|
|Sydney||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
1 km, 01 min
|Haymarket||1 km||01 min||0.1 L|
1 km, 01 min
|Surry Hills||2 km||02 min||0.1 L|
1 km, 01 min
|Redfern||3 km||04 min||0.2 L|
1 km, 00 min
|Waterloo||4 km||04 min||0.3 L|
2 km, 01 min
|Alexandria||5 km||06 min||0.3 L|
2 km, 01 min
|St Peters||7 km||08 min||0.5 L|
M8 M31 449 km, 4 h 16 min
|Wagga Wagga||456 km||4 h 24 min||36.2 L|
A20 841 km, 9 h 29 min
|Murray Bridge||1,297 km||13 h 54 min||103.6 L|
A1 M1 76 km, 46 min
|Adelaide||1,373 km||14 h 40 min||109.6 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Sydney to Adelaide?
Fuel cost: 187.5 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,370 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.71 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Sydney to Adelaide?
Driving time: 14 h 39 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 428 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 3 h 53 min
- 25 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 14 min
- 834 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 9 h 16 min
- 42 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 31 min
- 1 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
- 31 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 31 min
- 7 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 8 min
- 2 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 2 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Sydney to Adelaide by land?
The distance between Sydney and Adelaide is 1,370 km by road including 472 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Sydney and Adelaide respectively.
How far is Sydney to Adelaide by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Sydney and Adelaide is 1,163 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 Adelaide respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Sydney from Adelaide by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 27 min to cover the distance of 1,163 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 5 h 17 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 Adelaide?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 4 h 50 min to cover the distance of 1,163 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 5 h 32 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 Adelaide?
The halfway point between Sydney and Adelaide is Hay. It is located about 22 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Sydney in relation to Adelaide?
Sydney is located 1,163 km east of Adelaide.
Sydney has geographic coordinates: latitude -33.86796, longitude 151.21005.
Adelaide has geographic coordinates: latitude -34.92743, longitude 138.5999.
Which highway goes from Sydney to Adelaide?
The route from Sydney to Adelaide follows A20, B12, M31.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- M1: 69 km
- MR 694: 49 km
- A1: 25 km
- M5: 22 km
- M8: 10 km
- B57: 7 km
- A8: 3 km
- A41: 3 km
- B400: 2 km