Distance between Sydney and Darwin

The distance from Sydney to Darwin is 3,932 kilometers by road including 171 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 44 hours and 12 minutes and goes through Mount Isa, The Rocks, Millers Point, Dawes Point, Milsons Point, North Sydney and Cammeray.

Shortest distance by air 3,150 km ✈️
Car route length 3,932 km 🚗
Driving time 44 h 12 min
Fuel amount 314.6 L
Fuel cost 364.9 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
2 km, 02 min
Millers Point 2 km 0:02 02 min 0.1 L
A4 1 km, 00 min
Milsons Point 3 km 0:03 03 min 0.3 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
North Sydney 5 km 0:04 04 min 0.3 L
M1 1 km, 01 min
Cammeray 6 km 0:05 05 min 0.4 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Crows Nest 7 km 0:05 05 min 0.5 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Naremburn 7 km 0:06 06 min 0.5 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Artarmon 9 km 0:07 07 min 0.7 L
M1 A2 2,321 km, 26 h 08 min
Mount Isa 2,330 km 26:16 26 h 16 min 185.4 L
A2 1 1,603 km, 17 h 56 min
Darwin 3,932 km 44:12 44 h 12 min 314.5 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Sydney 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
2 km, 02 min
Millers Point 2 km 0:02 02 min 0.1 L
A4 1 km, 00 min
Milsons Point 3 km 0:03 03 min 0.3 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
North Sydney 5 km 0:04 04 min 0.3 L
M1 1 km, 01 min
Cammeray 6 km 0:05 05 min 0.4 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Crows Nest 7 km 0:05 05 min 0.5 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Naremburn 7 km 0:06 06 min 0.5 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Artarmon 9 km 0:07 07 min 0.7 L
M1 1 km, 01 min
Lane Cove North 10 km 0:08 08 min 0.8 L
A1 1 km, 01 min
Chatswood 11 km 0:10 10 min 0.8 L
A1 1 km, 01 min
Roseville 13 km 0:11 11 min 1.0 L
A1 1 km, 01 min
Lindfield 14 km 0:13 13 min 1.1 L
A1 2 km, 01 min
Killara 16 km 0:14 14 min 1.2 L
A1 1 km, 01 min
Gordon 17 km 0:15 15 min 1.3 L
A1 2 km, 01 min
Pymble 19 km 0:17 17 min 1.4 L
A1 2 km, 01 min
Turramurra 21 km 0:19 19 min 1.7 L
A1 1 km, 00 min
Warrawee 22 km 0:20 20 min 1.7 L
A1 3 km, 02 min
Wahroonga 25 km 0:22 22 min 1.7 L
M1 3 km, 02 min
Asquith 28 km 0:24 24 min 2.2 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Mount Colah 30 km 0:26 26 min 2.2 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Mount Kuring-Gai 33 km 0:27 27 min 2.6 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Berowra 35 km 0:28 28 min 2.7 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Brooklyn 42 km 0:32 32 min 3.0 L
M1 5 km, 02 min
Mooney Mooney 47 km 0:35 35 min 3.7 L
M1 5 km, 02 min
Bar Point 52 km 0:37 37 min 3.9 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Mount White 58 km 0:41 41 min 4.4 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Calga 61 km 0:42 42 min 4.8 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Mooney Mooney Creek 63 km 0:43 43 min 4.9 L
M1 10 km, 05 min
Somersby 72 km 0:49 49 min 5.1 L
M1 9 km, 04 min
Ourimbah 81 km 0:53 53 min 6.4 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Palmdale 84 km 0:55 55 min 6.6 L
M1 4 km, 01 min
Mardi 87 km 0:57 57 min 6.8 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Alison 91 km 0:59 59 min 7.1 L
M1 4 km, 02 min
Jilliby 95 km 1:01 1 h 01 min 7.4 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Wyee 103 km 1:05 1 h 05 min 7.8 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Morisset 111 km 1:10 1 h 10 min 8.7 L
M1 7 km, 03 min
Cooranbong 118 km 1:14 1 h 14 min 9.0 L
M1 9 km, 04 min
Freemans Waterhole 127 km 1:19 1 h 19 min 9.9 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Killingworth 134 km 1:22 1 h 22 min 10.5 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Holmesville 136 km 1:23 1 h 23 min 10.9 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
West Wallsend 138 km 1:24 1 h 24 min 10.9 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Cameron Park 140 km 1:26 1 h 26 min 11.2 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Seahampton 143 km 1:27 1 h 27 min 11.3 L
M15 13 km, 07 min
Loxford 156 km 1:34 1 h 34 min 12.4 L
M15 10 km, 05 min
Allandale 166 km 1:40 1 h 40 min 12.8 L
M15 12 km, 06 min
Branxton 178 km 1:46 1 h 46 min 14.1 L
M15 A15 21 km, 14 min
Singleton 199 km 2:00 2 h 00 min 15.8 L
A15 2 km, 01 min
Darlington 201 km 2:02 2 h 02 min 16.0 L
A15 17 km, 12 min
Ravensworth 218 km 2:15 2 h 15 min 17.3 L
A15 4 km, 02 min
Newdell Junction 222 km 2:17 2 h 17 min 17.7 L
A15 18 km, 13 min
Muswellbrook 240 km 2:31 2 h 31 min 18.1 L
A15 18 km, 14 min
Aberdeen 258 km 2:46 2 h 46 min 20.3 L
A15 13 km, 09 min
Scone 272 km 2:55 2 h 55 min 21.1 L
A15 9 km, 06 min
Parkville 281 km 3:02 3 h 02 min 22.4 L
A15 8 km, 05 min
Wingen 289 km 3:07 3 h 07 min 22.5 L
A15 18 km, 12 min
Blandford 306 km 3:19 3 h 19 min 24.5 L
A15 6 km, 05 min
Murrurundi 313 km 3:24 3 h 24 min 24.6 L
A15 18 km, 12 min
Willow Tree 331 km 3:37 3 h 37 min 26.4 L
A15 B51 15 km, 10 min
Quirindi 346 km 3:48 3 h 48 min 26.9 L
B51 26 km, 17 min
Werris Creek 371 km 4:06 4 h 06 min 28.7 L
B51 25 km, 16 min
Breeza 396 km 4:22 4 h 22 min 30.7 L
B51 14 km, 09 min
Curlewis 410 km 4:31 4 h 31 min 32.7 L
B51 27 km, 19 min
Gunnedah 437 km 4:51 4 h 51 min 32.9 L
B51 37 km, 27 min
Boggabri 474 km 5:18 5 h 18 min 37.0 L
B51 12 km, 08 min
Baan Baa 486 km 5:27 5 h 27 min 38.8 L
B51 32 km, 22 min
Narrabri 517 km 5:49 5 h 49 min 38.9 L
A39 31 km, 21 min
Edgeroi 549 km 6:11 6 h 11 min 43.8 L
A39 24 km, 16 min
Bellata 572 km 6:27 6 h 27 min 45.6 L
A39 21 km, 14 min
Gurley 593 km 6:41 6 h 41 min 47.1 L
A39 27 km, 19 min
Moree 620 km 7:00 7 h 00 min 48.4 L
A39 22 km, 16 min
Ashley 643 km 7:16 7 h 16 min 51.4 L
32 km, 22 min
Garah 675 km 7:38 7 h 38 min 54.0 L
50 km, 34 min
Mungindi 725 km 8:13 8 h 13 min 56.3 L
46 60 km, 41 min
Thallon 785 km 8:54 8 h 54 min 60.0 L
46 79 km, 53 min
St George 864 km 9:47 9 h 47 min 68.7 L
A55 114 km, 1 h 16 min
Mitchell 977 km 11:04 11 h 04 min 70.2 L
A2 140 km, 1 h 34 min
Mungallala 1,117 km 12:38 12 h 38 min 89.3 L
A2 43 km, 29 min
Morven 1,161 km 13:07 13 h 07 min 92.5 L
A2 108 km, 1 h 12 min
Augathella 1,269 km 14:19 14 h 19 min 100.0 L
A2 105 km, 1 h 10 min
Tambo 1,374 km 15:30 15 h 30 min 109.4 L
A2 106 km, 1 h 11 min
Blackall 1,480 km 16:41 16 h 41 min 117.5 L
A2 100 km, 1 h 07 min
Barcaldine 1,579 km 17:49 17 h 49 min 125.8 L
A2 80 km, 53 min
Ilfracombe 1,659 km 18:42 18 h 42 min 132.6 L
A2 26 km, 17 min
Longreach 1,685 km 19:00 19 h 00 min 134.5 L
A2 179 km, 2 h 00 min
Winton 1,864 km 21:00 21 h 00 min 148.6 L
A2 165 km, 1 h 50 min
Kynuna 2,029 km 22:51 22 h 51 min 162.3 L
A2 75 km, 50 min
McKinlay 2,104 km 23:41 23 h 41 min 167.5 L
A2 112 km, 1 h 15 min
Cloncurry 2,216 km 24:57 24 h 57 min 176.7 L
A2 83 67 km, 45 min
Mary Kathleen 2,283 km 25:42 25 h 42 min 181.9 L
83 47 km, 32 min
Mount Isa 2,330 km 26:15 26 h 15 min 185.4 L
A2 192 km, 2 h 09 min
Camooweal 2,522 km 28:25 28 h 25 min 201.7 L
A2 66 69 km, 46 min
Avon Downs 2,591 km 29:11 29 h 11 min 207.2 L
66 191 km, 2 h 07 min
Barkly Homestead 2,782 km 31:18 31 h 18 min 222.5 L
66 87 415 km, 4 h 37 min
Elliott 3,197 km 35:55 35 h 55 min 255.4 L
87 239 km, 2 h 40 min
Larrimah 3,436 km 38:36 38 h 36 min 274.8 L
1 75 km, 50 min
Mataranka 3,510 km 39:26 39 h 26 min 280.7 L
1 108 km, 1 h 12 min
Katherine 3,618 km 40:39 40 h 39 min 289.1 L
1 94 km, 1 h 03 min
Pine Creek 3,712 km 41:42 41 h 42 min 296.2 L
1 108 km, 1 h 12 min
Adelaide River 3,820 km 42:55 42 h 55 min 305.5 L
1 66 km, 44 min
Livingstone 3,886 km 43:39 43 h 39 min 310.6 L
1 5 km, 03 min
Noonamah 3,891 km 43:42 43 h 42 min 311.2 L
1 6 km, 03 min
Humpty Doo 3,897 km 43:46 43 h 46 min 311.5 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Howard Springs 3,906 km 43:53 43 h 53 min 312.3 L
1 4 km, 02 min
Palmerston Indigenous Village 3,910 km 43:55 43 h 55 min 312.7 L
1 2 km, 01 min
Yarrawonga 3,913 km 43:57 43 h 57 min 313.0 L
1 A15 17 km, 11 min
Woolner 3,930 km 44:08 44 h 08 min 314.3 L
A15 3 km, 02 min
Darwin 3,932 km 44:11 44 h 11 min 314.5 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Sydney to Darwin?

Fuel cost: 364.9 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 3,932 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 Darwin?

Driving time: 44 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
  • 11 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 6 min
  • 3,553 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 39 h 28 min
  • 118 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 28 min
  • 7 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 6 min
  • 60 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 59 min
  • 34 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 40 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 1 min

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

How far is Sydney to Darwin by land?

The distance between Sydney and Darwin is 3,932 km by road including 171 km on motorways.

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

How far is Sydney to Darwin by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Sydney and Darwin is 3,150 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 Darwin respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Sydney from Darwin by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 3 h 56 min to cover the distance of 3,150 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 14 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 Darwin?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 13 h 7 min to cover the distance of 3,150 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 15 h 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 Darwin?

The halfway point between Sydney and Darwin is Kynuna. It is located about 63 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Kynuna to Sydney is 2,029 km and driving will take about 22 h 51 min. The road between Kynuna and Darwin has length 1,903 km and will take approximately 21 h 21 min.

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Where is Sydney in relation to Darwin?

Sydney is located 3,150 km south-east of Darwin.

Sydney has geographic coordinates: latitude -33.86796, longitude 151.21005.

Darwin has geographic coordinates: latitude -12.46044, longitude 130.84105.

Which highway goes from Sydney to Darwin?

The route from Sydney to Darwin follows A2, 1, 66, 87, B51, A15, M1, 83, 46, A39.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • M15: 39 km
  • A1: 14 km
  • 25: 13 km
  • A55: 7 km
  • 62: 6 km
  • 49: 5 km
  • B56: 2 km
  • A38: 1 km
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