Distance between Sydney and Gold Coast

The distance from Sydney to Gold Coast is 833 kilometers by road including 734 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 8 hours and 13 minutes and goes through Coffs Harbour, Tweed Heads, The Rocks, Millers Point, Dawes Point, Milsons Point and North Sydney.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
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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 517 km, 4 h 58 min
Coffs Harbour 526 km 5:06 5 h 06 min 41.6 L
A1 M1 311 km, 3 h 08 min
Gold Coast 837 km 8:14 8 h 14 min 66.8 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 1 km, 00 min
West Wallsend 138 km 1:24 1 h 24 min 10.9 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Cameron Park 141 km 1:26 1 h 26 min 11.1 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Minmi 143 km 1:27 1 h 27 min 11.4 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Lenaghan 146 km 1:29 1 h 29 min 11.5 L
M1 5 km, 03 min
Beresfield 151 km 1:32 1 h 32 min 12.0 L
A1 3 km, 02 min
Tarro 154 km 1:34 1 h 34 min 12.2 L
A1 4 km, 02 min
Tomago 158 km 1:37 1 h 37 min 12.5 L
A1 4 km, 03 min
Heatherbrae 162 km 1:40 1 h 40 min 12.8 L
A1 12 km, 07 min
Ferodale 174 km 1:47 1 h 47 min 13.1 L
A1 15 km, 08 min
Twelve Mile Creek 189 km 1:56 1 h 56 min 14.8 L
A1 37 km, 20 min
Nerong 226 km 2:16 2 h 16 min 18.0 L
A1 10 km, 05 min
Bulahdelah 237 km 2:21 2 h 21 min 18.2 L
A1 34 km, 19 min
Coolongolook 271 km 2:41 2 h 41 min 21.3 L
A1 4 km, 02 min
Wang Wauk 275 km 2:43 2 h 43 min 22.0 L
A1 7 km, 04 min
Nabiac 282 km 2:48 2 h 48 min 22.0 L
A1 9 km, 05 min
Possum Brush 292 km 2:53 2 h 53 min 23.1 L
A1 11 km, 06 min
Kiwarrak 303 km 2:59 2 h 59 min 23.5 L
A1 9 km, 04 min
Pampoolah 311 km 3:04 3 h 04 min 24.9 L
A1 1 km, 00 min
Dumaresq Island 312 km 3:05 3 h 05 min 24.9 L
A1 2 km, 01 min
Cundletown 314 km 3:06 3 h 06 min 25.0 L
A1 3 km, 01 min
Ghinni Ghinni 317 km 3:07 3 h 07 min 25.3 L
A1 4 km, 02 min
Jones Island 322 km 3:10 3 h 10 min 25.4 L
A1 6 km, 03 min
Coopernook 327 km 3:13 3 h 13 min 26.0 L
A1 12 km, 06 min
Johns River 340 km 3:20 3 h 20 min 26.6 L
A1 14 km, 07 min
Kew 354 km 3:28 3 h 28 min 28.2 L
A1 5 km, 02 min
Herons Creek 359 km 3:31 3 h 31 min 28.7 L
A1 16 km, 08 min
Sovereign Hills 375 km 3:40 3 h 40 min 29.6 L
A1 M1 30 km, 16 min
Kundabung 405 km 3:56 3 h 56 min 32.3 L
M1 18 km, 09 min
Frogmore 423 km 4:05 4 h 05 min 33.7 L
M1 7 km, 03 min
Frederickton 430 km 4:09 4 h 09 min 34.0 L
M1 24 km, 13 min
Eungai Rail 454 km 4:22 4 h 22 min 36.2 L
A1 3 km, 01 min
Eungai Creek 457 km 4:24 4 h 24 min 36.4 L
A1 8 km, 04 min
Warrell Creek 465 km 4:29 4 h 29 min 37.1 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Donnellyville 467 km 4:30 4 h 30 min 37.4 L
M1 4 km, 02 min
Macksville 471 km 4:32 4 h 32 min 37.5 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Nambucca Heads 479 km 4:36 4 h 36 min 38.0 L
M1 19 km, 10 min
Urunga 497 km 4:47 4 h 47 min 39.4 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Raleigh 505 km 4:51 4 h 51 min 40.3 L
M1 2 km, 00 min
Repton 507 km 4:52 4 h 52 min 40.5 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Bonville 513 km 4:55 4 h 55 min 40.6 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Boambee 519 km 4:58 4 h 58 min 41.4 L
A1 1 km, 00 min
Boambee East 520 km 4:59 4 h 59 min 41.6 L
A1 6 km, 05 min
Coffs Harbour 526 km 5:04 5 h 04 min 41.6 L
A1 7 km, 06 min
Korora 533 km 5:11 5 h 11 min 42.6 L
A1 2 km, 01 min
Sapphire Beach 536 km 5:12 5 h 12 min 42.8 L
M1 7 km, 03 min
Moonee Beach 543 km 5:16 5 h 16 min 42.9 L
M1 12 km, 06 min
Woolgoolga 554 km 5:23 5 h 23 min 43.9 L
M1 21 km, 11 min
Milleara 575 km 5:34 5 h 34 min 45.9 L
A1 M1 68 km, 38 min
Maclean 643 km 6:12 6 h 12 min 51.3 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Harwood 647 km 6:14 6 h 14 min 51.7 L
M1 A1 44 km, 27 min
Woodburn 690 km 6:41 6 h 41 min 54.6 L
A1 13 km, 10 min
Broadwater 704 km 6:52 6 h 52 min 56.2 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
Wardell 713 km 6:59 6 h 59 min 56.9 L
A1 M1 13 km, 07 min
West Ballina 725 km 7:06 7 h 06 min 57.8 L
M1 12 km, 06 min
Knockrow 737 km 7:13 7 h 13 min 58.8 L
M1 5 km, 02 min
Newrybar 742 km 7:15 7 h 15 min 59.3 L
M1 9 km, 04 min
Ewingsdale 751 km 7:20 7 h 20 min 60.0 L
M1 9 km, 04 min
Brunswick Heads 759 km 7:25 7 h 25 min 60.6 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Billinudgel 767 km 7:29 7 h 29 min 61.3 L
M1 5 km, 02 min
Crabbes Creek 773 km 7:32 7 h 32 min 61.7 L
M1 26 km, 14 min
Chinderah 799 km 7:46 7 h 46 min 63.5 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Tweed Heads South 806 km 7:51 7 h 51 min 64.4 L
M1 4 km, 02 min
Tweed Heads West 810 km 7:53 7 h 53 min 64.6 L
M1 23 km, 15 min
Broadbeach Waters 833 km 8:09 8 h 09 min 66.5 L
3 4 km, 04 min
Gold Coast 837 km 8:13 8 h 13 min 66.8 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Sydney to Gold Coast?

Fuel cost: 77.3 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 833 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.16 AUD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Sydney to Gold Coast?

Driving time: 8 h 13 min

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

  • 610 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 5 h 32 min
  • 106 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 3 min
  • 37 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 24 min
  • 44 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 33 min
  • 4 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 3 min
  • 26 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 26 min
  • 6 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 7 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 Gold Coast by land?

The distance between Sydney and Gold Coast is 833 km by road including 734 km on motorways.

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

How far is Sydney to Gold Coast by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Sydney and Gold Coast is 685 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 Gold Coast respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Sydney from Gold Coast by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 51 min to cover the distance of 685 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 6 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 Gold Coast?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 2 h 51 min to cover the distance of 685 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 15 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 Gold Coast?

The halfway point between Sydney and Gold Coast is Frogmore. It is located about 6 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Frogmore to Sydney is 423 km and driving will take about 4 h 5 min. The road between Frogmore and Gold Coast has length 411 km and will take approximately 4 h 7 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Kundabung is in 405 km from Sydney and 428 km from Gold Coast
  • Frederickton is in 430 km from Sydney and 404 km from Gold Coast
  • Eungai Rail is in 454 km from Sydney and 380 km from Gold Coast

Where is Sydney in relation to Gold Coast?

Sydney is located 685 km south-west of Gold Coast.

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

Gold Coast has geographic coordinates: latitude -28.00237, longitude 153.4146.

Which highway goes from Sydney to Gold Coast?

The route from Sydney to Gold Coast follows M1, A1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 3: 14 km
  • A43: 4 km
  • A38: 1 km
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