Distance between Sydney and Grafton
The distance from Sydney to Grafton is 607 kilometers by road including 553 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 5 hours and 58 minutes and goes through Coffs Harbour, The Rocks, Millers Point, Dawes Point, Milsons Point, North Sydney and Cammeray.
Shortest distance by air  492 km ✈️ 
Car route length  607 km 🚗 
Driving time  5 h 58 min 
Fuel amount  48.6 L 
Fuel cost  82.6 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Sydney  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
2 km, 02 min


Millers Point  2 km  02 min  0.1 L  
A4 1 km, 00 min


Milsons Point  3 km  03 min  0.3 L  
M1 1 km, 00 min


North Sydney  5 km  04 min  0.3 L  
M1 1 km, 01 min


Cammeray  6 km  05 min  0.4 L  
M1 1 km, 00 min


Crows Nest  7 km  05 min  0.5 L  
M1 1 km, 00 min


Naremburn  7 km  06 min  0.5 L  
M1 2 km, 01 min


Artarmon  9 km  07 min  0.7 L  
M1 517 km, 4 h 58 min


Coffs Harbour  526 km  5 h 06 min  41.6 L  
A1 M1 85 km, 53 min


Grafton  611 km  5 h 59 min  48.8 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Sydney to Grafton?
Fuel cost: 82.6 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 607 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.7 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Sydney to Grafton?
Driving time: 5 h 58 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 456 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 4 h 8 min
 77 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 46 min
 14 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 9 min
 29 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 22 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 2 min
 24 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 24 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 2 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 Grafton by land?
The distance between Sydney and Grafton is 607 km by road including 553 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Sydney and Grafton respectively.
How far is Sydney to Grafton by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Sydney and Grafton is 492 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a greatcircle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Sydney and Grafton respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Sydney from Grafton by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 36 min to cover the distance of 492 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 14 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 Grafton?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 2 min to cover the distance of 492 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 20 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 Grafton?
The halfway point between Sydney and Grafton is Kiwarrak. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Kiwarrak to Sydney is 303 km and driving will take about 2 h 59 min. The road between Kiwarrak and Grafton has length 305 km and will take approximately 2 h 58 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Sydney in relation to Grafton?
Sydney is located 492 km southwest of Grafton.
Sydney has geographic coordinates: latitude 33.86796, longitude 151.21005.
Grafton has geographic coordinates: latitude 29.69125, longitude 152.93333.
Which highway goes from Sydney to Grafton?
The route from Sydney to Grafton follows M1, A1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 B91: 16 km
 A43: 4 km
 22: 2 km
 A38: 1 km