Distance between Tara and Iron Knob
The distance from Tara to Iron Knob is 1,884 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 21 hours and 24 minutes and goes through Broken Hill, Port Augusta, St George, Dirranbandi, Lightning Ridge, Walgett and Brewarrina.
Shortest distance by air  1,417 km ✈️ 
Car route length  1,884 km 🚗 
Driving time  21 h 24 min 
Fuel amount  150.7 L 
Fuel cost  174.9 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Tara  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
87 49 255 km, 2 h 50 min


St George  255 km  2 h 50 min  20.3 L  
A55 93 km, 1 h 01 min


Dirranbandi  348 km  3 h 52 min  24.6 L  
A55 129 km, 1 h 26 min


Lightning Ridge  477 km  5 h 18 min  36.5 L  
B55 76 km, 53 min


Walgett  553 km  6 h 12 min  39.8 L  
B76 95 km, 1 h 09 min


Brewarrina  649 km  7 h 21 min  48.7 L  
B76 112 km, 1 h 19 min


Bourke  760 km  8 h 41 min  55.0 L  
B76 A32 623 km, 7 h 00 min


Broken Hill  1,384 km  15 h 42 min  105.5 L  
A32 428 km, 4 h 51 min


Port Augusta  1,811 km  20 h 33 min  144.7 L  
A1 73 km, 50 min


Iron Knob  1,884 km  21 h 24 min  150.6 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Tara to Iron Knob?
Fuel cost: 174.9 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,884 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 Tara to Iron Knob?
Driving time: 21 h 24 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 1,672 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 18 h 34 min
 184 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 2 h 18 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 7 min
 19 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 22 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Tara to Iron Knob by land?
The distance between Tara and Iron Knob is 1,884 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Tara and Iron Knob respectively.
How far is Tara to Iron Knob by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Tara and Iron Knob is 1,417 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 Tara and Iron Knob respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Tara from Iron Knob by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 46 min to cover the distance of 1,417 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 6 h 26 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 Tara to Iron Knob?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 5 h 54 min to cover the distance of 1,417 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 6 h 44 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 Tara and Iron Knob?
The halfway point between Tara and Iron Knob is Cobar. It is located about 5 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Cobar to Tara is 947 km and driving will take about 10 h 47 min. The road between Cobar and Iron Knob has length 937 km and will take approximately 10 h 36 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Tara in relation to Iron Knob?
Tara is located 1,417 km northeast of Iron Knob.
Tara has geographic coordinates: latitude 27.27693, longitude 150.45696.
Iron Knob has geographic coordinates: latitude 32.73751, longitude 137.14839.
Which highway goes from Tara to Iron Knob?
The route from Tara to Iron Knob follows A32, B76, 49, A55, B87, B55, B56.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 A1: 89 km
 A5: 46 km
 87: 28 km
 B80: 12 km
 B82: 3 km
 B71: 1 km