Distance between Tennant Creek and Darwin
The distance from Tennant Creek to Darwin is 988 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 11 hours and 6 minutes and goes through Elliott, Katherine, Pine Creek, Humpty Doo, Howard Springs, Yarrawonga and Woolner.
Shortest distance by air  876 km ✈️ 
Car route length  988 km 🚗 
Driving time  11 h 6 min 
Fuel amount  79.1 L 
Fuel cost  91.7 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Tennant Creek  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
87 253 km, 2 h 50 min


Elliott  253 km  2 h 50 min  19.9 L  
87 1 314 km, 3 h 30 min


Mataranka  566 km  6 h 21 min  45.2 L  
1 108 km, 1 h 12 min


Katherine  674 km  7 h 33 min  53.6 L  
1 94 km, 1 h 03 min


Pine Creek  768 km  8 h 37 min  60.7 L  
1 185 km, 2 h 04 min


Humpty Doo  953 km  10 h 41 min  76.0 L  
1 9 km, 06 min


Howard Springs  962 km  10 h 47 min  76.8 L  
1 7 km, 04 min


Yarrawonga  969 km  10 h 52 min  77.5 L  
1 A15 17 km, 11 min


Woolner  986 km  11 h 03 min  78.7 L  
A15 3 km, 02 min


Darwin  988 km  11 h 05 min  79.0 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Tennant Creek to Darwin?
Fuel cost: 91.7 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 988 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 Tennant Creek to Darwin?
Driving time: 11 h 6 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 949 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 10 h 32 min
 25 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 18 min
 11 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 10 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 3 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Tennant Creek to Darwin by land?
The distance between Tennant Creek and Darwin is 988 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Tennant Creek and Darwin respectively.
How far is Tennant Creek to Darwin by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Tennant Creek and Darwin is 876 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 Tennant Creek and Darwin respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Tennant Creek from Darwin by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 5 min to cover the distance of 876 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 3 h 58 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 Tennant Creek to Darwin?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 3 h 39 min to cover the distance of 876 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 4 h 10 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 Tennant Creek and Darwin?
The halfway point between Tennant Creek and Darwin is Larrimah. It is located about 2 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Larrimah to Tennant Creek is 492 km and driving will take about 5 h 31 min. The road between Larrimah and Darwin has length 497 km and will take approximately 5 h 35 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Tennant Creek in relation to Darwin?
Tennant Creek is located 876 km southeast of Darwin.
Tennant Creek has geographic coordinates: latitude 19.64817, longitude 134.18998.
Darwin has geographic coordinates: latitude 12.46044, longitude 130.84105.
Which highway goes from Tennant Creek to Darwin?
The route from Tennant Creek to Darwin follows 1, 87.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 A15: 17 km