Distance between Toowoomba and Gladstone
The distance from Toowoomba to Gladstone is 540 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 6 hours and 29 minutes and goes through Highfields, Hampton, Crows Nest, Nanango, Goomeri, Biggenden and Childers.
Shortest distance by air  419 km ✈️ 
Car route length  540 km 🚗 
Driving time  6 h 29 min 
Fuel amount  43.2 L 
Fuel cost  72.6 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Toowoomba  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A3 14 km, 11 min


Highfields  14 km  11 min  0.9 L  
A3 20 km, 13 min


Hampton  33 km  25 min  2.2 L  
A3 12 km, 08 min


Crows Nest  45 km  33 min  3.3 L  
A3 106 km, 1 h 13 min


Nanango  151 km  1 h 47 min  10.9 L  
A3 43 km, 29 min


Goomeri  195 km  2 h 17 min  14.6 L  
A3 100 km, 1 h 08 min


Biggenden  295 km  3 h 25 min  21.9 L  
52 28 km, 20 min


Childers  323 km  3 h 46 min  25.3 L  
52 A1 52 km, 46 min


Gin Gin  375 km  4 h 32 min  29.2 L  
A1 167 km, 1 h 56 min


Gladstone  542 km  6 h 29 min  42.9 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Toowoomba to Gladstone?
Fuel cost: 72.6 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 540 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.68 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Toowoomba to Gladstone?
Driving time: 6 h 29 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 395 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 4 h 23 min
 99 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 14 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 3 min
 21 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 21 min
 22 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 26 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Toowoomba to Gladstone by land?
The distance between Toowoomba and Gladstone is 540 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Toowoomba and Gladstone respectively.
How far is Toowoomba to Gladstone by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Toowoomba and Gladstone is 419 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 Toowoomba and Gladstone respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Toowoomba from Gladstone by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 31 min to cover the distance of 419 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 54 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 Toowoomba to Gladstone?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 1 h 44 min to cover the distance of 419 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 59 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 Toowoomba and Gladstone?
The halfway point between Toowoomba and Gladstone is Ban Ban Springs. It is located about 3 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Ban Ban Springs to Toowoomba is 273 km and driving will take about 3 h 9 min. The road between Ban Ban Springs and Gladstone has length 267 km and will take approximately 3 h 19 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Toowoomba in relation to Gladstone?
Toowoomba is located 419 km south of Gladstone.
Toowoomba has geographic coordinates: latitude 27.56102, longitude 151.95335.
Gladstone has geographic coordinates: latitude 23.84317, longitude 151.25613.
Which highway goes from Toowoomba to Gladstone?
The route from Toowoomba to Gladstone follows A3, A1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 52: 55 km
 58: 17 km
 49: 2 km