Distance between Toowoomba and Townsville
The distance from Toowoomba to Townsville is 1,366 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 15 hours and 31 minutes and goes through Charters Towers, Oakey, Dalby, Chinchilla, Miles, Roma and Rolleston.
Shortest distance by air  1,061 km ✈️ 
Car route length  1,366 km 🚗 
Driving time  15 h 31 min 
Fuel amount  109.3 L 
Fuel cost  194.5 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Toowoomba  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A2 29 km, 22 min


Oakey  29 km  22 min  2.1 L  
A2 54 km, 36 min


Dalby  83 km  59 min  6.4 L  
A2 80 km, 55 min


Chinchilla  164 km  1 h 55 min  11.7 L  
A2 49 km, 33 min


Miles  213 km  2 h 28 min  15.7 L  
A2 139 km, 1 h 34 min


Roma  351 km  4 h 03 min  27.8 L  
A7 262 km, 2 h 57 min


Rolleston  614 km  7 h 00 min  48.3 L  
A7 74 km, 50 min


Springsure  688 km  7 h 51 min  53.8 L  
A7 546 km, 6 h 08 min


Charters Towers  1,234 km  13 h 59 min  97.4 L  
A6 132 km, 1 h 31 min


Townsville  1,366 km  15 h 31 min  109.0 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Toowoomba to Townsville?
Fuel cost: 194.5 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,366 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.78 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Toowoomba to Townsville?
Driving time: 15 h 31 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 1,231 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 13 h 40 min
 98 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 13 min
 8 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 6 min
 23 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 23 min
 6 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 7 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Toowoomba to Townsville by land?
The distance between Toowoomba and Townsville is 1,366 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Toowoomba and Townsville respectively.
How far is Toowoomba to Townsville by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Toowoomba and Townsville is 1,061 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 Townsville respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Toowoomba from Townsville by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 19 min to cover the distance of 1,061 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 4 h 49 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 Townsville?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 4 h 25 min to cover the distance of 1,061 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 5 h 3 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 Townsville?
The halfway point between Toowoomba and Townsville is Springsure. It is located about 5 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Springsure to Toowoomba is 688 km and driving will take about 7 h 51 min. The road between Springsure and Townsville has length 678 km and will take approximately 7 h 39 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Toowoomba in relation to Townsville?
Toowoomba is located 1,061 km southeast of Townsville.
Toowoomba has geographic coordinates: latitude 27.56102, longitude 151.95335.
Townsville has geographic coordinates: latitude 19.25694, longitude 146.82395.
Which highway goes from Toowoomba to Townsville?
The route from Toowoomba to Townsville follows A7, A2, A6.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 A21: 7 km
 82: 5 km
 A4: 2 km
 A5: 1 km