Distance between Townsville and Newcastle
The distance from Townsville to Newcastle is 1,946 kilometers by road including 46 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 22 hours and 14 minutes and goes through Charters Towers, Stuart, Frankfield, Clermont, Capella, Emerald and Springsure.
|Shortest distance by air||1,598 km ✈️|
|Car route length||1,946 km 🚗|
|Driving time||22 h 14 min|
|Fuel amount||155.7 L|
|Fuel cost||250.6 AUD|
|Townsville||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
16 14 12 km, 09 min
|Stuart||12 km||09 min||0.7 L|
A6 120 km, 1 h 21 min
|Charters Towers||132 km||1 h 31 min||9.3 L|
A6 A7 275 km, 3 h 03 min
|Frankfield||407 km||4 h 34 min||26.8 L|
A7 104 km, 1 h 09 min
|Clermont||510 km||5 h 43 min||40.5 L|
A7 65 km, 44 min
|Capella||576 km||6 h 28 min||43.4 L|
A7 38 km, 26 min
|Emerald||613 km||6 h 54 min||48.7 L|
A7 64 km, 44 min
|Springsure||678 km||7 h 39 min||53.0 L|
A7 74 km, 50 min
|Rolleston||752 km||8 h 29 min||59.3 L|
A7 1,194 km, 13 h 44 min
|Newcastle||1,946 km||22 h 14 min||155.6 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Townsville to Newcastle?
Fuel cost: 250.6 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,946 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.61 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Townsville to Newcastle?
Driving time: 22 h 14 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 39 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 21 min
- 5 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 3 min
- 1,685 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 18 h 43 min
- 143 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 47 min
- 4 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 3 min
- 38 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 37 min
- 31 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 37 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 Townsville to Newcastle by land?
The distance between Townsville and Newcastle is 1,946 km by road including 46 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Townsville and Newcastle respectively.
How far is Townsville to Newcastle by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Townsville and Newcastle is 1,598 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Townsville and Newcastle respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Townsville from Newcastle by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 59 min to cover the distance of 1,598 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 7 h 15 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 Townsville to Newcastle?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 6 h 39 min to cover the distance of 1,598 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 7 h 36 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 Townsville and Newcastle?
The halfway point between Townsville and Newcastle is Roma. It is located about 41 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Townsville in relation to Newcastle?
Townsville is located 1,598 km north-west of Newcastle.
Townsville has geographic coordinates: latitude -19.25694, longitude 146.82395.
Newcastle has geographic coordinates: latitude -32.92729, longitude 151.78125.
Which highway goes from Townsville to Newcastle?
The route from Townsville to Newcastle follows A7, A55, B51, A15, A6, 46, A39.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- M15: 39 km
- 25: 14 km
- A2: 6 km
- B56: 2 km
- 49: 2 km
- A4: 2 km
- A37: 1 km