Distance between Warrnambool and Cairns

The distance from Warrnambool to Cairns is 3,002 kilometers by road including 41 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 34 hours and 24 minutes and goes through Bendigo, Charleville, Charters Towers, Mortlake, Delacombe, Sebastopol and Redan.

Shortest distance by air 2,409 km ✈️
Car route length 3,002 km 🚗
Driving time 34 h 24 min
Fuel amount 240.1 L
Fuel cost 403.4 AUD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Warrnambool 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
B120 55 km, 38 min
Mortlake 55 km 0:38 38 min 2.9 L
B140 C171 111 km, 1 h 15 min
Delacombe 166 km 1:54 1 h 54 min 13.2 L
B160 2 km, 02 min
Sebastopol 169 km 1:56 1 h 56 min 13.4 L
B160 2 km, 01 min
Redan 170 km 1:57 1 h 57 min 13.5 L
A300 1 km, 01 min
Ballarat Central 171 km 1:59 1 h 59 min 13.7 L
A300 119 km, 1 h 24 min
Bendigo 290 km 3:24 3 h 24 min 23.1 L
A300 B87 1,329 km, 15 h 07 min
Charleville 1,620 km 18:31 18 h 31 min 127.1 L
A2 910 km, 10 h 28 min
Charters Towers 2,530 km 28:59 28 h 59 min 201.4 L
A6 A1 472 km, 5 h 24 min
Cairns 3,002 km 34:24 34 h 24 min 240.0 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Warrnambool 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
B120 33 km, 22 min
Ellerslie 33 km 0:22 22 min 2.3 L
B120 22 km, 15 min
Mortlake 55 km 0:38 38 min 2.9 L
B140 19 km, 13 min
Darlington 74 km 0:51 51 min 5.9 L
B140 9 km, 06 min
Derrinallum 83 km 0:57 57 min 6.0 L
B140 15 km, 10 min
Lismore 98 km 1:07 1 h 07 min 7.4 L
B140 7 km, 04 min
Cressy 105 km 1:12 1 h 12 min 8.4 L
B140 C171 35 km, 23 min
Cape Clear 140 km 1:35 1 h 35 min 10.5 L
C171 B160 26 km, 18 min
Delacombe 166 km 1:54 1 h 54 min 13.2 L
B160 2 km, 02 min
Sebastopol 169 km 1:56 1 h 56 min 13.4 L
B160 2 km, 01 min
Redan 170 km 1:57 1 h 57 min 13.5 L
A300 1 km, 01 min
Ballarat Central 171 km 1:59 1 h 59 min 13.7 L
A300 C298 3 km, 02 min
Ballarat East 174 km 2:01 2 h 01 min 13.8 L
C805 6 km, 04 min
Brown Hill 180 km 2:05 2 h 05 min 14.1 L
C292 C291 8 km, 05 min
Dean 188 km 2:11 2 h 11 min 14.7 L
C292 7 km, 04 min
Newlyn 195 km 2:15 2 h 15 min 15.4 L
C292 4 km, 02 min
Newlyn North 199 km 2:18 2 h 18 min 15.9 L
A300 6 km, 04 min
Blampied 206 km 2:22 2 h 22 min 16.2 L
A300 10 km, 07 min
Daylesford 215 km 2:30 2 h 30 min 17.1 L
A300 17 km, 11 min
Guilford 232 km 2:41 2 h 41 min 17.4 L
A300 16 km, 11 min
Campbells Creek 248 km 2:53 2 h 53 min 19.8 L
A300 6 km, 04 min
Castlemaine 254 km 2:58 2 h 58 min 20.0 L
A300 18 km, 11 min
Ravenswood 273 km 3:09 3 h 09 min 21.8 L
M79 A300 11 km, 07 min
Kangaroo Flat 283 km 3:16 3 h 16 min 22.5 L
A79 4 km, 03 min
Golden Square 287 km 3:20 3 h 20 min 22.8 L
A79 3 km, 03 min
Bendigo 290 km 3:23 3 h 23 min 23.1 L
A300 26 km, 20 min
Goornong 316 km 3:44 3 h 44 min 24.7 L
A300 20 km, 13 min
Elmore 336 km 3:57 3 h 57 min 26.8 L
B75 12 km, 08 min
Rochester 348 km 4:06 4 h 06 min 26.9 L
B75 23 km, 16 min
Echuca 371 km 4:22 4 h 22 min 28.8 L
B75 22 km, 15 min
Moama 393 km 4:38 4 h 38 min 30.6 L
B75 36 km, 25 min
Mathoura 429 km 5:03 5 h 03 min 32.2 L
B75 36 km, 25 min
Deniliquin 465 km 5:29 5 h 29 min 36.4 L
B75 11 km, 08 min
Pretty Pine 476 km 5:38 5 h 38 min 38.0 L
B75 20 km, 13 min
Wanganella 496 km 5:52 5 h 52 min 38.3 L
B75 105 km, 1 h 11 min
Hay 601 km 7:03 7 h 03 min 46.4 L
B64 89 km, 1 h 00 min
Goolgowi 691 km 8:04 8 h 04 min 55.2 L
B87 48 km, 32 min
Hillston 739 km 8:36 8 h 36 min 55.3 L
B87 48 km, 32 min
Wallanthery 787 km 9:09 9 h 09 min 62.9 L
B87 205 km, 2 h 17 min
Cobar 992 km 11:26 11 h 26 min 75.6 L
B87 151 km, 1 h 43 min
Bourke 1,144 km 13:09 13 h 09 min 89.4 L
B87 B71 29 km, 21 min
North Bourke 1,173 km 13:30 13 h 30 min 93.7 L
B71 91 km, 1 h 00 min
Enngonia 1,263 km 14:31 14 h 31 min 101.0 L
B71 38 km, 25 min
Barringun 1,301 km 14:57 14 h 57 min 104.1 L
B71 A71 119 km, 1 h 19 min
Cunnamulla 1,420 km 16:16 16 h 16 min 113.4 L
A71 53 km, 35 min
Wyandra 1,473 km 16:52 16 h 52 min 113.8 L
A71 147 km, 1 h 38 min
Charleville 1,620 km 18:30 18 h 30 min 127.1 L
A2 97 km, 1 h 05 min
Augathella 1,717 km 19:36 19 h 36 min 135.9 L
A2 105 km, 1 h 10 min
Tambo 1,822 km 20:46 20 h 46 min 145.3 L
A2 106 km, 1 h 11 min
Blackall 1,928 km 21:58 21 h 58 min 153.4 L
A2 99 km, 1 h 07 min
Barcaldine 2,027 km 23:05 23 h 05 min 161.7 L
19 67 km, 45 min
Aramac 2,094 km 23:50 23 h 50 min 167.4 L
19 177 km, 2 h 07 min
Torrens Creek 2,271 km 25:58 25 h 58 min 173.0 L
A6 145 km, 1 h 45 min
Pentland 2,416 km 27:43 27 h 43 min 192.6 L
A6 114 km, 1 h 16 min
Charters Towers 2,530 km 28:59 28 h 59 min 201.4 L
A6 83 km, 55 min
Woodstock 2,612 km 29:54 29 h 54 min 208.6 L
A6 33 km, 22 min
Stuart 2,645 km 30:17 30 h 17 min 211.4 L
A6 A1 11 km, 07 min
Douglas 2,656 km 30:25 30 h 25 min 212.3 L
A1 11 km, 06 min
Shaw 2,668 km 30:32 30 h 32 min 213.1 L
A1 41 km, 27 min
Rollingstone 2,709 km 30:59 30 h 59 min 216.7 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
Mutarnee 2,724 km 31:09 31 h 09 min 217.5 L
A1 12 km, 08 min
Bambaroo 2,737 km 31:17 31 h 17 min 218.4 L
A1 23 km, 15 min
Toobanna 2,759 km 31:32 31 h 32 min 220.7 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
Ingham 2,768 km 31:39 31 h 39 min 220.8 L
A1 50 km, 34 min
Cardwell 2,818 km 32:13 32 h 13 min 224.9 L
A1 45 km, 31 min
Tully 2,863 km 32:44 32 h 44 min 228.7 L
A1 15 km, 10 min
El Arish 2,878 km 32:54 32 h 54 min 229.8 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Silkwood 2,886 km 33:00 33 h 00 min 230.7 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Mourilyan 2,906 km 33:14 33 h 14 min 232.4 L
A1 32 km, 23 min
Mirriwinni 2,938 km 33:37 33 h 37 min 234.9 L
A1 4 km, 03 min
Babinda 2,943 km 33:41 33 h 41 min 235.3 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Deeral 2,956 km 33:50 33 h 50 min 236.2 L
A1 7 km, 04 min
Fishery Falls 2,963 km 33:54 33 h 54 min 236.9 L
A1 14 km, 09 min
Gordonvale 2,977 km 34:04 34 h 04 min 237.7 L
A1 8 km, 06 min
Wrights Creek 2,985 km 34:10 34 h 10 min 238.6 L
A1 5 km, 03 min
Bentley Park 2,990 km 34:14 34 h 14 min 239.1 L
A1 11 km, 09 min
Cairns 3,002 km 34:23 34 h 23 min 240.0 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Warrnambool to Cairns?

Fuel cost: 403.4 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 3,002 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 Warrnambool to Cairns?

Driving time: 34 h 24 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 8 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 4 min
  • 29 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 17 min
  • 2,488 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 27 h 38 min
  • 378 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 4 h 43 min
  • 20 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 16 min
  • 53 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 53 min
  • 24 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 29 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Warrnambool to Cairns by land?

The distance between Warrnambool and Cairns is 3,002 km by road including 41 km on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Warrnambool and Cairns respectively.

How far is Warrnambool to Cairns by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Warrnambool and Cairns is 2,409 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 Warrnambool and Cairns respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Warrnambool from Cairns by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 3 h to cover the distance of 2,409 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 10 h 57 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 Warrnambool to Cairns?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 10 h 2 min to cover the distance of 2,409 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 11 h 28 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 Warrnambool and Cairns?

The halfway point between Warrnambool and Cairns is Wyandra. It is located about 27 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Wyandra to Warrnambool is 1,473 km and driving will take about 16 h 52 min. The road between Wyandra and Cairns has length 1,528 km and will take approximately 17 h 31 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

Where is Warrnambool in relation to Cairns?

Warrnambool is located 2,409 km south of Cairns.

Warrnambool has geographic coordinates: latitude -38.38263, longitude 142.48142.

Cairns has geographic coordinates: latitude -16.9205, longitude 145.77189.

Which highway goes from Warrnambool to Cairns?

The route from Warrnambool to Cairns follows B87, A2, A1, A71, A6, B75, A300, B71, B64.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 19: 89 km
  • B140: 56 km
  • B120: 48 km
  • C171: 42 km
  • C292: 22 km
  • B160: 20 km
  • A79: 15 km
  • M79: 13 km
  • 49: 4 km
  • B400: 2 km
  • C805: 2 km
  • C298: 1 km
  • C143: 1 km
The distance between Warrnambool and Cairns is ranked 241st in the ranking popularity.
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