Distance between Yamba and Sydney
The distance from Yamba to Sydney is 656 kilometers by road including 608 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 6 hours and 25 minutes and goes through Coffs Harbour, Maclean, Arrawarra, Woolgoolga, Moonee Beach, Sapphire Beach and Korora.
Shortest distance by air  531 km ✈️ 
Car route length  656 km 🚗 
Driving time  6 h 25 min 
Fuel amount  52.5 L 
Fuel cost  93.4 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Yamba  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
16 km, 13 min


Maclean  16 km  13 min  1.1 L  
M1 88 km, 48 min


Woolgoolga  104 km  1 h 01 min  7.9 L  
M1 13 km, 07 min


Moonee Beach  118 km  1 h 08 min  8.8 L  
M1 9 km, 05 min


Korora  127 km  1 h 14 min  10.0 L  
A1 8 km, 07 min


Coffs Harbour  135 km  1 h 21 min  10.3 L  
A1 7 km, 06 min


Boambee  143 km  1 h 27 min  11.3 L  
A1 6 km, 03 min


Bonville  149 km  1 h 31 min  11.5 L  
M1 16 km, 08 min


Urunga  165 km  1 h 39 min  12.8 L  
M1 498 km, 4 h 47 min


North Sydney  662 km  6 h 27 min  52.7 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Yamba to Sydney?
Fuel cost: 93.4 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 656 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 Yamba to Sydney?
Driving time: 6 h 25 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 500 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 4 h 32 min
 83 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 50 min
 14 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 9 min
 33 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 24 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 5 min
 18 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 17 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 4 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Yamba to Sydney by land?
The distance between Yamba and Sydney is 656 km by road including 608 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Yamba and Sydney respectively.
How far is Yamba to Sydney by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Yamba and Sydney is 531 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 Yamba and Sydney respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Yamba from Sydney by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 39 min to cover the distance of 531 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 24 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 Yamba to Sydney?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 12 min to cover the distance of 531 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 31 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 Yamba and Sydney?
The halfway point between Yamba and Sydney is Johns River. It is located about 6 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Johns River to Yamba is 322 km and driving will take about 3 h 7 min. The road between Johns River and Sydney has length 333 km and will take approximately 3 h 17 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Yamba in relation to Sydney?
Yamba is located 531 km northeast of Sydney.
Yamba has geographic coordinates: latitude 29.44, longitude 153.35944.
Sydney has geographic coordinates: latitude 33.85482, longitude 151.21645.
Which highway goes from Yamba to Sydney?
The route from Yamba to Sydney follows M1, A1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 M2: 7 km
 A43: 4 km
 A3: 4 km