Distance from Townsville, QLD to Cairns, QLD, kilometers and miles

Distance from Townsville, QLD to Cairns, QLD, kilometers and miles
Distance Value
Driving distance: 215.56 mi (346.91 km)
Line distance: 175.7 mi (282.77 km)
Road time: 4 hr 18 min
Air distance: 175.7 mi (282.77 km)
Flight time: 20 min

Distance to Cairns, Australian city in Queensland, located in south direction from Townsville, Queensland, AU. There are one hundred and seventy-six miles between cities, and two hundred and sixteen miles by road. Car trip from Townsville city to Cairns will take about 4 hours 18 minutes . Check things to do in Townsville, Queensland below the page

Distances map between Townsville, QLD and Cairns, QLD

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Townsville, QLD

Country Australia
State/Territory Queensland
City Townsville
GPS Coordinates -19° 15' 59" N
146° 48' 20"W
Latitude -19.26639
Longitude 146.80569

Cairns, QLD

Country Australia
State/Territory Queensland
City Cairns
GPS Coordinates -16° 55' 23" N
145° 45' 59"W
Latitude -16.92304
Longitude 145.76625

Townsville to Cairns Frequently Asked Questions:

How many miles from Townsville, QLD to Cairns, QLD?

Mileage from Townsville to Cairns by road is 215.56 miles or 346.91 km;

How far is Townsville from Cairns?

There is 175.7 miles (282.77 km) between Townsville and Cairns

How long is the trip between city of Townsville and Cairns?

The driving time between two cities is approx 4 hours 18 minutes

Distance Townsville Cairns

Distance Townsville Cairns
Distance type Miles Kilometers Nautical miles
Straight line distance 175.7 282.76 152.68
Driving distance 215.56 346.91 187.32

This table contains data about distance in miles, kilometers and nautical miles between Townsville, QLD and Cairns, QLD

This is guide page of Townsville – Cairns distance. Here you can find full information about road, distance, approximate travel time and some other trip tips. We have answers to FAQ, so hope that you will be ready for your travel. Fastest way to get destination in Cairns city is by plane, so check time in air between Townsville and Cairns. And dont forget to look at return trip from Cairns to Townsville. But If you choose car journey, use our route planner to see details for travelers by Australian roads From Townsville to Cairns.

How long does it take to fly to Cairns from Townsville?

Flying time is about 20 minutes

How to calculate flight duration?

Select arrival and departure cities, current are Townsville, QLD and Townsville, QLD

How long is flight from Townsville to Cairns?

This flight will take about twenty minutes ;

How to get to Cairns from Townsville?

You can buy ticket to plane or drive by car, check ; distance in miles between Cairns and Townsville

Flying times compare

Aircraft Cruising speed Time
Average 510 mph 20 min
Boeing 737 515 mph 20 min
Boeing 777 554 mph 19 min
Airbus 515 mph 20 min

Dont forget to include time in airport before and after flight.

Please note: current air time calculator show approximate distance and time between Townsville, QLD and Cairns, QLD. This values can be different. To calculate exact time can be shown only when you buy ticket to the plane. We do not guarantee that there is an airline that connects cities Townsville and Cairns. To find out if there is such a flight use the ticket purchase service.

To calculate distance from Townsville, QLD to Cairns, QLD we use gps coordinates of city centers. In this way we can find the shortest distance between two points by air and best road mileage. Total distance is actual and is frequently updated with maps data. If you search for other tour, choose other AU destination in distance calculator form. Just select start and finish points, or click one of suggested city couples below. We hope you find all information with this calculator, so dont forget to bookmark this page or share to Facebook or Twitter, this will help you to plan new trip in future. Enjoy your trips with you friends! And be safe on roads.