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Distance from Sydney to Cairns

Distance between Sydney and Cairns is 1961 kilometers (1218 miles).
Driving distance from Sydney to Cairns is 2416 kilometers (1501 miles).

air 1961 km
air 1218 miles
car 2416 km
car 1501 miles

Distance Map Between Sydney and Cairns

Sydney, AustraliaCairns, Brisbane, Australia = 1218 miles = 1961 km.

How far is it between Sydney and Cairns

Sydney is located in Australia with (-33.8679,151.2073) coordinates and Cairns is located in Australia with (-16.923,145.7663) coordinates. The calculated flying distance from Sydney to Cairns is equal to 1218 miles which is equal to 1961 km.

If you want to go by car, the driving distance between Sydney and Cairns is 2416.13 km. If you ride your car with an average speed of 112 kilometers/hour (70 miles/h), travel time will be 21 hours 34 minutes. Please check the avg. speed travel time table on the right for various options.
Difference between fly and go by a car is 455 km.

City/PlaceLatitude and LongitudeGPS Coordinates
Sydney -33.8679, 151.2073 33° 52´ 4.2600'' S
151° 12´ 26.3520'' E
Cairns -16.923, 145.7663 16° 55´ 22.9440'' S
145° 45´ 58.5000'' E

Estimated Travel Time Between Sydney and Cairns

Average SpeedTravel Time
30 mph (48 km/h) 50 hours 20 minutes
40 mph (64 km/h) 37 hours 45 minutes
50 mph (80 km/h) 30 hours 12 minutes
60 mph (97 km/h) 24 hours 54 minutes
70 mph (112 km/h) 21 hours 34 minutes
75 mph (120 km/h) 20 hours 08 minutes
Sydney, Australia

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Cairns, Brisbane, Australia

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