The flight distance between the nearest airports Cairns (CNS) and Sydney (SYD) is 1,226.15 mi (1,973.30 km). This corresponds to an approximate flight time of 2h 49min. Similar flight routes: CNS → BWU , CNS → CDU , MRG → SYD , MRG → BWU , MRG → CDUBearing: 164.96° (SSE)
The initial bearing on the course from Cairns to Sydney is 164.96° and the compass direction is SSE.Midpoint: -25.4211,148.29896
The geographic midpoint between Cairns and Sydney is in 609.23 mi (980.47 km) distance between both points in a bearing of 164.96°. It is located in Australia, Queensland.Distance: 1,218.47 mi (1,960.94 km)
The shortest distance (air line) between Cairns and Sydney is 1,218.47 mi (1,960.94 km).Driving route: -- ( - )
The shortest route between Cairns and Sydney is according to the route planner. The driving time is approx. . Half of the trip is reached in .Time difference: 1h
The time difference between Cairns (Australia/Brisbane) and Sydney (Australia/Sydney) is 1 hours. This means that it is now 07:28 (17.01.2018) in Cairns and 08:28 (17.01.2018) in Sydney.
To calculate the distance between Cairns and Sydney, the place names are converted into coordinates (latitude and longitude). The respective geographic centre is used for cities, regions and countries. To calculate the distance the Haversine formula is applied.
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