The flight distance between the nearest airports Sydney (SYD) and Cairns (CNS) is 1,226.15 mi (1,973.30 km). This corresponds to an approximate flight time of 2h 49min. Similar flight routes: SYD → MRG , SYD → IFL , BWU → CNS , BWU → MRG , BWU → IFLBearing: 342.60° (NNW)
The initial bearing on the course from Sydney to Cairns is 342.60° and the compass direction is NNW.Midpoint: -25.4211,148.29896
The geographic midpoint between Sydney and Cairns is in 609.23 mi (980.47 km) distance between both points in a bearing of 342.60°. It is located in Australia, Queensland.Distance: 1,218.47 mi (1,960.94 km)
The shortest distance (air line) between Sydney and Cairns is 1,218.47 mi (1,960.94 km).Driving route: -- ( - )
The shortest route between Sydney and Cairns 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 Sydney (Australia/Sydney) and Cairns (Australia/Brisbane) is -1 hours. This means that it is now 17:41 (21.01.2018) in Sydney and 16:41 (21.01.2018) in Cairns.
To calculate the distance between Sydney and Cairns, 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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