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Distance between Newcastle and Cairns

Distance from Newcastle to Cairns is 1167 miles / 1879 kilometers and driving distance is 1422 miles or 2289 kilometers. Travel time by car is about 27 hours 44 minutes.

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City: Newcastle
Country: Australia
Coordinates: 32°55′37″S


City: Cairns
Country: Australia
Coordinates: 16°55′22″S

Time difference between Newcastle and Cairns

The time difference between Newcastle and Cairns is 1 hour. Cairns is 1 hour behind Newcastle. Current local time in Newcastle is 16:48 AEDT (2021-01-26) and time in Cairns is 15:48 AEST (2021-01-26).