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.
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).