How far is Sydney from Cairns?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Cairns and Sydney. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1221.745 miles
- 1966.209 kilometers
- 1061.668 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.Haversine formula
- 1225.771 miles
- 1972.686 kilometers
- 1065.165 nautical miles
The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).
Estimated flight time from Cairns Airport (CNS) to Sydney Airport (SYD) is 2 hours 48 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Cairns and Sydney.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (358 pounds).
Cairns to Sydney flight path
Shortest flight path between Cairns Airport (CNS) and Sydney Airport (SYD).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Cairns (CNS) → Sydney (SYD).