# Distance between Hervey Bay (HVB) and Cairns (CNS)

Flight distance from Hervey Bay to Cairns (Hervey Bay Airport – Cairns Airport) is 740 miles / 1191 kilometers / 643 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Hervey Bay (HVB) to Cairns (CNS) is 915 miles / 1472 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 37 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Hervey Bay to Cairns.

Shortest flight path between Hervey Bay Airport (HVB) and Cairns Airport (CNS).

## How far is Cairns from Hervey Bay?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Hervey Bay and Cairns. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 740.010 miles
• 1190.930 kilometers
• 643.051 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
• 741.522 miles
• 1193.364 kilometers
• 644.365 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).

## Airport information

A Hervey Bay Airport
City: Hervey Bay
Country: Australia
IATA Code: HVB
ICAO Code: YHBA
Coordinates: 25°19′8″S, 152°52′48″E

B Cairns Airport
City: Cairns
Country: Australia
IATA Code: CNS
ICAO Code: YBCS
Coordinates: 16°53′8″S, 145°45′18″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Hervey Bay and Cairns.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 129 kg (284 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Hervey Bay (HVB) → Cairns (CNS).

Distance:
740
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
740

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