distances between towns
find directions, distances and driving times:
here to view a large Google map of WA.
2. Enter the relevant place names for the start and the end of
journey into the fields
displayed on the page.
Select the car icon to view the road route.
Click the List all steps link to view a detailed route description.
Click to learn more
about driving distances in WA
chart displayed on this page shows
approximate road distances in kilometres between major towns and cities
Western Australia. The chart also shows estimated driving times between
the towns and cities in hours and minutes.
To use the chart, use your mouse cursor to drag the
cream coloured bars to overlay the initial letters
in the names of the start and end of
The red area, then highlights the approximate road distance
between the selected centres in the lower left area of the chart.
Alternatively, drag the cream bars to the upper right hand area of the
chart and position them to highlight the two selected centres. The red
area then highlights the approximate driving time in
hours and minutes.
For example, the default setting shows that the road distance between
Broome and Norseman is 2770 kilometres. The driving time
between those two locations can be found by dragging the cream coloured
highlight bars into the upper right-hand area of the chart until they
the initial letters in the names of the two towns. The red highlight
area then highlights the approximate driving time between the towns.
Press F11 on your keyboard to view the page full screen and see more of
the chart. You can press F11 again to escape full screen view. This
feature should work in all current operating systems and web browsers.
*The displayed distances and times have been obtained by
following National and
Highways, main roads and other significant
roads and are not necessarily the shortest routes. Refer to
ROADS Western Australia
for more information.
For more driving distance and direction information, click the link
shown in the left column. Then, click the Get
link on the displayed page and type the name of
the starting location and
the name of the ending location into the relevant fields. Next, click
the button labeled Get
. The directions and distance information
will display on
before driving long distances through remote areas of Western
Australia, always notify a responsible individual or authority about
your journey, and arrange to contact them when you arrive safely at
your destination. Also, ensure that your vehicle is adequately
prepared for the journey and be certain to carry relevant spare parts,
plus extra food and water in case of a breakdown.
outback is beautiful, although it can also be harsh and unforgiving.
Becoming lost or breaking down in the outback when no one knows that
you are out there has the potential to become a life threatening
Also, take adequate rest breaks when driving long
distances. Falling asleep at the wheel when driving on an outback or
urban road is a disaster from which you and your passengers may never