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Flinders Highway
South Australia
Highway sign, Ceduna, 2017 (01).jpg
Highway sign, Ceduna
General information
Type Highway
Length 410 km (255 mi)
Route number(s) B100 (1999-present)
Undesignated (Hawson - Port Lincoln)
route number
Alternate National Route 1(1978-1999)
Major junctions
Northwest end Eyre Highway
Ceduna, South Australia
  • Birdseye Highway
  • Tod Highway
Southeast end Lincoln Highway
Port Lincoln, South Australia
Major settlements Smoky Bay, Streaky Bay, Port Kenny, Elliston
Highway system
Highways in Australia
National Highway • Freeways in Australia
Highways in South Australia

Flinders Highway connects the South Australian towns of Ceduna and Port Lincoln, a distance of 410 kilometres, and is currently signed as B100. Route B100 - consisting of the Flinders and Lincoln Highways - presents an alternative but somewhat longer coastal route between Port Augusta and Ceduna, compared to the more direct Eyre Highway.


Stobie poles beside Flinders Highway
Stobie poles beside the Flinders Highway

Major junctions

LGA Location km mi Destinations Notes
Ceduna Ceduna 0 0.0 Eyre Highway 6 km east of Ceduna Northern terminus of Flinders Highway
Streaky Bay Streaky Bay 96 60 Streaky Bay Road – 8km northeast of Streaky Bay, east to Poochera
Elliston Elliston 231 144 Birdseye Highway – Lock 2km southeast of township
Lower Eyre Peninsula Wangary 366 227 Coffin Bay Road – Coffin Bay 12km east of Wangary township
Pearlah 374 232 Tod Highway
Hawson 386 240 Western Approach Road Flinders Highway continues direct to Port Lincoln; B100 routed by Western Approach Road bypass to the south.
Port Lincoln 396 246 Lincoln Highway Southern terminus of Flinders Highway
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi
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