Top 10 Longest Highways in the World

Saturday, August 13th 2011. | Longest


Every day maybe we would go through the highway towards our destination. Did you know if there are some long road has thousands of miles without a break? This is a list of top 10 longest highways in the world.

10. Highway 409

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Highway 409


King’s Highway 409, also known as Highway 409 and colloquially as the four – oh – nine, is a series of highway 400 in the Canadian province of Ontario that stretches from Highway 401 in Toronto to Toronto Pearson International Airport, west of Highway 427, Mississauga . This is a short highway that is used primarily as a bypass for traffic approaching the airport to the west or Highway 427 north of Highway 401 west.

9. The Tarim Desert Highway

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The Tarim Desert Highway


The Tarim Desert Highway is also known as Cross-Desert Highway (CDH), across the Taklamakan desert from north to south. The highway connects the city Luntai and Minfeng in southern and northern edge of the Tarim basin. The total length of highways is 552km, about 446km of highway cross uninhabited areas covered by shifting sand dunes, so that highways like the longest in the world.

8. Pan-American Highway

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Pan-American Highway


The Pan-American Highway route in North America is part of the road network of almost 48,000 km long journey through the mainland states of America. Because the government of the United States and Canada has never formally adopted any particular route as part of the Pan-American Highway and the Mexican official has many branches that connect to the U.S. border, then there is no definitive length. But the total length of the North American highway approximately 16,000 miles (26,000 km).

7. Australia ‘s Highway 1

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Australia 's Highway 1


Australia’s Highway 1 is a road network that surrounds the entire continent of Australia, joining all mainland state capitals. At a total length of about 14,500 km (9,000 miles) is the world’s longest national road, along with Trans-Siberian Highway (more than 11,000 km / 6800 miles) and the Trans-Canada Highway (8030 km / 4990 miles). Every day more than one million people travel on some parts of it.

6. Interstate 80 (I-80)

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Interstate 80 (I-80)


Interstate 80 (I-80) is the second longest after the Interstate 90 Highway in the United States. This road connects downtown San Francisco, California, to Teaneck, New Jersey.

5. Interstate 90 (I-90)

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Interstate 90 (I-90)


The longest Interstate Highway 90 in the United States, the highway extends to 3,099.07 miles (4987 km. Walking parallel to U.S. Route 20 for the most part. Eastern tip is in Boston and the west end in Seattle. It crossed the Continental divide just east of Butte, Montana.

4. 401 or MacDonald Cartier Freeway

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401 or MacDonald Cartier Freeway


The 401 or MacDonald Cartier Freeway begins at the Detroit-Windsor Ambassador Bridge and ends at the Quebec border near Montreal. This road is located in the middle of the city despite originally built in the country side. The length is 816 km (507 miles).

3. Route 6

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Route 6


Route 6 was founded in 1925 extended from Provincetown, Massachusetts, to Brewster, New York. Then referred to as “Roosevelt Highway,” the name given to the entire Route 6. This road stretches further to Greeley, Colorado in 1931. It extended from the south to Long Beach and west to Bishop, California with the total length of 3940 km.

2. The Trans Siberian Highway

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The Trans Siberian Highway


This includes some federal highway which extends throughout Russia from the Baltic Sea from the Atlantic Ocean to the Sea of Japan in the Pacific Ocean. The route is called AH6 in Asia. More than 11,000 kilometers in length and extends from Saint Petersburg to Vladivostok.

1. Trans Canada Highway

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Trans Canada Highway


The highway has a length of 4860 miles in Canada. This path begins on Vancouver Island, British Columbia and across the Continental Divide, 10 provinces, five time zone and ends in St. John’s, Newfoundland. This road was built in 1962 and completed in 1970. This is longest highway in the world, across North America from St. John’s, NL, to Victoria, British Columbia.


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