Distance between Bundaberg and Mackay
The distance from Bundaberg to Mackay is 653 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 7 hours and 39 minutes and goes through Rockhampton, Bundaberg North, Oakwood, Gin Gin, Benaraby, Calliope and Mount Larcom.
Shortest distance by air  526 km ✈️ 
Car route length  653 km 🚗 
Driving time  7 h 39 min 
Fuel amount  52.3 L 
Fuel cost  89.4 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Bundaberg  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
4 km, 02 min


Bundaberg North  4 km  02 min  0.1 L  
3 4 km, 03 min


Oakwood  8 km  05 min  0.5 L  
3 34 km, 24 min


Gin Gin  42 km  30 min  2.0 L  
3 A1 156 km, 1 h 46 min


Benaraby  198 km  2 h 16 min  15.2 L  
A1 10 km, 07 min


Calliope  208 km  2 h 23 min  16.5 L  
A1 33 km, 23 min


Mount Larcom  241 km  2 h 47 min  18.7 L  
A1 42 km, 28 min


Bajool  284 km  3 h 16 min  22.4 L  
A1 34 km, 23 min


Rockhampton  318 km  3 h 39 min  25.2 L  
A1 336 km, 3 h 59 min


Mackay  654 km  7 h 39 min  52.2 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Bundaberg to Mackay?
Fuel cost: 89.4 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 653 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.71 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Bundaberg to Mackay?
Driving time: 7 h 39 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 411 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 4 h 33 min
 228 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 2 h 51 min
 6 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 5 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 6 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Bundaberg to Mackay by land?
The distance between Bundaberg and Mackay is 653 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Bundaberg and Mackay respectively.
How far is Bundaberg to Mackay by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Bundaberg and Mackay is 526 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a greatcircle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Bundaberg and Mackay respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Bundaberg from Mackay by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 39 min to cover the distance of 526 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 23 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Bundaberg to Mackay?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 11 min to cover the distance of 526 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 30 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Bundaberg and Mackay?
The halfway point between Bundaberg and Mackay is Parkhurst. It is located about 2 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Parkhurst to Bundaberg is 329 km and driving will take about 3 h 48 min. The road between Parkhurst and Mackay has length 324 km and will take approximately 3 h 50 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Bundaberg in relation to Mackay?
Bundaberg is located 526 km southeast of Mackay.
Bundaberg has geographic coordinates: latitude 24.86533, longitude 152.35167.
Mackay has geographic coordinates: latitude 21.14196, longitude 149.18651.
Which highway goes from Bundaberg to Mackay?
The route from Bundaberg to Mackay follows A1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 3: 47 km