Distance between Charters Towers and Mackay

The distance from Charters Towers to Mackay is 464 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 5 hours and 20 minutes and goes through Ayr, Home Hill, Gumlu, Guthalungra, Merinda, Intaburra and Debella.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Charters Towers 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A6 162 km, 1 h 50 min
Ayr 162 km 1:50 1 h 50 min 12.6 L
A1 14 km, 10 min
Home Hill 175 km 2:00 2 h 00 min 13.7 L
A1 38 km, 26 min
Gumlu 214 km 2:27 2 h 27 min 16.6 L
A1 16 km, 11 min
Guthalungra 230 km 2:39 2 h 39 min 17.9 L
A1 39 km, 26 min
Merinda 269 km 3:05 3 h 05 min 21.2 L
A1 22 km, 15 min
Intaburra 291 km 3:21 3 h 21 min 23.0 L
A1 18 km, 12 min
Debella 309 km 3:33 3 h 33 min 24.4 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Mrytlevale 329 km 3:47 3 h 47 min 25.7 L
A1 135 km, 1 h 33 min
Mackay 464 km 5:20 5 h 20 min 37.0 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Charters Towers 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A6 93 km, 1 h 03 min
Woodstock 93 km 1:03 1 h 03 min 6.9 L
A6 A1 63 km, 42 min
Brandon 156 km 1:46 1 h 46 min 12.5 L
A1 5 km, 04 min
Ayr 162 km 1:50 1 h 50 min 12.6 L
A1 14 km, 10 min
Home Hill 175 km 2:00 2 h 00 min 13.7 L
A1 38 km, 26 min
Gumlu 214 km 2:27 2 h 27 min 16.6 L
A1 16 km, 11 min
Guthalungra 230 km 2:39 2 h 39 min 17.9 L
A1 39 km, 26 min
Merinda 269 km 3:05 3 h 05 min 21.2 L
A1 22 km, 15 min
Intaburra 291 km 3:21 3 h 21 min 23.0 L
A1 18 km, 12 min
Debella 309 km 3:33 3 h 33 min 24.4 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Mrytlevale 329 km 3:47 3 h 47 min 25.7 L
A1 21 km, 14 min
Goorganga Plains 350 km 4:01 4 h 01 min 27.6 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Lethebrook 357 km 4:06 4 h 06 min 28.4 L
A1 34 km, 22 min
Pindi Pindi 391 km 4:29 4 h 29 min 29.9 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Kolijo 411 km 4:42 4 h 42 min 32.7 L
A1 12 km, 07 min
Buthurra 423 km 4:50 4 h 50 min 33.3 L
A1 12 km, 07 min
Hampden 434 km 4:58 4 h 58 min 34.4 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
The Leap 444 km 5:04 5 h 04 min 35.4 L
A1 10 km, 06 min
Farleigh 453 km 5:11 5 h 11 min 36.0 L
A1 11 km, 08 min
Mackay 464 km 5:19 5 h 19 min 37.0 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Charters Towers to Mackay?

Fuel cost: 59.8 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 464 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.61 AUD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Charters Towers to Mackay?

Driving time: 5 h 20 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 363 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 4 h 1 min
  • 94 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 10 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
  • 4 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 4 min
  • 1 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 Charters Towers to Mackay by land?

The distance between Charters Towers and Mackay is 464 km by road.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Charters Towers and Mackay respectively.

How far is Charters Towers to Mackay by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Charters Towers and Mackay is 326 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Charters Towers and Mackay respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Charters Towers from Mackay by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 24 min to cover the distance of 326 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 28 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 Charters Towers to Mackay?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 21 min to cover the distance of 326 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 33 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 Charters Towers and Mackay?

The halfway point between Charters Towers and Mackay is Guthalungra. It is located about 2 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Guthalungra to Charters Towers is 230 km and driving will take about 2 h 39 min. The road between Guthalungra and Mackay has length 234 km and will take approximately 2 h 40 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Gumlu is in 214 km from Charters Towers and 251 km from Mackay
  • Merinda is in 269 km from Charters Towers and 196 km from Mackay
  • Home Hill is in 175 km from Charters Towers and 289 km from Mackay

Where is Charters Towers in relation to Mackay?

Charters Towers is located 326 km north-west of Mackay.

Charters Towers has geographic coordinates: latitude -20.07141, longitude 146.27098.

Mackay has geographic coordinates: latitude -21.14196, longitude 149.18651.

Which highway goes from Charters Towers to Mackay?

The route from Charters Towers to Mackay follows A1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • A6: 92 km
The distance between Charters Towers and Mackay is ranked 408th in the ranking popularity.
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