Distance between Gladstone and Mackay
The distance from Gladstone to Mackay is 444 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 5 hours and 15 minutes and goes through Rockhampton, Mount Larcom, Bajool, Kawana, Parkhurst, The Caves and Yaamba.
Shortest distance by air  368 km ✈️ 
Car route length  444 km 🚗 
Driving time  5 h 15 min 
Fuel amount  35.5 L 
Fuel cost  60.1 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Gladstone  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
58 32 km, 24 min


Mount Larcom  32 km  24 min  2.0 L  
58 A1 42 km, 28 min


Bajool  74 km  52 min  5.7 L  
A1 34 km, 23 min


Rockhampton  108 km  1 h 16 min  8.5 L  
A1 6 km, 04 min


Kawana  115 km  1 h 21 min  9.0 L  
A1 5 km, 03 min


Parkhurst  120 km  1 h 24 min  9.3 L  
A1 15 km, 10 min


The Caves  134 km  1 h 35 min  10.3 L  
A1 17 km, 12 min


Yaamba  152 km  1 h 48 min  11.4 L  
A1 57 km, 39 min


Marlborough  208 km  2 h 27 min  15.9 L  
A1 236 km, 2 h 47 min


Mackay  444 km  5 h 15 min  35.4 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Gladstone to Mackay?
Fuel cost: 60.1 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 444 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.69 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Gladstone to Mackay?
Driving time: 5 h 15 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 251 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 2 h 47 min
 179 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 2 h 13 min
 6 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 5 min
 8 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 7 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Gladstone to Mackay by land?
The distance between Gladstone and Mackay is 444 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Gladstone and Mackay respectively.
How far is Gladstone to Mackay by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Gladstone and Mackay is 368 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 Gladstone and Mackay respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Gladstone from Mackay by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 27 min to cover the distance of 368 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 40 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 Gladstone to Mackay?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 1 h 32 min to cover the distance of 368 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 45 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 Gladstone and Mackay?
The halfway point between Gladstone and Mackay is Marlborough. It is located about 14 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Marlborough to Gladstone is 208 km and driving will take about 2 h 27 min. The road between Marlborough and Mackay has length 236 km and will take approximately 2 h 47 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Gladstone in relation to Mackay?
Gladstone is located 368 km southeast of Mackay.
Gladstone has geographic coordinates: latitude 23.84317, longitude 151.25613.
Mackay has geographic coordinates: latitude 21.14196, longitude 149.18651.
Which highway goes from Gladstone to Mackay?
The route from Gladstone to Mackay follows A1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 58: 32 km