Distance between Hughenden and Mackay
The distance from Hughenden to Mackay is 713 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 8 hours and 5 minutes and goes through Charters Towers, Torrens Creek, Pentland, Ayr, Home Hill, Gumlu and Guthalungra.
Shortest distance by air  519 km ✈️ 
Car route length  713 km 🚗 
Driving time  8 h 5 min 
Fuel amount  57 L 
Fuel cost  95.8 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Hughenden  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A6 76 km, 51 min


Torrens Creek  76 km  51 min  3.7 L  
A6 66 km, 43 min


Pentland  142 km  1 h 35 min  10.7 L  
A6 114 km, 1 h 16 min


Charters Towers  256 km  2 h 51 min  19.5 L  
A6 154 km, 1 h 45 min


Ayr  410 km  4 h 36 min  32.4 L  
A1 14 km, 10 min


Home Hill  424 km  4 h 46 min  33.5 L  
A1 38 km, 26 min


Gumlu  462 km  5 h 12 min  36.5 L  
A1 16 km, 11 min


Guthalungra  478 km  5 h 24 min  37.7 L  
A1 39 km, 26 min


Merinda  517 km  5 h 51 min  41.1 L  
A1 196 km, 2 h 14 min


Mackay  713 km  8 h 05 min  56.9 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Hughenden to Mackay?
Fuel cost: 95.8 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 713 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.68 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Hughenden to Mackay?
Driving time: 8 h 5 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 604 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 6 h 42 min
 102 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 16 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 4 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Hughenden to Mackay by land?
The distance between Hughenden and Mackay is 713 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Hughenden and Mackay respectively.
How far is Hughenden to Mackay by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Hughenden and Mackay is 519 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 Hughenden and Mackay respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Hughenden from Mackay by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 38 min to cover the distance of 519 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 21 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 Hughenden to Mackay?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 9 min to cover the distance of 519 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 28 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 Hughenden and Mackay?
The halfway point between Hughenden and Mackay is Woodstock. It is located about 15 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Woodstock to Hughenden is 342 km and driving will take about 3 h 49 min. The road between Woodstock and Mackay has length 371 km and will take approximately 4 h 16 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Hughenden in relation to Mackay?
Hughenden is located 519 km west of Mackay.
Hughenden has geographic coordinates: latitude 20.84224, longitude 144.20029.
Mackay has geographic coordinates: latitude 21.14196, longitude 149.18651.
Which highway goes from Hughenden to Mackay?
The route from Hughenden to Mackay follows A6, A1.