Distance between Mackay and Mount Isa

The distance from Mackay to Mount Isa is 1,241 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 14 hours and 2 minutes and goes through Charters Towers, Paget, Te Kowai, Marian, Pleystowe, Walkerston and Hampden.

Shortest distance by air 1,008 km ✈️
Car route length 1,241 km 🚗
Driving time 14 h 2 min
Fuel amount 99.3 L
Fuel cost 175.7 AUD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
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Point Distance Time Fuel
Mackay 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A1 4 km, 03 min
Paget 4 km 0:03 03 min 0.2 L
A1 70 5 km, 04 min
Te Kowai 9 km 0:07 07 min 0.6 L
70 12 km, 08 min
Marian 21 km 0:15 15 min 0.9 L
64 17 km, 11 min
Hampden 38 km 0:27 27 min 2.7 L
A1 12 km, 07 min
Buthurra 49 km 0:34 34 min 3.5 L
A1 12 km, 07 min
Kolijo 61 km 0:42 42 min 4.7 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Pindi Pindi 81 km 0:56 56 min 5.1 L
A1 383 km, 4 h 23 min
Charters Towers 464 km 5:19 5 h 19 min 36.1 L
A6 777 km, 8 h 42 min
Mount Isa 1,241 km 14:02 14 h 02 min 98.1 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Mackay 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A1 4 km, 03 min
Paget 4 km 0:03 03 min 0.2 L
A1 70 5 km, 04 min
Te Kowai 9 km 0:07 07 min 0.6 L
70 12 km, 08 min
Marian 21 km 0:15 15 min 0.9 L
64 17 km, 11 min
Hampden 38 km 0:27 27 min 2.7 L
A1 12 km, 07 min
Buthurra 49 km 0:34 34 min 3.5 L
A1 12 km, 07 min
Kolijo 61 km 0:42 42 min 4.7 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Pindi Pindi 81 km 0:56 56 min 5.1 L
A1 34 km, 22 min
Lethebrook 114 km 1:18 1 h 18 min 9.0 L
A1 8 km, 05 min
Goorganga Plains 122 km 1:23 1 h 23 min 9.4 L
A1 21 km, 14 min
Mrytlevale 143 km 1:38 1 h 38 min 10.7 L
A1 20 km, 13 min
Debella 163 km 1:51 1 h 51 min 12.6 L
A1 18 km, 12 min
Intaburra 181 km 2:03 2 h 03 min 14.2 L
A1 22 km, 15 min
Merinda 203 km 2:19 2 h 19 min 16.0 L
A1 39 km, 26 min
Guthalungra 242 km 2:45 2 h 45 min 18.8 L
A1 16 km, 11 min
Gumlu 258 km 2:57 2 h 57 min 20.2 L
A1 38 km, 26 min
Home Hill 296 km 3:24 3 h 24 min 23.4 L
A1 13 km, 09 min
Ayr 310 km 3:34 3 h 34 min 24.4 L
A1 5 km, 04 min
Brandon 315 km 3:38 3 h 38 min 25.2 L
A1 63 km, 42 min
Woodstock 379 km 4:21 4 h 21 min 29.7 L
A6 86 km, 58 min
Charters Towers 464 km 5:19 5 h 19 min 36.1 L
A6 114 km, 1 h 16 min
Pentland 578 km 6:35 6 h 35 min 45.5 L
A6 66 km, 43 min
Torrens Creek 644 km 7:19 7 h 19 min 49.0 L
A6 32 km, 21 min
Prairie 675 km 7:40 7 h 40 min 54.0 L
A6 46 km, 30 min
Hughenden 721 km 8:10 8 h 10 min 54.1 L
A6 112 km, 1 h 15 min
Richmond 833 km 9:26 9 h 26 min 61.3 L
A6 86 km, 57 min
Nelia 920 km 10:24 10 h 24 min 72.0 L
A6 58 km, 38 min
Julia Creek 978 km 11:03 11 h 03 min 77.5 L
A6 146 km, 1 h 38 min
Cloncurry 1,124 km 12:41 12 h 41 min 89.4 L
A2 83 67 km, 45 min
Mary Kathleen 1,191 km 13:27 13 h 27 min 94.6 L
83 50 km, 34 min
Mount Isa 1,241 km 14:01 14 h 01 min 98.1 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Mackay to Mount Isa?

Fuel cost: 175.7 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,241 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.77 AUD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Mackay to Mount Isa?

Driving time: 14 h 2 min

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

  • 1,121 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 12 h 27 min
  • 99 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 14 min
  • 5 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 3 min
  • 15 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 15 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Mackay to Mount Isa by land?

The distance between Mackay and Mount Isa is 1,241 km by road.

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

How far is Mackay to Mount Isa by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Mackay and Mount Isa is 1,008 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 Mackay and Mount Isa respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Mackay from Mount Isa by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 15 min to cover the distance of 1,008 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 4 h 34 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 Mackay to Mount Isa?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 4 h 12 min to cover the distance of 1,008 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 4 h 48 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 Mackay and Mount Isa?

The halfway point between Mackay and Mount Isa is Torrens Creek. It is located about 23 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Torrens Creek to Mackay is 644 km and driving will take about 7 h 19 min. The road between Torrens Creek and Mount Isa has length 597 km and will take approximately 6 h 43 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Pentland is in 578 km from Mackay and 663 km from Mount Isa
  • Prairie is in 675 km from Mackay and 566 km from Mount Isa
  • Hughenden is in 721 km from Mackay and 520 km from Mount Isa

Where is Mackay in relation to Mount Isa?

Mackay is located 1,008 km east of Mount Isa.

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

Mount Isa has geographic coordinates: latitude -20.72899, longitude 139.49315.

Which highway goes from Mackay to Mount Isa?

The route from Mackay to Mount Isa follows A6, A1, A2, 83.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 64: 14 km
  • 70: 6 km
  • 84: 3 km
The distance between Mackay and Mount Isa is ranked 3,649th in the ranking popularity.
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