Distance between Mackay and Townsville

The distance from Mackay to Townsville is 397 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 4 hours and 35 minutes and goes through Paget, Te Kowai, Marian, Pleystowe, Walkerston, Hampden and Buthurra.

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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 283 km, 3 h 16 min
Townsville 397 km 4:35 4 h 35 min 31.6 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 69 km, 46 min
Stuart 384 km 4:24 4 h 24 min 30.4 L
A1 14 13 km, 10 min
Townsville 397 km 4:35 4 h 35 min 31.6 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Mackay to Townsville?

Fuel cost: 54.4 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 397 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.71 AUD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Mackay to Townsville?

Driving time: 4 h 35 min

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

  • 309 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 3 h 25 min
  • 76 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 57 min
  • 5 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 3 min
  • 5 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 5 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 2 min

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

How far is Mackay to Townsville by land?

The distance between Mackay and Townsville is 397 km by road.

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

How far is Mackay to Townsville by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Mackay and Townsville is 324 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 Townsville respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Mackay from Townsville by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 24 min to cover the distance of 324 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 Mackay to Townsville?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 21 min to cover the distance of 324 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 32 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 Townsville?

The halfway point between Mackay and Townsville is Merinda. It is located about 5 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Merinda to Mackay is 203 km and driving will take about 2 h 19 min. The road between Merinda and Townsville has length 194 km and will take approximately 2 h 16 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Intaburra is in 181 km from Mackay and 217 km from Townsville
  • Debella is in 163 km from Mackay and 235 km from Townsville
  • Guthalungra is in 242 km from Mackay and 156 km from Townsville

Where is Mackay in relation to Townsville?

Mackay is located 324 km south-east of Townsville.

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

Townsville has geographic coordinates: latitude -19.25694, longitude 146.82395.

Which highway goes from Mackay to Townsville?

The route from Mackay to Townsville follows A1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • 64: 14 km
  • 70: 6 km
The distance between Mackay and Townsville is ranked 358th in the ranking popularity.
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