Distance between Marble Bar and Tara
The distance from Marble Bar to Tara is 5,081 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 57 hours and 2 minutes and goes through Mount Isa, Fitzroy Crossing, Kununurra, Bulla, Katherine, Elliott and Cloncurry.
Shortest distance by air  3,180 km ✈️ 
Car route length  5,081 km 🚗 
Driving time  57 h 2 min 
Fuel amount  406.5 L 
Fuel cost  687 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Marble Bar  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
1 1,020 km, 11 h 21 min


Fitzroy Crossing  1,020 km  11 h 21 min  79.8 L  
1 667 km, 7 h 27 min


Kununurra  1,687 km  18 h 48 min  134.9 L  
1 181 km, 2 h 01 min


Bulla  1,868 km  20 h 49 min  148.4 L  
1 341 km, 3 h 48 min


Katherine  2,209 km  24 h 38 min  176.5 L  
1 420 km, 4 h 42 min


Elliott  2,629 km  29 h 20 min  210.0 L  
87 66 867 km, 9 h 40 min


Mount Isa  3,496 km  39 h 01 min  278.8 L  
A2 83 114 km, 1 h 17 min


Cloncurry  3,610 km  40 h 18 min  288.3 L  
A2 112 km, 1 h 15 min


McKinlay  3,722 km  41 h 34 min  297.0 L  
A2 1,369 km, 15 h 27 min


Tara  5,092 km  57 h 01 min  405.2 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Marble Bar to Tara?
Fuel cost: 687 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 5,081 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 Marble Bar to Tara?
Driving time: 57 h 2 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 4,902 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 54 h 27 min
 145 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 48 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 3 min
 34 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 34 min
 6 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 7 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Marble Bar to Tara by land?
The distance between Marble Bar and Tara is 5,081 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Marble Bar and Tara respectively.
How far is Marble Bar to Tara by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Marble Bar and Tara is 3,180 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 Marble Bar and Tara respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Marble Bar from Tara by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 3 h 58 min to cover the distance of 3,180 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 14 h 27 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 Marble Bar to Tara?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 13 h 15 min to cover the distance of 3,180 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 15 h 8 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 Marble Bar and Tara?
The halfway point between Marble Bar and Tara is Elliott. It is located about 88 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Elliott to Marble Bar is 2,629 km and driving will take about 29 h 20 min. The road between Elliott and Tara has length 2,452 km and will take approximately 27 h 41 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Marble Bar in relation to Tara?
Marble Bar is located 3,180 km west of Tara.
Marble Bar has geographic coordinates: latitude 21.17149, longitude 119.74562.
Tara has geographic coordinates: latitude 27.27693, longitude 150.45696.
Which highway goes from Marble Bar to Tara?
The route from Marble Bar to Tara follows 1, A2, 66, 87, 138, 83.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 A5: 83 km
 62: 6 km