Distance between Marian and Cairns
The distance from Marian to Cairns is 716 kilometers by road including 23 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 8 hours and 13 minutes and goes through Hampden, Buthurra, Mount Ossa, Kolijo, Pindi Pindi, Wagoora and Yalbaroo.
Shortest distance by air  577 km ✈️ 
Car route length  716 km 🚗 
Driving time  8 h 13 min 
Fuel amount  57.3 L 
Fuel cost  100.3 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Marian  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
11 km, 07 min


Hampden  11 km  07 min  0.6 L  
A1 12 km, 07 min


Buthurra  23 km  15 min  1.3 L  
A1 12 km, 07 min


Kolijo  34 km  23 min  2.5 L  
A1 20 km, 13 min


Pindi Pindi  54 km  36 min  3.0 L  
A1 34 km, 22 min


Lethebrook  88 km  59 min  6.8 L  
A1 8 km, 05 min


Goorganga Plains  95 km  1 h 04 min  7.2 L  
A1 21 km, 14 min


Mrytlevale  116 km  1 h 18 min  8.6 L  
A1 20 km, 13 min


Debella  136 km  1 h 32 min  10.5 L  
A1 580 km, 6 h 40 min


Cairns  716 km  8 h 12 min  57.1 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Marian to Cairns?
Fuel cost: 100.3 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 716 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.75 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Marian to Cairns?
Driving time: 8 h 13 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 20 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 11 min
 554 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 6 h 9 min
 120 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 30 min
 6 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 5 min
 16 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 16 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Marian to Cairns by land?
The distance between Marian and Cairns is 716 km by road including 23 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Marian and Cairns respectively.
How far is Marian to Cairns by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Marian and Cairns is 577 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 Marian and Cairns respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Marian from Cairns by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 43 min to cover the distance of 577 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 37 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 Marian to Cairns?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 24 min to cover the distance of 577 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 44 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 Marian and Cairns?
The halfway point between Marian and Cairns is Stuart. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Stuart to Marian is 358 km and driving will take about 4 h 5 min. The road between Stuart and Cairns has length 359 km and will take approximately 4 h 7 min.
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Where is Marian in relation to Cairns?
Marian is located 577 km southeast of Cairns.
Marian has geographic coordinates: latitude 21.14823, longitude 148.94814.
Cairns has geographic coordinates: latitude 16.9205, longitude 145.77189.
Which highway goes from Marian to Cairns?
The route from Marian to Cairns follows A1.