Distance between McKinlay and Darwin

The distance from McKinlay to Darwin is 1,828 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 20 hours and 29 minutes and goes through Mount Isa, Cloncurry, Elliott, Katherine, Pine Creek, Humpty Doo and Howard Springs.

Shortest distance by air 1,481 km ✈️
Car route length 1,828 km 🚗
Driving time 20 h 29 min
Fuel amount 146.2 L
Fuel cost 255.9 AUD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
McKinlay 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A2 111 km, 1 h 15 min
Cloncurry 111 km 1:15 1 h 15 min 8.3 L
A2 83 114 km, 1 h 17 min
Mount Isa 225 km 2:33 2 h 33 min 17.1 L
A2 66 867 km, 9 h 40 min
Elliott 1,092 km 12:13 12 h 13 min 87.1 L
87 1 421 km, 4 h 43 min
Katherine 1,513 km 16:57 16 h 57 min 120.8 L
1 94 km, 1 h 03 min
Pine Creek 1,608 km 18:00 18 h 00 min 127.8 L
1 185 km, 2 h 04 min
Humpty Doo 1,792 km 20:04 20 h 04 min 143.2 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Howard Springs 1,802 km 20:11 20 h 11 min 144.0 L
1 7 km, 04 min
Yarrawonga 1,808 km 20:15 20 h 15 min 144.7 L
1 A15 19 km, 13 min
Darwin 1,828 km 20:29 20 h 29 min 146.1 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
McKinlay 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
A2 111 km, 1 h 15 min
Cloncurry 111 km 1:15 1 h 15 min 8.3 L
A2 83 67 km, 45 min
Mary Kathleen 178 km 2:00 2 h 00 min 13.5 L
83 47 km, 32 min
Mount Isa 225 km 2:32 2 h 32 min 17.1 L
A2 192 km, 2 h 09 min
Camooweal 418 km 4:42 4 h 42 min 33.3 L
A2 66 69 km, 46 min
Avon Downs 486 km 5:28 5 h 28 min 38.8 L
66 191 km, 2 h 07 min
Barkly Homestead 677 km 7:36 7 h 36 min 54.1 L
66 87 415 km, 4 h 37 min
Elliott 1,092 km 12:13 12 h 13 min 87.1 L
87 239 km, 2 h 40 min
Larrimah 1,331 km 14:54 14 h 54 min 106.4 L
1 75 km, 50 min
Mataranka 1,406 km 15:44 15 h 44 min 112.3 L
1 108 km, 1 h 12 min
Katherine 1,513 km 16:57 16 h 57 min 120.8 L
1 94 km, 1 h 03 min
Pine Creek 1,608 km 18:00 18 h 00 min 127.8 L
1 108 km, 1 h 12 min
Adelaide River 1,715 km 19:12 19 h 12 min 137.1 L
1 66 km, 44 min
Livingstone 1,782 km 19:57 19 h 57 min 142.2 L
1 5 km, 03 min
Noonamah 1,787 km 20:00 20 h 00 min 142.8 L
1 6 km, 03 min
Humpty Doo 1,792 km 20:04 20 h 04 min 143.2 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Howard Springs 1,802 km 20:10 20 h 10 min 144.0 L
1 4 km, 02 min
Palmerston Indigenous Village 1,806 km 20:13 20 h 13 min 144.3 L
1 2 km, 01 min
Yarrawonga 1,808 km 20:15 20 h 15 min 144.7 L
1 A15 17 km, 11 min
Woolner 1,825 km 20:26 20 h 26 min 145.9 L
A15 3 km, 02 min
Darwin 1,828 km 20:28 20 h 28 min 146.1 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from McKinlay to Darwin?

Fuel cost: 255.9 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,828 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 McKinlay to Darwin?

Driving time: 20 h 29 min

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

  • 1,771 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 19 h 40 min
  • 31 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 23 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 2 min
  • 22 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 21 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 1 min

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

How far is McKinlay to Darwin by land?

The distance between McKinlay and Darwin is 1,828 km by road.

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

How far is McKinlay to Darwin by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between McKinlay and Darwin is 1,481 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 McKinlay and Darwin respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is McKinlay from Darwin by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 51 min to cover the distance of 1,481 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 6 h 43 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 McKinlay to Darwin?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 6 h 10 min to cover the distance of 1,481 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 7 h 3 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 McKinlay and Darwin?

The halfway point between McKinlay and Darwin is Elliott. It is located about 178 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Elliott to McKinlay is 1,092 km and driving will take about 12 h 13 min. The road between Elliott and Darwin has length 735 km and will take approximately 8 h 15 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Barkly Homestead is in 677 km from McKinlay and 1,150 km from Darwin

Where is McKinlay in relation to Darwin?

McKinlay is located 1,481 km south-east of Darwin.

McKinlay has geographic coordinates: latitude -21.2713, longitude 141.29092.

Darwin has geographic coordinates: latitude -12.46044, longitude 130.84105.

Which highway goes from McKinlay to Darwin?

The route from McKinlay to Darwin follows 1, 66, A2, 87, 83.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • A15: 17 km
The distance between McKinlay and Darwin is ranked 10,069th in the ranking popularity.
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