Distance between Merinda and Mackay
The distance from Merinda to Mackay is 196 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 2 hours and 14 minutes and goes through Intaburra, Debella, Mrytlevale, Goorganga Plains, Lethebrook, Wagoora and Pindi Pindi.
Shortest distance by air  164 km ✈️ 
Car route length  196 km 🚗 
Driving time  2 h 14 min 
Fuel amount  15.6 L 
Fuel cost  27.8 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Merinda  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A1 22 km, 15 min


Intaburra  22 km  15 min  1.5 L  
A1 18 km, 12 min


Debella  40 km  27 min  2.9 L  
A1 20 km, 13 min


Mrytlevale  60 km  41 min  4.2 L  
A1 21 km, 14 min


Goorganga Plains  81 km  55 min  6.1 L  
A1 8 km, 05 min


Lethebrook  89 km  1 h 00 min  6.9 L  
A1 34 km, 22 min


Pindi Pindi  122 km  1 h 23 min  8.4 L  
A1 20 km, 13 min


Kolijo  142 km  1 h 36 min  11.1 L  
A1 12 km, 07 min


Buthurra  154 km  1 h 44 min  11.8 L  
A1 42 km, 29 min


Mackay  196 km  2 h 14 min  15.5 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Merinda to Mackay?
Fuel cost: 27.8 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 196 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.78 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Merinda to Mackay?
Driving time: 2 h 14 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 162 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 1 h 48 min
 29 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 22 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 3 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Merinda to Mackay by land?
The distance between Merinda and Mackay is 196 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Merinda and Mackay respectively.
How far is Merinda to Mackay by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Merinda and Mackay is 164 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 Merinda and Mackay respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Merinda from Mackay by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 12 min to cover the distance of 164 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 44 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 Merinda to Mackay?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 41 min to cover the distance of 164 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 46 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 Merinda and Mackay?
The halfway point between Merinda and Mackay is Lethebrook. It is located about 9 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Lethebrook to Merinda is 89 km and driving will take about 1 h. The road between Lethebrook and Mackay has length 107 km and will take approximately 1 h 13 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Merinda in relation to Mackay?
Merinda is located 164 km northwest of Mackay.
Merinda has geographic coordinates: latitude 20.01672, longitude 148.16529.
Mackay has geographic coordinates: latitude 21.14196, longitude 149.18651.
Which highway goes from Merinda to Mackay?
The route from Merinda to Mackay follows A1.