Distance between Mutarnee and Cairns
The distance from Mutarnee to Cairns is 278 kilometers by road including 3 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 3 hours and 13 minutes and goes through Ingham, Cardwell, Tully, El Arish, Gordonvale, Wrights Creek and Bentley Park.
Shortest distance by air  232 km ✈️ 
Car route length  278 km 🚗 
Driving time  3 h 13 min 
Fuel amount  22.2 L 
Fuel cost  35.3 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Mutarnee  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A1 12 km, 08 min


Bambaroo  12 km  08 min  0.5 L  
A1 31 km, 21 min


Ingham  44 km  29 min  2.9 L  
A1 50 km, 34 min


Cardwell  93 km  1 h 03 min  7.0 L  
A1 45 km, 31 min


Tully  139 km  1 h 34 min  10.7 L  
A1 15 km, 10 min


El Arish  153 km  1 h 45 min  11.9 L  
A1 99 km, 1 h 09 min


Gordonvale  253 km  2 h 55 min  19.8 L  
A1 8 km, 06 min


Wrights Creek  261 km  3 h 01 min  20.6 L  
A1 5 km, 03 min


Bentley Park  266 km  3 h 04 min  21.2 L  
A1 11 km, 09 min


Cairns  278 km  3 h 13 min  22.0 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Mutarnee to Cairns?
Fuel cost: 35.3 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 278 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.59 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Mutarnee to Cairns?
Driving time: 3 h 13 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 218 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 2 h 25 min
 42 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 31 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 3 min
 14 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 13 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Mutarnee to Cairns by land?
The distance between Mutarnee and Cairns is 278 km by road including 3 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Mutarnee and Cairns respectively.
How far is Mutarnee to Cairns by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Mutarnee and Cairns is 232 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 Mutarnee and Cairns respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Mutarnee from Cairns by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 17 min to cover the distance of 232 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 3 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 Mutarnee to Cairns?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 58 min to cover the distance of 232 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 6 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 Mutarnee and Cairns?
Where is Mutarnee in relation to Cairns?
Mutarnee is located 232 km south of Cairns.
Mutarnee has geographic coordinates: latitude 18.95146, longitude 146.28673.
Cairns has geographic coordinates: latitude 16.9205, longitude 145.77189.
Which highway goes from Mutarnee to Cairns?
The route from Mutarnee to Cairns follows A1.