How to travel from Beechworth to Mackay, Australia

The distance between Beechworth and Mackay is around 1,992km (1,237 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take the bus and then fly which takes around 4h 55m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Beechworth to Mackay by bus, plane and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Bus and Plane

Take the bus to Albury then fly from Albury (ABX) to Mackay (MKY).

  • Duration4h 55m
  • Flight time3h 45m
  • Typical cost
    A$440($295)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Bus

Take the bus to Albury, Sydney then Brisbane and then to Mackay.

  • Duration1 day 19h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$410($275)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

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Drive

Drive to Mackay.

  • Duration24h 35m
  • Distance2,077km (1,290 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Beechworth and Mackay

There are several options for getting from Beechworth to Mackay by bus, plane and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then fly which costs around A$275 ($185) and will take around 7h 50m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can take the bus and then fly and arrive in approximately 4h 55m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$440 ($295).

The distance between Beechworth and Mackay is around 1,992km (1,237 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,709km (1,062 miles)

It takes around 4h 55m to get from Beechworth and Mackay by bus and plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 24h 35m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Beechworth to Mackay is to take the bus and then fly which takes around 4h 55m and will set you back approx A$440 ($295).

The cheapest way to travel between Beechworth and Mackay, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus and then fly which will typically cost around A$275 ($185) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Beechworth and Mackay. We recommend that you take the bus to Albury then fly from Albury (ABX) to Mackay (MKY). instead which will take 4h 55m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Beechworth and Mackay. It typically takes around 1 day 19h and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Beechworth to Mackay. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Albury, Sydney and Brisbane. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 1 day 19h.

PTV Regional Transit, Greyhound Australia, Firefly Express and Premier Motor Service run regular bus services between Beechworth and Mackay. Buses run once daily and take around 1 day 19h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Beechworth to Mackay. We recommend that you take the bus to Albury then fly from Albury (ABX) to Mackay (MKY). instead which will take 4h 55m.

The closest major airport to Mackay is Mackay Airport (MKY) (MKY) which is approximately 4km (2 miles) from Mackay. Hamilton Island Airport (HTI) (HTI) and Cairns Airport (CNS) (CNS) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Beechworth and Mackay. The distance is around 2,077km (1,290 miles) by road and it will take around 24h 35m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Beechworth to Mackay is to take the bus and then fly which takes, on average, 4h 55m and will usually cost around A$440 ($295).

How do I get from Beechworth to Mackay

Compare travel optionsbetween Beechworth and Mackay

Transport options from Beechworth to Mackay
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Bus and Plane + 1 similar
4h 55m
A$440($295)
twice daily1,992km (1,237 miles)
Bus to Albury, plane7h 50m
A$275($185)
once daily2,460km (1,528 miles)
Bus
1 day 19h
A$410($275)
once daily2,883km (1,791 miles)
Drive
24h 35m
A$275($185)
on demand2,077km (1,290 miles)

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Airports near Mackay

The following major airports near Mackay offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

MKY
Mackay Airport (MKY)
Domestic Airport
Distance
4km (2 miles) from Mackay
HTI
Hamilton Island Airport (HTI)
Domestic Airport
Distance
91km (57 miles) from Mackay
CNS
Cairns Airport (CNS)
International Airport
Distance
596km (370 miles) from Mackay