Getting to Mackay
Mackay is linked by a comprehensive network of rail, road, sea and air services which makes getting here and around easy and cheap!
Brisbane to Mackay is approximately an eleven hour drive and Cairns to Mackay is approximately eight hours.
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Virgin Australia, our Preferred Airline Partner provides direct flights to the Mackay region for QME visitors and exhibitors.
Virgin Australia operates an extensive network across Queensland, connecting centres such as Brisbane, Cairns, Mackay, Moranbah and Mount Isa. Our broader network will take you across the country and around the world – from Alice Springs to Abu Dhabi and Launceston to Los Angeles.
As well as our regular scheduled services, Virgin Australia’s specialist Charter Team delivers seamless FIFO solutions for world-leading mining resource, contracting companies and other corporate clients. To learn more about how Virgin Australia can meet the air travel needs of your business, please email email@example.com or call 1300 246 498 (select Option 1) for more information.
Queensland Rail Travel offer two rail services to Mackay from Cairns and Brisbane - The Spirit of Queensland and The Sunlander. The Mackay Train Station is located at Paget, 5km south of the city centre.