David Paliwoda has created a really great website with the help of which you can very clearly see how far the Red Planet is from us.
If the Earth is 100 pixels wide, where would Mars be? For begging – The Moon is 3000 pixels (the satellite is wide 27 pixels). But what about Mars?
The Red Planet is only 428,000 pixels. It takes ages to get to it. Even in pixels.
Check it out HERE