Distance between Albury and Melbourne
The distance from Albury to Melbourne is 317 kilometers by road including 299 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 3 hours and 2 minutes and goes through Wodonga, Wangaratta, South Albury, East Albury, Chiltern, Glenrowan and Benalla.
Shortest distance by air  259 km ✈️ 
Car route length  317 km 🚗 
Driving time  3 h 2 min 
Fuel amount  25.4 L 
Fuel cost  42.7 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Albury  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
B58 2 km, 02 min


South Albury  2 km  02 min  0.1 L  
M31 4 km, 02 min


Wodonga  6 km  04 min  0.3 L  
M31 31 km, 17 min


Chiltern  38 km  21 min  2.2 L  
M31 38 km, 20 min


Wangaratta  75 km  42 min  5.7 L  
M31 18 km, 09 min


Glenrowan  93 km  51 min  6.8 L  
M31 22 km, 12 min


Benalla  115 km  1 h 03 min  9.1 L  
M31 26 km, 14 min


Violet Town  141 km  1 h 17 min  10.6 L  
M31 19 km, 10 min


Euroa  160 km  1 h 28 min  12.3 L  
M31 157 km, 1 h 33 min


Melbourne  317 km  3 h 01 min  25.3 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Albury to Melbourne?
Fuel cost: 42.7 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 317 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.68 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Albury to Melbourne?
Driving time: 3 h 2 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 275 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 2 h 30 min
 20 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 12 min
 8 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 6 min
 5 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 3 min
 6 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 6 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 2 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Albury to Melbourne by land?
The distance between Albury and Melbourne is 317 km by road including 299 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Albury and Melbourne respectively.
How far is Albury to Melbourne by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Albury and Melbourne is 259 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 Albury and Melbourne respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Albury from Melbourne by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 19 min to cover the distance of 259 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 10 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 Albury to Melbourne?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 1 h 4 min to cover the distance of 259 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 14 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 Albury and Melbourne?
The halfway point between Albury and Melbourne is Euroa. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Euroa to Albury is 160 km and driving will take about 1 h 28 min. The road between Euroa and Melbourne has length 157 km and will take approximately 1 h 33 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Albury in relation to Melbourne?
Albury is located 259 km northeast of Melbourne.
Albury has geographic coordinates: latitude 36.08048, longitude 146.91628.
Melbourne has geographic coordinates: latitude 37.81422, longitude 144.96315.
Which highway goes from Albury to Melbourne?
The route from Albury to Melbourne follows M31.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 B400: 15 km
 45: 9 km
 29: 2 km