Distance between Ballarat and Melbourne

The distance from Ballarat to Melbourne is 113 kilometers by road including 106 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 1 hour and 8 minutes and goes through Ballarat Central, Bakery Hill, Ballarat East, Brown Hill, Ballan, Darley and Bacchus Marsh.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Ballarat 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
0 km, 00 min
Bakery Hill 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
2 km, 01 min
Ballarat East 2 km 0:01 01 min 0.0 L
C805 4 km, 03 min
Brown Hill 6 km 0:05 05 min 0.3 L
M8 26 km, 14 min
Ballan 32 km 0:19 19 min 1.9 L
M8 23 km, 12 min
Darley 55 km 0:32 32 min 4.2 L
M8 5 km, 02 min
Bacchus Marsh 60 km 0:34 34 min 4.6 L
M8 5 km, 02 min
Brookfield 65 km 0:37 37 min 5.2 L
M8 3 km, 01 min
Melton West 68 km 0:38 38 min 5.2 L
M8 46 km, 29 min
Melbourne 113 km 1:08 1 h 08 min 9.0 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Ballarat 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
0 km, 00 min
Bakery Hill 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
2 km, 01 min
Ballarat East 2 km 0:01 01 min 0.0 L
C805 4 km, 03 min
Brown Hill 6 km 0:05 05 min 0.3 L
M8 3 km, 02 min
Leigh Creek 9 km 0:07 07 min 0.7 L
M8 23 km, 12 min
Ballan 32 km 0:19 19 min 1.9 L
M8 13 km, 07 min
Myrniong 45 km 0:26 26 min 3.4 L
M8 5 km, 02 min
Pentland Hills 50 km 0:29 29 min 4.0 L
M8 5 km, 02 min
Darley 55 km 0:32 32 min 4.2 L
M8 5 km, 02 min
Bacchus Marsh 60 km 0:34 34 min 4.6 L
M8 4 km, 01 min
Hopetoun Park 64 km 0:36 36 min 5.0 L
M8 1 km, 00 min
Brookfield 65 km 0:37 37 min 5.2 L
M8 3 km, 01 min
Melton West 68 km 0:38 38 min 5.2 L
M8 4 km, 02 min
Melton 72 km 0:40 40 min 5.6 L
M8 2 km, 01 min
Melton South 73 km 0:41 41 min 5.8 L
M8 6 km, 03 min
Rockbank 80 km 0:45 45 min 5.9 L
M8 9 km, 05 min
Ravenhall 88 km 0:50 50 min 6.8 L
M8 5 km, 02 min
Derrimut 93 km 0:53 53 min 7.3 L
M8 3 km, 01 min
Sunshine West 96 km 0:55 55 min 7.6 L
M80 2 km, 01 min
Laverton North 98 km 0:56 56 min 7.8 L
M80 3 km, 01 min
Brooklyn 101 km 0:58 58 min 7.9 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Yarraville 104 km 1:00 1 h 00 min 8.3 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Spotswood 105 km 1:00 1 h 00 min 8.4 L
M1 3 km, 02 min
Port Melbourne 108 km 1:02 1 h 02 min 8.4 L
M1 3 km, 02 min
South Wharf 111 km 1:05 1 h 05 min 8.8 L
30 1 km, 01 min
Docklands 112 km 1:06 1 h 06 min 8.9 L
50 1 km, 02 min
Melbourne 113 km 1:08 1 h 08 min 9.0 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Ballarat to Melbourne?

Fuel cost: 16.1 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 113 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.77 AUD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Ballarat to Melbourne?

Driving time: 1 h 8 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 66 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 36 min
  • 32 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 19 min
  • 10 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 7 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 1 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 1 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Ballarat to Melbourne by land?

The distance between Ballarat and Melbourne is 113 km by road including 106 km on motorways.

Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Ballarat and Melbourne respectively.

How far is Ballarat to Melbourne by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Ballarat and Melbourne is 101 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Ballarat and Melbourne respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Ballarat from Melbourne by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 7 min to cover the distance of 101 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 27 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 Ballarat to Melbourne?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 25 min to cover the distance of 101 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 28 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 Ballarat and Melbourne?

The halfway point between Ballarat and Melbourne is Darley. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Darley to Ballarat is 55 km and driving will take about 32 min. The road between Darley and Melbourne has length 58 km and will take approximately 36 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Bacchus Marsh is in 60 km from Ballarat and 53 km from Melbourne
  • Pentland Hills is in 50 km from Ballarat and 63 km from Melbourne
  • Hopetoun Park is in 64 km from Ballarat and 50 km from Melbourne

Where is Ballarat in relation to Melbourne?

Ballarat is located 101 km west of Melbourne.

Ballarat has geographic coordinates: latitude -37.56226, longitude 143.86071.

Melbourne has geographic coordinates: latitude -37.81422, longitude 144.96315.

Which highway goes from Ballarat to Melbourne?

The route from Ballarat to Melbourne follows M8.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • M1: 10 km
  • C805: 5 km
  • M80: 3 km
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