Distance between Canberra and Geelong
The distance from Canberra to Geelong is 727 kilometers by road including 663 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 6 hours and 56 minutes and goes through Wodonga, Wangaratta, Yarralumla, South Canberra, Acton, North Canberra and City.
Shortest distance by air  528 km ✈️ 
Car route length  727 km 🚗 
Driving time  6 h 56 min 
Fuel amount  58.2 L 
Fuel cost  97.2 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Yarralumla  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
3 km, 02 min


South Canberra  3 km  02 min  0.2 L  
A23 4 km, 04 min


North Canberra  7 km  06 min  0.3 L  
A23 5 km, 04 min


Kaleen  12 km  11 min  0.9 L  
A25 2 km, 01 min


Giralang  15 km  13 min  1.1 L  
A25 30 km, 20 min


Murrumbateman  44 km  33 min  2.8 L  
A25 20 km, 12 min


Yass  64 km  46 min  4.5 L  
M31 282 km, 2 h 34 min


Wodonga  347 km  3 h 20 min  27.5 L  
M31 69 km, 37 min


Wangaratta  416 km  3 h 57 min  32.9 L  
M31 312 km, 2 h 58 min


Geelong  727 km  6 h 56 min  58.0 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Canberra to Geelong?
Fuel cost: 97.2 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 727 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.67 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Canberra to Geelong?
Driving time: 6 h 56 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 564 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 5 h 7 min
 96 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 57 min
 33 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 22 min
 18 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 13 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 6 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 7 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 2 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Canberra to Geelong by land?
The distance between Canberra and Geelong is 727 km by road including 663 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Canberra and Geelong respectively.
How far is Canberra to Geelong by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Canberra and Geelong is 528 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 Canberra and Geelong respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Canberra from Geelong by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 39 min to cover the distance of 528 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 24 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 Canberra to Geelong?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 12 min to cover the distance of 528 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 30 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 Canberra and Geelong?
The halfway point between Canberra and Geelong is Barnawartha. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Barnawartha to Canberra is 365 km and driving will take about 3 h 29 min. The road between Barnawartha and Geelong has length 363 km and will take approximately 3 h 26 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Canberra in relation to Geelong?
Canberra is located 528 km northeast of Geelong.
Canberra has geographic coordinates: latitude 35.29759, longitude 149.10127.
Geelong has geographic coordinates: latitude 38.14928, longitude 144.35982.
Which highway goes from Canberra to Geelong?
The route from Canberra to Geelong follows M31.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 A25: 53 km
 M1: 45 km
 M80: 27 km
 B400: 15 km
 A10: 12 km
 A23: 7 km