Distance between Canberra and Melbourne

The distance from Canberra to Melbourne is 658 kilometers by road including 587 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 6 hours and 17 minutes and goes through Wodonga, Wangaratta, Yarralumla, South Canberra, Acton, North Canberra and City.

Click here to load the interactive map
Compare this route in other services:
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Yarralumla 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
3 km, 02 min
South Canberra 3 km 0:02 02 min 0.2 L
A23 4 km, 04 min
North Canberra 7 km 0:06 06 min 0.3 L
A23 5 km, 04 min
Kaleen 12 km 0:11 11 min 0.9 L
A25 2 km, 01 min
Giralang 15 km 0:13 13 min 1.1 L
A25 30 km, 20 min
Murrumbateman 44 km 0:33 33 min 2.8 L
A25 20 km, 12 min
Yass 64 km 0:46 46 min 4.5 L
M31 282 km, 2 h 34 min
Wodonga 347 km 3:20 3 h 20 min 27.5 L
M31 69 km, 37 min
Wangaratta 416 km 3:57 3 h 57 min 32.9 L
M31 242 km, 2 h 19 min
Melbourne 658 km 6:17 6 h 17 min 52.5 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Yarralumla 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
3 km, 02 min
South Canberra 3 km 0:02 02 min 0.2 L
A23 4 km, 04 min
North Canberra 7 km 0:06 06 min 0.3 L
A23 5 km, 04 min
Kaleen 12 km 0:11 11 min 0.9 L
A25 2 km, 01 min
Giralang 15 km 0:13 13 min 1.1 L
A25 5 km, 03 min
Hall 20 km 0:16 16 min 1.5 L
A25 25 km, 16 min
Murrumbateman 44 km 0:33 33 min 2.8 L
A25 20 km, 12 min
Yass 64 km 0:45 45 min 4.5 L
M31 13 km, 07 min
Bowning 78 km 0:53 53 min 5.9 L
M31 19 km, 10 min
Bookham 97 km 1:03 1 h 03 min 7.6 L
M31 29 km, 15 min
Jugiong 126 km 1:19 1 h 19 min 9.7 L
M31 14 km, 07 min
Coolac 140 km 1:27 1 h 27 min 10.4 L
M31 11 km, 06 min
Mingay 151 km 1:33 1 h 33 min 12.0 L
M31 9 km, 04 min
Gundagai 161 km 1:38 1 h 38 min 12.4 L
M31 9 km, 05 min
South Gundagai 170 km 1:43 1 h 43 min 13.3 L
M31 43 km, 23 min
Tarcutta 212 km 2:06 2 h 06 min 15.7 L
M31 26 km, 14 min
Kyeamba 239 km 2:21 2 h 21 min 18.3 L
M31 13 km, 06 min
Little Billabong 251 km 2:27 2 h 27 min 19.9 L
M31 29 km, 15 min
Holbrook 281 km 2:43 2 h 43 min 21.3 L
M31 45 km, 24 min
Table Top 325 km 3:08 3 h 08 min 25.7 L
M31 8 km, 04 min
Thurgoona 333 km 3:12 3 h 12 min 26.6 L
M31 6 km, 03 min
East Albury 339 km 3:15 3 h 15 min 26.7 L
M31 5 km, 02 min
South Albury 344 km 3:18 3 h 18 min 27.5 L
M31 3 km, 01 min
Wodonga 347 km 3:19 3 h 19 min 27.5 L
M31 18 km, 09 min
Barnawartha 365 km 3:29 3 h 29 min 29.0 L
M31 13 km, 07 min
Chiltern 378 km 3:36 3 h 36 min 29.4 L
M31 19 km, 10 min
Springhurst 397 km 3:47 3 h 47 min 31.1 L
M31 19 km, 10 min
Wangaratta 416 km 3:57 3 h 57 min 32.9 L
M31 18 km, 09 min
Glenrowan 433 km 4:07 4 h 07 min 34.1 L
M31 22 km, 12 min
Benalla 456 km 4:19 4 h 19 min 36.3 L
M31 26 km, 14 min
Violet Town 481 km 4:33 4 h 33 min 37.8 L
M31 19 km, 10 min
Euroa 500 km 4:43 4 h 43 min 39.5 L
M31 39 km, 21 min
Avenel 539 km 5:04 5 h 04 min 43.1 L
M31 18 km, 09 min
Seymour 557 km 5:14 5 h 14 min 44.4 L
M31 40 km, 21 min
Wandong 597 km 5:36 5 h 36 min 47.1 L
M31 10 km, 05 min
Wallan 607 km 5:41 5 h 41 min 48.4 L
M31 4 km, 02 min
Beveridge 611 km 5:43 5 h 43 min 48.7 L
M31 8 km, 04 min
Kalkallo 620 km 5:48 5 h 48 min 49.3 L
M31 6 km, 03 min
Craigieburn 625 km 5:52 5 h 52 min 49.9 L
M31 9 km, 05 min
Epping 634 km 5:57 5 h 57 min 50.3 L
M31 7 km, 04 min
Thomastown 641 km 6:01 6 h 01 min 51.1 L
48 4 km, 03 min
Reservoir 645 km 6:05 6 h 05 min 51.4 L
29 3 km, 02 min
Preston 648 km 6:07 6 h 07 min 51.8 L
45 2 km, 01 min
Thornbury 650 km 6:09 6 h 09 min 51.9 L
45 1 km, 01 min
Northcote 651 km 6:10 6 h 10 min 52.0 L
45 2 km, 01 min
Fitzroy North 653 km 6:12 6 h 12 min 52.2 L
45 2 km, 01 min
Fitzroy 655 km 6:13 6 h 13 min 52.3 L
46 1 km, 01 min
East Melbourne 657 km 6:15 6 h 15 min 52.5 L
1 km, 01 min
Melbourne 658 km 6:16 6 h 16 min 52.5 L

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Fuel cost: 88.9 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 658 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.69 AUD / L)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from Canberra to Melbourne?

Driving time: 6 h 17 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
  • 20 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 12 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 = 5 min
  • 12 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 12 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 1 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 Canberra to Melbourne by land?

The distance between Canberra and Melbourne is 658 km by road including 587 km on motorways.

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

How far is Canberra to Melbourne by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Canberra and Melbourne is 464 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 Canberra and Melbourne respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Canberra from Melbourne by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 34 min to cover the distance of 464 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 6 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 Melbourne?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 1 h 56 min to cover the distance of 464 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 12 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 Melbourne?

The halfway point between Canberra and Melbourne is Table Top. It is located about 4 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Table Top to Canberra is 325 km and driving will take about 3 h 8 min. The road between Table Top and Melbourne has length 332 km and will take approximately 3 h 9 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Thurgoona is in 333 km from Canberra and 325 km from Melbourne
  • East Albury is in 339 km from Canberra and 319 km from Melbourne
  • South Albury is in 344 km from Canberra and 314 km from Melbourne

Where is Canberra in relation to Melbourne?

Canberra is located 464 km north-east of Melbourne.

Canberra has geographic coordinates: latitude -35.29759, longitude 149.10127.

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

Which highway goes from Canberra to Melbourne?

The route from Canberra to Melbourne follows M31.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • A25: 53 km
  • B400: 15 km
  • 45: 9 km
  • A23: 7 km
  • 29: 2 km
The distance between Canberra and Melbourne is ranked 28,481st in the ranking popularity.
Have any questions? Contact us!