Distance between Melbourne and Adelaide
The distance from Melbourne to Adelaide is 725 kilometers by road including 244 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 7 hours and 56 minutes and goes through Horsham, Murray Bridge, Docklands, South Wharf, South Melbourne, Port Melbourne and Spotswood.
|Shortest distance by air||654 km ✈️|
|Car route length||725 km 🚗|
|Driving time||7 h 56 min|
|Fuel amount||58 L|
|Fuel cost||101 AUD|
|Melbourne||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
2 km, 02 min
|Docklands||2 km||02 min||0.1 L|
30 1 km, 00 min
|South Wharf||2 km||03 min||0.2 L|
2 0 km, 00 min
|South Melbourne||3 km||03 min||0.2 L|
3 km, 02 min
|Port Melbourne||6 km||05 min||0.2 L|
M1 3 km, 02 min
|Spotswood||9 km||07 min||0.7 L|
M1 3 km, 01 min
|Altona North||12 km||09 min||0.8 L|
M1 M8 299 km, 3 h 07 min
|Horsham||311 km||3 h 16 min||23.7 L|
A8 340 km, 3 h 53 min
|Murray Bridge||651 km||7 h 10 min||51.9 L|
A1 M1 76 km, 46 min
|Adelaide||726 km||7 h 56 min||57.9 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Melbourne to Adelaide?
Fuel cost: 101 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 725 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.74 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Melbourne to Adelaide?
Driving time: 7 h 56 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 192 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 44 min
- 33 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 19 min
- 416 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 4 h 37 min
- 47 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 35 min
- 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 2 min
- 27 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 27 min
- 6 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 7 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 Melbourne to Adelaide by land?
The distance between Melbourne and Adelaide is 725 km by road including 244 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Melbourne and Adelaide respectively.
How far is Melbourne to Adelaide by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Melbourne and Adelaide is 654 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 Melbourne and Adelaide respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Melbourne from Adelaide by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 49 min to cover the distance of 654 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 58 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 Melbourne to Adelaide?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 2 h 43 min to cover the distance of 654 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 3 h 6 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 Melbourne and Adelaide?
The halfway point between Melbourne and Adelaide is Dimboola. It is located about 18 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Melbourne in relation to Adelaide?
Melbourne is located 654 km south-east of Adelaide.
Melbourne has geographic coordinates: latitude -37.81422, longitude 144.96315.
Adelaide has geographic coordinates: latitude -34.92743, longitude 138.5999.
Which highway goes from Melbourne to Adelaide?
The route from Melbourne to Adelaide follows A8, M8.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- M1: 78 km
- A1: 25 km
- B57: 10 km
- M80: 4 km
- A200: 1 km