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.

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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Melbourne 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
2 km, 02 min
Docklands 2 km 0:02 02 min 0.1 L
30 1 km, 00 min
South Wharf 2 km 0:03 03 min 0.2 L
2 0 km, 00 min
South Melbourne 3 km 0:03 03 min 0.2 L
3 km, 02 min
Port Melbourne 6 km 0:05 05 min 0.2 L
M1 3 km, 02 min
Spotswood 9 km 0:07 07 min 0.7 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Altona North 12 km 0:09 09 min 0.8 L
M1 M8 299 km, 3 h 07 min
Horsham 311 km 3:16 3 h 16 min 23.7 L
A8 340 km, 3 h 53 min
Murray Bridge 651 km 7:10 7 h 10 min 51.9 L
A1 M1 76 km, 46 min
Adelaide 726 km 7:56 7 h 56 min 57.9 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Melbourne 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
2 km, 02 min
Docklands 2 km 0:02 02 min 0.1 L
30 1 km, 00 min
South Wharf 2 km 0:03 03 min 0.2 L
2 0 km, 00 min
South Melbourne 3 km 0:03 03 min 0.2 L
3 km, 02 min
Port Melbourne 6 km 0:05 05 min 0.2 L
M1 3 km, 02 min
Spotswood 9 km 0:07 07 min 0.7 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Altona North 12 km 0:09 09 min 0.8 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Laverton North 15 km 0:11 11 min 1.2 L
M80 4 km, 02 min
Derrimut 20 km 0:14 14 min 1.3 L
M8 6 km, 03 min
Ravenhall 26 km 0:18 18 min 1.9 L
M8 9 km, 05 min
Rockbank 35 km 0:23 23 min 2.3 L
M8 8 km, 04 min
Melton South 43 km 0:28 28 min 3.3 L
M8 4 km, 02 min
Brookfield 47 km 0:30 30 min 3.6 L
M8 3 km, 01 min
Hopetoun Park 51 km 0:32 32 min 4.0 L
M8 6 km, 03 min
Bacchus Marsh 57 km 0:35 35 min 4.1 L
M8 8 km, 04 min
Pentland Hills 65 km 0:39 39 min 5.1 L
M8 5 km, 02 min
Myrniong 69 km 0:42 42 min 5.4 L
M8 13 km, 07 min
Ballan 82 km 0:49 49 min 5.9 L
M8 23 km, 12 min
Leigh Creek 106 km 1:02 1 h 02 min 8.4 L
M8 5 km, 03 min
Brown Hill 111 km 1:05 1 h 05 min 8.7 L
M8 4 km, 02 min
Invermay Park 115 km 1:07 1 h 07 min 9.0 L
M8 3 km, 01 min
Wendouree 117 km 1:09 1 h 09 min 9.3 L
M8 5 km, 02 min
Mitchell Park 122 km 1:11 1 h 11 min 9.4 L
M8 83 km, 50 min
Ararat 205 km 2:02 2 h 02 min 15.8 L
A8 17 km, 12 min
Great Western 222 km 2:14 2 h 14 min 17.7 L
A8 12 km, 08 min
Stawell 234 km 2:23 2 h 23 min 18.3 L
A8 25 km, 17 min
Dadswells Bridge 259 km 2:40 2 h 40 min 20.3 L
A8 52 km, 35 min
Horsham 311 km 3:16 3 h 16 min 23.7 L
A8 34 km, 23 min
Dimboola 345 km 3:40 3 h 40 min 26.0 L
A8 43 km, 29 min
Nhill 388 km 4:09 4 h 09 min 29.1 L
A8 29 km, 20 min
Kaniva 417 km 4:30 4 h 30 min 32.9 L
A8 6 km, 04 min
Lillimur 423 km 4:34 4 h 34 min 33.8 L
A8 32 km, 21 min
Bordertown 455 km 4:56 4 h 56 min 35.4 L
A8 21 km, 14 min
Wirrega 476 km 5:11 5 h 11 min 37.3 L
A8 29 km, 19 min
Keith 505 km 5:30 5 h 30 min 38.9 L
A8 32 km, 21 min
Tintinara 537 km 5:52 5 h 52 min 41.9 L
A8 14 km, 09 min
Culburra 551 km 6:02 6 h 02 min 44.0 L
A8 17 km, 11 min
Coonalpyn 568 km 6:13 6 h 13 min 44.6 L
A8 14 km, 09 min
Ki Ki 582 km 6:23 6 h 23 min 46.4 L
A8 8 km, 05 min
Yumali 590 km 6:28 6 h 28 min 47.1 L
A8 6 km, 04 min
Coomandook 596 km 6:32 6 h 32 min 47.6 L
A8 35 km, 23 min
Tailem Bend 631 km 6:56 6 h 56 min 49.4 L
A1 19 km, 13 min
Murray Bridge 651 km 7:09 7 h 09 min 51.9 L
A1 M1 38 km, 20 min
Littlehampton 688 km 7:30 7 h 30 min 54.6 L
M1 10 km, 05 min
Hahndorf 699 km 7:36 7 h 36 min 55.6 L
M1 7 km, 03 min
Bridgewater 705 km 7:39 7 h 39 min 56.2 L
M1 5 km, 02 min
Stirling 711 km 7:42 7 h 42 min 56.8 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
Crafers 712 km 7:43 7 h 43 min 56.9 L
M1 9 km, 06 min
Glen Osmond 721 km 7:49 7 h 49 min 57.6 L
A1 6 km, 06 min
Adelaide 726 km 7:55 7 h 55 min 57.9 L

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Fuel cost: 99.2 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 725 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.71 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 distance from Dimboola to Melbourne is 345 km and driving will take about 3 h 40 min. The road between Dimboola and Adelaide has length 381 km and will take approximately 4 h 16 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Nhill is in 388 km from Melbourne and 338 km from Adelaide
  • Horsham is in 311 km from Melbourne and 415 km from Adelaide
  • Kaniva is in 417 km from Melbourne and 308 km from Adelaide

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
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