Distance between Melbourne and Ararat

The distance from Melbourne to Ararat is 204 kilometers by road including 174 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 2 hours and 2 minutes and goes through Docklands, South Wharf, South Melbourne, Port Melbourne, Spotswood, Altona North and Brooklyn.

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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 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 185 km, 1 h 48 min
Ararat 205 km 2:02 2 h 02 min 15.8 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

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Fuel cost: 26.3 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 204 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.61 AUD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Melbourne to Ararat?

Driving time: 2 h 2 min

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

  • 132 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 12 min
  • 30 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 17 min
  • 25 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 16 min
  • 10 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 7 min
  • 4 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 4 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 Melbourne to Ararat by land?

The distance between Melbourne and Ararat is 204 km by road including 174 km on motorways.

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

How far is Melbourne to Ararat by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Melbourne and Ararat is 189 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 Ararat respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Melbourne from Ararat by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 14 min to cover the distance of 189 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 51 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 Ararat?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 47 min to cover the distance of 189 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 54 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 Ararat?

The halfway point between Melbourne and Ararat is Leigh Creek. It is located about 4 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Leigh Creek to Melbourne is 106 km and driving will take about 1 h 2 min. The road between Leigh Creek and Ararat has length 98 km and will take approximately 59 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Brown Hill is in 111 km from Melbourne and 94 km from Ararat
  • Invermay Park is in 115 km from Melbourne and 90 km from Ararat
  • Wendouree is in 117 km from Melbourne and 87 km from Ararat

Where is Melbourne in relation to Ararat?

Melbourne is located 189 km east of Ararat.

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

Ararat has geographic coordinates: latitude -37.28434, longitude 142.93062.

Which highway goes from Melbourne to Ararat?

The route from Melbourne to Ararat follows M8.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • A8: 26 km
  • M1: 8 km
  • M80: 4 km
  • C222: 2 km
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