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.
|Shortest distance by air||189 km ✈️|
|Car route length||204 km 🚗|
|Driving time||2 h 2 min|
|Fuel amount||16.3 L|
|Fuel cost||26.3 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 3 km, 01 min
|Laverton North||15 km||11 min||1.2 L|
M80 4 km, 02 min
|Derrimut||20 km||14 min||1.3 L|
M8 185 km, 1 h 48 min
|Ararat||205 km||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)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
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 other cities located close to halfway point:
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