Distance between Melbourne and Brisbane

The distance from Melbourne to Brisbane is 1,751 kilometers by road including 1,627 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 16 hours and 45 minutes and goes through Wangaratta, Wodonga, Coffs Harbour and Tweed Heads.

There are tolls on the route.
Shortest distance by air 1,375 km ✈️
Car route length 1,751 km 🚗
Driving time 16 h 45 min
Fuel amount 140.1 L
Fuel cost 162.5 AUD
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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
3 km, 03 min
Carlton 3 km 0:03 03 min 0.1 L
83 2 km, 02 min
Carlton North 5 km 0:05 05 min 0.4 L
83 1 km, 01 min
Fitzroy North 7 km 0:07 07 min 0.4 L
45 2 km, 01 min
Northcote 9 km 0:08 08 min 0.6 L
45 1 km, 01 min
Thornbury 10 km 0:10 10 min 0.8 L
45 M31 234 km, 2 h 11 min
Wangaratta 245 km 2:21 2 h 21 min 19.2 L
M31 68 km, 37 min
Wodonga 312 km 2:59 2 h 59 min 24.7 L
M31 1,061 km, 10 h 02 min
Coffs Harbour 1,373 km 13:01 13 h 01 min 109.4 L
A1 M1 383 km, 3 h 47 min
Brisbane 1,756 km 16:48 16 h 48 min 140.4 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Melbourne 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
3 km, 03 min
Carlton 3 km 0:03 03 min 0.1 L
83 2 km, 02 min
Carlton North 5 km 0:05 05 min 0.4 L
83 1 km, 01 min
Fitzroy North 7 km 0:07 07 min 0.4 L
45 2 km, 01 min
Northcote 9 km 0:08 08 min 0.6 L
45 1 km, 01 min
Thornbury 10 km 0:10 10 min 0.8 L
45 2 km, 01 min
Preston 12 km 0:11 11 min 0.9 L
45 4 km, 03 min
Reservoir 16 km 0:14 14 min 1.0 L
29 4 km, 03 min
Thomastown 20 km 0:18 18 min 1.5 L
M31 6 km, 03 min
Epping 26 km 0:21 21 min 1.7 L
M31 8 km, 04 min
Craigieburn 34 km 0:26 26 min 2.6 L
M31 6 km, 03 min
Mickleham 40 km 0:30 30 min 2.8 L
M31 9 km, 04 min
Beveridge 49 km 0:35 35 min 3.8 L
M31 4 km, 02 min
Wallan 53 km 0:37 37 min 4.1 L
M31 10 km, 05 min
Wandong 63 km 0:42 42 min 4.3 L
M31 40 km, 21 min
Seymour 103 km 1:04 1 h 04 min 8.1 L
M31 18 km, 09 min
Avenel 121 km 1:14 1 h 14 min 9.6 L
M31 39 km, 21 min
Euroa 160 km 1:35 1 h 35 min 12.3 L
M31 19 km, 10 min
Violet Town 179 km 1:45 1 h 45 min 13.6 L
M31 26 km, 14 min
Benalla 205 km 1:59 1 h 59 min 16.2 L
M31 22 km, 12 min
Glenrowan 227 km 2:11 2 h 11 min 17.5 L
M31 18 km, 09 min
Wangaratta 245 km 2:21 2 h 21 min 19.2 L
M31 19 km, 10 min
Springhurst 263 km 2:31 2 h 31 min 20.4 L
M31 19 km, 10 min
Chiltern 282 km 2:42 2 h 42 min 21.7 L
M31 13 km, 07 min
Barnawartha 296 km 2:49 2 h 49 min 23.4 L
M31 17 km, 09 min
Wodonga 312 km 2:58 2 h 58 min 24.7 L
M31 4 km, 02 min
South Albury 317 km 3:01 3 h 01 min 25.3 L
M31 5 km, 02 min
East Albury 322 km 3:03 3 h 03 min 25.3 L
M31 6 km, 03 min
Thurgoona 327 km 3:06 3 h 06 min 26.1 L
M31 8 km, 04 min
Table Top 335 km 3:11 3 h 11 min 26.5 L
M31 44 km, 24 min
Holbrook 379 km 3:35 3 h 35 min 29.2 L
M31 43 km, 23 min
Kyeamba 422 km 3:58 3 h 58 min 32.9 L
M31 26 km, 14 min
Tarcutta 449 km 4:13 4 h 13 min 34.7 L
M31 42 km, 22 min
South Gundagai 491 km 4:36 4 h 36 min 39.1 L
M31 8 km, 04 min
Gundagai 499 km 4:40 4 h 40 min 39.5 L
M31 10 km, 06 min
Mingay 509 km 4:46 4 h 46 min 40.6 L
M31 11 km, 06 min
Coolac 520 km 4:52 4 h 52 min 40.8 L
M31 14 km, 07 min
Jugiong 535 km 5:00 5 h 00 min 42.4 L
M31 29 km, 15 min
Bookham 564 km 5:16 5 h 16 min 44.9 L
M31 19 km, 10 min
Bowning 583 km 5:27 5 h 27 min 46.3 L
M31 13 km, 06 min
Yass 595 km 5:33 5 h 33 min 47.0 L
M31 32 km, 17 min
Gunning 628 km 5:51 5 h 51 min 50.0 L
M31 48 km, 25 min
Goulburn 675 km 6:17 6 h 17 min 53.6 L
M31 28 km, 15 min
Marulan 703 km 6:32 6 h 32 min 55.4 L
M31 29 km, 15 min
Hoddles Cross Roads 733 km 6:48 6 h 48 min 58.6 L
M31 15 km, 08 min
Berrima 748 km 6:56 6 h 56 min 59.3 L
M31 16 km, 08 min
Aylmerton 763 km 7:05 7 h 05 min 60.9 L
M31 8 km, 04 min
Yerrinbool 771 km 7:09 7 h 09 min 61.3 L
M31 6 km, 03 min
Yanderra 777 km 7:12 7 h 12 min 62.1 L
M31 4 km, 02 min
Bargo 781 km 7:15 7 h 15 min 62.3 L
M31 21 km, 11 min
Menangle 802 km 7:26 7 h 26 min 63.8 L
M31 7 km, 03 min
Menangle Park 809 km 7:30 7 h 30 min 64.5 L
M31 4 km, 01 min
Mount Annan 813 km 7:32 7 h 32 min 64.9 L
M31 2 km, 01 min
Blairmount 815 km 7:33 7 h 33 min 65.1 L
M31 1 km, 00 min
Claymore 816 km 7:34 7 h 34 min 65.3 L
M31 3 km, 01 min
Raby 819 km 7:35 7 h 35 min 65.3 L
M31 3 km, 01 min
Varroville 822 km 7:37 7 h 37 min 65.7 L
M31 1 km, 00 min
Denham Court 822 km 7:37 7 h 37 min 65.7 L
M31 3 km, 01 min
Bardia 826 km 7:39 7 h 39 min 65.9 L
M31 3 km, 01 min
Edmondson Park 829 km 7:41 7 h 41 min 66.3 L
A28 3 km, 02 min
Casula 832 km 7:43 7 h 43 min 66.3 L
A28 4 km, 03 min
Liverpool 836 km 7:47 7 h 47 min 66.7 L
A28 2 km, 02 min
Cabramatta 838 km 7:49 7 h 49 min 67.0 L
A28 1 km, 00 min
Cabramatta West 839 km 7:49 7 h 49 min 67.1 L
A28 1 km, 01 min
Canley Heights 840 km 7:51 7 h 51 min 67.2 L
A28 1 km, 01 min
Fairfield West 842 km 7:52 7 h 52 min 67.3 L
A28 3 km, 02 min
Smithfield 845 km 7:54 7 h 54 min 67.4 L
A28 3 km, 02 min
Greystanes 848 km 7:57 7 h 57 min 67.7 L
A28 2 km, 02 min
Wentworthville 851 km 7:59 7 h 59 min 68.0 L
A28 2 km, 01 min
Constitution Hill 852 km 8:01 8 h 01 min 68.1 L
A28 3 km, 02 min
Baulkham Hills 855 km 8:03 8 h 03 min 68.2 L
A28 3 km, 02 min
North Rocks 858 km 8:06 8 h 06 min 68.6 L
M2 3 km, 02 min
West Pennant Hills 862 km 8:09 8 h 09 min 68.7 L
M2 4 km, 03 min
Pennant Hills 866 km 8:12 8 h 12 min 69.2 L
A28 2 km, 01 min
Thornleigh 868 km 8:13 8 h 13 min 69.3 L
A28 2 km, 01 min
Normanhurst 869 km 8:15 8 h 15 min 69.5 L
A28 3 km, 02 min
Wahroonga 872 km 8:17 8 h 17 min 69.6 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Asquith 875 km 8:18 8 h 18 min 70.0 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Mount Colah 877 km 8:20 8 h 20 min 70.0 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Mount Kuring-Gai 880 km 8:21 8 h 21 min 70.4 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Berowra 882 km 8:22 8 h 22 min 70.4 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Brooklyn 889 km 8:26 8 h 26 min 70.7 L
M1 5 km, 02 min
Mooney Mooney 894 km 8:29 8 h 29 min 71.5 L
M1 5 km, 02 min
Bar Point 899 km 8:32 8 h 32 min 71.6 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Mount White 905 km 8:35 8 h 35 min 72.2 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Calga 908 km 8:36 8 h 36 min 72.6 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Mooney Mooney Creek 910 km 8:38 8 h 38 min 72.7 L
M1 10 km, 05 min
Somersby 919 km 8:43 8 h 43 min 72.9 L
M1 9 km, 04 min
Ourimbah 928 km 8:48 8 h 48 min 74.2 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Palmdale 931 km 8:49 8 h 49 min 74.3 L
M1 4 km, 01 min
Mardi 935 km 8:51 8 h 51 min 74.6 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Alison 938 km 8:53 8 h 53 min 74.9 L
M1 4 km, 02 min
Jilliby 942 km 8:55 8 h 55 min 75.2 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Wyee 950 km 9:00 9 h 00 min 75.5 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Morisset 958 km 9:04 9 h 04 min 76.5 L
M1 7 km, 03 min
Cooranbong 965 km 9:08 9 h 08 min 76.8 L
M1 9 km, 04 min
Freemans Waterhole 974 km 9:13 9 h 13 min 77.7 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Killingworth 981 km 9:16 9 h 16 min 78.2 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Holmesville 983 km 9:18 9 h 18 min 78.6 L
M1 1 km, 00 min
West Wallsend 985 km 9:18 9 h 18 min 78.7 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Cameron Park 988 km 9:20 9 h 20 min 78.9 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Minmi 990 km 9:21 9 h 21 min 79.2 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Lenaghan 993 km 9:23 9 h 23 min 79.3 L
M1 5 km, 03 min
Beresfield 998 km 9:26 9 h 26 min 79.8 L
A1 3 km, 02 min
Tarro 1,001 km 9:28 9 h 28 min 79.9 L
A1 4 km, 02 min
Tomago 1,005 km 9:31 9 h 31 min 80.3 L
A1 4 km, 03 min
Heatherbrae 1,009 km 9:34 9 h 34 min 80.6 L
A1 12 km, 07 min
Ferodale 1,021 km 9:41 9 h 41 min 80.9 L
A1 15 km, 08 min
Twelve Mile Creek 1,037 km 9:50 9 h 50 min 82.5 L
A1 37 km, 20 min
Nerong 1,073 km 10:10 10 h 10 min 85.7 L
A1 10 km, 05 min
Bulahdelah 1,084 km 10:16 10 h 16 min 86.0 L
A1 34 km, 19 min
Coolongolook 1,118 km 10:35 10 h 35 min 89.1 L
A1 4 km, 02 min
Wang Wauk 1,122 km 10:38 10 h 38 min 89.8 L
A1 7 km, 04 min
Nabiac 1,129 km 10:42 10 h 42 min 89.8 L
A1 9 km, 05 min
Possum Brush 1,139 km 10:47 10 h 47 min 90.9 L
A1 11 km, 06 min
Kiwarrak 1,150 km 10:54 10 h 54 min 91.3 L
A1 9 km, 04 min
Pampoolah 1,158 km 10:58 10 h 58 min 92.6 L
A1 1 km, 00 min
Dumaresq Island 1,159 km 10:59 10 h 59 min 92.7 L
A1 2 km, 01 min
Cundletown 1,162 km 11:00 11 h 00 min 92.8 L
A1 3 km, 01 min
Ghinni Ghinni 1,164 km 11:01 11 h 01 min 93.1 L
A1 4 km, 02 min
Jones Island 1,169 km 11:04 11 h 04 min 93.2 L
A1 6 km, 03 min
Coopernook 1,174 km 11:07 11 h 07 min 93.8 L
A1 12 km, 06 min
Johns River 1,187 km 11:14 11 h 14 min 94.4 L
A1 14 km, 07 min
Kew 1,201 km 11:22 11 h 22 min 96.0 L
A1 5 km, 02 min
Herons Creek 1,206 km 11:25 11 h 25 min 96.4 L
A1 16 km, 08 min
Sovereign Hills 1,222 km 11:34 11 h 34 min 97.4 L
A1 M1 30 km, 16 min
Kundabung 1,252 km 11:50 11 h 50 min 100.1 L
M1 18 km, 09 min
Frogmore 1,270 km 12:00 12 h 00 min 101.4 L
M1 7 km, 03 min
Frederickton 1,277 km 12:03 12 h 03 min 101.7 L
M1 24 km, 13 min
Eungai Rail 1,301 km 12:16 12 h 16 min 104.0 L
A1 3 km, 01 min
Eungai Creek 1,304 km 12:18 12 h 18 min 104.2 L
A1 8 km, 04 min
Warrell Creek 1,312 km 12:23 12 h 23 min 104.8 L
M1 2 km, 01 min
Donnellyville 1,314 km 12:24 12 h 24 min 105.1 L
M1 4 km, 02 min
Macksville 1,318 km 12:26 12 h 26 min 105.2 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Nambucca Heads 1,326 km 12:31 12 h 31 min 105.8 L
M1 19 km, 10 min
Urunga 1,344 km 12:41 12 h 41 min 107.2 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Raleigh 1,352 km 12:45 12 h 45 min 108.1 L
M1 2 km, 00 min
Repton 1,354 km 12:46 12 h 46 min 108.3 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Bonville 1,360 km 12:49 12 h 49 min 108.4 L
M1 6 km, 03 min
Boambee 1,366 km 12:53 12 h 53 min 109.2 L
A1 1 km, 00 min
Boambee East 1,367 km 12:53 12 h 53 min 109.4 L
A1 6 km, 05 min
Coffs Harbour 1,373 km 12:59 12 h 59 min 109.4 L
A1 7 km, 06 min
Korora 1,380 km 13:05 13 h 05 min 110.3 L
A1 2 km, 01 min
Sapphire Beach 1,383 km 13:06 13 h 06 min 110.5 L
M1 7 km, 03 min
Moonee Beach 1,390 km 13:10 13 h 10 min 110.7 L
M1 12 km, 06 min
Woolgoolga 1,402 km 13:17 13 h 17 min 111.7 L
M1 21 km, 11 min
Milleara 1,422 km 13:28 13 h 28 min 113.7 L
A1 M1 68 km, 38 min
Maclean 1,490 km 14:06 14 h 06 min 119.0 L
M1 3 km, 01 min
Harwood 1,494 km 14:08 14 h 08 min 119.4 L
M1 A1 44 km, 27 min
Woodburn 1,538 km 14:36 14 h 36 min 122.4 L
A1 13 km, 10 min
Broadwater 1,551 km 14:46 14 h 46 min 123.9 L
A1 9 km, 06 min
Wardell 1,560 km 14:53 14 h 53 min 124.7 L
A1 M1 13 km, 07 min
West Ballina 1,572 km 15:00 15 h 00 min 125.6 L
M1 12 km, 06 min
Knockrow 1,584 km 15:07 15 h 07 min 126.5 L
M1 5 km, 02 min
Newrybar 1,589 km 15:09 15 h 09 min 127.1 L
M1 9 km, 04 min
Ewingsdale 1,598 km 15:14 15 h 14 min 127.7 L
M1 9 km, 04 min
Brunswick Heads 1,607 km 15:19 15 h 19 min 128.4 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Billinudgel 1,614 km 15:23 15 h 23 min 129.0 L
M1 5 km, 02 min
Crabbes Creek 1,620 km 15:26 15 h 26 min 129.4 L
M1 26 km, 14 min
Chinderah 1,646 km 15:40 15 h 40 min 131.3 L
M1 8 km, 04 min
Tweed Heads South 1,653 km 15:45 15 h 45 min 132.1 L
M1 4 km, 02 min
Tweed Heads West 1,657 km 15:47 15 h 47 min 132.4 L
M1 37 km, 22 min
Pacific Pines 1,694 km 16:09 16 h 09 min 135.3 L
M1 10 km, 05 min
Pimpama 1,704 km 16:15 16 h 15 min 136.1 L
M1 10 km, 05 min
Ormeau 1,715 km 16:20 16 h 20 min 137.0 L
M1 4 km, 02 min
Yatala 1,719 km 16:23 16 h 23 min 137.3 L
M1 12 km, 07 min
Daisy Hill 1,731 km 16:30 16 h 30 min 138.4 L
M1 M3 25 km, 15 min
Brisbane 1,756 km 16:45 16 h 45 min 140.4 L

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Fuel cost: 162.5 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,751 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.16 AUD / L)

You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.

How long is a car ride from Melbourne to Brisbane?

Driving time: 16 h 45 min

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

  • 1,422 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 12 h 55 min
  • 183 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 49 min
  • 38 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 25 min
  • 43 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 32 min
  • 35 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 30 min
  • 21 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 20 min
  • 7 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 8 min
  • 1 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 1 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Melbourne to Brisbane by land?

The distance between Melbourne and Brisbane is 1,751 km by road including 1,627 km on motorways.

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

How far is Melbourne to Brisbane by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Melbourne and Brisbane is 1,375 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 Brisbane respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Melbourne from Brisbane by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 43 min to cover the distance of 1,375 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 6 h 15 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 Brisbane?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 5 h 43 min to cover the distance of 1,375 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 6 h 32 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 Brisbane?

The halfway point between Melbourne and Brisbane is Asquith. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Asquith to Melbourne is 875 km and driving will take about 8 h 18 min. The road between Asquith and Brisbane has length 876 km and will take approximately 8 h 26 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Mount Colah is in 877 km from Melbourne and 873 km from Brisbane
  • Wahroonga is in 872 km from Melbourne and 879 km from Brisbane
  • Mount Kuring-Gai is in 880 km from Melbourne and 871 km from Brisbane

Where is Melbourne in relation to Brisbane?

Melbourne is located 1,375 km south-west of Brisbane.

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

Brisbane has geographic coordinates: latitude -27.46897, longitude 153.0235.

Which highway goes from Melbourne to Brisbane?

The route from Melbourne to Brisbane follows M31, M1, A1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • A28: 33 km
  • M3: 16 km
  • B400: 15 km
  • 45: 9 km
  • M2: 5 km
  • A43: 4 km
  • 29: 2 km
  • 83: 1 km
  • A40: 1 km
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