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.
|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||233.9 AUD|
|Melbourne||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
3 km, 03 min
|Carlton||3 km||03 min||0.1 L|
83 2 km, 02 min
|Carlton North||5 km||05 min||0.4 L|
83 1 km, 01 min
|Fitzroy North||7 km||07 min||0.4 L|
45 2 km, 01 min
|Northcote||9 km||08 min||0.6 L|
45 1 km, 01 min
|Thornbury||10 km||10 min||0.8 L|
45 M31 234 km, 2 h 11 min
|Wangaratta||245 km||2 h 21 min||19.2 L|
M31 68 km, 37 min
|Wodonga||312 km||2 h 59 min||24.7 L|
M31 1,061 km, 10 h 02 min
|Coffs Harbour||1,373 km||13 h 01 min||109.4 L|
A1 M1 383 km, 3 h 47 min
|Brisbane||1,756 km||16 h 48 min||140.4 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Melbourne to Brisbane?
Fuel cost: 233.9 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,751 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.67 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:
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