Distance between Melbourne and Griffith
The distance from Melbourne to Griffith is 455 kilometers by road including 148 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 5 hours and 2 minutes and goes through Carlton, Parkville, Carlton North, Fitzroy North, Fitzroy, Northcote and Thornbury.
Shortest distance by air  404 km ✈️ 
Car route length  455 km 🚗 
Driving time  5 h 2 min 
Fuel amount  36.4 L 
Fuel cost  43.3 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
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 2 km, 01 min


Preston  12 km  11 min  0.9 L  
45 4 km, 03 min


Reservoir  16 km  14 min  1.0 L  
29 4 km, 03 min


Thomastown  20 km  18 min  1.5 L  
M31 B87 437 km, 4 h 46 min


Griffith  457 km  5 h 04 min  36.4 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Melbourne to Griffith?
Fuel cost: 43.3 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 455 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.19 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Melbourne to Griffith?
Driving time: 5 h 2 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 125 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 8 min
 23 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 13 min
 204 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 2 h 16 min
 78 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 58 min
 6 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 5 min
 8 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 7 min
 10 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 11 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Melbourne to Griffith by land?
The distance between Melbourne and Griffith is 455 km by road including 148 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Melbourne and Griffith respectively.
How far is Melbourne to Griffith by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Melbourne and Griffith is 404 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a greatcircle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Melbourne and Griffith respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Melbourne from Griffith by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 30 min to cover the distance of 404 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 50 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 Griffith?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 1 h 41 min to cover the distance of 404 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 55 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 Griffith?
The halfway point between Melbourne and Griffith is Katamatite. It is located about 4 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Katamatite to Melbourne is 232 km and driving will take about 2 h 23 min. The road between Katamatite and Griffith has length 224 km and will take approximately 2 h 39 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Melbourne in relation to Griffith?
Melbourne is located 404 km southwest of Griffith.
Melbourne has geographic coordinates: latitude 37.81422, longitude 144.96315.
Griffith has geographic coordinates: latitude 34.28709, longitude 146.0551.
Which highway goes from Melbourne to Griffith?
The route from Melbourne to Griffith follows B87.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 A39: 96 km
 M31: 87 km
 M39: 58 km
 C363: 32 km
 C371: 20 km
 C391: 19 km
 45: 9 km
 C361: 6 km
 29: 2 km
 83: 1 km