Distance between Melbourne and Wangaratta
The distance from Melbourne to Wangaratta is 244 kilometers by road including 221 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 2 hours and 21 minutes and goes through Carlton, Parkville, Carlton North, Fitzroy North, Fitzroy, Northcote and Thornbury.
Shortest distance by air  202 km ✈️ 
Car route length  244 km 🚗 
Driving time  2 h 21 min 
Fuel amount  19.5 L 
Fuel cost  22.6 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 225 km, 2 h 05 min


Wangaratta  245 km  2 h 23 min  19.2 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Melbourne to Wangaratta?
Fuel cost: 22.6 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 244 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 Wangaratta?
Driving time: 2 h 21 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 197 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 47 min
 23 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 14 min
 12 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 8 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 3 min
 5 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 5 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 2 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Melbourne to Wangaratta by land?
The distance between Melbourne and Wangaratta is 244 km by road including 221 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Melbourne and Wangaratta respectively.
How far is Melbourne to Wangaratta by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Melbourne and Wangaratta is 202 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 Wangaratta respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Melbourne from Wangaratta by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 15 min to cover the distance of 202 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 55 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 Wangaratta?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 50 min to cover the distance of 202 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 57 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 Wangaratta?
The halfway point between Melbourne and Wangaratta is Avenel. It is located about 1 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Avenel to Melbourne is 121 km and driving will take about 1 h 14 min. The road between Avenel and Wangaratta has length 122 km and will take approximately 1 h 7 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Melbourne in relation to Wangaratta?
Melbourne is located 202 km southwest of Wangaratta.
Melbourne has geographic coordinates: latitude 37.81422, longitude 144.96315.
Wangaratta has geographic coordinates: latitude 36.35626, longitude 146.32309.
Which highway goes from Melbourne to Wangaratta?
The route from Melbourne to Wangaratta follows M31.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 45: 9 km
 C523: 5 km
 29: 2 km
 83: 1 km