Distance between Melbourne and Warrnambool
The distance from Melbourne to Warrnambool is 258 kilometers by road including 140 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 2 hours and 50 minutes and goes through Docklands, South Wharf, South Melbourne, Port Melbourne, Spotswood, Altona North and Brooklyn.
Shortest distance by air  226 km ✈️ 
Car route length  258 km 🚗 
Driving time  2 h 50 min 
Fuel amount  20.6 L 
Fuel cost  24.5 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
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 5 km, 02 min


Altona North  14 km  10 min  0.8 L  
M1 6 km, 03 min


Altona Meadows  20 km  14 min  1.4 L  
M1 4 km, 02 min


Point Cook  24 km  16 min  1.8 L  
M1 236 km, 2 h 34 min


Warrnambool  260 km  2 h 51 min  20.3 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Melbourne to Warrnambool?
Fuel cost: 24.5 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 258 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 Warrnambool?
Driving time: 2 h 50 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 134 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 1 h 20 min
 89 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 59 min
 20 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 15 min
 5 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 4 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 4 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 4 min
 2 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 Warrnambool by land?
The distance between Melbourne and Warrnambool is 258 km by road including 140 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Melbourne and Warrnambool respectively.
How far is Melbourne to Warrnambool by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Melbourne and Warrnambool is 226 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 Warrnambool respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Melbourne from Warrnambool by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 16 min to cover the distance of 226 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 1 h 1 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 Warrnambool?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 56 min to cover the distance of 226 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 1 h 4 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 Warrnambool?
The halfway point between Melbourne and Warrnambool is Warncoort. It is located about 12 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Warncoort to Melbourne is 141 km and driving will take about 1 h 27 min. The road between Warncoort and Warrnambool has length 117 km and will take approximately 1 h 22 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Melbourne in relation to Warrnambool?
Melbourne is located 226 km east of Warrnambool.
Melbourne has geographic coordinates: latitude 37.81422, longitude 144.96315.
Warrnambool has geographic coordinates: latitude 38.38263, longitude 142.48142.
Which highway goes from Melbourne to Warrnambool?
The route from Melbourne to Warrnambool follows M1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 C167: 42 km
 A1: 39 km
 C149: 24 km
 C164: 3 km