Distance between Stratford and Melbourne
The distance from Stratford to Melbourne is 229 kilometers by road including 150 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 2 hours and 25 minutes and goes through Traralgon, Morwell, Moe, Warragul, Drouin, Bunyip and Pakenham.
Shortest distance by air  187 km ✈️ 
Car route length  229 km 🚗 
Driving time  2 h 25 min 
Fuel amount  18.3 L 
Fuel cost  32 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Stratford  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
A1 68 km, 47 min


Traralgon  68 km  47 min  5.0 L  
M1 12 km, 07 min


Morwell  80 km  55 min  6.1 L  
M1 15 km, 08 min


Moe  95 km  1 h 03 min  7.5 L  
M1 30 km, 17 min


Warragul  125 km  1 h 20 min  9.6 L  
M1 8 km, 04 min


Drouin  132 km  1 h 24 min  10.3 L  
M1 15 km, 08 min


Bunyip  148 km  1 h 33 min  11.6 L  
M1 21 km, 12 min


Pakenham  169 km  1 h 46 min  13.0 L  
M1 12 km, 07 min


Berwick  181 km  1 h 53 min  14.3 L  
M1 48 km, 31 min


Melbourne  229 km  2 h 25 min  18.2 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Stratford to Melbourne?
Fuel cost: 32 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 229 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.75 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Stratford to Melbourne?
Driving time: 2 h 25 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 68 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 36 min
 72 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 43 min
 52 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 34 min
 27 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 20 min
 8 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 7 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 Stratford to Melbourne by land?
The distance between Stratford and Melbourne is 229 km by road including 150 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Stratford and Melbourne respectively.
How far is Stratford to Melbourne by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Stratford and Melbourne is 187 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 Stratford and Melbourne respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Stratford from Melbourne by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 14 min to cover the distance of 187 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 51 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 Stratford to Melbourne?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 46 min to cover the distance of 187 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 53 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 Stratford and Melbourne?
The halfway point between Stratford and Melbourne is Yarragon. It is located about 2 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Yarragon to Stratford is 113 km and driving will take about 1 h 13 min. The road between Yarragon and Melbourne has length 116 km and will take approximately 1 h 11 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Stratford in relation to Melbourne?
Stratford is located 187 km east of Melbourne.
Stratford has geographic coordinates: latitude 37.96895, longitude 147.08081.
Melbourne has geographic coordinates: latitude 37.81422, longitude 144.96315.
Which highway goes from Stratford to Melbourne?
The route from Stratford to Melbourne follows M1.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 A1: 52 km
 C491: 2 km