Distance between Warrnambool and Ballarat
The distance from Warrnambool to Ballarat is 173 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 2 hours and goes through Mortlake, Delacombe, Sebastopol, Redan and Ballarat Central.
Shortest distance by air  151 km ✈️ 
Car route length  173 km 🚗 
Driving time  2 h 
Fuel amount  13.8 L 
Fuel cost  23.3 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Warrnambool  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
B120 33 km, 22 min


Ellerslie  33 km  22 min  2.3 L  
B120 22 km, 15 min


Mortlake  55 km  38 min  2.9 L  
B140 28 km, 19 min


Derrinallum  83 km  57 min  6.0 L  
B140 15 km, 10 min


Lismore  98 km  1 h 07 min  7.4 L  
B140 7 km, 04 min


Cressy  105 km  1 h 12 min  8.4 L  
B140 C171 61 km, 41 min


Delacombe  166 km  1 h 54 min  13.2 L  
B160 2 km, 02 min


Sebastopol  169 km  1 h 56 min  13.4 L  
B160 2 km, 01 min


Redan  170 km  1 h 57 min  13.5 L  
A300 3 km, 02 min


Ballarat Central  173 km  2 h 00 min  13.7 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Warrnambool to Ballarat?
Fuel cost: 23.3 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 173 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.69 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Warrnambool to Ballarat?
Driving time: 2 h
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 136 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 1 h 30 min
 26 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 19 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 6 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Warrnambool to Ballarat by land?
The distance between Warrnambool and Ballarat is 173 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Warrnambool and Ballarat respectively.
How far is Warrnambool to Ballarat by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Warrnambool and Ballarat is 151 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 Warrnambool and Ballarat respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Warrnambool from Ballarat by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 11 min to cover the distance of 151 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 41 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 Warrnambool to Ballarat?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 37 min to cover the distance of 151 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 43 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 Warrnambool and Ballarat?
The halfway point between Warrnambool and Ballarat is Derrinallum. It is located about 3 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Derrinallum to Warrnambool is 83 km and driving will take about 57 min. The road between Derrinallum and Ballarat has length 89 km and will take approximately 1 h 2 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Warrnambool in relation to Ballarat?
Warrnambool is located 151 km southwest of Ballarat.
Warrnambool has geographic coordinates: latitude 38.38263, longitude 142.48142.
Ballarat has geographic coordinates: latitude 37.56226, longitude 143.86071.