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Distance between Melbourne (MEL) and Adelaide (ADL)

Flight distance from Melbourne to Adelaide (Melbourne Airport – Adelaide Airport) is 399 miles / 642 kilometers / 347 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Melbourne (MEL) to Adelaide (ADL) is 452 miles / 728 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 39 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Melbourne to Adelaide.

Shortest flight path between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Adelaide Airport (ADL).

How far is Adelaide from Melbourne?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Melbourne and Adelaide. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 399.198 miles
  • 642.447 kilometers
  • 346.894 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 398.671 miles
  • 641.600 kilometers
  • 346.436 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Melbourne Airport
City: Melbourne
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: MEL
ICAO Code: YMML
Coordinates: 37°40′23″S, 144°50′34″E

B Adelaide Airport
City: Adelaide
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: ADL
ICAO Code: YPAD
Coordinates: 34°56′41″S, 138°31′51″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Melbourne and Adelaide is 30 minutes. Adelaide is 30 minutes behind Melbourne.

Time Difference

Melbourne

 AEST

Adelaide

 ACST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 84 kg (185 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Melbourne (MEL) → Adelaide (ADL).

Distance:
399
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
399

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