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How far is Adelaide from Melbourne?

Distance between Melbourne (Melbourne Airport) and Adelaide (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 9 hours 13 minutes.

Melbourne Airport – Adelaide Airport

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Distance from Melbourne to Adelaide

There are several ways to calculate distance from Melbourne to 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).

How long does it take to fly from Melbourne to Adelaide?

Estimated flight time from Melbourne Airport to Adelaide Airport is 1 hour 15 minutes.

What is the time difference between Melbourne and Adelaide?

The time difference between Melbourne and Adelaide is 30 minutes. Adelaide is 30 minutes behind Melbourne.
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Flight carbon footprint between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Adelaide Airport (ADL)

On average flying from Melbourne to Adelaide generates about 84 kg of CO2 per passenger, 84 kilograms is equal to 185 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Melbourne to Adelaide

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

Airport information

Origin Melbourne Airport
City: Melbourne
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: MEL
ICAO Code: YMML
Coordinates: 37°40′23″S, 144°50′34″E
Destination Adelaide Airport
City: Adelaide
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: ADL
ICAO Code: YPAD
Coordinates: 34°56′41″S, 138°31′51″E

Airlines flying from Melbourne (MEL) to Adelaide (ADL)

American Airlines
Jetstar Airways
Qantas
Tigerair Australia
Virgin Australia