Map of flight path and driving directions from Melbourne to Canberra.
Shortest flight path between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Canberra Airport (CBR).
How far is Canberra from Melbourne?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Melbourne and Canberra. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 292.067 miles
- 470.037 kilometers
- 253.800 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
- 291.792 miles
- 469.594 kilometers
- 253.560 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Melbourne and Canberra.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 68 kg (150 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Melbourne (MEL) → Canberra (CBR).