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Distance between Melbourne (MEL) and Canberra (CBR)

Flight distance from Melbourne to Canberra (Melbourne Airport – Canberra Airport) is 292 miles / 470 kilometers / 254 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) is 401 miles / 646 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 12 minutes.

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).

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 Canberra Airport
City: Canberra
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: CBR
ICAO Code: YSCB
Coordinates: 35°18′24″S, 149°11′42″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Melbourne and Canberra.

Time Difference

Melbourne

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Canberra

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 68 kg (150 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Melbourne (MEL) → Canberra (CBR).

Distance:
292
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
292

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