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Distance between Melbourne (MEL) and Wollongong (WOL)

Flight distance from Melbourne to Wollongong (Melbourne Airport – Shellharbour Airport) is 396 miles / 637 kilometers / 344 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Melbourne (MEL) to Wollongong (WOL) is 485 miles / 780 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Shellharbour Airport (WOL).

How far is Wollongong from Melbourne?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 395.706 miles
  • 636.827 kilometers
  • 343.859 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
  • 395.315 miles
  • 636.198 kilometers
  • 343.520 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 Shellharbour Airport
City: Wollongong
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: WOL
ICAO Code: YWOL
Coordinates: 34°33′39″S, 150°47′20″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Melbourne and Wollongong.

Time Difference

Melbourne

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Wollongong

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 83 kg (184 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Melbourne (MEL) → Wollongong (WOL).

Distance:
396
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
396

Round trip?