The flight distance from Melbourne, Australia to Cairns, Australia is:

1,440 miles / 2 317 km

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Distance from Melbourne, Australia to Cairns, Australia

The total distance from Melbourne, Australia to Cairns, Australia is 1,440 miles.

This is equivalent to 2 317 kilometers or 1,251 nautical miles.

Your trip begins in Melbourne, Australia.
It ends in Cairns, Australia.

Your flight direction from Melbourne, Australia to Cairns, Australia is North (2 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from Melbourne, Australia to Cairns, Australia. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies"). It uses the great circle formula to compute the total travel mileage.

Melbourne, Australia

City: Melbourne
State: Victoria
Country: Australia
Category: cities

Cairns, Australia

City: Cairns
State: Queensland
Country: Australia
Category: cities

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