The driving distance from Melbourne, Australia to Adelaide, Australia is:

450 miles / 724 km

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Driving distance from Melbourne, Australia to Adelaide, Australia

The total driving distance from Melbourne, Australia to Adelaide, Australia is 450 miles or 724 kilometers.

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

If you are planning a road trip, you might also want to calculate the total driving time from Melbourne, Australia to Adelaide, Australia so you can see when you'll arrive at your destination.

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Travelers can experience the rural Australian scenes when driving the shortest route from Melbourne to Adelaide. But to see one of the best in the country, drive on the Great Ocean Road. You would need at least five days to take it all in.

Visit the town of Lorne and Apollo Bay. Check out the iconic Twelve Apostles with pillars, canyons, arches and cliffs on Port Campbell. This Marine National Park has a 17km coastline, magnificent underwater landscape and waves. Here tourists have the opportunity to check out kelp forests and sponge gardens.

Take a heritage walk in the fishing village of Port Fairy, check out the local art scene and have a close encounter with wallabies, kangaroos or the southern right whales.

The Great Ocean Road offers many interesting places to visit for travelers of all ages including wine lovers. North of Penola is the Coonawarra wine region and 45-minutes south of Adelaide is the popular Willunga Farmers Market. You will be treated to great vineyard restaurants and fresh produce.

Australians drive on the left side of the road which means the steering wheel is on the right.

Melbourne, Australia

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

Adelaide, Australia

City: Adelaide
State: South Australia
Country: Australia
Category: cities

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