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

1,032 miles / 1 661 km

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Driving distance from Melbourne, Australia to Brisbane, Australia

The total driving distance from Melbourne, Australia to Brisbane, Australia is 1,032 miles or 1 661 kilometers.

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

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

You can also calculate the cost of driving from Melbourne, Australia to Brisbane, Australia based on current local fuel prices and an estimate of your car's best gas mileage.

Since this is a long drive, you might want to stop halfway and stay overnight in a hotel. You can find the city that is halfway between Melbourne, Australia and Brisbane, Australia.

Planning to fly a plane instead? You might be more interested in calculating the straight line distance to fly from Melbourne, Australia to Brisbane, Australia.

Brisbane is the gateway to the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Byron Bay and Noosa in Australia. Before leaving Brisbane, check out 3 of these attractions:

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is the world’s largest and oldest koala sanctuary. It is the only place in Australia to cuddle koalas. (Note: It is illegal for the public to handle koalas in other parts of Australia). The sanctuary is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm.

Explore Brisbane, enjoy the city sights along the Brisbane River by taking a ride on the CityCat ferry or take a boat tour or take advantage of the free CityHopper service.

The CityHopper runs every 30 minutes between 6 am and midnight, 7 days a week. It takes you along the Brisbane River with stops at North Quay, South Bank 3, Maritime Museum, Thornton Street, Eagle Street Pier, Holman Street, Dockside and Sydney Street terminals. Find out more at

Also get a 360-degree view of Brisbane and Moreton Bay at the top of Mount Coot-tha Lookout.

Melbourne, Australia

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

Brisbane, Australia

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

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