Travel time from

Melbourne to Cairns City

Average Travel Times are

4h 51min  -  58h 46min

Travel Distance

3404.38 km

Travel time route map

It takes an average travel time of 18h 54mins to travel from Melbourne to Cairns City, given the average speed of 180km/h and the distance of 3404.38 km (2115 miles)

Travel time by transport mode

Tranport Distance Time
Flight 2487km (1545 miles) 4h 51mins
Drive 3005km (1867 miles) 33h 34mins
Train 3797km (2359 miles) 52h 37mins
Train 3679km (2286 miles) 53h 20mins
Bus 3888km (2416 miles) 58h 46mins

Travel time by airplanes from Melbourne to Cairns City

Air Plane Cruise Speed Max Speed
A300 2h 53mins 2h 45mins
A320 2h 57mins 2h 47mins
A321 2h 59mins 2h 49mins
A380 2h 32mins 2h 26mins
Boeing 707 2h 34mins 2h 29mins
Boeing 737 3h 11mins 2h 55mins
Boeing 747 2h 46mins 2h 37mins
Boeing 787 2h 43mins 2h 33mins
ATR 72 5h 24mins 4h 44mins

TIME TO DRIVE FROM Melbourne to Cairns City

Speed (km/h) Speed (Ml/h) Duration
40 24.85 75h 7mins
50 31.07 60h 6mins
60 37.28 50h 5mins
80 49.71 37h 33mins
100 62.14 30h 3mins

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Melbourne - Cairns City Info

Travel time from Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr 21mins.

Travel time from MEL to CNS 3h 30mins.

Travel time from Cairns to Cairns City 7mins.

Travel time chart

How long does it take to get from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia and by air and road.