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Melbourne to Adelaide drive in 1 day

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 Grampians National Park
 Horsham (Australia)
 Murray Bridge
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Melbourne to Adelaide road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Melbourne to Adelaide. If you're planning a road trip to Adelaide, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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8:00 am  start in Melbourne
drive for about 1.5 hours

9:23 am  Ballarat
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:23 am
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:06 pm  Grampians National Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:06 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

1:55 pm  Horsham (Australia)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:55 pm
drive for about 54 minutes

3:49 pm  Nhill
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:49 pm
drive for about 1 hour

5:58 pm  Bordertown
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:58 pm
drive for about 2 hours

8:58 pm  Murray Bridge
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 9:58 pm
drive for about 58 minutes

10:56 pm  arrive in Adelaide

driving ≈ 9 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Ballarat  (4 answers)
    questions about Ballarat:
        what are the places of interest around ballarat

Grampians National Park  (4 mentions)

Horsham (Australia)



Murray Bridge

What are some things to do in Adelaide?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Adelaide  (3 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Adelaide. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Alyse from Adelaide asked:
Cheapest place to get fresh produce in town?  (6 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Adelaide.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Adelaide to Melbourne drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Melbourne to Adelaide. Or get a full Melbourne to Adelaide flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Melbourne well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Melbourne!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 452 miles
driving time of 8 hours, 3 minutes
Adelaide is 0:30 hours behind Melbourne
93 Melbourne travel answers
4 Ballarat travel answers
25 Adelaide travel answers


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