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Noosa to Melbourne road trip planner

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

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Noosa
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:43 am  Brisbane
eat at Alfred & Constance
stay for about 2 hours
and leave at 1:43 pm
drive for about 4 hours

5:52 pm  Goondiwindi
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Goondiwindi
drive for about 4 hours

1:50 pm  Coonabarabran
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:50 pm
drive for about 2 hours

4:37 pm  Dubbo
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:37 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

7:20 pm  Forbes
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 7.5 hours
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 Day 3

10:00 am  leave from Forbes
drive for about 2.5 hours

12:41 pm  Narrandera
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:41 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours

5:13 pm  Seymour (Australia)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:13 pm
drive for about 1 hour

7:26 pm  arrive in Melbourne
eat at The Lui Bar

day 3 driving ≈ 7.5 hours
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Where should I stop along the way?

Brisbane  (80 answers)
    South Bank Parkland  (12 mentions)
    Chinatown  (4 mentions)
    GoMA (Gallery of Modern Art)  (3 mentions)
    Queen Street Mall  (3 mentions)
    The Barracks  (3 mentions)
    restaurants around Brisbane:
        Alfred & Constance
        Black Hide Steakhouse
        Breakfast Creek Hotel
    questions about Brisbane:
        What's the best neighborhood in Brisbane for a first time visitor?
        Best things to do in Brisbane for someone who loves the water and outdoors?
        Best way to see Brisbane on a budget?
        Must-sees unique to Brisbane?
        Ideas for 25 days holidays?



Dubbo  (3 answers)



Seymour (Australia)

Where's the best place to eat in Melbourne?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest The Lui Bar, which was mentioned 3 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

The Boatbuilders Yard  (3 mentions)
Vue de monde  (2 mentions)
Vegie Bar  (2 mentions)
Naked For Satan  (2 mentions)

Want to research more popular restaurants in Melbourne? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Melbourne?

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:

Queen Victoria Market  (6 mentions)
Fitzroy Gardens  (6 mentions)
St Kilda Beach  (5 mentions)
Chapel St  (5 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 Melbourne. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Melbourne for a first time visitor?  (15 answers)

profile  Madeleine from Melbourne asked:
What are the coolest bars in Melbourne at the moment?  (11 answers)

profile  Drew from Ojai asked:
Outdoorsy activities to do in Melbourne?  (9 answers)

profile  Tandy from Miami asked:
What are the best wineries in or near Melbourne?  (7 answers)

profile  Juliana from Las Vegas asked:
Best tea and coffee spots in Melbourne?  (6 answers)

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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 Melbourne to Noosa 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 Noosa to Melbourne. Or get a full Noosa to Melbourne 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 Noosa well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Noosa!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 1,130 miles
driving time of 19 hours, 59 minutes
Melbourne is the same time as Noosa
7 Noosa travel answers
80 Brisbane travel answers
3 Dubbo travel answers
1 Narrandera travel answer
93 Melbourne travel answers


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