Melbourne Cup Time

The 2017 Melbourne Cup is scheduled to get underway at 3pm local time on Tuesday the 7th of November. The race takes on average 3 minutes to run, which means it will be completed by 3.03pm.

Melbourne Cup times for Australia

Major Australian Cities Start Time
Adelaide, SA 2.30 pm
Brisbane, QLD 2 pm
Canberra, ACT 3 pm
Darwin, NT 1.30 pm
Hobart, TAS 3 pm
Melbourne, VIC 3 pm
Perth, WA 12pm – midday
Sydney, NSW 3 pm

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