Distance between Perth and Darwin
The distance from Perth to Darwin is 4,023 kilometers by road including 43 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 45 hours and 7 minutes and goes through Muchea, Bindoon, Miling, Pithara, Dalwallinu, Wubin and Mount Magnet.
Shortest distance by air  2,654 km ✈️ 
Car route length  4,023 km 🚗 
Driving time  45 h 7 min 
Fuel amount  321.8 L 
Fuel cost  540.6 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Perth  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
53 4 48 km, 31 min


Muchea  48 km  31 min  3.5 L  
4 95 24 km, 15 min


Bindoon  72 km  46 min  5.3 L  
95 135 km, 1 h 37 min


Miling  207 km  2 h 23 min  15.2 L  
95 22 km, 14 min


Pithara  229 km  2 h 38 min  18.2 L  
95 9 km, 06 min


Dalwallinu  238 km  2 h 44 min  18.5 L  
95 58 km, 38 min


Wubin  295 km  3 h 23 min  19.6 L  
95 267 km, 2 h 58 min


Mount Magnet  562 km  6 h 22 min  44.5 L  
95 280 km, 3 h 08 min


Meekatharra  842 km  9 h 30 min  59.0 L  
95 1 3,191 km, 35 h 37 min


Darwin  4,033 km  45 h 07 min  322.5 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Perth to Darwin?
Fuel cost: 540.6 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 4,023 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.68 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Perth to Darwin?
Driving time: 45 h 7 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 37 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 20 min
 5 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 3 min
 3,857 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 42 h 51 min
 80 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 59 min
 9 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 7 min
 40 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 39 min
 5 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 5 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Perth to Darwin by land?
The distance between Perth and Darwin is 4,023 km by road including 43 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Perth and Darwin respectively.
How far is Perth to Darwin by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Perth and Darwin is 2,654 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a greatcircle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Perth and Darwin respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Perth from Darwin by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 3 h 19 min to cover the distance of 2,654 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 12 h 3 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Perth to Darwin?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 11 h 3 min to cover the distance of 2,654 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 12 h 38 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Perth and Darwin?
The halfway point between Perth and Darwin is Bidan. It is located about 235 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Bidan to Perth is 2,247 km and driving will take about 25 h 10 min. The road between Bidan and Darwin has length 1,776 km and will take approximately 19 h 57 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Perth in relation to Darwin?
Perth is located 2,654 km southwest of Darwin.
Perth has geographic coordinates: latitude 31.95271, longitude 115.86048.
Darwin has geographic coordinates: latitude 12.46044, longitude 130.84105.
Which highway goes from Perth to Darwin?
The route from Perth to Darwin follows 1, 95, 360.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
 4: 39 km
 A15: 17 km
 53: 7 km
 76: 1 km