Distance between Perth and Melbourne
The distance from Perth to Melbourne is 3,418 kilometers by road including 269 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 38 hours and 10 minutes and goes through Port Augusta, Murray Bridge, Horsham, Ascot, South Guildford, Greenmount and Glen Forrest.
|Shortest distance by air||2,722 km ✈️|
|Car route length||3,418 km 🚗|
|Driving time||38 h 10 min|
|Fuel amount||273.5 L|
|Fuel cost||434.8 AUD|
|Perth||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
65 94 9 km, 08 min
|Ascot||9 km||08 min||0.7 L|
94 5 km, 04 min
|South Guildford||14 km||12 min||1.0 L|
94 8 km, 05 min
|Greenmount||22 km||18 min||1.6 L|
94 5 km, 04 min
|Glen Forrest||28 km||22 min||2.0 L|
94 6 km, 04 min
|Mundaring||34 km||27 min||2.6 L|
94 A1 2,355 km, 26 h 22 min
|Port Augusta||2,388 km||26 h 49 min||190.8 L|
A1 380 km, 4 h 10 min
|Murray Bridge||2,768 km||30 h 59 min||221.1 L|
M1 A8 342 km, 3 h 54 min
|Horsham||3,110 km||34 h 54 min||247.6 L|
A8 M8 310 km, 3 h 16 min
|Melbourne||3,420 km||38 h 10 min||273.5 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Perth to Melbourne?
Fuel cost: 434.8 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 3,418 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.59 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Perth to Melbourne?
Driving time: 38 h 10 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 207 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 1 h 52 min
- 43 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 26 min
- 2,976 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 33 h 3 min
- 116 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 27 min
- 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
- 58 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 58 min
- 15 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 17 min
- 1 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 2 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Perth to Melbourne by land?
The distance between Perth and Melbourne is 3,418 km by road including 269 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Perth and Melbourne respectively.
How far is Perth to Melbourne by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Perth and Melbourne is 2,722 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Perth and Melbourne respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Perth from Melbourne by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 3 h 24 min to cover the distance of 2,722 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 12 h 22 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 Melbourne?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 11 h 20 min to cover the distance of 2,722 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 12 h 57 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 Melbourne?
The halfway point between Perth and Melbourne is Yalata. It is located about 5 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Perth in relation to Melbourne?
Perth is located 2,722 km west of Melbourne.
Perth has geographic coordinates: latitude -31.95271, longitude 115.86048.
Melbourne has geographic coordinates: latitude -37.81422, longitude 144.96315.
Which highway goes from Perth to Melbourne?
The route from Perth to Melbourne follows A1, 1, 94, A8, M8.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- M1: 79 km
- M2: 19 km
- B57: 10 km
- R1: 7 km
- M80: 3 km
- 8: 2 km
- A2: 2 km
- 3: 2 km
- A200: 1 km