Distance between Sydney and Perth
The distance from Sydney to Perth is 3,933 kilometers by road including 406 kilometers on motorways. Road takes approximately 43 hours and 36 minutes and goes through Wagga Wagga, Mildura, Port Augusta, Haymarket, Surry Hills, Redfern and Waterloo.
|Shortest distance by air||3,292 km ✈️|
|Car route length||3,933 km 🚗|
|Driving time||43 h 36 min|
|Fuel amount||314.7 L|
|Fuel cost||525.5 AUD|
|Sydney||0 km||00 min||0.0 L|
1 km, 01 min
|Haymarket||1 km||01 min||0.1 L|
1 km, 01 min
|Surry Hills||2 km||02 min||0.1 L|
1 km, 01 min
|Redfern||3 km||04 min||0.2 L|
1 km, 00 min
|Waterloo||4 km||04 min||0.3 L|
2 km, 01 min
|Alexandria||5 km||06 min||0.3 L|
M31 450 km, 4 h 18 min
|Wagga Wagga||456 km||4 h 24 min||36.2 L|
A20 559 km, 6 h 19 min
|Mildura||1,015 km||10 h 44 min||80.6 L|
A20 B64 533 km, 6 h 03 min
|Port Augusta||1,548 km||16 h 48 min||123.6 L|
A1 2,388 km, 26 h 48 min
|Perth||3,936 km||43 h 37 min||314.8 L|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Sydney to Perth?
Fuel cost: 525.5 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 3,933 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.67 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Sydney to Perth?
Driving time: 43 h 36 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
- 369 km with a maximum speed 110 km/h = 3 h 21 min
- 26 km with a maximum speed 100 km/h = 15 min
- 3,340 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 37 h 6 min
- 125 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 1 h 33 min
- 3 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 2 min
- 54 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 53 min
- 15 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 18 min
- 2 km with a maximum speed 40 km/h = 3 min
- 1 km with a maximum speed 25 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Sydney to Perth by land?
The distance between Sydney and Perth is 3,933 km by road including 406 km on motorways.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Sydney and Perth respectively.
How far is Sydney to Perth by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Sydney and Perth is 3,292 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 Sydney and Perth respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Sydney from Perth by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 4 h 6 min to cover the distance of 3,292 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 14 h 57 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 Sydney to Perth?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 13 h 43 min to cover the distance of 3,292 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 15 h 40 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 Sydney and Perth?
The halfway point between Sydney and Perth is Ceduna. It is located about 40 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Ceduna to Sydney is 2,007 km and driving will take about 21 h 56 min. The road between Ceduna and Perth has length 1,926 km and will take approximately 21 h 40 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Sydney in relation to Perth?
Sydney is located 3,292 km east of Perth.
Sydney has geographic coordinates: latitude -33.86796, longitude 151.21005.
Perth has geographic coordinates: latitude -31.95271, longitude 115.86048.
Which highway goes from Sydney to Perth?
The route from Sydney to Perth follows A1, A20, 1, 94, M31, B64.
Other minor sections pass along the road:
- B82: 24 km
- M5: 22 km
- B79: 19 km
- M8: 10 km
- A32: 7 km
- 51: 6 km
- B80: 4 km
- A79: 4 km
- A41: 3 km
- 3: 2 km
- 53: 1 km