The driving distance from Sydney, Australia to Perth, Australia is:

2,446 miles / 3 936 km

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Driving distance from Sydney, Australia to Perth, Australia

The total driving distance from Sydney, Australia to Perth, Australia is 2,446 miles or 3 936 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Sydney, Australia. It ends in Perth, Australia.

If you are planning a road trip, you might also want to calculate the total driving time from Sydney, Australia to Perth, Australia so you can see when you'll arrive at your destination.

You can also calculate the cost of driving from Sydney, Australia to Perth, Australia based on current local fuel prices and an estimate of your car's best gas mileage.

If you're meeting a friend, you might be interested in finding the city that is halfway between Sydney, Australia and Perth, Australia.

Planning to fly a plane instead? You might be more interested in calculating the straight line distance to fly from Sydney, Australia to Perth, Australia.

Driving from Sydney to Perth is a great adventure. You need at least 2 weeks to enjoy the unique sites and cities before arriving at your destination. With long distance driving, especially on roads less traveled, preparation is key.

We recommend:

1.A good old fashioned map and a GPS. Sometimes a GPS may not work in remote areas.
2.Drive during daylight hours to avoid the danger of running over native animals of all sizes. Sometimes driving beside huge trucks may pose a danger.
3.Have ample supply of water, food, and blankets.
4.Make sure your vehicle is in top condition.
5.Have a tool kit filled with motor oil, coolant, brake fluid, tire repair kit, flashlights, and batteries.
6.Extra tires.
7.First aid kit.
8.Know your route.
9.Proper rest and locate a few rest stops before traveling.
10. Check the weather forecast before traveling.

Some of the stops and interesting routes you may want to consider – Canberra, Melbourne, Great Ocean Road, Adelaide, Port Augusta, and Eucla. And of course, driving the long route on the Nullarbor Plain to Perth. has a sample itinerary for the journey from Perth to Ceduna for 6 days. You can take the journey in reverse.

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Sydney, Australia

City: Sydney
State: New South Wales
Country: Australia
Category: cities

Perth, Australia

City: Perth
State: Western Australia
Country: Australia
Category: cities

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