How fast can you go from Melbourne to Perth?
The total flight duration from Melbourne, Australia to Perth, Australia is 3 hours, 54 minutes.
This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.
If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between Melbourne, Australia and Perth, Australia.
The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from Melbourne, Australia to Perth, Australia ("as the crow flies"), which is about 1,697 miles or 2 730 kilometers.
Your trip begins in Melbourne, Australia.
It ends in Perth, Australia.
Your flight direction from Melbourne, Australia to Perth, Australia is West (-85 degrees from North).
The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.
Perth is served by 5 domestic airlines - Qantas, Virgin Blue, Tiger Air, Jetstar and Skywest. The city is the gateway to Western Australia and the Perth Airport is only a 20-minute drive to the city center.
Taxi, airport shuttle and airport bus services are available in the domestic and international terminals. The airport bus service also provides inter-terminal transfer between the international and domestic terminals between 5 am to 5 pm daily. The airport bus service also operates from the domestic to the international terminal at 9:30 pm and 11:30 pm daily.
It is easy to get around Perth. Perth's free CAT bus runs 4 routes around the city and to Leederville and Fremantle. Ferry services are available from Perth (Barrack Street Jetty) to Fremantle, Hillarys and Rottnest Island. Enjoy a ride on the Swan River across to South Perth to Fremantle.
Rottnest Island is about 12 miles from the mainland and 25-minute ferry ride from Fremantle. It offers plenty of unique wildlife including the world famous Quokka and New Zealand fur seals. The island has the best kept white sandy beaches, secluded bays and plenty of nature walks.
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