The flight time from Sydney, New South Wales to Perth, Western Australia is:

4 hours, 36 minutes

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Flying time from Sydney, Australia to Perth, Australia

The total flight duration from Sydney, Australia to Perth, Australia is 4 hours, 36 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 Sydney, Australia and Perth, Australia.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line distance from Sydney, Australia to Perth, Australia ("as the crow flies"), which is about 2,051 miles or 3 301 kilometers.

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

Your flight direction from Sydney, Australia to Perth, Australia is West (-96 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 the 4th largest city in Australia. This Western Australian city is more laid back compared to the larger cities in Australia.

You can take a road trip at your own pace or cruise the Swan River passing parks and skyscrapers to the more than 40 vineyards in Swan Valley, just north of the city.

Swan Valley is Australia’s oldest wine region. Guests can follow the 32-kilometer Swan Valley Food and Wine Trail to wineries, fine restaurants, winery cafés, breweries and distilleries, and roadside stalls selling fresh local produce. According to, you can pack a picnic basket or dine alfresco in vineyard restaurants.

Other fun activities to include: cycle the historic Swan Valley Heritage Trail, hop on a horse-drawn carriage, hire a driver or join a gourmet cruise on the Swan River.

If you are taking a self-drive road trip, we recommend picking up complimentary maps from the Swan Valley Visitor Centre in Guildford. Guildford is a colonial village and the gateway to the Swan Valley. Visit the village’s art galleries, wildlife sanctuaries and check out Western Australia’s oldest Federation-style pub.

Sydney, New South Wales

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

Perth, Western Australia

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

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