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Distance between Perth (PER) and Melbourne (MBW)

Flight distance from Perth to Melbourne (Perth Airport – Moorabbin Airport) is 1697 miles / 2732 kilometers / 1475 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Perth (PER) to Melbourne (MBW) is 2077 miles / 3342 kilometers and travel time by car is about 37 hours 23 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Perth to Melbourne.

Shortest flight path between Perth Airport (PER) and Moorabbin Airport (MBW).

How far is Melbourne from Perth?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Perth and Melbourne. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1697.425 miles
  • 2731.741 kilometers
  • 1475.022 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 1694.127 miles
  • 2726.434 kilometers
  • 1472.156 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Perth Airport
City: Perth
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: PER
ICAO Code: YPPH
Coordinates: 31°56′25″S, 115°58′1″E

B Moorabbin Airport
City: Melbourne
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: MBW
ICAO Code: YMMB
Coordinates: 37°58′32″S, 145°6′7″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Perth and Melbourne is 3 hours. Melbourne is 3 hours ahead of Perth.

Time Difference

Perth

 AWST

Melbourne

 AEDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 192 kg (424 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Perth (PER) → Melbourne (MBW).

Distance:
1697
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1697

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