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Distance between Perth (PER) and Melbourne (MEB)

Flight distance from Perth to Melbourne (Perth Airport – Essendon Airport) is 1685 miles / 2712 kilometers / 1464 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Perth (PER) to Melbourne (MEB) is 2059 miles / 3313 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Perth Airport (PER) and Essendon Airport (MEB).

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)
  • 1684.998 miles
  • 2711.742 kilometers
  • 1464.224 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
  • 1681.707 miles
  • 2706.444 kilometers
  • 1461.363 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 Essendon Airport
City: Melbourne
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: MEB
ICAO Code: YMEN
Coordinates: 37°43′41″S, 144°54′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 (422 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Perth (PER) → Melbourne (MEB).

Distance:
1685
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1685

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