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Distance between Perth (PER) and Sydney (SYD)

Flight distance from Perth to Sydney (Perth Airport – Sydney Airport) is 2041 miles / 3284 kilometers / 1773 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Perth (PER) to Sydney (SYD) is 2373 miles / 3819 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 16 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Perth Airport (PER) and Sydney Airport (SYD).

How far is Sydney from Perth?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2040.605 miles
  • 3284.035 kilometers
  • 1773.237 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
  • 2036.352 miles
  • 3277.190 kilometers
  • 1769.541 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 Sydney Airport
City: Sydney
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: SYD
ICAO Code: YSSY
Coordinates: 33°56′45″S, 151°10′37″E

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Perth

 AWST

Sydney

 AEDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 222 kg (490 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Perth (PER) → Sydney (SYD).

Distance:
2041
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2041

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