How far is Melbourne from Sydney?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Sydney and Melbourne. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 438.643 miles
- 705.927 kilometers
- 381.170 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
- 438.317 miles
- 705.403 kilometers
- 380.887 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).
Estimated flight time from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Melbourne Airport (MEL) is 1 hour 19 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Sydney and Melbourne.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 90 kg (198 pounds).
Sydney to Melbourne flight path
Shortest flight path between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Melbourne Airport (MEL).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Sydney (SYD) → Melbourne (MEL).