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Distance between Sydney (SYD) and Melbourne (MEL)

Distance from Sydney to Melbourne (Sydney Airport – Melbourne Airport) is 439 miles / 706 kilometers / 381 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

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.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 85 kg (187 pounds).

Airport information


A Sydney Airport
City: Sydney
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: SYD
ICAO Code: YSSY
Coordinates: 33°56′45″S, 151°10′37″E

B Melbourne Airport
City: Melbourne
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: MEL
ICAO Code: YMML
Coordinates: 37°40′23″S, 144°50′34″E

Map

Sydney to Melbourne flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sydney (SYD) → Melbourne (MEL).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
439

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