Sydney to Perth flight duration

What is the flight duration from Sydney to Perth?

On average there are 14 flights flying direct each day from Sydney to Perth. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Average direct flight time is 5 hours 6 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Sydney (SYD) to Perth (PER) has a duration of 5 hours 5 minutes.

A distance of 2,045 miles / 3,292 km.

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Sydney to Perth flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 5 hours 6 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 5 hours 5 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 5 hours 15 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 14

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Sydney to Perth is 5 hours 6 minutes
  • Distance from Sydney to Perth is 2,045 miles / 3,292 km
  • Sydney is served by 1 airports Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD)
  • Perth is served by 1 airports Perth Airport (PER)
  • The currency in Perth, Australia is the Australian Dollars

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Sydney, Australia and Perth, Australia? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 5 hours 6 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


Sydney to Perth
Flying with Virgin Australia
5 hours 10 minutes
Sydney to Perth
Flying with Jetstar
5 hours 05 minutes
Sydney to Perth
Flying with Qantas
5 hours 05 minutes


Sydney to Perth flight time via Brisbane | SYD to PER via BNE
Sydney to Brisbane
1 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 40 minutes
Brisbane to Perth
5 hours 45 minutes
Total journey time
8 hours 55 minutes
Sydney to Perth flight time via Melbourne Tullamarine | SYD to PER via MEL
Sydney to Melbourne Tullamarine
1 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 10 minutes
Melbourne Tullamarine to Perth
4 hours 25 minutes
Total journey time
7 hours 10 minutes
Sydney to Perth flight time via Adelaide | SYD to PER via ADL
Sydney to Adelaide
2 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 50 minutes
Adelaide to Perth
3 hours 30 minutes
Total journey time
9 hours 30 minutes

Airlines flying between Sydney and Perth

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Sydney and Perth

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Sydney & Perth local time and timezones

Perth, Australia time is 2 hours behind Sydney, Australia

Date and time in Sydney, Australia:
15:42 Sat, 21 Sep, 2019,
Sydney Timezone: AEST (+10:00)

Date and time in Perth, Australia:
13:42 Sat, 21 Sep, 2019,
Perth Timezone: AWST (+08:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between Sydney and Perth

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between Sydney and Perth

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The cheapest months to travel from Sydney to Perth

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