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Flight information Sydney to Perth

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Average flight time, total distance 3280 kilometres

4h 45min

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Which airlines fly from Sydney to Perth?

You can book a direct flight from Sydney to Perth with the country’s 4 major airlines:

If you prefer to break up your journey, you can opt for a 1-stop flight with a layover in Adelaide or Melbourne.

Is there a time difference between Sydney and Perth?

Yes. Perth is 2 hours behind Sydney in winter and 3 hours behind in summer.

What is the weather like in Perth?

On average, Perth is a little warmer than Sydney. Expect temperatures to be a couple of degrees warmer, no matter when you travel.

Perth and Sydney receive roughly the same annual rainfall, however almost all of Perth’s rain falls between May and September.

How expensive is Perth?



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Essential travel information for Perth

  • You’ll need your driving licence, passport or another form of valid photo ID for this trip.
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Departing from Sydney

Sydney Airport (SYD) welcomes more passengers than any other facility in Australia, and the authorities have done their best to make visiting the airport a streamlined and enjoyable experience.

Flights to Perth depart from both Terminal 2 (Jetstar, Tigerair and Virgin Australia) and Terminal 3 (Qantas). Regardless of who you’re flying with, you should aim to be at the airport an hour before take-off.

The easiest way to get to the airport from the CBD is by train. The domestic terminals share a station, which is 1 stop beyond the station for the international terminal.

Arriving in Perth

Perth Airport (PER) is Western Australia’s biggest airport. It has 4 terminals for incoming flights:

  • Terminal 1 is the dedicated International Terminal.
  • Terminal 2 is a domestic terminal used by Tigerair and Virgin.
  • Terminal 3 is a domestic terminal used by Jetstar.
  • Terminal 4 is a domestic terminal used by Qantas.

The airport is 12km from the CBD, which takes 10 to 15 minutes by car or taxi. Each terminal has its own car hire desks and taxi ranks, but terminals 1 and 2 share a bus stop, as do terminals 3 and 4.

Return flights from Perth to Sydney

When it’s time to get to the airport for your return flight from Perth to Sydney, make sure you check which terminal you’re flying from. Terminals 1 and 2 are a 15-minute drive from 3 and 4, which can be a costly mistake to make.

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Please note: all information is correct as of November 2018.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.