Fly from Perth to Sydney

Start planning your East Coast city break with Jetstar’s direct flights from Perth to Sydney.

Flight facts

Average direct flight time 4 hours and 15 minutes
Average distance by plane 3290km
Departure airport Perth Airport (PER)
Arrival airport Sydney Airport (SYD)
Aircraft Airbus A320-200

Need to know

Flight time from Perth to Sydney
The average flight time for direct flights from Perth to Sydney is 4 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance from Perth to Sydney by plane
The average distance by plane from Perth to Sydney is 3290 kilometres.

Time difference between Perth and Sydney
From March to September, Perth (AWST: UTC +8) is 2 hours behind Sydney (AEST: UTC + 10). During Daylight Savings (October–April) it's 3 hours behind. 

Number of airports in Sydney
There’s one airport: Sydney Airport opens in new window (SYD).

Distance from Sydney Airport to the city centre
The airport is 8 kilometres from Sydney city centre

The airport is 8 kilometres from Sydney city centre
Transport options include taxi, rideshare, bus, shuttle, and the Airport Link train.

Bondi Beach, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Bondi Beach, Sydney.

Sydney travel tips

What are Sydney’s coolest neighbourhoods?
The Harbour City is full of interesting enclaves – make your way to Enmore Road in the inner west to check out the latest bars, shops and eateries.

Is Sydney a good destination for a family holiday?
You bet! Get this mum’s recommendations on where to go and where to stay with the whole family.

What are the best restaurants with views in Sydney?
Sydney’s a stunner – head to these restaurants for knock-out views and food to match.

Where are the best cafes for brunch in Sydney?
You can’t say you’ve ‘done’ Sydney until you’ve had the ricotta hotcakes at Bills, but here are some other delicious places for brunch in Sydney.

What’s Sydney like for solo travellers?
Sydney is sensational if you’re footloose and fancy free. This local’s guide to solo travel in Sydney will take you from coffee and vinyl to paddleboarding and beyond.

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

How much is a...

Cappuccino AUD $4–5
Opera House tour AUD $22–42
Brunch at a cafe AUD $20–30
Room at a mid-range hotel AUD $150–300
Taxi from the airport AUD $45–55

Things to do in Sydney

With its celebrated harbour, gorgeous beaches and busy city centre, you’ll never be lost for things to see and do here – Sydney is a truly international destination with a dynamic multicultural population and a buzzing events calendar.

Find the best things to do and places to see in Sydney

Weather and when to go

With their sunny days and mild temperatures, autumn (March–May) and spring (September–October) are ideal times to visit Sydney. Summer (November–February) can be very hot with late-afternoon storms. If your plan is to head to the southern reaches, winters (June–August) can be cold and wet.