Distance from Australia to Saudi Arabia

Name Australia Saudi Arabia
Country flag Flag of Australia Flag of Saudi Arabia
Country ISO code AU / AUS SA / SAU
Continent Oceania Asia
Continent code OC AS
Capital Canberra Riyadh
Total cities 5609 294
Cost of living Cost of living in Australia Cost of living in Saudi Arabia
DD coordinates -26.439092 / 133.281323 24.266906 / 45.107849
DMS coordinates -26°26'20.73" S / 133°16'52.76" E 24°16'0.86" N / 45°06'28.26" E
UTM coordinates 53J 328627.65305561 7074543.4108587 38R 510946.69939043 2683781.4967381
Time zone Australia/Canberra Asia/Riyadh
Airports Airports in Australia: 1749 Airports in Saudi Arabia: 78
Straight distance from Australia to Saudi Arabia is 11012 kilometers (6842 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Australia from Saudi Arabia, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: -26.439092 / 133.281323 (AU) and 24.266906 / 45.107849 (SA).


When trying to get from Australia to Saudi Arabia, a traveler needs to cover the distance of 11012 km / 6842 mil. Surely, both AU and SA are big enough for the distance to vary considerably depending on how it is measured.

Commonly, the shortest distance is calculated as the crow flies, meaning the most direct path between two points. However, to get more precise results, it is important to specify the remoteness of these points. So, the distance is shown as a straight line between the departure coordinates of -26.439092 / 133.281323 and the arrival coordinates of 24.266906 / 45.107849.

Obviously, the fastest way to travel from Australia to Saudi Arabia is by plane. Given the average speed of modern aircraft, the flight time is estimated as 13 hours, 6 minutes. Yet, the flight length may also vary based on a number of factors, such as the speed of a specific airliner, its route, and airports of departure and arrival.

Besides, the time is calculated without transfer activities, which may involve different modes of transportation. So, how far is it from Australia to Saudi Arabia? The average figures for different transportation options are shown on this web page, calculated by a precise formula of spherical trigonometry.

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Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Australia (AU)
Arrives in Saudi Arabia (SA)
Australia to Saudi Arabia distance 11012 km / 6842 mil
Avg car duration 122 hours, 21 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 183 hours, 31 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 110 hours, 7 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 12 hours, 14 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between AU and SA is 11012 kilometers = 6842 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from AU to SA is 11012 kilometers = 6842 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to SA takes approximately 12 hours, 14 minutes.
It will take you about 183 hours, 31 minutes to drive from Australia (AU) to Saudi Arabia (SA), plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Australia from Saudi Arabia.