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Distance from United States to Australia

Name United States Australia
Country flag Flag of United States Flag of Australia
Country ISO code US / USA AU / AUS
Continent North America Oceania
Continent code NA OC
Capital - Canberra
Total cities 61623 5609
Cost of living Cost of living in United States Cost of living in Australia
DD coordinates 37.600000 / -95.665000 -26.439092 / 133.281323
DMS coordinates 37°36'0.00" N / -95°39'54.00" W -26°26'20.73" S / 133°16'52.76" E
UTM coordinates 15S 264733.07685016 4164775.471571 53J 328627.65305561 7074543.4108587
Time zone - Australia/Canberra
Straight distance from United States to Australia is 15292 kilometers (9502 miles).

Travel information from United States to Australia

If you travel from United States to Australia by plane, your trip will be over in 16 hours, 59 minutes.

You can also cover the distance of 9502 miles (15292 km) between US and AU in other convenient ways: by bus, personal car, train or ship.

You can figure out how many hours the journey from United States to Australia will take by choosing a transport type and adding an expected number of stops.

Depart from United States (US)
Arrives in Australia (AU)
United States to Australia distance 15292 km / 9502 mil
Avg car duration 169 hours, 54 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 254 hours, 52 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 152 hours, 55 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 16 hours, 59 minutes (900 km/h)

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

How to fly from United States (US) to Australia (AU)

Straight line flight distance 9502 miles.

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Flight time (min.) Price
Kahului (US) - Cairns (AU) OGG CNS HA 575 2 0 1740 559,00$
Kahului (US) - Brisbane (AU) OGG BNE HA 575 2 0 2265 670,00$
Los Angeles (US) - Melbourne (AU) LAX MEL UA 98 0 0 950 734,00$
San Francisco (US) - Sydney (AU) SFO SYD UA 863 0 0 920 925,00$
Los Angeles (US) - Sydney (AU) LAX SYD UA 839 0 0 900 1 148,00$
Garden City (US) - Perth (AU) GCK PER ZZ 3500 3 0 2975 1 178,00$
Los Angeles (US) - Brisbane (AU) LAX BNE QF 16 0 0 860 1 365,00$
Melbourne (US) - Hobart (AU) MLB HBA AA 5488 3 0 1656 1 366,00$
San Francisco (US) - Melbourne (AU) SFO MEL UA 60 0 0 930 1 480,00$
Updated 20.08.2022

Airports in Australia

Newcastle Airport NTL YWLM M
Moranbah Airport MOV YMRB M
Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport WTB YBWW M
Gladstone Airport GLT YGLA M
Emerald Airport EMD YEML M
All airports in Australia

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There are many ways to find how far is United States from Australia, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 37.600000 / -95.665000 (US) and -26.439092 / 133.281323 (AU).


Find out the distance from United States to Australia using our online calculator to plan your trip with maximum comfort, understanding the US to AU distance is also helpful for choosing the most suitable mode of transport.

To learn an answer to the question "How far is United States from Australia?", enter the countries names or opt for our list of cities for each destination. Geographically, your departure coordinates are 37.600000 / -95.665000 while you arrive at -26.439092 / 133.281323. The calculator shows the shortest distance between US and AU and illustrates the route as a straight line on the map.

So, how far is it from United States to Australia? The distance is 15292 km / 9502 mil, and it displays remoteness based on the haversine formula, which factors in the spherical shape of the Earth for more precise results.

Also, the service will show you how many hours from United States to Australia by air, car and other modes of transport according to the average speed of each transportation type. For example, the flight time is 18 hours, 12 minutes while the IATA country codes are (US to AU).

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest way from US and AU is 15292 kilometers = 9502 miles.
To get from US to AU by plane, you need to travel 15292 kilometers = 9502 miles. With an average plane speed of 560 miles, the journey to AU will take about 16 hours, 59 minutes.
You’ll spend approximately 254 hours, 52 minutes travelling from United States (US) to Australia (AU), but you also need to factor in possible stops for a night’s rest, food breaks, refueling your car, and others pauses.
Yes, you can travel to United States from Australia provided that the entry regulations are met.