East Coast to West Coast flight duration

What is the flight duration from East Coast to West Coast?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between East Coast and West Coast so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from East Coast to West Coast

Depart
East Coast
Arrive
West Coast
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Average direct flight time is 3 hours 2 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from East Coast to West Coast is 3 hours 2 minutes.

A distance of 1,217 miles / 1,959 km

Related: Return journey West Coast to East Coast flight duration

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Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from East Coast to West Coast is 3 hours 2 minutes
  • Distance from East Coast to West Coast is 1,217 miles / 1,959 km
  • East Coast is served by 1 airports Launceston Airport (LST)
  • West Coast is served by 1 airports Christchurch International Airport (CHC)

Airlines

Jetstar
Jetstar
Virgin Australia
Virgin 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 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

East Coast to West Coast flight time via Melbourne Tullamarine | to via MEL
East Coast to Melbourne Tullamarine
1 hours
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 35 minutes
Melbourne Tullamarine to West Coast
3 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
6 hours 55 minutes
East Coast to West Coast flight time via Sydney | to via SYD
East Coast to Sydney
1 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 50 minutes
Sydney to West Coast
3 hours 10 minutes
Total journey time
9 hours 35 minutes
East Coast to West Coast flight time via Brisbane | to via BNE
East Coast to Brisbane
2 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
8 hours 25 minutes
Brisbane to West Coast
3 hours 30 minutes
Total journey time
14 hours 30 minutes

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


East Coast & West Coast local time and timezones

West Coast, New Zealand time is 2 hours ahead of East Coast, Australia

Date and time in East Coast, Australia:
10:40 Fri, 23 Oct, 2020,
Hobart Timezone: AEDT (+11:00)

Date and time in West Coast, New Zealand:
12:40 Fri, 23 Oct, 2020,
Auckland Timezone: NZDT (+13:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between East Coast, Australia and West Coast, New Zealand? 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 3 hours 2 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.