As we grow, so too should our bed. And given that we spend a third of our lives in bed, determining the right sized bed for the right person is paramount. From young adults to couples and everyone in between, the following list of Australian Bed Sizes is the perfect place to start.


Australian Bed Sizes
Bed Type Metric Measurements Imperial Measurements
Single Bed 92 cm x 187 cm 3'0" x 6'2"
Single Extra Long 92 cm x 203 cm 3'0" x 6'8"
King Single 106 cm x 203 cm 3'6" x 6'8"
Double Size 137 cm x 187 cm 4'6" x 6'2"
Queen Size 153 cm x 203 cm 5'0" x 6'8"
King Size 183 cm x 203 cm 6'0" x 6'8"

Queen beds

The Queen Bed, measuring 153cm x 203cm, is the most popular bedding size on the market because it provides the ideal sleeping space for two people.

Single beds

The Single Bed, measuring 92cm x 187cm, generally provides sufficient sleeping space for one person. The Single Bed can also be referred to as the Twin Bed.

Queen bed frame

The entire supporting framework of a Queen Size Bed, Queen Bed Frames are available in a host of varying shades, materials and designs.

King single bed

The King Single Bed, measuring 106cm x 203cm, is both wider and longer than the traditional Single Size Bed and provides additional sleeping space for one person.

King size bed

The King Size Bed, measuring 183cm x 203cm, is the largest among traditional sizes and caters to couples in search of optimal sleeping space.

Queen bedding

Refers to accompanying sheets, blankets and covers for Queen Size Beds.

Bunk beds

Generally used in children's bedrooms, Bunk Beds function as two individual beds, stacked one on top of the other to create additional space in the bedroom.

Double beds

Sometimes known as a Full Bed, the Double Bed measures 137cm x 187cm. Because the length remains standard, the Double Bed is typically less suited to taller individuals than the Queen Bed.

Double bunk beds

Double Bunk Beds function exactly the same way traditional bunk beds function, however the key difference is the size of the mattresses. The Double Bunk Bed features a single sized mattress (92cm x 187cm) above a double sized mattress (137cm x 187cm).

Trundle Bed

Great for guests or unexpected traveller's stopping overnight, a trundle bed is a low or collapsible bed which can be stored under an existing bed.

Leather Bed

Where the bed frame, head, sides and footer can be covered in leather over upholstery on a wooden or metal frame.

Loft Bed

In an area where space is a premium, a Loft Bed is a bed moved from the floor, set above a desk or open space accessible by ladder.

Canopy Bed

Available in either metal or wood and allowing fabrics to be draped over the bed, a Canopy Bed is a four-poster beds connected together by rods at the top.

Metal Bed

A bed of sturdy construction usually of metal, steel or iron.

Bed Store

A retail outlet allowing you to buy a bed, bedroom furniture, children's furniture and bedding.

Bed Shop

Similar to a bed store, a bed shop can display a bed sale, bedding sale, bedroom furniture sale, children's furniture sale, pillow sale and manchester sale.