Dart Board Measurements

Dart Board Measurements

Welcome back to best darts to buy i’m sorry Ihave not wrote any posts recently but I hope now to write at least Tape Measuretwo to three posts per month going forward.

Enough about me onto the topic in hand.

I hope this post is going to be of some use to you, if you are hanging your own dartboard and want to know the height and distances then look now further this should help no end.

What do I mean by measurements?

I mean the measurement from the dartboard to the oche (or the throwing line) and the height of the dartboard from the floor.

A quick note to say what I will be talking about is recognised as te world standard recognised by the World Darts Federation. They may vary if you are not playing the standard game of darts.


The height of the dartboard was put to this level as it is at eye level for a 6ft 0inches person. The height of the dartboard is measured to the centre of the board or the bullseye and is 1.73m or 5ft 8inches from the ground to where the player will be throwing from (Note: Some games there is a step known as a hockey after the oche as the raised floor indicates the length of the oche so you must ignore the hockey and measure to the level at which you will throw from)


The distance from the front (this is not from the wall the dartboard is usually around an inch from the wall due to the thickness of the dartboard) of the dartboard to throwing line is 2.37m or 7feet 9 ¼ inches

Bullseye to Oche

If you have the correct measurements then the distance from the centre of the board to the throwing line should be 2.93m or x feet.

Have a look at the below picture which should help you out with measuring distances to help you set up your dartboard and oche.

I have created my own diagram which I hope should help you better, as they say actions speak louder than words.

Darts Measurements

Other measurements

The dartboard itself is 17 ¾ inches in diameter and is divided in 20 radial sections of the same size.

Thank you for reading this posts. If you have any questions leave them below and I will look to anwswer as soon as possible.

I hope to bring you many more posts in the future.

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