The official height of a dartboard from floor to bulls eye is 5 ft. 8 inches (1.73 m). This is eye level for a player who is 6 feet tall. When playing with soft tip darts, the throw line (oche) should be 7 ft. 9 ¼ inches (2.73 m) from the face of the board. This distance should be increased to 8 feet for steel tip darts. This is be measured from the face of the board and does not to include the space between the face of the dartboard and the wall.