Perth’s extensive transport options will help tick off your list of must see & do’s by land, sea, river and air. Let the locals show you Perth most enviable lifestyle. Join a day tour or extended package tour, from four wheel drive adventures to luxury coaches.
Transperth buses and ferries will get you to and around Perth, and in metropolitan areas, Perth’s blue, red, green and yellow CAT buses offer free and frequent transport services to many of the city’s highlights. A good network of train lines get you into and out of Perth city, taking you west to Fremantle, north to Joondalup, east to Midland and south to Armadale and Mandurah. Perth has an excellent network of roads and all major car hire companies have an office in the city or at Perth airport.
Getting to Perth by air
Perth is well-serviced by approximately 18 international airlines, with direct flights from the UK, Middle East, South Africa, New Zealand and Asia.
Domestic flight Flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide and Darwin operate regularly, with the flight time from Sydney to Perth averaging four hours.
Upon arrival in Perth, a variety of private airport shuttle bus companies will take you from the domestic and international airports to several pick-up and drop-off points near accommodation and public transport terminals throughout Perth city.
Road-tripping to Perth
Three of Australia’s ultimate 4WD adventures and long-distance road trips connect Perth to the rest of Australia. Cross the vast Nullarbor Plain on the Eyre Highway, or cut through the Red Centre on the Outback Way to WA’s Golden Outback, then take the Great Eastern Highway to Perth.
You can even traverse the tropical north on the Savannah Way to Broome, and hug the coast heading south to WA’s capital. Take one of the world's greatest train journeys, starting from Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide, across the vast Nullarbor Plain to Perth. Hop aboard the legendary Indian Pacific for a three-day rail adventure on the longest straight railroad on Earth.
Budget travellers can opt to take the ultimate road trip by bus, coach or tour, travelling from Adelaide, across the Nullarbor Plain to Perth. During the summer months, November to February, the historic port city of Fremantle features on world cruise itineraries. That brings you just a 30-minute shuttle bus or train ride away from Perth.