Getting to Western Australia from within Australia
FLY TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Regular flights to Perth operate from all major Australian cities, with flights from the east coast averaging four hours. Or, you can opt to fly direct to Broome, the gateway to the Kimberley region, from Brisbane, Darwin, Melbourne or Sydney.
DRIVE TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Most people fly to Western Australia but driving is also a great way to get here and it gives you the freedom of having your own car to explore.
Four of Australia’s ultimate 4WD adventures and long-distance road trips connect WA to the rest of Australia including the epic Eyre Highway (from South Australia across the Nullarbor Plan to Norseman), the Savannah Way (from Cairns to Broome), the legendary Gibb River Road through the Kimberley. Or journey through Australia’s Red Centre along The Outback Way - a 2,800 kilometre 4WD odyssey from Winton in Queensland to Uluru and ending in Laverton in the Goldfields region.
TRAVEL BY TRAIN TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Take one of the world's greatest train journeys, spanning the country from Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide, across the vast Nullarbor Plain to Perth. Hop aboard the legendary Indian Pacific, operated by Great Southern Rail, for a three-day rail adventure on the longest straight railroad on Earth.
CRUISE TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Cruise to and along Western Australia’s epic 12,000-kilometre coastline and experience endless blue skies overhead. Choose from nine gateway port destinations as part of your journey - Fremantle, Busselton, Exmouth, Albany, Broome, Esperance, Bunbury, Geraldton, Augusta and Port Hedland.
INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA
The State's capital Perth is well-serviced by approximately 19 international airlines, with direct flights from the UK, Middle East, South Africa, New Zealand and Asia.
Daily direct flights from many Asian gateway cities make Perth an ideal destination to combine with an Asian holiday.
See Perth airport for more detailed flight information.