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How to get from Perth Airport to Fremantle

Fremantle, Perth’s port city, is located off the coast of Western Australia, at the mouth of the Swan River. It is renowned for its art scene, from local to national artists, colonial and indigenous history, heritage buildings, street art, friendly locals, delicious cuisine, untouched landscapes, and stunning islands.

When visiting this fascinating town, you will be landing at Perth International Airport. You have three transportation options to get from PER to Fremantle; you can take a taxi or private transfer, a combined bus and train trip or a combined bus journey. Taking a Perth airport taxi or private transfer is always the most comfortable and convenient way to travel, taking only 35 minutes to reach Fremantle. Your second option would be to take a bus to Downtown Perth before taking the train to Fremantle, which takes 1 hour 30 minutes. Finally, your last choice would be to take a combined bus journey, taking 1 hour 30 minutes.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Bus and Train €6.60 90min 05:15–02:15
Taxi €35 35min 24/7
Bus €6.60 90min 05:34–00:13

How to get from Perth airport to Fremantle by bus and train

For travellers on a budget, a more cost-savvy option to get from Perth airport to Fremantle is to take bus No. 380 from Perth airport to Perth train station, a 30-minute ride. You can then take the train to Fremantle train station, which takes 1 hour, for a total travel time of 1 hour 30 minutes.

How much is a ticket from Perth airport to Fremantle?

As both travel methods are included in the Transperth group, you will only need to purchase one 2-zone ticket for your transport from Perth airport to Fremantle. The combined bus and train fare cost €3.30 (AUD 4.90).

You can purchase your tickets from all Transperth bus drivers or the coin-operated Ticket Vending Machines (TVM) at the airport and train station. Alternatively, you can use a SmartRider, DayRider or FamilyRider Pass, offering discount tickets.

Cost

€3.30 (AUD 4.90)

Trip Duration

1 H 30 Min.

Bus No. 380 runs from Perth airport to the train station every 30 minutes, and the train to Fremantle runs every 15 minutes.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Bus route 380 is available daily from 05:30 to 00:30 and the Fremantle train is available from 05:15 to 02:15.

Where do I get the bus and the train from?

Perth airport Bus route 380 is available outside Terminals 1 and 2 and Fremantle train station is located in the city centre.

Convenience

Although being a great cost-savvy travel alternative to a taxi, taking the combined bus and train trip can be a tiring option after a long trip and if you are travelling with children or heavy luggage.

Moreover, once you arrive in Fremantle, you will have to find an alternative solution to get to your hotel.

Editor’s Note

Please note that eating, drinking and smoking on the bus and the train are prohibited

Useful Tips

It is good to know that discounted tickets are available for seniors, pensioners and children.
Children under the age of five travel for free and must be accompanied by someone aged 15 years or older.

How to get from Perth airport to Fremantle by taxi

Taking a taxi or private shuttle is always the best way to travel around a new city. Taxis provide comfortable and reliable 24/7 transportation, taking you and your loved ones to your Fremantle hotel in 35 minutes.

Taxi fare from Perth Airport to Fremantle

Taxis in Perth calculate their fare using a taximeter, based on the times and distance travelled to your exact location. Various factors can further affect the price, such as the time of day travelled, if you are travelling on a weekend or holiday and whether you are travelling from the airport.

A one-way taxi from Perth airport to Fremantle costs around €35 (AUD 50) during the day and €49 (AUD 70) at night, at weekends and on holidays. An extra €2.70 (AUD 4) will be applied for taxis leaving the airport.

Nonetheless, if you prefer travelling at a fixed rate price, with no hidden costs, then it is highly recommended to pre-book your Perth airport transfer with Welcome Pickups.

Cost

€35 (AUD 50)

Trip Duration

35 Min.

*Rates may vary unless you book your taxi in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Perth International Airport

Where do I get a taxi from?

Perth airport’s official taxi ranks are located at the front of all terminals. Simply follow the signs to your nearest taxi rank.

Convenience

Arriving in a new city can be daunting, especially if travelling with children and/or heavy luggage. That is why the convenience of having a 24/7 door-to-door service by taking a Perth taxi is priceless.

Please remember that although taxi prices may seem steep, you can always divide the end fare with your travel group.

Editor’s Note

It is customary to tip your taxi driver in Perth; a tip of around 10% is the norm. However, if your cab driver assisted with luggage and was friendly and talkative, you can always leave a 15% to 20% tip.

Useful Tips

Two tariffs are applicable for Perth taxis; tariff 1: Mon-Fri from 06:00 to 18:00, and tariff 2: Mon-Fri from 18:00 to 06:00 and all day on weekends and holidays.
Please remember that an airport surcharge of €2.70 (AUD 4) will be asked for all taxis leaving Perth International Airport (PER).
Taxis in Perth accept credit card payments, although it is always wise to confirm this with your taxi driver beforehand.

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If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Perth. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Prices

DAYTIME
€120.0
NIGHTTIME
€144.0
Same price as a regular taxi from the line

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4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage

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How to get from Perth airport to Fremantle by bus

Your last travel option to get from Perth airport to Fremantle is to take a combined bus trip. You will first need to get any of the many airport bus lines to Victoria Park Transfer Station, which takes 23 minutes. From here, you can get bus No. 910 to Queen Victoria St Before James St, which takes 42 minutes, for a total travel time of 1 hour 30 minutes.

How much is a bus ticket from Perth airport to Fremantle?

Travelling by bus is cost-efficient as you will need to purchase one ticket for the combined trip. To get from Perth airport to Fremantle, you can buy a 2-zone ticket that costs €3.30 (AUD 4.90). Please note that once used, tickets only have a lifespan of 2 hours.

You can purchase your tickets from your bus driver or at the airport’s Ticket Vending Machines (TVM).

Cost

€3.30 (AUD 4.90)

Trip Duration

1 H 30 Min.

Buses from the airport run every 30 minutes and Bus No. 910 runs every 15 minutes.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The airport bus operates from 05:34 to 00:13 on weekdays and from 06:19 to 23:25 on weekends. Bus No. 910 runs weekly from 05:45 to 00:21 and from 06:33 to 00:18 on weekends.

Where do I get the bus from?

Bus route 380 is available outside Terminals 1 and 2.
Bus routes 40 and 935 are available outside Terminals 3 and 4.
Bus route 910 can be found at Victoria Park Transfer Station, Stand A.

Convenience

Choosing to take the combined bus journey from Perth airport to Fremantle is an excellent option for travellers on a budget; tickets are cheap, and the buses run frequently. However, having to carry your luggage around can be difficult.

Going further, if you are travelling late at night or early in the morning, you will have to find an alternative travel option.

Editor’s Note

It is good to know that discounted tickets are available for senior citizens, pensioners and children.

Useful Tips

The bus stops many times throughout the journey; it is recommended to compare your hotel address as you might need to descend from the bus sooner.
SmartRider, DayRider or FamilyRider Passes exist and offer discounted tickets.
The buses provide great luggage storage space.

Frequently asked questions

What is the quickest way to get from Perth airport to Fremantle?

The fastest way to get from Perth airport to Fremantle is by taxi; taxis and private shuttles only take 35 minutes to reach the city centre.

How much does a Perth airport to Fremantle taxi cost?

A one-way ride from Perth airport to Fremantle costs around €35 (AUD 50) during the day and €49 (AUD 70) at night, at weekends and on holidays. An extra €2.70 (AUD 4) will be applied for taxis leaving the airport.

Is a Perth airport to Fremantle shuttle available?

Private shuttles are available from Perth airport to Fremantle and operate as a taxi; however, you must book your shuttle in advance.

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