Cheap flights to Perth
What to know before you fly to Perth?
Every major domestic airline flies into Perth Airport daily. Due to its remote location, flying to Perth is the longest domestic flight you can take from just about every other major Australian city. However, this doesn’t mean finding the cheapest flights for your Perth holiday is difficult – quite the opposite. Your Flight Centre Travel Expert can help you with this, so you’ll have more holiday budget to put towards enjoying everything Perth has to offer once you arrive – cultural attractions, delicious dining, nature to explore, and some quirky souvenirs.
How long does it take to fly to Perth?
Brisbane to Perth – 5h 40m
Sydney to Perth – 5h 10m
Melbourne to Perth – 4h 15m
Adelaide to Perth – 3h 25m
Note: flight times should be used as a guide only
What airports are in Perth?
Perth Airport (PER) has four terminals, with the T1/T2 precinct separated by a short 15-minute drive from the T3/T4 precinct. Most international and Virgin Australia flights will operate out of T1/T2, with Jetstar, Qantas (domestic and international) and other flights operating out of T3/T4. The fastest way to get from Perth Airport to Perth city centre is via taxi or rideshare services, and you can expect to pay around $50.
Perth Airport transfers
The best way to get from Perth Airport to the city centre is by taxi, which is around a 20-minute ride. There are cheaper options, such as public transport, and car hire is also an alternative if you plan on exploring a little further afield. Check out the full range of possibilities for travelling to and from Perth Airport (PER).
Which airlines fly frequently to Perth?
Virgin Australia – Boeing 737
Jetstar – Airbus A320
Qantas – Boeing 737
Tigerair – Airbus A320
What do you need to know before you fly to Perth?
Flights to Perth from Australia’s east coast cities such as Brisbane or Sydney will take around five hours, with a flying time of around four and a half hours on the way back.
If you’ve never seen the sun set over the ocean, it might be time to book those flights to Perth. Famous for its sunny skies, summer in Perth is hot and dry while winter can be quite cool, and that’s when you’re more likely to see a little rain. Perth is two hours behind Brisbane, as a guide. In terms of coffee, Perth holds its own against the eastern capitals, with a flourishing cafe and restaurant scene as well as the famous Margaret River wine region contributing to a strong gourmet culture over in the West.
Find out more in our Perth travel guide.
Things to do when you get to Perth
Where to eat?
Like its burgeoning relationship with the arts, Perth’s dining scene has undergone a dramatic transformation in recent years. The city is now home to numerous award-winning restaurants and eateries, from simply delicious laneway fare like Toastface Grillah to the more refined menu of Friends Restaurant on Terrace Road. Figuring out where to eat in Perth is an adventure in itself and a treat for the senses.
Where to shop?
Shopping in Perth has grown with the rise of the city’s new cultural movement. From locally made and designed fashion boutiques to sprawling shopping centres like Garden City in Booragoon, bargain hunters will find a lot to love about Perth. Shopping districts like London Court on Hay Street and Watertown in West Perth are perfect if you’re chasing something specific.
What to see?
As a city filled with hundreds of local landmarks, Perth attractions come in all shapes and sizes. It wears its colonial history on its sleeve with places like the old Fremantle Prison, Round House, and the repurposed Fremantle Arts Centre open to the public. Beyond this, places like Adventure World and Scitech provide hours of excitement for audiences of all ages.
Where to experience some culture?
Part of the west’s cultural resurgence has been the revitalisation of many Perth museums and galleries, from the venerable Western Australian Museum to more specific centres like the WA Shipwrecks Museum or the Berndt Museum of Anthropology. If you enjoy fine art, you’ll find plenty to like at the Art Gallery of Western Australia and the Museum of Perth.
Read more things to do in Perth.