How to travel from Albany to Esperance, Australia

The distance between Albany and Esperance is around 480km (298 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 10m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Albany to Esperance by plane, bus and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Fly from Albany (ALH) to Esperance (EPR).

  • Duration3h 10m
  • Flight time2h 45m
  • Typical cost
Operated by

Regional Express

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Take the bus to Armadale Stn Transwa Armadale and then to Transwa Bay Transwa Esperance.

  • Duration14h 35m
  • Departs3 times a week
  • Typical cost
Operated by




Drive to Esperance.

  • Duration4h 60m
  • Distance480km (298 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Albany and Esperance

There are several options for getting from Albany to Esperance by plane, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$83 ($56) and will take around 14h 35m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 10m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$345 ($230).

The distance between Albany and Esperance is around 480km (298 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 390km (242 miles)

It takes around 3h 10m to get from Albany and Esperance by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 4h 60m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Esperance is to fly which takes around 3h 10m and will set you back approx A$345 ($230).

The cheapest way to travel between Albany and Esperance, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$83 ($56) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Albany and Esperance. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Esperance (EPR). instead which will take 3h 10m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Albany and Esperance. It typically takes around 14h 35m and departs 3 times a week.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Albany to Esperance. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Armadale Stn Transwa Armadale. These services run 3 times a week and will take a minimum of 14h 35m.

TransWA run regular bus services between Albany and Esperance. Buses run 3 times a week and take around 14h 35m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Albany and Esperance. Flights depart from Albany (ALH) and arrive at Esperance (EPR) - via Perth (PER). The flight takes around 2h 45m.

There is no direct flight from Albany to Esperance. There is however a flight that goes via Perth (PER). This services will take at least 3h 10m (not including layover time).

The flight from Albany to Esperance typically takes around 2h 45m. Flights depart from Albany (ALH) and and arrive into Esperance (EPR).

The closest major airport to Esperance is Esperance Airport (EPR) (EPR) which is approximately 20km (13 miles) from Esperance. Kalgoorlie Airport (KGI) (KGI) and Perth Airport (PER) (PER) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Albany and Esperance. The distance is around 480km (298 miles) by road and it will take around 4h 60m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Albany to Esperance is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 10m and will usually cost around A$345 ($230).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Albany and Esperance

Transport options from Albany to Esperance
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
3h 10m
on demand988km (614 miles)
14h 35m
3 times a week1,092km (678 miles)
4h 60m
on demand480km (298 miles)

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Airports near Esperance

The following major airports near Esperance offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

Esperance Airport (EPR)
Domestic Airport
20km (13 miles) from Esperance
Kalgoorlie Airport (KGI)
Domestic Airport
344km (214 miles) from Esperance
Perth Airport (PER)
International Airport
594km (369 miles) from Esperance