How to travel from Albany to Port Fairy, Australia

The distance between Albany and Port Fairy is around 3,072km (1,909 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 7h 55m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Albany to Port Fairy by plane, bus, train and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Plane and Bus

Fly from Albany (ALH) to Mount Gambier (MGB) then take the bus to Port Fairy Visitor Centre.

  • Duration7h 55m
  • Flight time5h 10m
  • Typical cost
    A$590($395)
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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Armadale Stn Transwa Armadale then take the train to Adelaide Parklands then take the bus to Mount Gambier and then to Port Fairy Visitor Centre.

  • Duration2 days 11h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$790($530)
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Drive

Drive to Port Fairy.

  • Duration1 day 9h
  • Distance3,225km (2,004 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Albany and Port Fairy

There are several options for getting from Albany to Port Fairy by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to fly and then take the train which costs around A$585 ($395) and will take around 12h 20m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the bus and arrive in approximately 7h 55m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$590 ($395).

The distance between Albany and Port Fairy is around 3,072km (1,909 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,196km (1,365 miles)

It takes around 7h 55m to get from Albany and Port Fairy by plane and bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 9h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Port Fairy is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 7h 55m and will set you back approx A$590 ($395).

The cheapest way to travel between Albany and Port Fairy, if you exclude driving, is to fly and then take the train which will typically cost around A$585 ($395) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Albany and Port Fairy. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Mount Gambier (MGB) then take the bus to Port Fairy Visitor Centre. instead which will take 7h 55m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Albany and Port Fairy. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Mount Gambier (MGB) then take the bus to Port Fairy Visitor Centre. instead which will take 7h 55m.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Albany to Port Fairy. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Mount Gambier (MGB) then take the bus to Port Fairy Visitor Centre. instead which will take 7h 55m.

The closest major airport to Port Fairy is Mount Gambier Airport (MGB) (MGB) which is approximately 146km (91 miles) from Port Fairy. Avalon Airport (AVV) (AVV) and Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) (MEL) 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 Port Fairy. The distance is around 3,225km (2,004 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 9h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Albany to Port Fairy is to fly and then take the bus which takes, on average, 7h 55m and will usually cost around A$590 ($395).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Albany and Port Fairy

Transport options from Albany to Port Fairy
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Bus + 1 similar
7h 55m
A$590($395)
once daily3,072km (1,909 miles)
Plane and Train12h 20m
A$585($395)
4 times a week5,689km (3,535 miles)
Bus and Train
2 days 11h
A$790($530)
once a week3,782km (2,350 miles)
Drive
1 day 9h
A$430($290)
on demand3,225km (2,004 miles)

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Airports near Port Fairy

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

MGB
Mount Gambier Airport (MGB)
Domestic Airport
Distance
146km (91 miles) from Port Fairy
AVV
Avalon Airport (AVV)
International Airport
Distance
199km (124 miles) from Port Fairy
MEL
Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)
International Airport
Distance
242km (150 miles) from Port Fairy