How to travel from Albany to Port Hedland, Australia

The distance between Albany and Port Hedland is around 1,713km (1,064 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 35m.

5 routes found

We've found 5 different ways to get from Albany to Port Hedland 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

Fly from Albany (ALH) to Port Hedland (PHE).

  • Duration3h 35m
  • Flight time3h 15m
  • Typical cost
    A$890($600)
Operated by

Regional Express

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Bus

Take the bus to Armadale Stn Transwa Armadale and then to Port Hedland Visitor Centre.

  • Duration1 day 4h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$315($215)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

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Drive

Drive to Port Hedland.

  • Duration20h 55m
  • Distance1,994km (1,239 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Albany and Port Hedland

There are several options for getting from Albany to Port Hedland by plane, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$315 ($215) and will take around 1 day 4h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 35m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$890 ($600).

The distance between Albany and Port Hedland is around 1,713km (1,064 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,638km (1,017 miles)

It takes around 3h 35m to get from Albany and Port Hedland by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 20h 55m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Port Hedland is to fly which takes around 3h 35m and will set you back approx A$890 ($600).

The cheapest way to travel between Albany and Port Hedland, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$315 ($215) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Albany and Port Hedland. We recommend that you fly from Albany (ALH) to Port Hedland (PHE). instead which will take 3h 35m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Albany and Port Hedland. It typically takes around 1 day 4h and departs once a week.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Albany to Port Hedland. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Armadale Stn Transwa Armadale, Perth Stn Platform 5 and Perth Wellington Street. These services run once a week and will take a minimum of 1 day 4h.

Transwa and Integrity Coach Lines run regular bus services between Albany and Port Hedland. Buses run once a week and take around 1 day 4h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Albany and Port Hedland. Flights depart from Albany (ALH) and arrive at Port Hedland (PHE) - via Perth (PER). The flight takes around 3h 15m.

There is no direct flight from Albany to Port Hedland. There is however a flight that goes via Perth (PER). This services will take at least 3h 35m (not including layover time).

The flight from Albany to Port Hedland typically takes around 3h 15m. Flights depart from Albany (ALH) and and arrive into Port Hedland (PHE).

The closest major airport to Port Hedland is Port Hedland International Airport (PHE) (PHE) which is approximately 9km (6 miles) from Port Hedland. Karratha Airport (KTA) (KTA) and Barimunya Airport (BYP) (BYP) 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 Hedland. The distance is around 1,994km (1,239 miles) by road and it will take around 20h 55m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Albany to Port Hedland is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 35m and will usually cost around A$890 ($600).

How do I get from Albany to Port Hedland

Compare travel optionsbetween Albany and Port Hedland

Transport options from Albany to Port Hedland
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
3h 35m
A$890($600)
on demand1,713km (1,064 miles)
Bus and Plane8h 35m
A$720($485)
once daily1,756km (1,091 miles)
Bus + 1 similar
1 day 4h
A$315($215)
once a week2,065km (1,283 miles)
Bus via Midland Stn Transwa Midland1 day 13h
A$380($255)
4 times a week2,646km (1,644 miles)
Drive
20h 55m
A$375($255)
on demand1,994km (1,239 miles)

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Airports near Port Hedland

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

PHE
Port Hedland International Airport (PHE)
International Airport
Distance
9km (6 miles) from Port Hedland
KTA
Karratha Airport (KTA)
Domestic Airport
Distance
194km (120 miles) from Port Hedland
BYP
Barimunya Airport (BYP)
Domestic Airport
Distance
270km (168 miles) from Port Hedland