How to travel from Albury to Perth, Australia

The distance between Albury and Perth is around 2,980km (1,851 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 5h 40m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Albury to Perth 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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Fly

Fly from Albury (ABX) to Perth (PER).

  • Duration5h 40m
  • Flight time5hrs
  • Typical cost
    A$725($490)
Operated by

Qantas

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Train

Take the train to Southern Cross then Adelaide and then to Perth.

  • Duration2 days 8h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$780($525)
Operated by

Multiple train operators

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Bus and Train

Take the bus to 85 Franklin St then take the train to Perth.

  • Duration2 days 9h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$790($530)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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car
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Drive

Drive to Perth.

  • Duration1 day 12h
  • Distance3,495km (2,172 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Albury and Perth

There are several options for getting from Albury to Perth by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to fly which costs around A$725 ($490) and will take around 5h 40m.

The distance between Albury and Perth is around 2,980km (1,851 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,886km (1,794 miles)

It takes around 5h 40m to get from Albury and Perth by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 12h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Albury to Perth is to fly which takes around 5h 40m and will set you back approx A$725 ($490).

The cheapest way to travel between Albury and Perth, if you exclude driving, is to fly which will typically cost around A$725 ($490) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

Yes there is a train service that runs between Albury and Perth. It typically takes around 2 days 8h and departs once a week.

There are no direct train services that runs from Albury to Perth. However, you can instead can take several connecting trains with a changeover in Southern Cross and Adelaide. These services run once a week and will take a minimum of 2 days 8h.

XPT, PTV Overland and Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific run train services between Albury and Perth. Trains depart once a week and will take around 2 days 8h, however, this may vary depending on the particular service and whether it runs express or stops all stations.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Albury and Perth. We recommend that you fly from Albury (ABX) to Perth (PER). instead which will take 5h 40m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Albury and Perth. Flights depart from Albury (ABX) and arrive at Perth (PER) - via Melbourne (MEL). The flight takes around 5hrs.

There is no direct flight from Albury to Perth. There is however a flight that goes via Melbourne (MEL). This services will take at least 5h 40m (not including layover time).

The flight from Albury to Perth typically takes around 5hrs. Flights depart from Albury (ABX) and and arrive into Perth (PER).

The closest major airport to Perth is Perth Airport (PER) (PER) which is approximately 10km (6 miles) from Perth. Busselton Airport (BQB) (BQB) and Geraldton Airport (GET) (GET) 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 Albury and Perth. The distance is around 3,495km (2,172 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 12h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Albury to Perth is to fly which takes, on average, 5h 40m and will usually cost around A$725 ($490).

How do I get from Albury to Perth

Compare travel optionsbetween Albury and Perth

Transport options from Albury to Perth
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
5h 40m
A$725($490)
hourly2,980km (1,851 miles)
Train
2 days 8h
A$780($525)
once a week3,767km (2,341 miles)
Bus and Train
2 days 9h
A$790($530)
once a week3,585km (2,228 miles)
Drive
1 day 12h
A$465($310)
on demand3,495km (2,172 miles)

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Airports near Perth

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

PER
Perth Airport (PER)
International Airport
Distance
10km (6 miles) from Perth
BQB
Busselton Airport (BQB)
Domestic Airport
Distance
198km (123 miles) from Perth
GET
Geraldton Airport (GET)
Domestic Airport
Distance
368km (229 miles) from Perth