Perth airport: Perth Airport (PER)

Perth Airport

Perth Airport is Australia's fourth biggest airport. Annually, it handles about 9 million passengers traveling to and from Western Australia. The airport has three main terminals and a few smaller terminals for regional flights. Terminal 1 is for international flights. Terminals 2 (Qantas) and 3 are for domestic flights. The distance between terminal 1 and terminals 2 and 3 is 11 kilometers.

There is a regular (Connect) orange shuttle bus service, which runs between the terminals. On presentation of your ticket you can use the shuttle. It costs AUD 8.00, for Qantas travelers and small children the bus is free.

Airport codes

IATA airport code: PER
ICAO airport code: YPPH


Local transport


There is no direct train to the airport. Victoria Park Transfer Station is easily accessible by public transport (see below).

Car and bus

The airport is situated about 12 kilometers from downtown Perth on the Great Eastern highway. From Perth you take the Tonking highway and Horrie-Miller Drive to the international terminal. The domestic terminals are on Brearly Avenue, via Tonking Highway. The airport is clearly indicated on big green road signs.

There are several bus services going to and from the airport. The Perth Airport Connect Shuttle Service goes from the terminals to multiple locations in Perth. For more information and booking bus tickets, please go to their website. A one way trip to the center costs AUD 15.00 from T2 and T3. From T1 it costs AUD 18.00. There are also several city busses (bus 36, 37 and 40) from T2 and T3 to Perth. For more information about the city busses timetables, please visit their website.

Car rental Perth Airport

The car rental agencies are located on the ground floors of T1, T2 and T3: Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty and Redspot. You can also book a rental car at EasyTerra, this website compares several car rental agencies and their rates simultaneously.


Taxicabs are available in front of the terminals. A trip to Perth costs approximately AUD 30.00 AUD from T2 and T3. From T1 it costs AUD 35.00. In addition, you pay a surcharge of AUD 2.00. The drivers will ask you to pay the fare in advance.

Parking at the airport

All terminals have multiple parking facilities. Short term parking and long term parking, but also Fasttrack and Regional Parking. 4 hours of short or long term parking costs about AUD 10.00. At Regional, one day of parking costs AUD 6.90. The Connect shuttle busses run to and from the parking facilities.




The Travelodge (tel. +61(0)8 9215 2000) and the Parmelia Hilton tel. +61(0)8 9238 1888) are located only a few kilometers from the airport. For more hotels and on line reservations, please visit This website offers a wide range of hotels, at competitive (internet) rates.

Shopping and dining

All terminals, but especially T1, have many shops, restaurants and (snack) bars.


All terminals have baggage lockers from Smarte Carte. For lost and found items, T1 and T3 have a service (tel. +61(0)8 9478 8503). For all Qantas travelers (T2) tel. +61(0)8 9270 9504 or tel. +61(0)8 9270 9433.


All terminals have information desks which provide information about the airport and timetables. At T1 you can ask for tourist information, book hotel rooms and arrange for a chauffeur-driven car. All terminals have volunteers that can assist you. At T1 they wear gold-colored jackets and in T2 and T3 you can recognize them by their typical brown hats.


All terminals have business lounges.

Access for disabled people

Perth airport has toilets for people with reduced mobility and telephones for the hearing impaired. At the parking facilities there are especially reserved parking spaces for disabled people. Furthermore, the airport has wheelchair ramps and adapted elevators and toilets.

Other services

All terminals have banks, exchange offices and ATMs. T1 has a First Aid station (tel. +61(0)8 9478 8572) or (tel. +61(0)8 9478 8573). T1 (departures) and T3 have wireless internet. For more information about Wi-Fi, please go to the website.  T1 has an outdoor playground for children.




Perth International Airport
2 George Wiencke Drive
WA 6105 Perth

Telephone, fax, email

Telephone: +61(0)8 947 88 888
Fax: +61(0)8 947 88 889
Email: via contact form

Airport codes

IATA airport code: PER
ICAO airport code: YPPH