There are 4 ways to get from Canberra to Perth by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. CBR - PER

$220 - $558

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Indian Pacific

$723 - $1,745

Bus, train via Transwa Bay Esperance  •  3 days 1 h

$718 - $1,680

Drive  •  40 h 52 min

  1. 2315.7 miles

$330 - $480

What companies run services between Canberra, ACT, Australia and Perth, WA, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Qantas and Tigerair Australia fly from Canberra to Perth hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Perth
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Canberra to Perth via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Canberra to Perth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Perth
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Perth via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Perth via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Sydney to Perth
Ave. Duration
2 days 18 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$711
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,200 - $1,600
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,300 - $1,700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,500 - $2,000
Train from Sydney to Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$600 - $1,500
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$610
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,000 - $1,400
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,100 - $1,500
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,300 - $1,700
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
TransWA
Phone
1300 662 205
Email
info@transwa.wa.gov.au
Website
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie to Transwa Bay Esperance
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Transwa Bay Esperance to Transwa Bay East Perth Set-Down
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Canberra and Perth is 3088 km. The road distance is 3705 km.

The cheapest way to get from Canberra to Perth is to fly which costs $290 - $750 and takes 6 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Canberra to Perth is to fly which takes 6 h 34 min and costs $290 - $750.

It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Canberra to Perth, including transfers.