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

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Fly  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Perth (PER) CBR - PER

$220 - $557

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Bus, train  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Sydney to Perth Indian Pacific

$672 - $1,744

Bus, train via Broken Hill  •  2 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 781
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Mildura Station, Coach Bay 725
  3. Take the bus from Mildura to Broken Hill
  4. Take the train from Broken Hill to Kalgoorlie
  5. Take the bus from Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie to Transwa Bay Esperance
  6. Take the bus from Transwa Bay Esperance to Transwa Bay East Perth Set-Down

$627 - $1,282

Drive  •  40 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Canberra to Perth 2315.7 miles

$330 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Canberra to Perth is to fly which costs $290 - $800 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra to Perth is to fly which costs $290 - $800 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The distance between Canberra and Perth is 3088 km. The road distance is 3705.1 km.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Perth without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 22 h and costs $900 - $2,400.

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It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Canberra to Perth, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Canberra Airport to Perth Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 40 min.

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Perth is 2 h behind Canberra. It is currently 12:22 PM in Canberra and 10:22 AM in Perth.

Yes, the driving distance between Canberra to Perth is 3705 km. It takes approximately 40 h 52 min to drive from Canberra to Perth.

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Virgin Australia, Tigerair Australia and Qantas offer flights from Canberra Airport to Perth Airport.

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The nearest airport to Perth is Perth (PER) Airport which is 9.5 km away. Other nearby airports include .

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There are 843+ hotels available in Perth. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Canberra Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Canberra to Perth.
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  • Distance: 1930.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 41 min

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

Qantas, Virgin Australia 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 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Canberra to Perth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 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
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Perth via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
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, 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
$650 - $1,700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$694
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,100 - $1,600
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,200 - $1,700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,500 - $2,000
Train from Broken Hill to Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
36 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$426
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$700 - $950
Low Gold Single Cabin
$750 - $1,000
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$900 - $1,200
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Mildura Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Buses R Us
Phone
(08) 8285 6900
Email
enquiries@busesrus.com.au
Website
lee925.wixsite.com
Bus from Mildura to Broken Hill
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
lee925.wixsite.com
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
$30 - $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
$55 - $80
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au

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