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There are 3 ways to get from Perth to Rottnest Island by ferry, taxi, car ferry or bus

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

Ferry  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Barrack Street Ferry to Rottnest Island

$55

Cheapest option

Line 910 bus, ferry  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 910 bus from St Georges Tce Stand D to Fremantle Stn Stand 1 910 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Fremantle to Rottnest Island

$32 - $46

1 alternative option

Taxi, car ferry  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Perth to Hillarys Boat Harbour
  2. Take the car ferry from Hillarys Boat Harbour to Rottnest

$72 - $98

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Perth to Rottnest Island is to line 910 bus and ferry which costs $45 - $65 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Perth to Rottnest Island is to ferry which costs $77 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Barrack Street Ferry and arriving at Rottnest Island. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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The distance between Perth and Rottnest Island is 33 km.

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The best way to get from Perth to Rottnest Island without a car is to ferry which takes 1 h 15 min and costs $77.

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The ferry from Barrack Street Ferry to Rottnest Island takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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There are 177+ hotels available in Rottnest Island. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Perth to Rottnest Island.
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  • Distance: 20.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between Perth, WA, Australia and Rottnest Island, WA, Australia?

Rottnest Express operates a ferry from Perth to Rottnest Island once daily. Tickets cost $55 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min.

Bus operators
Transperth
Website
transperth.wa.gov.au
Bus from St Georges Tce Stand D to Fremantle Stn Stand 1
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
transperth.wa.gov.au
Ferry operators
Rottnest Express
Phone
+61 1300 467 688
Email
bookings@rottnestexpress.com.au
Website
rottnestexpress.com.au
Ferry from Barrack Street Ferry to Rottnest Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
rottnestexpress.com.au
Ferry from Fremantle to Rottnest Island
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
rottnestexpress.com.au
Rottnest Fast Ferries
Other operators
Taxi from Perth to Hillarys Boat Harbour
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Swan Taxis
Phone
+61 13 13 30
Website
swantaxis.com.au

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