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How Much Time to Spend in Perth
No matter if you plan to stay a week or a weekend, there’s plenty to keep you busy in Perth. Before you decide how many days to plan for your Melbourne to Perth flights, it’s a good idea to have an idea of what you want to do. Three days in Perth is perfect if you want a general overview of the city sights and beaches. In fact, it’s a good idea to hop on a bus tour that will take you around the area to see landmarks and give you a bit of history. Find cheap flights to Perth from Melbourne and stay a few more days to get a deeper look into the city’s amazing features. Staying longer can allow for a day trip to Fremantle to explore the eerie Fremantle jail or search for great finds in the historic Victorian marketplace, or enjoy some of the finest seafood at the local restaurants. You’ll also have more time to walk the treetop trails at Kings Park and Botanical Garden. Just remember to pack a camera and a good pair of walking shoes when heading over on Melbourne to Perth flights if you want amazing sunset photos of Perth and the Swan River from the area around Kings Park.
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If wine tasting comes to mind when planning your holiday and booking tickets to Perth from Melbourne, make arrangements for a Swan Valley tasting tour. You’ll taste some of the finest wine, beer, cheese, and chocolate as you tour several prominent wineries in Perth. Pack your camera before departing on your flights Melbourne to Perth if you want to tour Rottnest Island.
Tours out of Perth will take you by ferry to Rottnest Island where you can bike, hike, and explore the island as well as see incredible marine and wildlife. Sit back and enjoy the sights on a Swan River scenic cruise. You’ll be able to see the Bell Tower, King’s Park, the Royal Perth Yacht Club, and even get a peak of the lively Fremantle Harbour as you float down the river. Find cheap flights Melbourne to Perth before booking a dolphin excursion for your holiday. The all-inclusive tours depart on a customised dive boat that features an oversized swim platform. Guests are taken to known dolphin areas in isolated coves where they can interact with a variety of marine life. Swim masks, snorkels, fins, and wetsuits are provided with the tour. Head home with a lifetime of memories when you plan a Penguin Island tour along with your tickets to Perth from Melbourne. Tours begin with a sightseeing cruise out of Shoalwater Bay where guests can see dolphins, sea lions, seabirds, and other marine life before disembarking on Penguin Island. Once on the island, you’ll take part in a ranger-led penguin feeding before being let loose to explore the island and Discovery Centre on your own. Don’t worry if you’re not done exploring when the boat is ready to head back. You can stay on Penguin Island to swim, hike, or explore and catch the ferry back.
Best Things To Do on Weekends
An impromptu weekend complete with hotel, activities, and flights Melbourne to Perth can be quick and easy with Webjet. If you book your direct flights Melbourne to Perth with Qantas Airlines, you can arrive at Perth Airport (PER) in about four hours and start your weekend getaway faster. First-timers travelling on Melbourne to Perth flights who want to see as much as possible on their weekend stay should head to the city centre. The CBD is full of vibrant shops, restaurants, culture, and more. But it’s also where you can purchase tickets for a ‘hop on, hop off’ tour of the city. You may be able to save money on the bus tour tickets if you book it when you purchase your cheap flights to Perth from Melbourne on Webjet. The bus tours showcase historically significant elements as well as highlighting major points of interest throughout the city. Even seasoned travellers on flights Melbourne to Perth can learn something new on the tours. Be sure to visit the Hay Market Street Malls to get your fill of shopping, entertainment, designer galleries, and great food. If you’re thinking about booking Melbourne to Perth flights for a beach holiday, head straight to Scarborough Beach. The shore of this popular beach is lined with resorts, restaurants, surf shops, and anything else beach goers may need. Pack plenty of water and bring your floppy hat for a day of swimming, surfing, sunbathing, or shopping at Scarborough Beach. Cottesloe Beach is perfect for families travelling on flights Melbourne to Perth. ‘Cott’ as the locals refer to it, is perfect for swimming and surfing plus there is a large children’s play area just off the beach on Marine Parade. Before you head out on Melbourne to Perth return flights plan a day trip to Perth Hills and the picturesque Bickley Valley. This is the best area to tour vineyards and sample some of the best wines in Perth.
Frequently Asked Questions
Which airlines offer flights from Melbourne to Perth?
There are four main airlines that fly from Melbourne to Perth: Tigerair, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas.
On an average day, how many direct flights go from Melbourne to Perth?
On an average day, there are approximately 16 direct flights that go from Melbourne to Perth.
On which day of the week can you find the highest number of flight options?
On average, the day of the week with the highest number of flight options is Thursday.
How many airports are in Perth?
Perth Airport (PER) is the only airport in Perth. It services both domestic and international flights.
What is the name of Perth’s main airport?
Perth’s main airport is Perth Airport (PER). It is the fourth-largest airport in Australia and spans both domestic and international terminals.
Departing from Melbourne Airport
Getting to Melbourne Airport
Melbourne has three different airports, but all direct flights to Perth depart from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport.
To get there, you can take the public bus. It's the cheapest option that goes from the CBD to the transport hub by terminal 4. All you need to do is catch route 478, 479, 482 or 901.
If you have a red-eye flight, the best way to get to Melbourne airport is with the 24-hour SkyBus. It runs every 10 minutes from the city centre and only costs AUD 19 for a one-way trip.
Taxis and ridesharing services can also drop you off along the T4 Transport Hub drop off zone on level 1 or anywhere along Departure Drive.
Want to leave your car at the airport? Choose from one of the three options that best suit your needs. The Value Car Park is great for travellers on a budget, while the Long Term Park and premium Terminal Car Park are perfect for passengers that don't mind paying a bit more for added convenience.
Which Domestic Terminal Will Your Melbourne to Perth Flight Depart From?
- If you're flying with Qantas, your flight will depart from Terminal 1.
- Virgin Australia flights leave from Terminal 3.
- Jetstar and Tigerair flights to Perth depart from Terminal 4.
All three terminals have restaurants, bars, shops, lounges and free WiFi available for all passengers.
Arriving at Perth Airport
Getting from Perth Airport to Your Hotel
The cheapest way to get from the airport into Perth is with the Transperth buses. Hop on board route 380 at T1/T2 or route 40 at T3/T4. There is also a faster express shuttle bus, but it is the more expensive option.
The taxi ranks are outside the domestic terminals. A one-way ride into the city centre will take 20-minutes depending on traffic and cost around AUD 42-52. Uber is also available at the airport, and you can use the free WiFi to request your ride.
Car hire is a popular option for travellers visiting Perth. You can find the car hire desks by the baggage claim area at each domestic terminal.