Flights from Sunshine coast to Perth

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Perth Guide

Neighbourhood Overview for Flights Sunshine Coast to Perth

Central Business District

Flights from Sunshine Coast to Perth airport land a 20 minute drive from the CBD. The CBD is the business and cultural hub of Perth. There are many attractions to see within the CBD, including Elizabeth Quay, the Art Gallery of WA, and Kings Park. Throughout the CBD, you’ll find a mix of modern and Victorian architecture along with shopping, restaurants, and nightlife.


The coastal neighbourhood of Fremantle is a unique area to visit. This neighbourhood was once a penal colony until it began to transform in the 1950s. Today, Fremantle is loved by Perth residents of all ages for its fascinating maritime history, beautiful beaches, trendy cafes, and bohemian markets. Before you head home on flights from Perth to Sunshine Coast, be sure to visit landmarks including Fremantle Prison, the Roundhouse, and the Shipwreck Galleries.


Northbridge is an edgy neighbourhood known for its street art, bustling laneways, galleries, and theatres. Plan a quick trip north of the CBD to experience Northbridge’s art scene as well as some of the most diverse cuisine in the city. You’ll find restaurants from all different backgrounds as well as some of Perth’s trendiest bars located down the street art covered laneways.


Located a short distance outside of the city centre, the Leederville neighbourhood is centred around bustling Oxford Street. Along this street, you’ll find an incredible selection of shops, restaurants, cafes, and bars. Leederville is known as one of the trendiest neighbourhoods to visit. New places are opening all the time, making each visit to Leederville exciting.


Public Transport and How to Get Around

In order to make your way around the city you can utilise buses and trains. Many of the city’s bus routes are available to catch from Wellington Street and Esplanade Bus Station in the CBD. From there, buses are available to every corner of Perth and its suburbs. Within central Perth, there is a free transit zone that you can take advantage of. Buses within this zone in the City of Perth are free to ride.

When your Sunshine Coast (MCY) flight arrives into Perth Airport (PER), you can also catch a bus into the city. Bus routes 380 and 40 offer service to Elizabeth Quay in the city centre.
Perth Station is the major train stop located within Perth’s CBD. From there, visitors can connect to one of the city’s five train lines. Travelling by train, you can visit popular areas, such as Fremantle and Subiaco.


Major Events and Festivals

Perth Festival

Fly to Perth from the Sunshine Coast in February to experience this annual event. The Perth Festival takes over the city for three weeks and celebrates the diverse arts and culture of Perth. Expect a wide range of performances in the areas of theatre, dance, music, circus acts, and film.


Perth Fringe Festival

The worldwide Fringe Festival comes to Perth for a month between January and February each year. Perth’s version of this event is the third-largest Fringe Festival in the world, making this an exciting time to plan a trip. During the Perth Fringe Festival, there are hundreds of events across the city, some of which are free to attend. You can see a variety of acts, including comedy, dance, and theatre. Be sure to book early to find cheap flights between the Sunshine Coast and Perth.

Fremantle Falls Music and Arts Festival

This annual event is held for a weekend each January in the trendy Fremantle suburb. Rather than performing in theatres or stadiums, musical acts take to the streets and use the laneways and historic buildings of Fremantle as their backdrops. You can enjoy both well-known and emerging musical acts.


How Much Time to Spend in Perth

When you book Maroochydore to Perth flights, plan to spend at least five to seven days in the city. As the hub of Western Australia, Perth has so much to offer no matter what you are interested in. Spend some time exploring the different neighbourhoods of central Perth, and plan a couple of trips outside of the city. Popular day trips from Perth include the Margaret River wine region, Rottnest Island, and Yanchep National Park.