Getting to Albany

Getting to Albany668 x 380 px. 35.5 Kb.


Getting to Albany

Albany, West­ern Australia is loca­ted 415 km southeast of Perth.

Nestled between the hills of Mount Clar­ence and Mount Melville it borders the coastal waters of Princess Royal Harbour and King George Sound.

Most travellers arrive by car. The direct route from Perth along the Albany High­way takes approxim­ate 5 hours de­pend­ing on rest stops. The speed limit is 110 km/h with con­veni­ent pass­ing lanes at many points along the route.

Along the way you will pass through several scenic rural towns such as Williams, Kojonup and Mount Barker, each offer­ing a range of in­terest­ing places to visit.

TansWA coaches travel daily in both directions from Perth and Albany and follow the same route along Albany High­way, stop­ping at Williams for a rest break. Travel takes approxim­ately 6 hours. Coaches arrive and de­part from the Albany Visitor Centre on Pro­udlove Parade. For TransWA book­ings call 1300 662 205.

Virg­in Australia flies daily between Perth and Albany, with the flight last­ing just 1:10 minutes. Albany Airport is loca­ted 11 km north of the city centre with taxi services avail­able to take you to your acc­ommod­ation. For Virg­in flights, call 13 67 89.

There is no passenger rail service to Albany.

Albany is an RV Friend­ly Town with free dump sites and water avail­able at the In­form­­ation Bay on Albany High­way and near the Brig Amity Re­plica on Princess Royal Drive. Most caravan parks pro­vide dump facili­ties for their guests.

Article updated 29/10/2016.

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