Getting to Albany

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.

updated 01/11/2019