Getting to Albany

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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.