Cheap Flights to Perth

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When is the best time to fly to Perth?

Peak Season:

January and December are the peak months so finding cheap flights to Perth then is difficult, however you will get the best of the weather and have a sunny Christmas experience. January also hosts the Australian Day celebrations, which is one of Perth's biggest events. Over 350,000 people meet and celebrate in Kings Park and along Swan River to witness over 30,000 fireworks light up the sky. Due to the popularity of this event, cheap flights to Perth are almost impossible to find so make sure you book as early as possible to stand a chance of making some savings. July is also a popular time as the Australian school holidays begin, and although the weather isn't as hot, September can be a very expensive month to book your flights to Perth.

Off Season

Off season in Australia is when summer time hits the UK, giving you the best chance to find cheap flight to Perth. While the weather will be a lot cooler due to being winter, the crowds will be smaller and you'll have a better chance of finding cheap hotel deals.

When is the best time to book a flight to Perth?

February to May are the best months to find cheap flights to Perth, outside of these months the prices do rise and over December and January flights to Perth are very expensive. Make sure to book your flight tickets well in advance to find the best prices, especially if you are visiting during Australia day. If you book your flights to Perth early you can find some good deals, however don't expect to see much variation in prices during the peak times of the year. The best bet for finding cheap flights to Perth is to be flexible with your vacation dates, if your heart is set on one particular week or month you will struggle to find the best deals on your flight tickets, however being flexible offers you a much broader range of prices to choose from.

How long is the flight to Perth?

Flights from London (All airports) to Perth - 18 hours 25 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Perth - 20 hours 05 minutes

Flights from Birmingham to Perth - 20 hours 15 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Perth - 20 hours 10 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Perth?

There are lots of different airlines that operate flights to Perth, Emirates, KLM, Eithad Airways and British Airways just to name a few of them. Generally flights to Perth aren't cheap and even though the route is competitive you'll never grab an absolute bargain with any airline. That said its worth researching what benefits each airline might have, such as complimentary food and drink, extra leg room or free checked in baggage.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

From the airport there are a few options to help you find your way to the city of Perth, the easiest one being the Connect shuttle. For $15 you can jump on and travel to one of five major locations, making it convenient for you to find your accommodation. There are also two buses ran by Transperth that go direct to the city. They take approximately 55 minutes from the airport to the centre and they run frequently enough to be a viable option. You can find more information about the buses from the airport or online at the Transperth website. The last option is to get a taxi from outside the airport. They are readily available and easily accessible after your flight to Perth. Obviously the cost of a taxi will be a lot more than the bus or shuttle, but if you have a few of you to split the cost then it could work out more efficient.

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Clothing & Shoes
Pair of jeans
£ 46.94
Pair of Nike trainers
£ 69.40
One-way ticket (local transport)
£ 1.89
Taxi - fixed fee
£ 2.32
1 hour taxi waiting fee
£ 23.73
Petrol (1 litre)
£ 0.65
Cheap meal
£ 12.11
Small bottle of water (0.33 litre)
£ 1.38
Imported beer (0.33 litre)
£ 4.36
Meal at McDonald's or similar
£ 4.84
Large bottle of water
£ 1.62
Pack of Marlboro cigarettes
£ 12.11
Bottle of wine
£ 7.26
Bottle of local beer (0.5 litre)
£ 2.89
How much does an apartment cost in Perth?
1 bedroom flat in city centre
£ 884
3 bedroom flat in city centre
£ 1454
1 bedroom flat outside of centre
£ 679
3 bedroom flat outside of centre
£ 948

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More information about Perth

  • Journey south to Rockingham and enjoy fishing just off Palm Beach; watch in amazement at the dolphins playing nearby
  • Go bushwalking or mountain biking along the rolling hills outside of Perth and get fantastic views over the city
  • Sunbathe on any of Perth’s 19 gorgeous white beaches that are some of the best along Australia’s West Coast
  • City break, beach holiday or into the Australian bush? There’s all this and more in and around Perth
  • You can find discounted airline tickets to Perth from major airlines, but book early to get the best price
  • Observe Australia’s indigenous wildlife up close at Perth Zoo, just 5 minutes from the city centre
  • Travel to the Northbridge district just outside the city centre and party in Perth’s best bars and nightclubs
  • Take a tour around some of Perth’s 40-plus local vineyards in the city’s renowned Swan Valley Region
  • Relax in Perth’s beautiful King’s Park and Botanic Garden that comprises over 400 hectares of parks and gardens
  • A trip to the vibrant city of Perth in Western Australia promises everything you could want in a holiday

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