Despite being one of the most isolated cities in the world, Perth is an economical and cultural hub of Western Australia. Jakarta is closer than any other major Australian city, with Sydney being 2,045 miles away from Perth. Make the most of your stay in this fascinating place with a car hire in Perth from Auto Europe. Explore the city and Western Australia and save on your travels with our great car rental deals.
Driving in Australia is on the left side of the road. However, the metric system is in use. If your national driving licence is not in English, you will need an international driving licence. Driving in Perth is easy and relaxed. Check our Australia driving information guide and read about traffic regulations in the country.
Pay and display parking system is in operation in Perth. Some places will give you the first hour of parking for free. Check this before inserting coins into a parking machine. Parking cost varies by zones which also have different parking time restrictions. There are also multi-storey and open air car parks where you can safely park your car hire in Perth.
Perth lies by the Swan River on the Swan Coastal Plain between the Darling Range and the Indian Ocean. The city enjoys hot dry summers and mild wet winters. Perth is the fourth capital city in Australia with the most rainfall, which is mostly observed during winter.
Perth Airport (PER)
The airport is located nine miles to the east from downtown Perth.
Telephone: +61 8 9478 8888
Bus services within Free Transit Zone in the centre of Perth as well as CAT bus services are free of charge. These services will get you to the sightseeing attractions in the city as well as aim to help reduce the local traffic. There is a ferry service across the River Swan from the centre to South Perth. The city is connected via the Indian Pacific rail with Adelaide and Sydney. Suburban trains provide rail transport to regional towns.
Australia is a magnificent land with so much to offer! In case you wish to explore more than just Perth, why not opt for a campervan in Perth? The adventure is guaranteed, and you will feel at home on the road. This is the perfect way to create memorable moments and take a road trip through the beautiful Australian wild paths.