Cheap flights from Perth to Port Hedland

Flight information Perth to Port Hedland

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Average flight time, total distance 1312 kilometres

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Port Hedland

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Port Hedland is the location of the highest tonnage port in Australia and the second-largest town in the Pilbara region in Western Australia. If you need to book an airfare from Perth to Port Hedland you’ll find dozens of flight times to choose from each week.

Airlines offering Port Hedland flights from Perth

There are two main airlines which travel to Port Hedland from Perth each week, on a direct route. Both Qantas and Virgin Australia service this route.

Perth airport departure information

Perth airport is located around 15kms from the city centre, a distance that takes roughly 20 minutes to drive. Make sure you arrive at the airport a minimum of 30 minutes (preferably up to 60 minutes) before your flight from Perth to Port Hedland to ensure you have enough time to check in. Carry a driver’s licence or other form of I.D. on you to present if you require it.

To get to the Perth airport, you can take a taxi, hire a chauffeur, buy a ticket on the Perth Airport Shuttle, or hop on one of the bus services operated by Transperth between the city and the airport. You can also choose to drive there and park on site, choosing from a number of different parking options, such as short-term, long-term and fast-track.

Be aware that Qantas flies out of either Terminal 3 or 4 typically, while Virgin Australia flights currently depart from Terminals 2 or 3, but as of late November 2015 will predominantly utilise the new T1 Domestic Pier. Make sure you check your flight ticket to ensure you know which terminal to go to.

While waiting to travel to Port Hedland from Perth, you can buy some food and a drink for the flight at one of the airport’s many restaurants, bars and cafes. If you feel like shopping, you can browse some of the shops in the terminal or make use of the building’s free Wi-Fi.

Port Hedland airport arrivals

When you arrive into Port Hedland International Airport, feel free to make use of the facilities in the terminal. You’ll find the Airport Cafe, selling a range of beverages, hot and cold food, confectionary and other snacks, as well as magazines. In addition, the terminal features an ATM, baggage trolleys, showers, bathrooms and a parents’ room.

To get to Port Hedland from the airport, the distance is around 14km and the driving time around seven minutes. You can rent a car from the airport, or take a taxi.

Other important information to note

When packing for a trip from Perth to Port Hedland, keep in mind that while both Western Australia locations are fairly warm and temperate throughout the year, Port Hedland does tend to be significantly hotter. It has a semi-arid climate with some tropical savannah influences, and even in winter can enjoy temperatures in the mid to high twenties.

Price wise, taxi costs are higher between the airport and city centre in Port Hedland than they are in Perth. Your cost for a trip in Perth is around $40, while in Port Hedland it’s more like $50. As well, while the average price for a meal in Perth at an inexpensive restaurant is $25, this may be slightly higher in Port Hedland due to the region’s remoteness.

The above information is correct as of October 2015. Please check all travel details and costings close to the time of your travel date.

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