Byford is a suburb on the southeastern edge of Perth, located about 35 kilometres from Perth Airport. To drive from Byford to Perth Airport takes about 35 minutes during off-peak hours, and 45 minutes in rush hour.

It’s a fairly easy route, but if you’d prefer to have your transport taken care of, Car Australia can provide with you a quality chauffeur-driven vehicle that can take the hassle out of the trip. We have a variety of modern, environmentally-friendly vehicles of various sizes, suitable for single travellers, or groups of up to 20 in our minibus. Our chauffeurs are highly experienced locals who know the quickest rush-hour routes and can pick you up from anywhere in Byford, and at any time that suits you (day or night).

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The journey from Byford to Perth Airport

To help you plan your journey, Car Australia gave put together some useful information including travel times and a guide to Perth Airport.

Pick Up and Other Information

Getting from Byford to Perth Airport

Travelling from Byford to Perth Airport takes about 35 minutes. You’ll take three highways north—the South Western Highway, Albany Highway, and Tonkin Highway, before reaching the airport to the city’s east. This trip takes about 45 minutes in rush hour.

If you want to catch public transport, you’ll need to get a combination of trains and buses, with the journey taking about two hours to complete.

Perth Airport terminals

Perth Airport is an enormous international airport, and Australia’s sixth busiest. It has four terminals in total, with Terminal 1 being it’s main facility. You can catch both domestic and international flights from this terminal, for Qantas, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Australia, and Malaysia Airlines.

Terminal 1 has four levels:

  • The ground floor, where you can find arrivals and departures
  • Level 1, which has an information counter and the immigration desk
  • Level 2, where you’ll find the airport’s airline lounges, including Qantas, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines and Emirates
  • Level 3, where you’ll find the bathrooms.

Terminal 2 offers domestic flights only, with airlines Virgin, Alliance, and REX. Terminals 3 and 4 offer flights from Qantas and Jetstar, which fly to both international and domestic regions.

Perth Airport parking and pick-up

There’s plenty of parking options at Perth Airport, including:

  • Long Term Parking
  • Outdoor Long Term Car Park
  • Short Term Parking
  • Fast Track Business Parking
  • Regional Terminal Parking (for Cobham, Maroomba, and Skippers & Networks airlines)

There’s also lots of choices for quickly picking up or dropping people off, including:

  • Pick-up and drop-off bays
  • Park and wait (free parking up to an hour)
  • Express pick-up and drop-off (a short waiting bay in T2 only)

Perth Airport facilities

As a large international airport, Perth Airport has all of the facilities you might expect—lots of bars, cafes, and restaurants, baggage storage, public viewing areas, and even a quiet room for relaxing. There are also sleeping pods so you can get some rest before your flight.


Byford is a residential suburb located about 45 kilometres southeast of Perth’s CBD. It’s home to the Cohunu Koala Park, a 14-hectare park of natural Australian Bushland with over 30 talking parrots, kangaroos, emus, deer, and of course, koalas. You can hand feed lots of these animals, or be a true tourist and cuddle an adorable koala.

If the wildlife park doesn’t take your fancy, you can check out The Glades Markets—local flea markets with over 80 stalls, offering fresh fruit and veg, james, cakes, books, artwork, and a whole lot more.