Albany is 400km south of Perth, which is about five hours by car. Travellers from Perth enter the Great Southern just over halfway into the journey. Kojonup is 260km south of Perth, or about three hours by car, and Katanning is 280km.

Air Services

Regular air services connect Perth Airport and Albany Airport, with up to four return flights a day. The flight time is just over an hour. Perth Airport is a 30-minute drive from the centre of Perth. Albany Airport is 15 minutes from the centre of town. Taxis and hire car services are available.


In Australia, vehicles are right-hand drive and travel on the left-hand side of the road.

Sealed roads connect all significant population centres in the Great Southern and many of the most desirable locations and natural attractions. Some special locations are necessarily off the sealed road network.

ScreenWest has information on traffic and other filming rules and regulations relevant to film productions.

Transport Services

A full range of transport services including car, bus and truck hire are available in Albany and in larger regional towns. Cranes, elevated work platforms and other lifting equipment are also available.


There are no passenger train services available between Perth and Albany. However, an extensive rail freight network still operates and may provide suitable locations for producers. Albany and many regional towns have station buildings next to the railway lines, dating back as far as the 1880s and 1890s.

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