Fremantle is a compact city, which makes it easy to explore, however you like to get around!
ARRIVING BY AIR
All international and domestic flights arrive at one of four terminals at Perth Airport. Find details of public transport, car hire and taxis.
AIRPORT TRANSFERS: A new Airport Line provides a fast connection to and from Perth Airport. Check Transperth website details and timetables.
ARRIVING BY CRUISE SHIP
All cruise ship passengers arrive at the Fremantle Passenger Terminal on Victoria Quay which is a short walk from Fremantle Bus & Train Station.
ARRIVING BY TRAIN
With the recent opening of the Airport Line, getting to Fremantle has never been easier! Simply switch trains at Claremont Station and you'll be on your way to our port city.
Find practical information for visitors to Fremantle, including details about emergency numbers, internet and WIFI, luggage storage, medical and health, and the Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS).
Fremantle has comprehensive wayfinding signage to help you find your way around the city. Download this Fremantle map to find transport, parking options, services and practical information.
Fremantle has around 4,000 off street and on street parking bays in the Downtown area. Hourly rates apply in most car parks and time limits vary from half an hour to all day parking. Check parking signs for charges and time limits. You will find multistory carparks on Henderson Street and Collie Street. All day parking is available at carparks on Ellen Street, Point Street, Marine Terrace, Beach Street and South Terrace. Find out more about parking in Fremantle.
ACCESS FOR PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY
Displaying current ACROD parking permits in a vehicle allows free parking in all City of Fremantle car parks including on street bays for twice the signposted limit (except time limits shown on dedicated accessible bays).
You will find the main taxi rank locations at:
- Adelaide Street (adjacent to Fremantle Town Hall)
- Collie Street (next to Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges)
- Fremantle Railway Station
Perth’s public transport system brings places of interest within easy reach and you can make good use of buses, trains and ferries at low cost. You can purchase tickets from ticket machines at the station via cash or card. If you're planning to be in Fremantle for a longer period, a smartrider may be a more convenient choice.
BUS & TRAIN
Fremantle Bus & Train Station is in the centre of Fremantle. It is the main transport hub for the region. Trains and buses connect to Perth CBD, Perth Airport, Rockingham and Mandurah. Plan your journey via the Transperth website.
- North to Perth CBD (every 15 minutes on weekdays, every 30 minutes on weekends), with connections to other towns and the Perth Airport.
- South to Rockingham and Mandurah.
You can moor small craft at East Street Jetty and Fishing Boat Harbour for short periods. Longer term mooring is available at Fishing Boat Harbour and Challenger Harbour through the Department of Transport. Long term mooring may also be available through membership with one of the local boating or sailing clubs.
Scenic river tours along the Swan River, between Fremantle and Perth, are also available with Captain Cook Cruises.
Fremantle is a cycle friendly city! All major attractions and precincts are easily accessible by bicycle and there are dedicated bicycle lanes throughout the city, plus shared cycle paths running north, south and along the Swan River to Perth. Find more information on cycling rules and safety.
- Fremantle Visit Centre | Free bike hire ($50 deposit and ID required).
- Spinway Bike Hire | Hire bikes from automated stations outside the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle by Rydges and Twin Fin. Simply insert your card, grab a bike and go. Return your bicycle to the station, 24 hours a day.
- Ocean Cycles | Electric bike hire.
- Port City Cycles | Bike and electric bike hire.
- Mercer Cycles | Bike and electric bike hire.
- Solarbike | Electric bike hire.