Arriving in a new city can be incredibly daunting, even more so in a foreign language!
In this blog post, we cover what you can expect to find when arriving at Terminal 1 (International Arrivals) at Perth Airport as well as how to get to your hotel or accommodation. Most international airlines, other than Qantas all arrive at Terminal 1.
What to Expect at Perth Airport Terminal 1 – Arrivals:
Exchanging foreign currency is easy with a branch of Currency Exchange right in the arrivals hall at Perth airport. It is open 24/7 for your convenience. Here, you can pick up any currency that was ordered online or simply make your purchase in-store.
Currency Exchange offers over 60 currencies to purchase or exchange. Ordering in advance online can save you stress and hassle as well as special offers online could save you on commission payments. Find out more here
Getting Connected – Phones and Sim Cards
The larger mobile networks have stores in the arrivals halls at the airports. At Perth International Airport, you will find branches of Optus and Vodafone where you can pick up an Australian sim card and/or a phone and calling credit (or top up).
Find out more about mobile phones and sim cards in Australia here
Fast, free WiFi is provided in terminal 1 for your convenience. Whether you need to look up details, communicate with loved ones or do some research, you can stay connected.
To connect to the Airport WiFi, simply:
- Ensure WiFi connectivity is enabled on your device;
- Choose Perth Airport Free WiFi from the available networks;
- Open your internet browser;
- Register to gain access and there you go.
Eating & Drinking at The Airport
The Crafty Swan Kitchen & Bar:
The Craft Swan Kitchen & Bar showcases Western Australian produce and offers high quality meals from breakfast to dinner. Local craft beers and wine are also on offer. A full kids menu means travelling with kids is easy too.
Stop at 6000 Acres for your coffee and snacks.
Guzman y Gomez:
Guzman y Gomez offers the food, the music, and the vibrancy of Mexico.
Harvest Food Store
Harvest Food Store offer fresh and flavoursome food available all day.
Hungry Jacks, Juice & Bean Co, Long Neck Public House & Macchinetta also offer great food and drink options in Terminal 1.
How to Get to Your Next Destination:
You may need to change terminals to take a domestic flight, rent a car, take a taxi, airport transfer, Uber or take public transport to your next destination. For a map on where these options are located in the airport, please click here.
A free transfer bus operates 24/7 between the terminals at the airport. Please allow plenty of time to transfer between terminals.
Car Rental/ Hire
There are a few companies which offer car rental from Terminal One at Perth Airport, including Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Redspot and Thrifty.
Inside Terminal 1, you will see counters for Avis and Budget and you will need to follow the signs for the other car rental companies.
Bus Route 380 has runs each day between Airport Terminal 1 and Perth City Centre. It has luggage racks and also has limited stops at these destinations:
- Elizabeth Quay Bus Station
- Victoria Park Transfer Station
- Burswood Train Station
- Belmont Forum Shopping Centre
Perth Airport now has a dedicated rideshare/ Uber pickup point just outside the Terminal 1 exits. Please view the airport map here.
Whether you are travelling on your own or part of a group, Explore Tours Perth offer affordable private airport transfers to your hotel or accommodation. Please contact us for more information.