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Perth CAT bus service

When getting around Perth use the PerthgCAT, or Central Area Transit Buses. It is a free bus... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Dooonr
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Sydney, Australia
Excellent buses, free around the CBD.

Try the various free CAT sightseeing buses, and all Zone 1 is free. Perth is an easy city to get... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
GregorR172
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Overpriced ticket fares/Lack of buses on weekends, Trains every 30mins after 7, Un-Friendly guards/Dangerous on midland/joondalup and armadale lines after 7pm/lack of connecting services

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rocka M
Reviewed 5 days ago

When getting around Perth use the PerthgCAT, or Central Area Transit Buses. It is a free bus service that you can hop on and off as many times as you want without paying any fares. There are 4 different routes that are colour coded Red,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dooonr
Reviewed 5 days ago

Try the various free CAT sightseeing buses, and all Zone 1 is free. Perth is an easy city to get around.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GregorR172
Reviewed 1 week ago

The train service is well signed, prompt, clean and efficient. We did require some assistance with the ticket machine on one occasion, but otherwise a very good service, with routes clearly displayed inside the trains. The digital signs in the station clearly directed you to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Helen J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not expect too much from Perth's public transport in terms of do not compare it to London's underground. Perth is basically a city than runs along the beach with some inland hills. Therefore, the train system runs north/south mainly with not too many diversions....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ngately2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Getting a family rider ticket permits 2 adults and upto 5 children to go on buses, trains and ferries within the Perth district for AUD12.50 per day. We travelled from north of Perth to Freemantle. The trains are frequent, airconditioned and clean. Thoroughly pleasant way...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Monica H
Reviewed 1 week ago

While on holiday we have used the buses, trains and the ferry across the Swan river and we have found the systems to be very reliable, good value for money and with a frequent and comprehensive timetable. We purchased Smart rider cards which means you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Granny192014
Reviewed 1 week ago

The train from Freemantle was frequent, clean, not too expensive, and comfortable. It looks like as Perth extends to new neighbourhoods, the train is built first, so Perth has a very extensive train system for a large spread out city. I suspect you could do...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank suec89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without doubt the Best and Safest Public Transport system in Australia congratulations to all involved Queensland Rail could learn from your example clean , reliable and friendly staff and security. the $12.50 family pass we used each day help make this trip a very enjoyable...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DAVID C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Transperth is quick, clean, frequent and excellent value for its money, a public transportation service as its meant to be and often isn't.

Date of experience: December 2018
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ajw49
9 January 2019|
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Response from johnsJ8631AH | Reviewed this property |
I think you only need 2 adult tickets, but for more accurate information and help, find one of the Station Assistants (who are usually near the ticket office or ticket machines) and they will be able to help you.
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Maree461
24 November 2018|
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Response from wlkbt_trvlr | Reviewed this property |
Blue CAT runs until midnight on Friday and Saturday nights. Red and Yellow CATs run until 8pm on Friday nights.
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Tony K
19 November 2018|
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Response from IanMichelle2013 | Reviewed this property |
You can get a ticket with trans Perth for all day on buses and trains for around $12 australian
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