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Start Your Journey With a Reliable Car Hire at Perth Airport

Perth airport, Australia

VroomVroomVroom can help you find the best car hire in Perth Airport. We compare rental cars from major brands including Avis, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty, Enterprise and Europcar so you are assured of driving a high-quality car. Enjoy the convenience of picking up your car at the airport.

Perth Airport is one of the largest and busiest airports in Australia in terms of passenger traffic, serving more than 14 million passengers every year in Perth. The city serves as a gateway to Western Australia's beautiful beaches, tranquil lakes, spectacular landscape, wildflowers, and wineries.

Quick Facts on Hiring a Car in Perth Airport (PER)

Available car types​Economy, Compact, Intermediate, Standard, Fullsize, Premium, Luxury, Wagon/Estate, Van, SUV, Sport​​
Airport depots​​14
​Car rental suppliers​Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty​

Location Overview

Perth Airport is 10 km east of the Perth Central Business District and only a 16-minute drive from the airport if you take the National Highway 94 and Graham Farmer Freeway route. You can also take State Route 8 to get to the city centre.

There are plenty of enjoyable sightseeing attractions in and around the city that are hard to miss. Just a short 30-minute drive from Perth is the lively port city of Fremantle. If you have a few days to spare, you can follow our 8-Day Road trip from Perth to Esperance​ itinerary and explore the Margaret River region, Denmark and Stirling Range National Park.

Perth Airport which serves as the gateway to Western Australia operates 24 hours a day. There are four terminals at Perth Airport, divided into two separate precincts. There is also a free terminal transfer bus which operates 24/7 between the two precincts.

There are six car hire counters at Perth Airport: Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty. The rental counters are conveniently located at the public arrivals hall of T1 International, within the Baggage Reclaim area of T2 Domestic, opposite the Baggage Reclaim area of T2, and within the Baggage Reclaim area of T3 & T4. There are several parking lots available at Perth Airport, including the Horrie Miller Drive for those going to T1 or T2 and the other on Dunreath Drive.

Car Rental Overview

Perth Airport address: Horrie Miller Dr, Perth Airport WA 6105, Australia

Number of on-site suppliers: 6. Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, Hertz and Thrifty.

Car rental opening hours: Car rental is available from 5 am until 2:30 am at Perth Airport, 7 days per week.

Which Car Hire Locations are Open Early Or Late in Perth Airport?

Need to pick up/drop off a hire car early morning or late evening? These depots have extended hours.

Avis logo​Avis Perth Airport
Monday to Sunday from 5 am to 2 am.
Budget logoBudget Perth​ Airport
Monday to Sunday from 5 am to 2 am.
Hertz logoHertz Perth​ Airport
Monday to Friday from 6:30 am to 2:30 am​.
Saturday and Sunday from 7 am to 2:30 am.
Thrifty logoThrifty Perth​ Airport
Monday to Sunday from 6 am to 1 am​.

Customer Reviews & Feedback for Renting at Perth Airport

The best way to get an idea of renting a car is to read about fellow traveller’s real recent experiences. Our team have reached out to some of our customers who recently rented from Perth Airport and their experiences are shared below.

Carolyn (August 2019): Carolyn picked up her rental car from Thrifty where she had a fine experience collecting and returning the vehicle at Perth Airport. She booked an intermediate car for two days and rated the condition of the car a 10/10.

Reasons Why You Should Book a Car Rental with Us

  • Have a hassle-free booking experience: Our booking system is easy to use and even newbies won't have any problems maneuvering on our website. You may even be surprised that you've booked a car in less than two minutes.
  • Enjoy great rates: We have negotiated with our car hire partners so we can provide the best prices. Also, make sure to book ahead of time since the car hire industry works on supply and demand.
  • Wide selection of vehicles: Aside from rental cars, you can also compare campervan rentals in Perth.
  • Excellent customer assistance: Don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions or need help in booking a car hire. Our customer care experts will be delighted to assist you.

Driving Tips in Perth Airport

The airport is approximately 19 minutes away from the heart of Western Australia's capital city via National Highway 94. You can also take State Route 51 to get to the city. Before you start exploring Perth in a cheap rental car, it is best to check the road situation and see the best way to your destination. For live traffic updates in Perth, click here.

Parking at Perth Airport

VroomVroomVroom can help you find the best car parking space and rate so you can park and fly from PER. Book now and relax knowing that all of your pre-travel plans are sorted. For a list of parking suppliers at Perth Airport, click here.

FAQs About Hiring a Car From Perth Airport

Where do I collect my rental car at Perth Airport?

For international customers, car rental counters are located in the Arrivals Hall in Terminal 1, while for domestic, they are located within the Baggage Reclaim on the main floor. Car rental counters are located near the opposite side of the Baggage Reclaim in Terminal 2. Rental desks in Terminals 3 and 4 are located within the Baggage Reclaim.

Where do I return my rental car at Perth Airport?

Simply follow the airport signs for Car Rental Return. Make sure to park according to the rental company's allocated bays which are signposted.

Do I have to wash the car before I return?

You are not required to wash your rental car before you return it, however, if it’s excessively dirty, be sure to clean it to avoid paying a cleaning fee.

Where is the nearest petrol station to refuel the car at Perth Airport?

The BP station located on Horrie Miller Drive is the closest petrol station to Perth Airport. This petrol station is open 24 hours. Alternatively, you can find the best fuel prices using the Vroom Fuel Price Compare App​.

Are there tolls when hiring a car from Perth Airport?

There are no toll roads in Western Australia or in the vicinity of Perth Airport.

Fun Things to Do From Perth Airport

Upon arrival at the Perth Airport, a car hire can come in handy when exploring the attractions in the area. VroomVroomVroom has come up with a list of places you can check out once you land in Perth.

Xscape at the City

Address: Victoria Park Drive, Burswood WA 6100

Xscape at the City

The fun park is only 10 minutes away from Perth CBD via Graham Farmer Freeway and approximately 12 minutes away from the Perth Airport via National Highway 94. Xscape at the City is the perfect place for the whole family because of its fun attractions including The Nova Drop which is the largest inflatable waterslide in the world. The 23-metre slide isn't for the faint of heart so make sure you are fit to try this attraction. Kids will surely have a blast at the Dinosaur Water Park and Jump'n Tramps. The park is open on Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 10am to 3:30pm, and Saturday and Sunday at 10am to 5pm.

Burswood Outdoor Community Cinema

Address: Resort Drive, Burswood Park, Perth WA 6000

McDonald's Community Cinemas

Are you ready for a unique outdoor cinema experience in Perth? Instead of watching your favourite films in cinemas, why not under the stars and enjoy a picnic while viewing the latest movies at McDonald's Community Cinemas. The multiple outdoor cinema venues across Perth screen different films each night so make sure to check their website for a list of upcoming films and locations. Apart from enjoying the latest movies on the big screen and food and beverages onsite, you are also helping children in need since all of the profits are donated to charities that support children in a health or physical ability crisis.

Kart World

Address: 8 Cowcher Place, Belmont, WA 6104

Kart World Belmont

For speed freaks and racecar enthusiasts, make sure to drop by Kart World and burn some rubbers. The indoor racing track is open all year round (except Christmas Day) from 10 am until 10 pm. This place isn't only for professional drivers because they offer go kart services for every skill level. You can even bring your kids along because they have dual seats with two steering wheels so they can experience racing safely. If you want to go on full throttle, then hop in their brock kart which is the fastest rental kart in Australia.

Perth Concert Hall

Address: 5 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA 6000

If you want to watch world-class performances, then make sure to visit Perth Concert Hall which is known for having the best acoustics in the southern hemisphere. The venue is home to the West Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO) and hosts performances from some of the world's top acts including the London Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra. Perth Concert Hall isn't only limited to orchestras as it featured performances from well-known musicians such as Sting, Ray Charles, and KD Lang.

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