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Some of the best public transport in Australia

Australia isn't exactly world renown when it comes to public transport... or traffic management in... read more

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gracer497
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Canberra, Australia
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We were blown away by the quality and standard of the bus services, you even have FREE CAT buses in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
janra14
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Wellington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

Australia isn't exactly world renown when it comes to public transport... or traffic management in general. While Transperth doesn't beat Singapore's MRT or Japan's super fast trains, it's significantly better than the rest of the country. Any visitors to Perth should definitely get a SmartRyder...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were blown away by the quality and standard of the bus services, you even have FREE CAT buses in and around the city. Staff are so helpful and friendly both on the buses and at Elizabeth Quay’s new station. No comparison whatsoever with what...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank janra14
Reviewed 3 days ago

The renovated Transperth is a modern and efficient transportation system in Perth. I like the CAT bus very much as it is free and can can go most of the tourist places in WA

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Traveller57Melbourne
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful experience not to worry about driving or parking, busses, trains and ferry. On time most of the time!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank callaghanpey
Reviewed 1 week ago

@ express bus services offered from the Elizabeth Bus port to the Perth Airports. Both bus bays next to one another and offer regular 30 min services. Buses clean and reliable.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank allanriley9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying on Kings Park Rd & found it ridiculously easy to get around using public transport, admittedly all our travel was to tourist destinations. We were in the free zone and within an easy walk of two of the free CAT services. We...More

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Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AFinalEko
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very poor customer service. Trans guards are not friendly, no sense of empathy or attempts to make their passengers feel remotely safe. When seeking information Trans guards are ambiguous (evidently the lack of training is apparent). Trains aren't punctual in the best of times without...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Benjamin L
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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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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