Getting to and around

Fremantle Visitor Centre

The Fremantle Visitor Centre in Kings Square is the official visitor information centre for Fremantle and is the true hotspot for visitors to plan their visit. They know the best things to see and offer helpful advice and information including maps, guide books and brochures. They can also book  a range of accommodation and tours to help plan your perfect stay with a no fee booking service. Speak with one of the local experts directly on 08 9431 7878 or email info@visitfremantle.com.au to plan your perfect visit to Fremantle.

Fremantle Ambassadors

Fremantle Ambassadors are volunteers who provide a friendly face and local knowledge to ensure visitors are able to experience the best Fremantle has to offer. While based at the Fremantle Visitors Centre in Kings Square you will also find them roving the streets at key tourism locations. 

Train and bus services

Fremantle Bus and Train Station is at the end of the railway line so no need to worry about getting off at the right station and is right in the heart of the city within easy walking to cafés, restaurants and shops.

The Fremantle train service leaves regularly from platform 7 at Perth Station. The journey takes around 25 minutes and will take you past spectacular views of the Indian Ocean, the iconic Dingo Flour Mill and directly across Fremantle Harbour. Check the Transperth website for the latest information.

Airport shuttle

myAirshuttle offer direct transport from central Fremantle to both the domestic and international Perth Airport terminals. They also offer a service to transport you to and from Fremantle Cruise Passenger Terminal and Rottnest B-Shed. For more information and to book, visit myAirshuttle page on the Fremantle Visitor Centre website.

Perth Airport Connect offer a shuttle bus service from various locations in Perth CBD to and from Perth domestic and international airports. Pre bookings are not essential. For further information on timetables and costs or to make a booking visit the Perth Airport Connect website.

Fremantle free CAT bus circle routes

The two free Central Area Transit buses (CAT) operate in a circle route around the city centre of Fremantle and stops at places of interest including Fremantle Bus and Train Station, Fremantle Arts Centre, Maritime Museum, Fremantle Markets and South Beach. The CAT bus is also accessible with a driver activated entry ramp and low floor.

Parking in Fremantle

Fremantle has around 5,000 off street and on street parking bays and the best way to find a parking spot is using the Fremantle Parking App available for iPhones. The app gives you parking information including best parking spots, hourly rates, opening hours and photos of each car park location so you can find them easily. It also has a parking meter function to remind you when your meter expires so you don't get caught out. To read more about parking in Fremantle go to the City of Fremantle website

Disabled access

City of Fremantle has numerous ACROD bays to allow for easy and convenient access to ACROD permit holders and official disabled parking permits issued worldwide are accepted in Fremantle. For more information and a list of accessible parking in and around Fremantle go to the City of Fremantle website.

Wayfinding signs

When you are exploring Fremantle keep an eye out for the wayfinding signage system. With estimated walking times, precincts, places of interest and key attractions clearly marked it makes it so much easier to find your way around the city.

Cycle Freo

Dedicated bicycle lanes throughout the city and shared cycle paths running north, south and along the Swan River make Fremantle an easy city to explore by bike. Although built on a series of hills, the most interesting parts of the city are easily accessible by bikes including the historic West End precinct, Fishing Boat Harbour, Maritime Museum, Fremantle Prison and Fremantle Market. 

Bike hire

Free-wheeling Fremantle is a free bike hire service suitable for adults and children allowing riders to explore the city at their own leisurely pace. Bike are available from Fremantle Visitor Centre in Kings Square and E Bikes R Us at the E Shed Markets.  

Spinway Bike Hire have automated stations outside the Esplanade Hotel and Sweetlips Fremantle. It's as simple as inserting your card and grabbing a bike and you can return it to the station 24 hours a day.

Urban Steed connects you with two-wheeled adventures through your smart phone. Bike hire is available in various locations around Fremantle.

Port City Cycles has a bike for everyone, road, hybrid, tandem and kids. Hire for an hour, a day or a week.

Explore Fremantle on foot

Choose a self-guided walking tour to explore iconic Fremantle tourist attractions, history, cultural heritage and the arts. Explore Fremantle works on iPhone and Android devices and you can connect to FREBytes free wifi in the CBD.

Share your photos on social media along the way #exploreFremantle.