Accessing Geraldton and beyond

Published on Friday, 8 September 2023 at 2:23:34 PM

Geraldton has long been considered the gateway to the Northwest and there are more travel options than ever for visitors who wish experience the wonders of the Midwest, Pilbara and Kimberly.

From multiple airline options to self-drive, charter flights or the good ol’ bus there are no excuses for not being able to experience the wonders above the 26th parallel.  

Nexus Airlines

Australia’s newest carrier, Nexus Airlines offers access across much of Western Australia and beyond connecting business travellers, holiday makers, FIFO commuters, family and friends with their regional destinations through a reliable and seamless service.

From the end of September 2023 travellers can also enjoy twice daily services between Geraldton and Perth.  

Regional residents may also be eligible to access the Regional Airfare Zone Cap fares to help make their travels more affordable.

Nexus Airlines destinations

Nexus Airlines destinations 


Charter flights

If you are short on time and punctuality is your priority, then you can’t beat accessing a private charter flight from either Fly Gero or Shine Aviation. Both locally based charter services connect their passengers with Perth and destinations throughout the Northwest as well as offering scenic flights to the Houtman Abrolhos Islands and other must see locations.

Charter plans

Photo via: Shine Aviation 



For those who prefer to keep their travels at ground level Transwa offers multiple daily coach services between Perth, Geraldton and beyond. Travelling by coach is not only comfortable and cost effective it also offers passengers the opportunity to stop off and explore multiple destinations up and down Australia’s Coral Coast without the need to hire a vehicle. 



If you love the feel of the open road then Geraldton has plenty of self-drive options. For travellers looking to rent a vehicle check out Hertz, Europcar and Thrifty.

WA is a paradise for those who enjoy caravanning and there are multiple providers for anyone looking to hire a caravan and make use of the fantastic camping options available throughout the state. Start your adventure in Geraldton by hiring a caravan from one of these fantastic local suppliers Bantam Caravan Hire, Get Hitched Caravan Hire or West Coast Caravan.  

Be sure to check in with Emergency WA for the latest travel conditions especially when venturing north during the wet season. 

Self drive

 Photo via: Get Hitched Caravan Hire



Qantas Airlines is the flag carrier of Australia and offers daily flights between Geraldton and Perth.

Regional Airfare Zone Cap fares are available for regional residents who are also Qantas Frequent Flyer program members.

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