Transportation

Find out how to get to the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder by plane or train, and how to get around the City by taxi or bus.

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Transportation to Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Ever since gold was discovered in the 1880s, transport has played a huge role in the development of the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.

Air transport

Kalgoorlie is just a 1-hour flight from Perth, making air travel the most convenient way to get here.

The Kalgoorlie-Boulder Airport is the busiest regional airport in the state, and offers first class facilities for passengers on major airlines and charter flights.

For more information on flights between Kalgoorlie and other airports, please visit the  Air services page.

Rail transport

The high-speed Prospector service, operated by TransWA, runs daily between Kalgoorlie and Perth. This state-of-the-art train makes the journey in less than 6 hours.

The Indian Pacific, operated by Great Southern Rail, travels from Kalgoorlie to Perth and back every 2 weeks. This transcontinental service also crosses the Nullabor and provides a rail link to the Eastern states.
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Public transport

There are 2 modes of public transport in the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder:

  •  Taxis
  •  Buses

Twin City Cabs is our local taxi network. It operates 24 hours a day.

For enquiries, or to book a taxi, please call +61 8 9021 2177.

A regular bus service is operated by TransGoldfields, and services all areas of the City.

TransGoldfields also runs the City's school buses.

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