Current Students

Airport pick-up

Further information

Perth Airport is a smoke free zone.

  • Public smoking areas are located in specifically designated areas outside the terminal buildings.
  • There are no smoking facilities once you enter the buildings.

Other transport options

A free 24-hour airport pick-up service is available to all new international students.

UWA offers a free airport pick-up service and assistance with temporary accommodation. This service is available only to new students who are studying at UWA for the first time. Please complete the online application for airport pick-up and/or temporary accommodation assistance. Returning students are not eligible to apply for this service.

The service includes being met at Perth International or Domestic Terminal and taken to a residential college or a location near the University.

All international flights arrive at Terminal 1 at Perth Airport. Terminal 1 is located some distance from domestic Terminals 2, 3 and 4, and is approximately 30 minutes by car from Perth city.

On arrival

Please carry a copy of your Airport Pick-up confirmation email with your travel documents. Once you have retrieved your baggage and cleared Customs, please wait for the University driver at the:

  • TravelEx Exchange Kiosk or in peak times at the StudyPerth counter in the International Terminal, or
  • the luggage carousel in the Domestic Terminal.

The driver will be holding a sign stating 'UWA - The University of Western Australia'.

If you are delayed on arrival, please inform an airport official that a driver is waiting for you.
The driver will wait for approximately one-and-a-half hours for students arriving at the International airport, to give you time to proceed through Customs.