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From: £34.00

Destination(s) 🇦🇺 Australia
Sailings Up to 6 times per day
Duration 36 minutes
Operated by SeaLink AUS
Distance 12 miles, 20 km
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The Fremantle – Rottnest ferry (and vice versa) is one of the most popular Rottnest ferries in terms of passenger interest. The crossing takes about 36 minutes. It sails about six times a day.

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Fremantle harbour

Ferry to Rottnest and Fremantle

The ferry to Rottnest from Sealink departs from the populated area of ​​Fremantle, near the WA Maritime Museum. You can be in Rottnest from the departure port in half an hour. The Fremantle-Rottnest connection sails up to 6 times per day.

  • Departure is from Rottnest Express B Shed Terminal, Victoria Quay, B Shed, Fremantle WA 6160, Australia.
  • Sealink wants you to be present 30 minutes before arrival.

The minimal fare for an adult is AUD $59 but you also have to pay for an island admission fee which is an extra AUD $20. Children cost less.

You can book directly with the ferry operator or fill in the fields below to compare prices with other ferry companies.

Route Map

The map shows the route of the Fremantle-Rottnest ferry.

Alternative crossings

There are more crossings possible to get to Rottnest. Perhaps one of these ferry routes is also a good choice:

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Duration 30 minutes
Sailings Up to 2 times per day
Distance 12 miles, 19 km
Operated by Rottnest Express
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Duration 45 minutes
Distance 17 Miles, 27 km
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Duration 1h 30 mins.
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Which ferry companies sail on this crossing?

The ferry between Fremantle and Rottnest is currently operated by: SeaLink AUS.

How long does the Fremantle-Rottnest crossing take?

The travel time of the Fremantle-Rottnest ferry is around: 36 minutes. Please arrive early at the harbour and calculate extra time for check-in and boarding if necessary. How long in advance you need to be present is usually communicated on your ticket or on the website of the ferry operator you sail with.

How often does the Fremantle-Rottnest ferry sail?

You can usually take the ferry from Fremantle to Rottnest (or the ferry from Rottnest to Fremantle) Up to 6 times a day. Depending on the season, the number of people on the ferry and the weather forecast, the ferry company can deviate from the timetable/ferry schedule.

What is the distance between Fremantle and Rottnest?

The distance between Fremantle and Rottnest is approximately 12 miles or 20 km.