Travel & transport within Swan
Midland can be accessed by bus and train services which are run under direction or approval of the State's Public Transport Authority.
With car ownership increasing rapidly, our local roads and car parks are being tested as are those all over Perth. In many instances, it would be quicker to walk, or to park and walk rather than search for a close parking space. The extra walk will often save time and reduce road congestion.
Our Midland parking map(PDF, 284KB) will assist you to choose where to park and how to get from your car park to your destination. For your convenience, it also shows the two new modern public conveniences which are fully accessible for people with disabilities.
For those who arrive in Midland by public transport, there is a free public bus service from the bus interchange as detailed below.
Riding the train or bus instead of driving your car can be more relaxing, quicker from centre to centre and very reasonably priced. You might also get some time to read the paper or a book, or just take in the different view. Try it and you will be surprised. It is our continuing desire that public transport will continue to improve in the areas of coverage and number of services. Everyone has a part to play in this and we encourage you to contact your State politician if you have a public transport need that is not currently being met.
Within the City of Swan, Midland Station is the final stop (terminus) for the Midland train line from Perth. For information on timetables, maps and fares, visit www.transperth.wa.gov.au
There are numerous bus routes within the City of Swan, with connections from the Midland interchange to Bassendean and Morley Bus Stations as well as Perth. For more information about bus services within the City, including timetables, school bus routes, maps and fares, go to www.transperth.wa.gov.au.
Free public bus service
The Midland Gate Shuttle is a circular bus service which travels from Midland Station to the Midland Gate Shopping Centre, CentreLink and the western portion of the City before returning to the interchange at Midland Station. The free Midland Gate Shuttle is designated Route 300 and operates every 20 minutes, seven days a week during the Centre’s trading hours.
Find out more about parking in the City of Swan with information including maps, parking stations, infringements, restrictions, parking on private property or around schools, as well as off-road vehicles and abandonment of vehicles.
Cycling is a means of transport for many people. The City's CycleConnect Strategy(PDF, 8MB), adopted by Council in November 2012, supports this low impact form of transport. The strategy guides the development of safe cycle lanes and better connections to and within Midland as well as other parts of the City.
For recreational cyclists, the City of Swan has many cycle routes(PDF, 970KB) within its boundaries, including the beautiful Swan Valley Heritage Cycle Trail. This 12km off-road cycle path takes you along West Swan Road between Swan Street, Guildford and Henley Street, Henley Brook.
In central Midland, new signage with maps and other information have been installed to assist people to navigate their way about. Walking is an easy and cheap form of travel and it's also good for overall mental and physical wellbeing.
For those interested, you will find Walk WA: A Walking Strategy for Western Australia (2007 – 2020) very helpful. You’ll find plenty of walking routes(PDF, 970KB) in the City of Swan to help you easily incorporate physical activity into your daily life. And, for a list of walking routes and trails throughout Perth, visit www.transport.wa.gov.au/walking
Local TravelSmart map
If you’re after a quick snapshot of public transport services, walking and cycling information, check out our Local TravelSmart Map. This map includes information on bus and train routes, cycle routes and shared pathways for the southern area of the City, including Guildford, Midland, Koongamia, Swan View, Stratton, Midvale and Viveash. Happy travelling!