Cheap flights to Port Hedland

ICT — PHE
13 Aug — 20 Aug1
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Flights to Port Hedland in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inFebruaryHigh demand for flights, 31% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop
Average price$823Average for return flights in August 2022

What is the cheapest month to fly to Port Hedland?

The cheapest ticket to Port Hedland found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$597

February

$636

March

$658

April

$817

May

$868

June

$597

July

$580

August

$564

September

$567

October

$555

November

$568

December

$521

Currently, December is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Port Hedland. Flying to Port Hedland in May will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Port Hedland?

Average Port Hedland flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

SYD - PHE

Price

$521 - $1,048

PHE

Temperature

19 - 31 °C

PHE

Rainfall

0 - 90 mm

Which day is cheapest to fly to Port Hedland?

The cheapest day to fly to Port Hedland is usually Sunday. At the moment, Tuesday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Port Hedland?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the morning when visiting Port Hedland. Generally the prices will increase for flights at midday as these tend to have higher demand.

When to fly

The best time to visit is June to August when the weather is a little cooler and cheap flights to Port Hedland can be found.  Of course, this time of year in Australia coincide nicely with school holidays when locals and tourists from around the world flock here to enjoy a well-deserved holiday.  There are always plenty of community festivals or events taking place in and around town from outback rodeos to the Lake Argyle Adventure Race. The Lake Argyle Adventure Race takes place over a weekend in September and participants have the choice of competing alone or within a team. Teams or individuals will take on the challenge of swimming, running, mountain biking and paddling down the river. The event has a sense of real community spirit and it extremely exciting to watch.

If you are into racing, why not team your cheap flights to Port Headland in July or August with a trip to the races, as this is the big racing season in Port Headland. The season kicks off with a family day, ladies day and Headland Cup which are all great excuses to get dressed up and enjoy a glass of bubbly trackside.

Why Visit

The best way to learn what the area is all about is to take a guided tour of the town.  Not only will you be able to see the historical buildings which were once used in the region’s iron-ore industry but also the natural harbour that is home to one of the largest ports in Australia. Port Hedland also has wonderful beaches which stretch for 129 km along the West Australian Coast towards Broome. The turquoise azure waters are perfect for swimming, scuba diving and snorkelling.  If you enjoy fishing then Port Hedland is the place for you.  It’s an angler’s paradise with a huge variety of fish such as whiting, skippy, mullet, bream and Kingfish.  How about hiring a fishing boat with crew for the day to experience what fishing in Port Hedland can offer?  Explore the nearby National Parks, such as Karijini, in the Pilbara region.  Have you got what it takes to walk through the rocky tunnels, plunging gorges and steep cliffs?  Spend some time swimming under the fantastic waterfalls and natural pools at Dales Gorge. Port Hedland has a large tidal range especially during the spring months which is a great opportunity to try crab fishing. However do be careful swimming at high tide in the spring. Saltwater crocodiles and sharks have been spotted in the area as well as blue ring octopus and box jellyfish.

Getting around Port Hedland

Use cheap local bus services to take you around town, however the best way to explore the surrounding areas yourself, is by hire car.  Alternatively, there’s nothing stopping you from taking an exciting coach tour for the best travelling experience.  It’s a great way to see the spectacular beaches and unique mangroves that are home to many different varieties of fish and wildlife.

Getting from the Airport to the City

Flights to Port Hedland will arrive at Port Hedland International Airport (PHE), and it’s just over 8 km south west of town.  The majority of hotels provide guests with free airport shuttle bus transfer services which are generally included in the price when making a reservation.  There are also low cost public buses available outside the airport terminal that only takes around 15 minutes to get you into town.  Airport car hire services can also be arranged while reliable taxi companies have vehicles on standby with fixed fees.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Port Hedland?

Most people fly into Port Hedland (PHE) if they book a flight to Port Hedland. Port Hedland is conveniently located just 7.7 km from Port Hedland’s city centre.