Walpole is located 414km south-south-east of Perth. The most direct route to the town from Perth is on State Route 2, on the Bunbury by-pass and via Manjimup, a drive of around five hours.
By coach and train
The Western Australian government transport authority, Transwa, provides a coach and train service to Walpole and regional centres throughout the State. Concessionary discounts of up to 50 per cent are available for holders of VIP Backpacker or YHA Australia Discount Cards. Bookings can be made at www.transwa.wa.gov.au.
Virgin Australia operates a daily flight between Perth and Albany (116km East of Walpole). Flying time is one hour and ten minutes. An air strip at Denmark (46km East of Walpole), can accommodate charter flights.