BAYSWATER WA 6053 Suburb

Why it’s good to live in Bayswater

With a location just 6km from the CBD and nestled on the banks of the Swan River, Bayswater has the best of both worlds when it comes to location.  Residents can catch the train on the Midland line to the city in a few short minutes. Spending weekends enjoying the vast riverside parklands that the suburb has to offer. 

Bayswater has been going through somewhat of a gentrification over the last number of years. Young families and professionals moving into the area, building or restoring homes. The town center has a number of cafés and a recently opened small bar.  Its local sports clubs are very active. Offering entertainment and meals to local residents several nights a week.  

From September 2019, the town center will also host a weekly growers market every Saturday morning.


Bayswater residents can walk to local cafes and small bars located in the town centre. Bayswater is also part of an extensive bike path network.  Cyclists can travel as far as Ellenbrook or Fremantle. All on the bike path network.  The suburb is home to Riverside Gardens. One of Perth’s most  popular off-lead dog parks. 

Bayswater is home to a number of community groups. Which run fun events year round in Bayswater WA.

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Bayswater currently has two train stations on the Midland line. (Bayswater and Meltham). The stations link up to the Transperth rail network.  Commencing in 2020, Bayswater Station is set to have a brand new train station. Costing in excess of $150 million.  Upon completion, the station will service the Midland line and Forrestfield Airport Link.  Along with the new Ellenbrook/Morley line.   This will make the Bayswater train station one of the most important transport hubs in Perth.   Click here for Metronet / Bayswater WA 6053 train station updates.

Questions about BaySWATER WA 6053

Bayswater City Council

A good place to start with when looking for information on Bayswater is the local Bayswater City Council: click here for the Bayswater City Council web site.

Questions people ask about Bayswater WA 6053.

Is Bayswater WA a Suburb or City?

Bayswater is both.  Bayswater City has serveral suburbs within it and Bayswater is one of those.  The suburbs within Bayswater are; Noranda, Morley, Embleton, Bedford, BayswaterMaylands, and parts of Mount Lawley and Dianella.

Bayswater City Council Western Australia Council – Area Map 2019

Map image of the suburbs located in the city of  Bayswater, Perth, Western Australia.
Bayswater City Council 2019 map of suburbs in Bayswater City Council, Perth, Western Australia.

Describe the internet quality in Bayswater WA.

In general the internet works well in Bayswater.  During the major works at the Bayswater train station there may have been some disruptions?  Whether any disruption was due to the construction or not is not clear.  Peak time – slow down in the internet at peak times maybe experienced.

Is there NBN access in Bayswater WA?

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What is Guildford Road Bayswater WA traffic like?

Guildford Road is a major arterial road running through the suburbs of Bayswater, Maylands, Mount Lawley, Bassendean etc.   The area of Bayswater south of Guildford Road is considered the “River Precinct” of Bayswater.  Guildford road is a busy road and at peak hour times you can see traffic build up between the intersections of Garratt Road and King William Street.  The traffic flow at these peak times still flows allowing traffic build up at the traffic lights of these intersections traffic lights to flow well.

How far is Bayswater WA from Perth Airport?

Perth domestic and internation airport terminals is about four to five km’s depending from where you are located in Bayswater.  

How to get to Perth Airport from Bayswater WA?


Catch an Uber for a cost under $20 (as of March 2024 from Bayswater Village centre on King William Street to Perth Airport). 


Catch a train – see the Airport Line informationclick here.  Drive your own car to Perth Airport and utilise the airport parking – click here for Perth Airport parking details.

What Busses service Bayswater WA 6053? 
“Bus Timetables” – click on the bus routes below.

Bayswater is well served by Transperth’s bus service. Main bus routes travelling to Bayswater are Bus 48 from Perth City, Bus 998 from Murdoch Station and Bus 999 from Shenton Park Station.  Also Bus 55 running from Bassendean to Elizabeth Quay.

Sports and recreation

Bayswater WA has a very active sporting community with a large number of clubs located within the suburb:

Schools in Bayswater WA 6053

Primary Schools
  1. Bayswater Primary School (K-6) – Murray Street Bayswater
  2. Hillcrest Primary (K-6) – Bayview Street Bayswater
  3. St Columba’s Primary School (K-6)  – 32 Roberts Street Bayswater
Secondary Schools (located nearby)
  1. John Forrest Senior High School – Drake Street Morley
  2. Chisolm College – Beaufort Street Bedford

Who lives in Bayswater (2016 and 2021 CENSUS SUMMARY)

                                                      Census Year  2016        *2021

  1. Population                                                   14,432       15,288
  2. Median age of residents (years)                       38              39         
  3. Average household size (persons)                     2             2.4
  4. Number of occupied dwellings                     5,612         6,111
  5. Number of unoccupied dwellings                   659            637
  6. Median weekly household income             $1,705       $2,037
  7. Median monthly mortgage repayment       $2,100       $2,000
  8. Total private dwellings                                   6,264         6,937

*2021 Census Stats Information Web Link – click here.

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