There are 4 ways to get from Adelaide to Blue Mountains by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Sydney (SYD) ADL - SYD
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station

$173 - $448

3 alternative options

Bus  •  23 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Broken Hill
  2. Take the bus from Broken Hill Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 590
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde 570 / ...

$237 - $290

Train  •  30 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney Indian Pacific
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station Blue Mountains Line

$400 - $812

Drive  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Blue Mountains 798.7 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 14 h 26 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Blue Mountains is to fly and train which costs $230 - $650 and takes 6 h 31 min.

More details

The distance between Adelaide and Blue Mountains is 1091 km. The road distance is 1278 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Adelaide to Blue Mountains without a car is to bus which takes 23 h 11 min and costs $320 - $400.

More details

It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Adelaide to Blue Mountains, including transfers.

More details

The best way to get from Adelaide to Blue Mountains is to bus which takes 23 h 11 min and costs $320 - $400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $550 - $1,200 and takes 30 h 45 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Adelaide Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

Search flights

Blue Mountains is 30 min ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 9:42 AM in Adelaide and 10:12 AM in Blue Mountains.

Yes, the driving distance between Adelaide to Blue Mountains is 1278 km. It takes approximately 14 h 26 min to drive from Adelaide to Blue Mountains.

Get driving directions

Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Adelaide Airport to Sydney Airport.

Search flights

Map of how to get from Adelaide to Blue Mountains.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 682.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Adelaide, SA, Australia and Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia?

You can take a bus from Adelaide to Blue Mountains via Broken Hill, Broken Hill Coach Stop, Dubbo Station, Coach Bay, and Lithgow Station, Railway Pde in around 23 h 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Adelaide to Blue Mountains via Sydney, Central Station, and Wentworth Falls Station in around 30 h 45 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Wentworth Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $20
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney
Ave. Duration
27 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$291
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$490 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $800
Bus operators
Buses R Us
Phone
(08) 8285 6900
Email
enquiries@busesrus.com.au
Website
lee925.wixsite.com
Bus from Adelaide to Broken Hill
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$102
Schedules at
lee925.wixsite.com
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Broken Hill Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

Want to know more about travelling around Australia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.