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

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Fly, train  •  6h 31m

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

$173 - $438

3 alternative options

Train  •  22h 7m

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Mount Victoria Indian Pacific

$315 - $672

Bus  •  23h 11m

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

$233 - $282

Drive  •  14h 26m

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Blue Mountains 798.7 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Blue Mountains is to drive which costs $160 - $240 and takes 14h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Blue Mountains is to fly and train which costs $240 - $650 and takes 6h 31m.

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

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Blue Mountains without a car is to train which takes 22h 7m and costs $440 - $950.

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

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Blue Mountains is to train which takes 22h 7m and costs $440 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $320 - $400 and takes 23h 11m.

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

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Blue Mountains is 30m ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 6:04 PM in Adelaide and 6:34 PM in Blue Mountains.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Blue Mountains.
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  • Distance: 682.1 miles
  • Duration: 6h 31m

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

Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific operates a train from Adelaide to Blue Mountains twice a week. Tickets cost $260 - $650 and the journey takes 21h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Adelaide to Blue Mountains via Broken Hill Town Coach Stop, Dubbo Station, Bay 1, and Lithgow Station, Railway Pde in around 23h 11m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney via Avalon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney via Avalon
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
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
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$9 - $14
1st Class
$13 - $19
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Mount Victoria
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$260 - $650
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$265
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$440 - $600
Low Gold Single Cabin
$470 - $650
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$550 - $750
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
7h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
lee925.wixsite.com
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Broken Hill Town Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Lithgow Station, Railway Pde
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
Transport NSW

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Adelaide Airport is to bus which takes 18m and costs $4.

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