There are 5 ways to get from Adelaide to Dubbo by plane, bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Dubbo (DBO) ADL - DBO

$180 - $424

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  22 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
  2. Take the train from Albury to Cootamundra 622 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 791

$107 - $231

3 alternative options

Bus  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Broken Hill 1101
  2. Take the bus from Broken Hill Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 590

$152 - $177

Train, bus  •  20 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Broken Hill
  2. Take the train from Broken Hill Station to Parkes Station 446
  3. Take the bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 791

$193 - $379

Drive  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Dubbo 728.9 miles

$100 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Dubbo is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 12 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Dubbo is to fly which costs $240 - $600 and takes 5 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Dubbo station. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Dubbo Station, Coach Bay via Broken Hill Coach Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 20 min.

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The distance between Adelaide and Dubbo is 973 km. The road distance is 1166.3 km.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Dubbo without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 20 min and costs $200 - $250.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Adelaide to Dubbo, including transfers.

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Adelaide to Dubbo bus services, operated by Buses R Us, depart from Adelaide station.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Dubbo is to fly which takes 5 h and costs $240 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $200 - $250 and takes 17 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Adelaide Airport to Dubbo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Adelaide to Dubbo bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Dubbo Station, Coach Bay.

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Dubbo.
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  • Distance: 608.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

Qantas, Jetstar and four other airlines fly from Adelaide to Dubbo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Adelaide to Dubbo via Broken Hill and Broken Hill Coach Stop in around 17 h 20 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Avalon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Broken Hill
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $270
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$124
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$200 - $270
Low Gold Single Cabin
$210 - $270
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$250 - $340
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Broken Hill Station to Parkes Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $95
1st Class
$85 - $130
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Albury to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $29
First
$30 - $45
Sleeper
$95 - $110
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 Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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