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There are 6 ways to get from Adelaide to Dubbo by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5h 20m

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

$180 - $424

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Bus V-Line, train  •  22h 37m

  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, Bay 1 791

$105 - $227

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Bus, train via Broken Hill Station  •  17h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide 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, Bay 1 791

$168 - $203

Bus  •  17h 20m

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

$149 - $174

Train  •  28h 19m

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Mount Victoria Indian Pacific
  2. Take the train from Lithgow Station to Dubbo Station 427

$295 - $656

Drive  •  12h 50m

  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 - $220 and takes 12h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Dubbo is to fly which costs $250 - $600 and takes 5h 20m.

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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, Bay 1 via Broken Hill Town Coach Stop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Adelaide to Dubbo station. However, there are services departing from Adelaide Parklands and arriving at Dubbo Station via Mount Victoria Station and Lithgow Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 19m.

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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 and train which takes 17h 15m and costs $230 - $290.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m 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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Adelaide to Dubbo train services, operated by Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific, depart from Adelaide Parklands station.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Dubbo is to fly which takes 5h 20m and costs $250 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $210 - $250 and takes 17h 20m, you could also train, which costs $410 - $950 and takes 28h 19m.

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Dubbo.
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  • Distance: 608.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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 Town Coach Stop in around 17h 20m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Avalon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Alice Springs, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Broken Hill Station to Parkes Station
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$60 - $90
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Lithgow Station to Dubbo Station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$28 - $45
1st Class
$35 - $60
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Albury to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $29
First
$30 - $40
Sleeper
$90 - $105
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 Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
Transport NSW
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 Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
Transport NSW
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
14h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/

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There is no direct flight from Adelaide Airport to Dubbo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Adelaide to Dubbo bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Dubbo Station, Bay 1.

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Dubbo is 30m ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 5:45 AM in Adelaide and 6:15 AM in Dubbo.

Adelaide to Dubbo train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Dubbo Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Adelaide to Dubbo is 1166 km. It takes approximately 12h 50m to drive from Adelaide to Dubbo.

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Jetstar and Qantas offer flights from Adelaide Airport to Dubbo Airport.

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There are 48+ hotels available in Dubbo. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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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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