There are 6 ways to get from Adelaide to Apollo Bay by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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

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Train, bus  •  13 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide to North Shore Overland
  2. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Geelong & Apollo Bay / ...

$59 - $110

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Bus, train  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Melbourne
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Geelong
  3. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd 101

$49 - $68

4 alternative options

Bus  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Mount Gambier
  2. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Warrnambool
  3. Take the bus from Warrnambool to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd

$80 - $113

Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Apollo Bay 463.2 miles

$65 - $100

Fly to Melbourne, shuttle, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne (MEL) ADL - MEL
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station
  3. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd

$74 - $258

Fly to Avalon, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Avalon (AVV) ADL - AVV
  2. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd

$76 - $626

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Apollo Bay. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd via Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East and Warrnambool. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 20 min.

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The distance between Adelaide and Apollo Bay is 620 km. The road distance is 741.1 km.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Apollo Bay without a car is to train and bus which takes 13 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 13 h 21 min to get from Adelaide to Apollo Bay, including transfers.

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Adelaide to Apollo Bay bus services, operated by Premier Stateliner, depart from Adelaide station.

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The quickest flight from Adelaide Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Adelaide to Apollo Bay bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd station.

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Apollo Bay is 30 min ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 11:58 AM in Adelaide and 12:28 PM in Apollo Bay.

Yes, the driving distance between Adelaide to Apollo Bay is 741 km. It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to drive from Adelaide to Apollo Bay.

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Jetstar, Regional Express, Tigerair Australia and two other airlines offer flights from Adelaide Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Apollo Bay.
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  • Distance: 387.5 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 21 min

What companies run services between Adelaide, SA, Australia and Apollo Bay, VIC, Australia?

You can take a bus from Adelaide to Apollo Bay via Mount Gambier, Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East, and Warrnambool in around 15 h 20 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Adelaide to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne via Mildura
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne via Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Adelaide to North Shore
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$57
Rail Saver
$80 - $86
Red Service
$90 - $100
Red Premium
$125 - $135
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
Train from Southern Cross to Geelong
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
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 Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Warrnambool to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Visitor Information Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Premier Stateliner
Phone
1300 851 345
Email
reservations@premierstateliner.com.au
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Shuttle from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
gull.com.au

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