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

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Fly to Armidale  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Armidale (ARM) ADL - ARM

$227 - $271

Cheapest option

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Tamworth (TMW) ADL - TMW
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth to Armidale

$178 - $379

3 alternative options

Bus  •  25 h 16 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 Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 361
  4. Take the bus from Tamworth to Armidale

$207 - $257

Train  •  36 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney Indian Pacific
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Armidale Station 223

$347 - $755

Drive  •  18 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Armidale 998.1 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Armidale is to drive which costs $190 - $290 and takes 18 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Armidale is to fly which costs $310 - $380 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between Adelaide and Armidale is 1317 km. The road distance is 1597 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Adelaide to Armidale, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Armidale. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Armidale via Broken Hill Coach Stop, Dubbo Station, Coach Bay and Tamworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 16 min.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Armidale without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 16 min and costs $280 - $360.

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

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Armidale.
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  • Distance: 822.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

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

Qantas, Jetstar and four other airlines fly from Adelaide to Armidale hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Adelaide to Armidale via Broken Hill, Broken Hill Coach Stop, Dubbo Station, Coach Bay, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, and Tamworth in around 25 h 16 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Adelaide to Armidale via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Adelaide to Armidale via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Adelaide to Armidale via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Adelaide to Armidale via Avalon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Adelaide to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Tamworth via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Tamworth via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Tamworth via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Tamworth via Avalon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Adelaide to Tamworth via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Adelaide to Tamworth via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
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 Sydney
Ave. Duration
27 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$290
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$490 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $800
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Armidale Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Armidale
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
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 Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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