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

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

Recommended option

Fly to Armidale  •  5 h 31 min

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

$227 - $271

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  37 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
  2. Take the bus from Albury station to Parramatta
  3. Take the train from Parramatta Station to Dubbo Station 427
  4. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 361
  5. Take the bus from Tamworth to Armidale

$206 - $294

3 alternative options

Fly to Tamworth, bus  •  7 h 38 min

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

$235 - $567

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

$364 - $789

Drive  •  18 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Armidale 998.1 miles

$140 - $210

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

Qantas, Virgin Australia and four other airlines fly from Adelaide to Armidale hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Adelaide to Armidale via Sydney, Central Station, and Armidale Station in around 36 h 53 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 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 45 min
When
Monday and 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 Tamworth via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Tamworth via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Tamworth via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Tamworth via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
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
$300 - $700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$303
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $850
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
$55 - $85
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$55 - $85
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Parramatta Station to Dubbo Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$55 - $85
Bus operators
V-Line
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
$65 - $90
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Albury station to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
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
$26 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Adelaide to Armidale?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Armidale?

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Armidale is to drive which costs $180 - $280 and takes 18 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Adelaide to Armidale?

The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Armidale is to fly which takes 5 h 31 min and costs $300 - $360.

How long does it take to get from Adelaide to Armidale?

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