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

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Fly to Melbourne, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne (MEL) ADL - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo

$70 - $250

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Bus  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the bus from 85 Franklin St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl Melbourne - Adelaide Via Bendigo & Nhill

$40 - $60

4 alternative options

Fly to Bendigo  •  6h 30m

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Bendigo (BXG) ADL - BXG

$164 - $297

Fly to Avalon, bus, train  •  7h 6m

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Avalon (AVV) ADL - AVV
  2. Take the bus from Avalon Airport to Southern Cross
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bendigo

$89 - $633

Train, bus  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the train from Adelaide to Nhill Overland
  2. Take the bus from Information Centre/Western Hwy to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl Melbourne - Adelaide Via Bendigo & Nhill

$70 - $88

Drive  •  7h 4m

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Bendigo 389.1 miles

$55 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Bendigo is to bus which costs $60 - $85 and takes 9h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Bendigo is to fly and train which costs $95 - $360 and takes 5h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 85 Franklin St and arriving at Bendigo Station/Railway Pl station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 45m.

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The distance between Adelaide and Bendigo is 551 km. The road distance is 622.6 km.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Bendigo without a car is to bus which takes 9h 45m and costs $60 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Adelaide to Bendigo, including transfers.

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Adelaide to Bendigo bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from 85 Franklin St station.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Bendigo is to fly which takes 6h 30m and costs $230 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $85 and takes 9h 45m.

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

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Adelaide to Bendigo bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Bendigo Station/Railway Pl.

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Bendigo.
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  • Distance: 344.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

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

Qantas, Tigerair Australia and two other airlines fly from Adelaide to Bendigo every 4 hours. Alternatively, V-Line operates a bus from Adelaide to Bendigo once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 9h 45m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Bendigo via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Adelaide to Bendigo via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Adelaide to Bendigo via Alice Springs, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Bendigo via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $800
Flights from Adelaide to Bendigo via Avalon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $330
Flights from Adelaide to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Flights from Adelaide to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne via Mildura
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne via Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Train 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
Train from Southern Cross to Bendigo
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Adelaide to Nhill
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
Public Transport Victoria
Ready Rail
$57
Rail Saver
$56 - $60
Red Service
$51 - $55
Red Premium
$70 - $75
Bus operators
Skybus
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 Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Bus from Information Centre/Western Hwy to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/

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Bendigo is 30m ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 12:34 PM in Adelaide and 1:04 PM in Bendigo.

Yes, the driving distance between Adelaide to Bendigo is 623 km. It takes approximately 7h 4m to drive from Adelaide to Bendigo.

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

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There are 95+ hotels available in Bendigo. Prices start at $78 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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