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

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Fly to Melbourne, train  •  5 h 41 min

  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  •  9 h 45 min

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

$40 - $65

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Fly to Avalon, train  •  7 h 8 min

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

$90 - $633

Train, bus  •  10 h 42 min

  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

$72 - $89

Bus Firefly Express  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Crafers to Dimboola Fe71
  2. Take the bus from Car Park Rear Toilet Block/Lloyd St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl Melbourne - Adelaide Via Bendigo & Nhill

$54 - $72

Drive  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Bendigo 389.1 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Bendigo is to fly and train which costs $95 - $350 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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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 9 h 45 min.

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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 9 h 45 min and costs $60 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min 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 quickest flight from Adelaide Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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Bendigo is 30 min ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 4:49 AM in Adelaide and 5:19 AM in Bendigo.

Map of how to get from Adelaide to Bendigo.
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  • Distance: 344.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

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

V-Line operates a bus from Adelaide to Bendigo once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
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
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
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
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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Adelaide to Nhill
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$58
Rail Saver
$57 - $61
Red Service
$52 - $56
Red Premium
$72 - $77
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 85 Franklin St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Information Centre/Western Hwy to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Car Park Rear Toilet Block/Lloyd St to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Crafers to Dimboola
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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

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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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There are 92+ hotels available in Bendigo. 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 18 min and costs $4.

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