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

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Train  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide to Bordertown Overland

$40 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus Firefly Express  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Bordertown Fe71

$30 - $50

3 alternative options

Bus Premier Stateliner  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Coonalpyn
  2. Take the bus from Coonalpyn to Bordertown

$41 - $59

Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Bordertown 169.4 miles

$24 - $35

Fly, bus  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Mount Gambier (MGB) ADL - MGB
  2. Take the bus from Mount Gambier to Bordertown

$173 - $243

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Bordertown is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Bordertown is to drive which takes 2 h 53 min and costs $30 - $50.

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The distance between Adelaide and Bordertown is 249 km. The road distance is 271 km.

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The train from Adelaide to Bordertown takes 4 h 2 min including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Adelaide and arriving at Bordertown. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Adelaide and arriving at Bordertown. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

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What companies run services between Adelaide, SA, Australia and Bordertown, SA, Australia?

PTV Overland operates a train from Adelaide to Bordertown twice a week. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Adelaide to Bordertown once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Premier Stateliner also services this route 6 times a week.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Adelaide to Bordertown
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$59
Rail Saver
$53 - $57
Red Service
$44 - $47
Red Premium
$61 - $65
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Bordertown
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Premier Stateliner
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Bordertown
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Coonalpyn
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Coonalpyn to Bordertown
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Mount Gambier to Bordertown
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au

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