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

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Bus, train via Broken Hill Station  •  22 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Broken Hill
  2. Take the train from Broken Hill Station to Parkes Station 446
  3. Take the bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1 791
  4. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Bourke Coach Stop 511

$194 - $243

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Bus V-Line, train  •  28 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
  2. Take the train from Albury to Cootamundra 622 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1 791
  4. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Bourke Coach Stop 511

$132 - $268

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Bus  •  22 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Broken Hill
  2. Take the bus from Broken Hill Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Bay 1 590
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Bourke Coach Stop 511

$175 - $214

Train, bus  •  37 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Katoomba
  2. Take the train from Katoomba Station to Dubbo Station 427
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Bourke Coach Stop 511

$323 - $703

Drive  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Bourke 703 miles

$100 - $150

Fly, bus  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Dubbo (DBO) ADL - DBO
  2. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Bourke Coach Stop

$207 - $465

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Bourke is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 12 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Bourke is to fly and bus which costs $290 - $700 and takes 10 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Bourke. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Bourke Coach Stop via Broken Hill Coach Stop and Dubbo Station, Bay 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 50 min.

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The distance between Adelaide and Bourke is 873 km. The road distance is 1124.9 km.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Bourke without a car is to bus and train which takes 22 h 45 min and costs $270 - $350.

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It takes approximately 22 h 45 min to get from Adelaide to Bourke, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Adelaide Airport to Dubbo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Adelaide to Bourke bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Bourke Coach Stop station.

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Bourke is 30 min ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 5:36 AM in Adelaide and 6:06 AM in Bourke.

Map of how to get from Adelaide to Bourke.
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  • Distance: 545.9 miles
  • Duration: 22 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Adelaide to Bourke via Broken Hill Coach Stop and Dubbo Station, Bay 1 in around 22 h 50 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Avalon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $400
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Broken Hill Station to Parkes Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $90
1st Class
$85 - $130
Train from Katoomba Station to Dubbo Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $65
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Albury to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $29
First
$30 - $40
Sleeper
$90 - $105
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Katoomba
Ave. Duration
26 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$260 - $650
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$268
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$450 - $600
Low Gold Single Cabin
$480 - $650
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$550 - $750
Bus operators
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
$100
Schedules at
lee925.wixsite.com
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Bourke Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Broken Hill Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
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 Albury
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Adelaide to Bourke is 1125 km. It takes approximately 12 h 18 min to drive from Adelaide to Bourke.

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Jetstar and Qantas offer flights from Adelaide Airport to Dubbo Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Bourke. Prices start at $100 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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