There are 6 ways to get from Adelaide to Castlemaine by plane, train, bus 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 Melbourne, train  •  5 h 16 min

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

$69 - $248

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 48 min

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

$48 - $67

4 alternative options

Fly to Avalon, bus, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Avalon (AVV) ADL - AVV
  2. Take the bus from Avalon Airport to Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Castlemaine

$92 - $631

Train  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide to Southern Cross Overland
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Castlemaine Bendigo - Melbourne Via Sunbury / ...

$67 - $122

Bus, train  •  13 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Melbourne Fe71
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Castlemaine Bendigo - Melbourne Via Sunbury / ...

$51 - $63

Drive  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Castlemaine 402.6 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Castlemaine is to bus and train which costs $65 - $85 and takes 13 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Castlemaine is to fly and train which costs $90 - $340 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Adelaide and Castlemaine is 559 km. The road distance is 644.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Adelaide to Castlemaine, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Adelaide to Castlemaine. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Castlemaine via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 39 min.

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

V-Line operates a bus from Adelaide to Castlemaine once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Adelaide to Castlemaine via Southern Cross in around 12 h 39 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 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
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, 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
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Adelaide to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$59
Rail Saver
$88 - $94
Red Service
$100 - $110
Red Premium
$140 - $150
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Avalon Airport to Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
V-Line
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
$45 - $65
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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