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

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

Train, bus  •  24 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands 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, Coach Bay 791
  4. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cobar Coach Stop, Marshall St 589

$226 - $425

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Southern Cross  •  28 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Melbourne
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra 622 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 791
  4. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cobar Coach Stop, Marshall St 589

$131 - $262

3 alternative options

Bus V-Line, train  •  27 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, Coach Bay 791
  4. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cobar Coach Stop, Marshall St 589

$135 - $269

Drive  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Cobar 602.7 miles

$85 - $130

Fly, bus  •  9 h 36 min

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

$305 - $912

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

There is no direct connection from Adelaide to Cobar. However, you can take the train to Broken Hill, take the walk to Broken Hill Station, take the train to Parkes Station, take the walk to Parkes Station, Coach Bay, take the bus to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay, then take the bus to Cobar Coach Stop, Marshall St. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Adelaide to Cobar via Albury, Cootamundra, Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, and Dubbo Station, Coach Bay in around 27 h 7 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Dubbo via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $900
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Broken Hill
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$129
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$210 - $280
Low Gold Single Cabin
$220 - $280
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$260 - $350
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
$65 - $95
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$65 - $95
1st Class
$90 - $140
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Albury to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$23 - $30
First
$30 - $45
Sleeper
$100 - $110
Train from Southern Cross to Cootamundra
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $55
First
$55 - $75
Sleeper
$120 - $140
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cobar Coach Stop, Marshall St
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
V-Line
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 - $90
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

Want to know more about travelling around Australia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Adelaide and Cobar is 773 km. The road distance is 964 km.

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Cobar is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 10 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Cobar is to fly and bus which takes 9 h 36 min and costs $400 - $1,300.

It takes approximately 24 h 47 min to get from Adelaide to Cobar, including transfers.