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Recommended option

Fly to Coffs Harbour  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) ADL - CFS

$224 - $606

4 alternative options

Fly to Armidale, bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Armidale (ARM) ADL - ARM
  2. Take the bus from University of New England to Coffs Harbour

$264 - $332

Train  •  38 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney Indian Pacific
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Urunga Station, Platfrom 1 31 / ...

$382 - $815

Bus, train  •  40 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
  2. Take the bus from Albury station to Parramatta
  3. Take the train from Parramatta Station to Dubbo Station 427
  4. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 361
  5. Take the bus from Tamworth to Coffs Harbour

$225 - $318

Drive  •  20 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Coffs Harbour 1115.4 miles

$150 - $230

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

Virgin Australia, Qantas and three other airlines fly from Adelaide to Coffs Harbour hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Adelaide to Coffs Harbour via Sydney, Central Station, Urunga Station, Platfrom 1, and Urunga in around 38 h 42 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Adelaide to Coffs Harbour via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Adelaide to Coffs Harbour via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Adelaide to Coffs Harbour via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Armidale via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Adelaide to Armidale via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Adelaide to Armidale via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Adelaide to Armidale via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Coffs Harbour via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Coffs Harbour via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
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 Sydney
Ave. Duration
27 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$301
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $850
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Urunga Station, Platfrom 1
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$55 - $85
1st Class
$75 - $120
Train from Parramatta Station to Dubbo Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$55 - $85
Bus operators
New England Coaches
Website
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from University of New England to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Coffs Harbour
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Schedules at
newenglandcoaches.com.au
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 Albury station to Parramatta
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Adelaide and Coffs Harbour is 1452 km. The road distance is 1785 km.

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Coffs Harbour is to drive which costs $210 - $310 and takes 20 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Coffs Harbour is to fly which takes 6 h 24 min and costs $290 - $850.

It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Adelaide to Coffs Harbour, including transfers.