There are 8 ways to get from Adelaide to Cooma by plane, bus, train 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 Canberra, bus  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Canberra (CBR) ADL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Cooma

$160 - $367

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Bairnsdale  •  21 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide to Southern Cross
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale
  3. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Centennial Park/Bombala St

$99 - $170

6 alternative options

Fly to Cooma  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Cooma (OOM) ADL - OOM

$162 - $372

Fly to Merimbula, bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Merimbula (MIM) ADL - MIM
  2. Take the bus from Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St

$113 - $429

Bus V-Line  •  21 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from 85 Franklin St to Albury
  2. Take the bus from Albury to Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave
  3. Take the bus from Canberra to Cooma

$104 - $167

Bus via Melbourne  •  23 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Melbourne
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Canberra
  3. Take the bus from Canberra to Cooma

$116 - $191

Train, bus  •  25 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide to Southern Cross
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Goulburn 622 / ...
  3. Take the train from Goulburn Station to Canberra Station 635 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Canberra Station, Coach Bay to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St 771 / ...

$127 - $297

Drive  •  14 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Cooma 786.7 miles

$110 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Cooma is to drive which costs $150 - $220 and takes 14 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Cooma is to fly which takes 5 h 37 min and costs $220 - $550.

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The distance between Adelaide and Cooma is 963 km. The road distance is 1259 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to get from Adelaide to Cooma, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Cooma. However, there are services departing from 85 Franklin St and arriving at Cooma via Albury and Canberra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 53 min.

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

Virgin Australia, Regional Express and three other airlines fly from Adelaide to Cooma 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Adelaide to Cooma via Albury, Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave, and Canberra in around 21 h 53 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Cooma via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Cooma via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Cooma via Avalon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $330
Flights from Adelaide to Cooma via Maroochydore, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $330
Flights from Adelaide to Cooma via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Cooma via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Cooma via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Merimbula via Mount Gambier, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Adelaide to Merimbula via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Merimbula via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Adelaide to Merimbula via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Adelaide to Merimbula via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $950
Flights from Adelaide to Merimbula via Maroochydore, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $410
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Canberra via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Canberra via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
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 - $93
Red Service
$100 - $110
Red Premium
$140 - $150
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Goulburn
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$50 - $65
First
$70 - $90
Sleeper
$130 - $160
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Goulburn Station to Canberra Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$10 - $15
1st Class
$13 - $20
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Schedules at
murrays.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Station, Coach Bay to Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to Centennial Park/Bombala St
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.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
Bus from Albury to Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Canberra
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$65 - $95

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