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There are 4 ways to get from Adelaide to Echuca by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from 85 Franklin St to Caltex Roadhouse Rose St/Northern Hwy Adelaide - Sydney Via Albury

$40 - $65

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Train  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide to Southern Cross Overland
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Echuca Echuca/Moama - Melbourne Via Bendigo or Heathcote

$72 - $128

Drive  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Echuca 423.4 miles

$60 - $90

Fly, bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne (MEL) ADL - MEL
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Echuca

$59 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Echuca is to bus which costs $60 - $90 and takes 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Echuca is to fly and bus which costs $80 - $340 and takes 6 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 85 Franklin St and arriving at Caltex Roadhouse Rose St/Northern Hwy. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Adelaide to Echuca. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Echuca via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 53 min.

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The distance between Adelaide and Echuca is 573 km. The road distance is 677.4 km.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Echuca without a car is to bus which takes 10 h and costs $60 - $90.

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The bus from 85 Franklin St to Caltex Roadhouse Rose St/Northern Hwy takes 10 h including transfers and departs once daily.

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Adelaide to Echuca bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from 85 Franklin St station.

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Adelaide to Echuca train services, operated by PTV Overland, depart from Adelaide station.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Echuca is to bus which takes 10 h and costs $60 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $190 and takes 14 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Echuca.
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  • Distance: 358 miles
  • Duration: 10 h

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

V-Line operates a bus from Adelaide to Echuca once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 10 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Adelaide to Echuca via Southern Cross in around 14 h 53 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
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
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, Tuesday, 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
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
$57
Rail Saver
$84 - $90
Red Service
$95 - $110
Red Premium
$130 - $145
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
Train from Southern Cross to Echuca
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
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 Caltex Roadhouse Rose St/Northern Hwy
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Echuca
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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The quickest flight from Adelaide Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Adelaide to Echuca bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Caltex Roadhouse Rose St/Northern Hwy station.

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Echuca is 30 min ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 9:41 AM in Adelaide and 10:11 AM in Echuca.

Adelaide to Echuca train services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Echuca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Adelaide to Echuca is 677 km. It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to drive from Adelaide to Echuca.

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Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, Regional Express and two other airlines offer flights from Adelaide Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 68+ hotels available in Echuca. Prices start at $71 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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