There are 6 ways to get from Adelaide to Geelong 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 Melbourne, bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. ADL - MEL

$72 - $247

Cheapest option

Bus V-Line  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Melbourne - Adelaide Via Bendigo & Nhill
  2. Bendigo - Geelong Via Ballarat

$60 - $85

4 alternative options

Fly to Avalon, line 190 bus, train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. ADL - AVV

$90 - $627

Train  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Overland

$61 - $105

Bus Firefly Express  •  14 h 14 min

  1. Fe71

$83 - $91

Drive  •  7 h 58 min

  1. 438 miles

$60 - $90

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

PTV Overland operates a train from Adelaide to Geelong twice a week. Tickets cost $55 - $110 and the journey takes 9 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Adelaide to Geelong via Melbourne, Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, and Melbourne Airport in around 14 h 14 min.

Airlines
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
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Adelaide to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
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 North Shore
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$60
Rail Saver
$85 - $91
Red Service
$95 - $105
Red Premium
$130 - $145
Bus operators
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
gull.com.au
Metropolitan buses
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Werribee Station/Manly St to Wyndham Vale Station/Armstrong Rd
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$4
Daily
$7
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
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
Bus from Bendigo Station/Railway Pl to Geelong Station/Railway Tce
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Adelaide and Geelong is 627 km. The road distance is 701 km.

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Geelong is to bus which costs $80 - $120 and takes 15 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Geelong is to fly and bus which takes 4 h 51 min and costs $95 - $330.

No, there is no direct train from Adelaide to Geelong. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Geelong via North Shore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Geelong. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Geelong Station via Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Melbourne Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Adelaide to Geelong, including transfers.