There are 7 ways to get from Adelaide to Grafton 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 Coffs Harbour, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Coffs Harbour (CFS) ADL - CFS
  2. Take the bus from Park Av At Little St to Saraton Theater, Prince St

$245 - $633

Cheapest option

Fly to Brisbane, train  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Brisbane (BNE) ADL - BNE
  2. Take the train from Brisbane to Grafton Station

$110 - $357

5 alternative options

Fly to Grafton  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Grafton (GFN) ADL - GFN

$130 - $267

Fly to Ballina, bus  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Ballina (BNK) ADL - BNK
  2. Take the bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to Evans Head Coach Stop, Woodburn St
  3. Take the bus from Evans Head Coach Stop, Woodburn St to Prince St At Fitzroy St

$176 - $411

Train  •  38 h 53 min

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

$361 - $781

Train, bus  •  42 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Tamworth Station 223
  3. Take the bus from Tamworth to Glen Innes
  4. Take the bus from Glen Innes Tourist Centre, Church St to Grafton Station, Coach Bay 142

$393 - $824

Drive  •  20 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Grafton 1120.8 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Grafton is to fly and train which costs $140 - $490 and takes 9 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Grafton is to fly which takes 6 h 27 min and costs $170 - $360.

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The distance between Adelaide and Grafton is 1466 km. The road distance is 1793 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Adelaide to Grafton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Adelaide to Grafton. However, there are services departing from Adelaide Parklands and arriving at Grafton Station via Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 53 min.

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

Qantas, Regional Express and two other airlines fly from Adelaide to Grafton every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Adelaide to Grafton via Sydney and Central Station in around 38 h 53 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane via Canberra
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
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
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane via Canberra
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Maroochydore, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $390
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Grafton via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Flights from Adelaide to Grafton via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Adelaide to Grafton via Avalon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Flights from Adelaide to Grafton via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $430
Flights from Adelaide to Grafton via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
FlyPelican
Website
flypelican.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Ballina via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
Train from Central Station to Grafton Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$65 - $100
1st Class
$90 - $140
Train from Central Station to Tamworth Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $90
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
$290 - $700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$297
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $850
Bus operators
Ryans Bus Service
Website
ryansbusservice.com.au
Bus from Park Av At Little St to Saraton Theater, Prince St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ryansbusservice.com.au
Ballina Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to Evans Head Coach Stop, Woodburn St
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Ballina Coach Stop, Tamar St to Evans Head Coach Stop, Woodburn St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Glen Innes Tourist Centre, Church St to Grafton Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Northern Rivers Buslines
Website
buslinesgroup.com.au
Bus from Evans Head Coach Stop, Woodburn St to Prince St At Fitzroy St
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
buslinesgroup.com.au

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