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

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Bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Mount Gambier
  2. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Hamilton Station/Station St Melbourne - Mt Gambier Via Ballarat & Hamilton

$65 - $94

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Train, bus  •  10 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide to Ararat Overland
  2. Take the bus from Ararat to Hamilton Station/Station St Warrnambool - Melbourne Via Ararat & Hamilton

$67 - $93

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Hamilton 318 miles

$45 - $70

Fly, bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Mount Gambier (MGB) ADL - MGB
  2. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Hamilton Station/Station St

$150 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Hamilton is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Hamilton is to fly and bus which costs $200 - $290 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Hamilton station. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Hamilton Station/Station St via Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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The distance between Adelaide and Hamilton is 438 km. The road distance is 508.8 km.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Hamilton without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 35 min and costs $85 - $130.

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It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to get from Adelaide to Hamilton, including transfers.

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Adelaide to Hamilton bus services, operated by Premier Stateliner, depart from Adelaide station.

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The quickest flight from Adelaide Airport to Mount Gambier Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Adelaide to Hamilton bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Hamilton Station/Station St.

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Hamilton is 30 min ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 3:37 PM in Adelaide and 4:07 PM in Hamilton.

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  • Distance: 273.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from Adelaide to Hamilton via Mount Gambier and Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East in around 9 h 35 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Adelaide to Ararat
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$59
Rail Saver
$71 - $76
Red Service
$74 - $80
Red Premium
$100 - $110
Bus operators
Premier Stateliner
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ararat to Hamilton Station/Station St
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Adelaide to Hamilton is 509 km. It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to drive from Adelaide to Hamilton.

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Regional Express offers flights from Adelaide Airport to Mount Gambier Airport.

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The nearest airport to Hamilton is Warrnambool (WMB) Airport which is 72.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Mount Gambier (MGB) (109.1 km).

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There are 14+ hotels available in Hamilton. Prices start at $84 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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