There are 4 ways to get from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island by bus, car ferry, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, carferry, taxi  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Cape Jervis
  2. Take the carferry from Cape Jervis to Kangaroo Island
  3. Take a taxi from Kangaroo Island to Wisanger

$154 - $370

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Drive, carferry  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Cape Jervis
  2. Take the carferry from Cape Jervis to Kangaroo Island
  3. Drive from Kangaroo Island to Wisanger

$51 - $59

2 alternative options

Bus, carferry  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Cape Jervis
  2. Take the carferry from Cape Jervis to Kangaroo Island
  3. Take the bus from Penneshaw to Kingscote

$98 - $400

Fly  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Kingscote (KGC) ADL - KGC

$141 - $277

Questions & Answers

The distance between Adelaide and Kangaroo Island is 158 km.

The best way to get from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island without a car is to bus and carferry and taxi which takes 4 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Adelaide Airport to Kingscote Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Qantas and Regional Express offer flights from Adelaide Airport to Kingscote Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Kangaroo Island. Prices start at $100 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 .

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island.
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  • Distance: 99 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Adelaide, SA, Australia and Kangaroo Island, SA, Australia?

Regional Express and Qantas fly from Adelaide to Bay of Shoals 3 times a day.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Kingscote
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Kingscote
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Bus operators
Sealink
Phone
+61 13 13 01
Email
bookings@sealink.com.au
Website
sealink.com.au
Bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Cape Jervis
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $210
Schedules at
sealink.com.au
Bus from Penneshaw to Kingscote
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $120
Schedules at
sealink.com.au
Ferry operators
Sealink
Phone
+61 13 13 01
Email
bookings@sealink.com.au
Website
sealink.com.au
Car ferry from Cape Jervis to Kangaroo Island
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $36
Schedules at
sealink.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Kangaroo Island to Wisanger
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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