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

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Bus, car ferry, taxi  •  4h 47m

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

$154 - $184

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  3h 9m

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

$51 - $58

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  6h 11m

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

$99 - $109

Fly  •  2h 21m

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

$142 - $282

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $70 - $85 and takes 3h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island is to fly which costs $200 - $400 and takes 2h 21m.

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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 car ferry and taxi which takes 4h 47m and costs $210 - $260.

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It takes approximately 4h 47m 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 35m.

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

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There are 16+ 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 18m and costs $4.

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Kangaroo Island.
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  • Distance: 99 miles
  • Duration: 4h 47m

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

Regional Express and Qantas fly from Adelaide to Bay of Shoals 4 times a day.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Kingscote
Ave. Duration
35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $470
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Kingscote
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
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
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sealink.com.au
Bus from Penneshaw to Kingscote
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
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
45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
sealink.com.au
Other operators
Taxi from Kangaroo Island to Wisanger
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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