There are 7 ways to get from Adelaide to Lakes Entrance by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly to Melbourne, train  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne (MEL) ADL - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale

$80 - $266

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Bus, train  •  18 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Melbourne Fe71
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon

$62 - $81

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Fly to Canberra, bus  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Canberra (CBR) ADL - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra Airport to Cooma
  3. Take the bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Police Station/Roadknight St

$172 - $376

Fly to Avalon, train  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Avalon (AVV) ADL - AVV
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale

$99 - $649

Train  •  17 h

  1. Take the train from Adelaide to Southern Cross Overland
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon

$77 - $139

Bus  •  18 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Melbourne Fe71
  2. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon

$63 - $83

Drive  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Lakes Entrance 650.9 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Lakes Entrance is to bus and train which costs $80 - $110 and takes 18 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Lakes Entrance is to fly and train which costs $100 - $370 and takes 9 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Lakes Entrance station. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Police Station/Roadknight St via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Bairnsdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 11 min.

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The distance between Adelaide and Lakes Entrance is 902 km. The road distance is 1041.4 km.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Lakes Entrance without a car is to train which takes 17 h and costs $100 - $190.

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It takes approximately 9 h 36 min to get from Adelaide to Lakes Entrance, including transfers.

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Adelaide to Lakes Entrance bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Adelaide station.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Lakes Entrance is to train which takes 17 h and costs $100 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $85 - $120 and takes 18 h 11 min.

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The quickest flight from Adelaide Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Adelaide to Lakes Entrance bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Bairnsdale station.

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Lakes Entrance.
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  • Distance: 563.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Adelaide to Lakes Entrance via Southern Cross and Bairnsdale in around 17 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Adelaide to Lakes Entrance via Melbourne, Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, and Bairnsdale in around 18 h 11 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 Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Canberra via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
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
Flights from Adelaide to Canberra
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Canberra via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Adelaide to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne via Mildura
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, 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
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Adelaide to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$59
Rail Saver
$87 - $93
Red Service
$100 - $110
Red Premium
$135 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra Airport to Cooma
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $14
Flexifare
$17 - $24
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Centennial Park/Bombala St to Police Station/Roadknight St
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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

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