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There are 6 ways to get from Adelaide to Lakes Entrance by plane, train, bus 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.

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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

$65 - $251

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Bus, train  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Melbourne Fe81 / ...
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale Bairnsdale - Melbourne Via Sale & Traralgon

$60 - $78

4 alternative options

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

$171 - $374

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

$97 - $647

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

$74 - $134

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 16 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Lakes Entrance is to fly and train which costs $90 - $360 and takes 9 h 36 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 bus and train which takes 16 h 15 min and costs $80 - $110.

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

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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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Lakes Entrance is 30 min ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 3:10 AM in Adelaide and 3:40 AM in Lakes Entrance.

Yes, the driving distance between Adelaide to Lakes Entrance is 1041 km. It takes approximately 11 h 46 min to drive from Adelaide to Lakes Entrance.

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Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, Regional Express and two other airlines offer flights from Adelaide Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 166+ hotels available in Lakes Entrance. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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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.

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 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Canberra via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
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 37 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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
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

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
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
$17 - $25
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
$57
Rail Saver
$84 - $90
Red Service
$95 - $110
Red Premium
$130 - $145
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
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 - $23
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $23
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
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
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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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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