How to get from Adelaide to Lorne

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Recommended option

Fly to Melbourne, bus  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne (MEL) ADL - MEL
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station
  3. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Lorne Hotel/Great Ocean Rd

$73 - $254

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Nhill
  2. Take the bus from Information Centre/Western Hwy to Ballarat
  3. Take the bus from Ballarat to Geelong Station/Railway Tce
  4. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Lorne Hotel/Great Ocean Rd 101

$50 - $89

3 alternative options

Fly to Avalon, train, bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Avalon (AVV) ADL - AVV
  2. Take the train from Wyndham Vale to Geelong
  3. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Lorne Hotel/Great Ocean Rd

$91 - $634

Train, bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide to North Shore Overland
  2. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Lorne Visitor Centre/Great Ocean Rd 101 / ...

$62 - $112

Drive  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Lorne 459.2 miles

$65 - $95

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

You can take a bus from Adelaide to Lorne via Nhill, Information Centre/Western Hwy, Ballarat, and Geelong Station/Railway Tce in around 14 h 52 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 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
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Adelaide to Avalon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne via Mildura
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, 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
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Adelaide to North Shore
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$60
Rail Saver
$85 - $91
Red Service
$95 - $105
Red Premium
$130 - $145
Bus operators
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Bus from Melbourne Airport to Geelong Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
gull.com.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Lorne Hotel/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Lorne Visitor Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Lorne Hotel/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Lorne Visitor Centre/Great Ocean Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from 85 Franklin St to Information Centre/Western Hwy
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Information Centre/Western Hwy to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Geelong Station/Railway Tce
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Nhill
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Adelaide and Lorne is 625 km. The road distance is 735 km.

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Lorne is to bus which costs $65 - $120 and takes 14 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Lorne is to fly and bus which takes 7 h 18 min and costs $95 - $340.

No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Lorne. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Lorne Hotel/Great Ocean Rd via Information Centre/Western Hwy, Ballarat and Geelong Station/Railway Tce. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 52 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from Adelaide to Lorne, including transfers.