There are 5 ways to get from Adelaide to McLaren Vale by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide station to Seaford station Seafrd

$5

4 alternative options

Bus, line 751 bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Stop W Grote St - South side to Zone G Noarlunga Centre Interchange - East side 721F / ...
  2. Take the line 751 bus from Zone B Noarlunga Centre Interchange - West side to Stop 91 Main Rd - East side 751 / ...

$5

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Adelaide to McLaren Vale 24.8 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to McLaren Vale 24.8 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Adelaide to McLaren Vale 24.8 miles

$40 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to McLaren Vale is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to McLaren Vale is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs $80 - $100.

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The distance between Adelaide and McLaren Vale is 33 km. The road distance is 40 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to get from Adelaide to McLaren Vale, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to McLaren Vale. However, there are services departing from Stop W Grote St - South side and arriving at Stop 91 Main Rd - East side via Zone B Noarlunga Centre Interchange - West side. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Adelaide, SA, Australia and McLaren Vale, SA, Australia?

Adelaide Metro (Torrens Transit) operates a train from Adelaide to McLaren Vale every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Adelaide to McLaren Vale via Zone G Noarlunga Centre Interchange - East side and Zone B Noarlunga Centre Interchange - West side in around 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Adelaide Metro (Torrens Transit)
Bus operators
Adelaide Metro (Torrens Transit)
Phone
1300 311 108
Website
adelaidemetro.com.au
Bus from Stop W Grote St - South side to Zone G Noarlunga Centre Interchange - East side
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
adelaidemetro.com.au
Bus from Zone B Noarlunga Centre Interchange - West side to Stop 91 Main Rd - East side
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
adelaidemetro.com.au
Other operators
Uber Adelaide
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Adelaide to McLaren Vale
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$40 - $55
uberX
$40 - $55
UberBLACK
$70 - $95
Taxi from Adelaide to McLaren Vale
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Yellow Cab Co
Phone
+61 13 22 27
Website
yellowadelaide.com.au
Adelaide Independent Taxis
Phone
+61 13 22 11
Website
aitaxis.com.au

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