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There are 7 ways to get from Adelaide to Merimbula by plane, bus, train 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 Canberra, bus  •  8 h 33 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 Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St

$162 - $361

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Bus  •  20 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Melbourne
  2. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale
  3. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Park St

$80 - $105

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Fly to Merimbula  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Merimbula (MIM) ADL - MIM

$232 - $412

Fly to Moruya, bus  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Moruya (MYA) ADL - MYA
  2. Take the bus from Moruya to Merimbula

$203 - $504

Fly to Sydney, bus  •  12 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Sydney (SYD) ADL - SYD
  2. Take the bus from Sydney Airport T1 to Canberra
  3. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St

$101 - $364

Train, bus  •  21 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide to Southern Cross
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Bairnsdale
  3. Take the bus from Bairnsdale to Park St

$92 - $158

Drive  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Merimbula 814.5 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Merimbula is to bus which costs $110 - $150 and takes 20 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Merimbula is to fly which costs $320 - $600 and takes 6 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Merimbula. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Park St via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St and Bairnsdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 23 min.

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The distance between Adelaide and Merimbula is 1041 km. The road distance is 1303.1 km.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Merimbula without a car is to bus which takes 20 h 23 min and costs $110 - $150.

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It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to get from Adelaide to Merimbula, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Merimbula is to fly which takes 6 h 28 min and costs $320 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $110 - $150 and takes 20 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Adelaide Airport to Canberra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Adelaide to Merimbula bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Park St station.

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Merimbula.
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  • Distance: 650.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 33 min

What companies run services between Adelaide, SA, Australia and Merimbula, NSW, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Regional Express and three other airlines fly from Adelaide to Merimbula hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Adelaide to Merimbula via Melbourne, Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, and Bairnsdale in around 20 h 23 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
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 32 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 Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney via Canberra
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney via Avalon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Merimbula via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Adelaide to Merimbula via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Merimbula via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $900
Flights from Adelaide to Merimbula via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $410
Flights from Adelaide to Merimbula via Gold Coast, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $410
Flights from Adelaide to Merimbula via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Flights from Adelaide to Merimbula via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Adelaide to Merimbula via Maroochydore, Sydney
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $410
Flights from Adelaide to Moruya via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Adelaide to Moruya via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Adelaide to Moruya via Sydney, Merimbula
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $950
Flights from Adelaide to Moruya via Alice Springs, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,200
Flights from Adelaide to Moruya via Avalon, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Adelaide to Moruya via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
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 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney via Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney via Avalon
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Sydney
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Train operators
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
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
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
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Cooma Coach Stop, Bombala St to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Merimbula Coach Stop, Park St
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61 2 4423 5233
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Moruya to Merimbula
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
premierms.com.au
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Sydney Airport T1 to Canberra
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
Murrays Coaches
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
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 Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Bairnsdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Bairnsdale to Park St
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Merimbula is 30 min ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 2:11 AM in Adelaide and 2:41 AM in Merimbula.

Yes, the driving distance between Adelaide to Merimbula is 1303 km. It takes approximately 14 h 41 min to drive from Adelaide to Merimbula.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Adelaide Airport to Canberra Airport.

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There are 232+ hotels available in Merimbula. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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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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