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There are 3 ways to get from Adelaide to Perth by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Perth (PER) ADL - PER

$115 - $317

2 alternative options

Train  •  18 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Perth Indian Pacific

$420 - $1,000

Drive  •  29 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Perth 1682.4 miles

$240 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Perth is to fly which costs $160 - $450 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Perth is to fly which costs $160 - $450 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Adelaide Parklands and arriving at Perth. Services depart once a week. The journey takes approximately 18 h 50 min.

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The distance between Adelaide and Perth is 2131 km. The road distance is 2691.8 km.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Perth without a car is to train which takes 18 h 50 min and costs $600 - $1,400.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Adelaide to Perth, including transfers.

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Adelaide to Perth train services, operated by Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific, depart from Adelaide Parklands station.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Perth is to fly which takes 5 h 30 min and costs $160 - $450. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $600 - $1,400 and takes 18 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Adelaide Airport to Perth Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 20 min.

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Perth is 1 h 30 min behind Adelaide. It is currently 11:42 AM in Adelaide and 9:12 AM in Perth.

Map of how to get from Adelaide to Perth.
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  • Distance: 1331.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Adelaide, SA, Australia and Perth, WA, Australia?

Qantas, Jetstar and two other airlines fly from Adelaide to Perth hourly. Alternatively, Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific operates a train from Adelaide to Perth once a week. Tickets cost $420 - $1,000 and the journey takes 18 h 50 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Perth
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Adelaide to Perth via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Perth
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Perth
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Perth
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$425
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$700 - $950
Low Gold Single Cabin
$750 - $1,000
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$900 - $1,200

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Adelaide to Perth train services, operated by Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific, arrive at Perth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Adelaide to Perth is 2692 km. It takes approximately 29 h 40 min to drive from Adelaide to Perth.

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Adelaide Airport to Perth Airport.

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There are 875+ hotels available in Perth. Prices start at $63 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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