There are 6 ways to get from Adelaide to Phillip Island by plane, train, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Melbourne, train, taxi  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne (MEL) ADL - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Frankston
  3. Take the train from Frankston to Stony Point
  4. Take a taxi from Stony Point to Phillip Island

$204 - $419

Cheapest option

Bus via Pakenham  •  18 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Melbourne
  2. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Pakenham
  3. Take the bus from Fountain Gate Shopping Centre/Overland Dr to Thompson Ave/Chapel St

$52 - $63

4 alternative options

Fly to Avalon, bus, train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Avalon (AVV) ADL - AVV
  2. Take the bus from Avalon Airport to Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne
  3. Take the train from Southern Cross to Frankston

$227 - $802

Train  •  15 h

  1. Take the train from Adelaide to Southern Cross Overland
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Frankston Frankston

$201 - $292

Bus  •  17 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Melbourne Fe71
  2. Take the bus from Dandenong to Thompson Ave/Chapel St Melbourne - Cowes or Inverloch Via Dandenong & Koo Wee Rup

$54 - $67

Drive  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Phillip Island 538.5 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Phillip Island is to bus which costs $70 - $85 and takes 18 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Phillip Island is to fly and train and taxi which costs $270 - $600 and takes 7 h 37 min.

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The distance between Adelaide and Phillip Island is 711 km. The road distance is 861.6 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Adelaide to Phillip Island, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Phillip Island station. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Electricity Substation/Gap Rd via Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St, Pakenham Station/Station St, Fountain Gate Shopping Centre/Overland Dr and Thompson Ave/Chapel St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 59 min.

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

You can take a train from Adelaide to Phillip Island via Southern Cross, Frankston, and Stony Point in around 15 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Adelaide to Phillip Island via Melbourne, Southern Cross, Dandenong, and Thompson Ave/Chapel St in around 17 h 49 min.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
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
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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, 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
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Train from Frankston to Stony Point
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
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
$59
Rail Saver
$87 - $93
Red Service
$100 - $110
Red Premium
$135 - $150
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+61 3 9335 2811
Email
info@skybus.com.au
Website
skybus.com.au
Bus from Avalon Airport to Skybus Coach Terminal/Melbourne
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
skybus.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Dandenong to Thompson Ave/Chapel St
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to Pakenham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Regional Transit
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Fountain Gate Shopping Centre/Overland Dr to Thompson Ave/Chapel St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Taxi from Stony Point to Phillip Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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