There are 5 ways to get from Adelaide to Phillip Island by plane, train, taxi, bus or car

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Fly to Melbourne, train, taxi  •  7 h 35 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

$203 - $408

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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 Cowes or Inverloch - Melbourne Via Koo Wee Rup & Dandenong

$52 - $65

3 alternative options

Fly to Avalon, train, taxi  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Avalon (AVV) ADL - AVV
  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

$222 - $791

Train  •  14 h 58 min

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

$199 - $279

Drive  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Phillip Island 538.5 miles

$75 - $120

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Phillip Island without a car is to train which takes 14 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 35 min to get from Adelaide to Phillip Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Phillip Island is to train which takes 14 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 17 h 49 min.

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The quickest flight from Adelaide Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Phillip Island is 30 min ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 9:43 PM in Adelaide and 10:13 PM in Phillip Island.

Yes, the driving distance between Adelaide to Phillip Island is 862 km. It takes approximately 9 h 39 min to drive from Adelaide to Phillip Island.

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Jetstar, Regional Express, Tigerair Australia and two other airlines offer flights from Adelaide Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 172+ hotels available in Phillip Island. Prices start at $89 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 .

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Phillip Island.
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  • Distance: 444.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 35 min

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 14 h 58 min. 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
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
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
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, Tuesday, 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 11 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
$57
Rail Saver
$85 - $90
Red Service
$100 - $110
Red Premium
$135 - $145
Bus operators
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 - $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 Dandenong to Thompson Ave/Chapel St
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Other operators
Taxi from Stony Point to Phillip Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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