There are 5 ways to get from Adelaide to Swan Hill by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from 85 Franklin St to Swan Hill Sydney - Adelaide Via Albury

$35 - $50

4 alternative options

Train  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide to Southern Cross Overland
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Swan Hill Melbourne - Swan Hill Via Bendigo

$79 - $142

Drive  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Swan Hill 320.5 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Mildura, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Mildura (MQL) ADL - MQL
  2. Take the bus from Mildura to Swan Hill

$176 - $327

Fly to Melbourne, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne (MEL) ADL - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Swan Hill

$82 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Swan Hill is to bus which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 13 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Swan Hill is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 5 h 43 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 85 Franklin St and arriving at Swan Hill. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 13 min.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Adelaide to Swan Hill. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Swan Hill via Southern Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 11 min.

More details

The distance between Adelaide and Swan Hill is 453 km. The road distance is 512.7 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Adelaide to Swan Hill without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 13 min and costs $45 - $70.

More details

The bus from 85 Franklin St to Swan Hill takes 8 h 13 min including transfers and departs once daily.

More details

Adelaide to Swan Hill bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from 85 Franklin St station.

More details

Adelaide to Swan Hill train services, operated by PTV Overland, depart from Adelaide station.

More details

The best way to get from Adelaide to Swan Hill is to bus which takes 8 h 13 min and costs $45 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $200 and takes 16 h 11 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Adelaide to Swan Hill.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 283.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 13 min

What companies run services between Adelaide, SA, Australia and Swan Hill, VIC, Australia?

V-Line operates a bus from Adelaide to Swan Hill once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 8 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Adelaide to Swan Hill via Southern Cross in around 16 h 11 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
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Mildura
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $400
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
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
$58
Rail Saver
$86 - $92
Red Service
$100 - $110
Red Premium
$135 - $150
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 Swan Hill
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
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 85 Franklin St to Swan Hill
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Mildura to Swan Hill
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

Want to know more about travelling around Australia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Adelaide Airport to Mildura Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

Search flights

Adelaide to Swan Hill bus services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Swan Hill station.

More details

Swan Hill is 30 min ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 4:08 PM in Adelaide and 4:38 PM in Swan Hill.

Adelaide to Swan Hill train services, operated by V-Line, arrive at Swan Hill station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Adelaide to Swan Hill is 513 km. It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to drive from Adelaide to Swan Hill.

Get driving directions

Regional Express offers flights from Adelaide Airport to Mildura Airport.

Search flights

There are 17+ hotels available in Swan Hill. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Adelaide to Adelaide Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs $4.

More details