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There are 7 ways to get from Adelaide to Toowoomba by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Toowoomba  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Toowoomba (WTB) ADL - WTB

$283 - $855

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Fly to Brisbane, bus  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Brisbane (BNE) ADL - BNE
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba

$99 - $352

5 alternative options

Fly to Gold Coast, train, bus  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Gold Coast (OOL) ADL - OOL
  2. Take the train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba

$120 - $383

Bus  •  31 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Broken Hill
  2. Take the bus from Broken Hill Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Bay 1 590
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop 361
  4. Take the bus from Tamworth to Toowoomba

$255 - $291

Train, bus via Sydney  •  42 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Central Station to Brisbane 31
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba

$383 - $816

Train, bus  •  45 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney
  2. Take the bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
  3. Take the bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba

$373 - $826

Drive  •  21 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Toowoomba 1203.4 miles

$170 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Toowoomba is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $500 and takes 7 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Toowoomba is to fly which costs $390 - $1,200 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Toowoomba. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Toowoomba via Broken Hill Coach Stop, Dubbo Station, Bay 1 and Tamworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 31 min.

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The distance between Adelaide and Toowoomba is 1509 km. The road distance is 1925.5 km.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Toowoomba without a car is to bus which takes 31 h 31 min and costs $360 - $410.

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Adelaide to Toowoomba, including transfers.

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Adelaide to Toowoomba bus services, operated by Buses R Us, depart from Adelaide station.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Toowoomba is to fly which takes 7 h 11 min and costs $390 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $360 - $410 and takes 31 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Adelaide Airport to Toowoomba Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Adelaide to Toowoomba bus services, operated by Crisps Coaches, arrive at Toowoomba station.

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Toowoomba.
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  • Distance: 943 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 11 min

What companies run services between Adelaide, SA, Australia and Toowoomba, QLD, Australia?

Qantas, Airnorth and two other airlines fly from Adelaide to Toowoomba hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Adelaide to Toowoomba via Broken Hill, Broken Hill Coach Stop, Dubbo Station, Bay 1, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, and Tamworth in around 31 h 31 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Toowoomba via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Toowoomba via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Adelaide to Toowoomba via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Toowoomba via Canberra, Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Adelaide to Toowoomba via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Adelaide to Toowoomba via Alice Springs, Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $350
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Adelaide to Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Varsity Lakes, platform 2 to Central, platform 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Sydney
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$280 - $650
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$284
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$480 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $650
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $800
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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Murrays Coaches
Buses R Us
Phone
(08) 8285 6900
Email
enquiries@busesrus.com.au
Website
lee925.wixsite.com
Bus from Adelaide to Broken Hill
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
lee925.wixsite.com
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Broken Hill Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Tamworth Station, Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Tamworth to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$82
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
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 Brisbane to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $25
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$10 - $15
Flexifare
$17 - $25
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane Roma Street
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$95 - $140
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Toowoomba
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Toowoomba is 30 min ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 3:59 PM in Adelaide and 3:29 PM in Toowoomba.

Yes, the driving distance between Adelaide to Toowoomba is 1926 km. It takes approximately 21 h 11 min to drive from Adelaide to Toowoomba.

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Airnorth and Qantas offer flights from Adelaide Airport to Toowoomba Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Toowoomba. Prices start at $76 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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