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

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Bus  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Mount Gambier
  2. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Warrnambool Melbourne - Mount Gambier Via Geelong & Warrnambool

$71 - $100

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Train  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide to North Shore Overland
  2. Take the train from North Shore to Warrnambool Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Geelong & Colac

$70 - $119

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Train, bus  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide to Ararat Overland
  2. Take the bus from Ararat to Koroit St Interchange/Koroit St Melbourne - Warrnambool Via Ararat & Hamilton

$74 - $103

Drive  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Warrnambool 384.7 miles

$55 - $80

Fly to Mount Gambier, bus  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Mount Gambier (MGB) ADL - MGB
  2. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Warrnambool

$156 - $217

Fly to Melbourne, train  •  7 h 43 min

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

$78 - $261

Fly to Avalon, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Avalon (AVV) ADL - AVV
  2. Take the train from Geelong to Warrnambool

$86 - $634

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Warrnambool is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Warrnambool is to fly and bus which costs $210 - $300 and takes 6 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Warrnambool. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Warrnambool via Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Adelaide to Warrnambool. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Warrnambool via North Shore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 11 min.

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The distance between Adelaide and Warrnambool is 517 km. The road distance is 615.6 km.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Warrnambool without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 50 min and costs $95 - $140.

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It takes approximately 10 h 50 min to get from Adelaide to Warrnambool, including transfers.

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Adelaide to Warrnambool bus services, operated by Premier Stateliner, depart from Adelaide station.

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

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Warrnambool is to bus which takes 10 h 50 min and costs $95 - $140. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $170 and takes 13 h 11 min.

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Warrnambool.
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  • Distance: 323.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Adelaide to Warrnambool via Mount Gambier and Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East in around 10 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Adelaide to Warrnambool via North Shore in around 13 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
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 Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
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 Ararat
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$58
Rail Saver
$70 - $75
Red Service
$74 - $79
Red Premium
$100 - $110
Train from Adelaide to North Shore
Ave. Duration
9 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$58
Rail Saver
$82 - $87
Red Service
$90 - $100
Red Premium
$125 - $140
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 North Shore to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Geelong to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Premier Stateliner
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
premierstateliner.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 Tourist Information Centre/Jubilee Hwy East to Warrnambool
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ararat to Koroit St Interchange/Koroit St
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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The quickest flight from Adelaide Airport to Mount Gambier Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Warrnambool is 30 min ahead of Adelaide. It is currently 7:03 AM in Adelaide and 7:33 AM in Warrnambool.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Adelaide to Warrnambool is 616 km. It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to drive from Adelaide to Warrnambool.

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Regional Express offers flights from Adelaide Airport to Mount Gambier Airport.

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There are 271+ hotels available in Warrnambool. Prices start at $85 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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