There are 6 ways to get from Brisbane to Coober Pedy by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Coober Pedy (CPD) BNE - CPD

$213 - $331

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Bus  •  43 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay 362
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Broken Hill Coach Stop 589
  4. Take the bus from Broken Hill to Gepps Cross
  5. Take the bus from Cavan to Coober Pedy

$330 - $415

Train, bus  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  2. Take the train from Sydney to Adelaide Parklands
  3. Take the bus from Adelaide to Coober Pedy

$446 - $955

Bus, train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Sydney to Adelaide Parklands
  3. Take the bus from Adelaide to Coober Pedy

$456 - $958

Train, bus via Marla  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  2. Take the train from Sydney to Adelaide Parklands
  3. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Marla
  4. Take the bus from Marla to Coober Pedy

$642 - $1,422

Drive  •  27 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Coober Pedy 1559.7 miles

$220 - $330

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Coober Pedy is to fly which costs $290 - $460 and takes 7 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Coober Pedy is to fly which costs $290 - $460 and takes 7 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Coober Pedy. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Coober Pedy via Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, Dubbo Station, Coach Bay, Broken Hill and Cavan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 22 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Coober Pedy is 1797 km. The road distance is 2495.6 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Coober Pedy without a car is to bus which takes 43 h 22 min and costs $450 - $600.

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It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to get from Brisbane to Coober Pedy, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Coober Pedy bus services, operated by Crisps Coaches, depart from Brisbane station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Coober Pedy is to fly which takes 7 h 14 min and costs $290 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $450 - $600 and takes 43 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Brisbane Airport to Coober Pedy Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Brisbane to Coober Pedy bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Coober Pedy station.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Coober Pedy.
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  • Distance: 1122.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 14 min

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Coober Pedy, SA, Australia?

Qantas, Regional Express and two other airlines fly from Brisbane to Coober Pedy 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Coober Pedy via Tamworth, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, Dubbo Station, Coach Bay, Broken Hill Coach Stop, Broken Hill, Gepps Cross, and Cavan in around 43 h 22 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Coober Pedy via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Brisbane to Coober Pedy via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $390
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $140
1st Class
$120 - $190
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Sydney to Adelaide Parklands
Ave. Duration
24 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$290
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$490 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $800
Great Southern Rail - The Ghan
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Marla
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$257
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$472
Low Gold Single Cabin
$529
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$627
Bus operators
Crisps Coaches
Phone
(07) 4661 8333
Email
reservations@crisps.com.au
Website
crisps.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$84
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Broken Hill Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Buses R Us
Phone
(08) 8285 6900
Email
enquiries@busesrus.com.au
Website
lee925.wixsite.com
Bus from Broken Hill to Gepps Cross
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$102
Schedules at
lee925.wixsite.com
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 Cavan to Coober Pedy
Ave. Duration
10 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120
Bus from Adelaide to Coober Pedy
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120
Bus from Marla to Coober Pedy
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$19 - $28
Flexifare
$28 - $40
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Sydney
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Coober Pedy is 30 min behind Brisbane. It is currently 7:17 PM in Brisbane and 6:47 PM in Coober Pedy.

Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Coober Pedy is 2496 km. It takes approximately 27 h 3 min to drive from Brisbane to Coober Pedy.

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Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Regional Express offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Coober Pedy Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Coober Pedy. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs $14 - $20.

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