There are 7 ways to get from Brisbane to Coober Pedy by plane, car, bus or train

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

Fly to Coober Pedy  •  7 h 14 min

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

$244 - $632

6 alternative options

Fly to Olympic Dam, drive  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Olympic Dam (OLP) BNE - OLP
  2. Drive from Olympic Dam to Coober Pedy

$331 - $375

Bus, train  •  2 days 2 h

  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 Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 792
  4. Take the train from Cootamundra to Albury 623 / ...
  5. Take the bus from Albury to 85 Franklin St
  6. Take the bus from Adelaide to Coober Pedy

$285 - $512

Bus  •  2 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Cloncurry
  2. Take the bus from Cloncurry to Alice Springs
  3. Take the bus from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy

$289 - $495

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

$470 - $971

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

$677 - $1,433

Drive  •  27 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Coober Pedy 1559.7 miles

$220 - $330

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

Qantas, Regional Express and Virgin Australia fly from Brisbane to Coober Pedy 3 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Coober Pedy via Cloncurry, Cloncurry, and Alice Springs in around 2 days 3 h.

Airlines
Alliance Airlines
Website
allianceairlines.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Olympic Dam via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Olympic Dam via Sydney, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Olympic Dam via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Flights from Brisbane to Olympic Dam via Cairns, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $300
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Coober Pedy via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Brisbane to Coober Pedy via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Cootamundra to Albury
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$23 - $30
First
$30 - $45
Sleeper
$100 - $110
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
$95 - $140
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$95 - $140
1st Class
$130 - $200
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
$300 - $700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$302
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $850
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
$260 - $550
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$268
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$492
Low Gold Single Cabin
$552
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$655
Bus operators
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
$26 - $40
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Albury to 85 Franklin St
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Coober Pedy
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $110
Flexifare
$90 - $130
Bus from Cloncurry to Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$110 - $160
Flexifare
$130 - $190
Bus from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $85
Flexifare
$70 - $110
Bus from Marla to Coober Pedy
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$20 - $29
Flexifare
$29 - $45
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Cloncurry
Ave. Duration
24 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brisbane and Coober Pedy is 1797 km. The road distance is 2496 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Coober Pedy is to drive which costs $290 - $430 and takes 27 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Coober Pedy is to fly which takes 7 h 14 min and costs $320 - $850.

No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Coober Pedy. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Coober Pedy via Cloncurry and Alice Springs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 3 h.

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