There are 7 ways to get from Brisbane to South Australia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Brisbane to Adelaide  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Adelaide (ADL) BNE - ADL

$83 - $317

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Fly Brisbane to Whyalla  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Whyalla (WYA) BNE - WYA

$191 - $348

Bus to Gold Coast, fly to Adelaide  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Adelaide (ADL) OOL - ADL

$119 - $365

Bus  •  31 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Tamworth
  2. Take the bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Bay 1 362
  3. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Broken Hill Coach Stop 589
  4. Take the bus from Broken Hill to Adelaide

$256 - $292

Train  •  40 h

  1. Take the train from Brisbane to Central Station 32
  2. Take the train from Sydney to Adelaide Parklands Indian Pacific

$371 - $780

Bus, train  •  44 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Sydney
  2. Take the train from Sydney to Adelaide Parklands Indian Pacific

$384 - $785

Drive  •  22 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Adelaide 1282.3 miles

$180 - $270

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to South Australia. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Adelaide via Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, Dubbo Station, Bay 1 and Broken Hill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Brisbane to South Australia. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Adelaide Parklands via Sydney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h.

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The distance between Brisbane and South Australia is 1724 km. The road distance is 2051.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to South Australia without a car is to bus which takes 31 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Brisbane to South Australia, including transfers.

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Brisbane to South Australia bus services, operated by Crisps Coaches, depart from Brisbane station.

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Brisbane to South Australia train services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Brisbane station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to South Australia is to fly which takes 4 h 46 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 31 h 35 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 40 h.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Adelaide Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Brisbane to South Australia bus services, operated by Buses R Us, arrive at Adelaide station.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to South Australia.
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  • Distance: 1077.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 46 min

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and South Australia?

Jetstar, Tigerair Australia and two other airlines fly from Brisbane to Adelaide hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Adelaide via Tamworth, Tamworth Station, Coach Stop, Dubbo Station, Bay 1, Broken Hill Coach Stop, and Broken Hill in around 31 h 35 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide via Canberra
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Whyalla via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Brisbane to Whyalla via Sydney, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Brisbane to Whyalla via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $300
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $300
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Whyalla via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
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 - $130
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$90 - $130
1st Class
$120 - $180
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 45 min
Frequency
Once 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
Bus operators
Byron Easybus
Website
byronbayshuttle.com.au
Bus from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop to Gold Coast Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
byronbayshuttle.com.au
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
$82
Schedules at
crisps.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Tamworth Station, Coach Stop to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 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 Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
lee925.wixsite.com
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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South Australia is 30 min behind Brisbane. It is currently 10:45 PM in Brisbane and 11:15 PM in South Australia.

Brisbane to South Australia train services, operated by Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific, arrive at Adelaide Parklands station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to South Australia is 2052 km. It takes approximately 22 h 43 min to drive from Brisbane to South Australia.

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Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Adelaide Airport.

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

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