There are 5 ways to get from Geelong to Adelaide by bus, plane, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus to Melbourne, fly  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Geelong Station to Melbourne Airport
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Adelaide (ADL) MEL - ADL

$71 - $246

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Bus  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Ballarat
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Information Centre/Western Hwy
  3. Take the bus from Nhill to Adelaide

$47 - $78

3 alternative options

Fly from Avalon  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Adelaide (ADL) AVV - ADL

$75 - $616

Train  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from North Shore to Adelaide Overland

$55 - $101

Drive  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Geelong to Adelaide 438 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Geelong to Adelaide is to bus which costs $60 - $110 and takes 11 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Geelong to Adelaide is to fly which costs $100 - $850 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Geelong and Adelaide is 627 km. The road distance is 700.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Geelong to Adelaide, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geelong station to Adelaide. However, there are services departing from Geelong Station/Railway Tce and arriving at Adelaide via Ballarat and Nhill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Geelong to Adelaide. However, there are services departing from Geelong and arriving at Adelaide via North Shore. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 1 min.

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There are 365+ hotels available in Adelaide. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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Geelong to Adelaide train services, operated by PTV Overland, depart from Southern Cross station.

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Map of how to get from Geelong to Adelaide.
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  • Distance: 391.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

Jetstar flies from Geelong to Adelaide 4 times a week. Alternatively, PTV Overland operates a train from Geelong to Adelaide twice a week. Tickets cost $55 - $100 and the journey takes 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Avalon to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Avalon to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $600
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Train operators
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from North Shore to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$58
Rail Saver
$82 - $88
Red Service
$90 - $105
Red Premium
$125 - $140
Bus operators
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Bus from Geelong Station to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
gull.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Ballarat to Information Centre/Western Hwy
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Information Centre/Western Hwy to 85 Franklin St
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Nhill to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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