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There are 7 ways to get from Geelong to Moonta by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly Avalon to Adelaide, bus

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Adelaide (ADL)
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Ballarat
  2. Take the bus from Ballarat to Adelaide
  3. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne

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Shuttle to Melbourne, fly to Adelaide, bus

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Geelong to Melbourne Airport
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Adelaide (ADL)
  3. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne

Fly Avalon to Whyalla, bus

  1. Fly from Avalon (AVV) to Whyalla (WYA)
  2. Take the bus from Whyalla to Port Wakefield
  3. Take the bus from Port Wakefield to Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from North Shore to Nhill
  2. Take the bus from Nhill to Adelaide
  3. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne

Train, bus via Keith

  1. Take the train from North Shore to Nhill
  2. Take the bus from Nhill to Keith
  3. Take the bus from Keith to Adelaide
  4. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne

Drive

  1. Drive from Geelong to Moonta

Geelong to Moonta by bus

The bus journey time between Geelong and Moonta is around 40h 19m and covers a distance of around 895 km. This includes an average layover time of around 27h 28m. The fastest bus normally takes 23h 13m. Operated by V-Line, Firefly Express and Yorke Peninsula Coaches, the Geelong to Moonta bus service departs from Geelong Station/Railway Tce and arrives in Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
12h 51m
Layover time:
27h 28m
Total time:
40h 19m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
23h 13m
Bus distance:
895 km
Buses per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$109
Carbon emissions:
111 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
17:54
Last bus departs at:
20:23

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Geelong to Moonta bus schedules

Geelong → Moonta
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Moonta is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Moonta is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Moonta is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

Last updated: 13 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Geelong to Moonta is to bus which costs $100 - $140 and takes 14h 46m.

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The fastest way to get from Geelong to Moonta is to fly and bus. Taking this option will cost $120 - $290 and takes 6h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Geelong station to Moonta. However, there are services departing from Geelong Station/Railway Tce and arriving at Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne via Ballarat and Adelaide Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 46m.

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The distance between Geelong and Moonta is 758 km. The road distance is 861.7 km.

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The best way to get from Geelong to Moonta without a car is to bus which takes 14h 46m and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6h 4m to get from Geelong to Moonta, including transfers.

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Geelong to Moonta bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Geelong Station/Railway Tce.

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The quickest flight from Avalon Airport to Adelaide Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Geelong to Moonta bus services, operated by Yorke Peninsula Coaches, arrive at Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne station.

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Moonta is 30 min behind Geelong. It is currently 2:09 PM in Geelong and 1:39 PM in Moonta.

Map of how to get from Geelong to Moonta.
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  • Distance: 758.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 4m

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

You can take a bus from Geelong to Moonta via Ballarat, Adelaide, and Adelaide Central Bus Station in around 14h 46m.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $450
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide via Mildura
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$40 - $450
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide via Mount Gambier
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $450
Flights from Avalon to Whyalla via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Avalon to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Avalon to Whyalla via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Avalon to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $180
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from North Shore to Nhill
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Yorke Peninsula Coaches
Phone
(08) 8821 2755
Email
enquiries@ypcoaches.com.au
Website
ypcoaches.com.au
Bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
ypcoaches.com.au
Bus from Port Wakefield to Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
ypcoaches.com.au
Gull
Phone
+61 3 5222 4966
Email
enquiries@gull.com.au
Website
gull.com.au
Shuttle from Geelong to Melbourne Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
gull.com.au
Stateliner
Phone
1300 851 345
Email
adlterm@premierstateliner.com.au
Website
stateliner.com.au
Bus from Whyalla to Port Wakefield
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
stateliner.com.au
Bus from Keith to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
stateliner.com.au
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Geelong Station/Railway Tce to Ballarat
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$9 - $14
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Ballarat to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$59 - $65
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Nhill to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$59 - $64
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Nhill to Keith
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$58 - $64
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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Yes, the driving distance between Geelong to Moonta is 862 km. It takes approximately 10h 1m to drive from Geelong to Moonta.

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Jetstar offers flights from Avalon Airport to Adelaide Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Moonta. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Geelong to Avalon Airport is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs $40 - $50.

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