There are 6 ways to get from Gold Coast to Adelaide by plane, train, bus or car

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What companies run services between Gold Coast, QLD, Australia and Adelaide, SA, Australia?

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas fly from Gold Coast to Adelaide hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Sydney and Albury in around 39 h 40 min.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Melbourne
Avg. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Sydney
Avg. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide
Avg. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide via Melbourne
Avg. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide
Avg. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Sydney
Avg. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Melbourne
Avg. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide via Sydney
Avg. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide via Canberra
Avg. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide
Avg. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Sydney
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Melbourne
Avg. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide via Sydney
Avg. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide
Avg. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Avg. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$16 - $20
Standard
$18 - $24
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to Roma Street, platform 7
Avg. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
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
Avg. Duration
24 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$313
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Low Gold Single Cabin
$550 - $750
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$650 - $900
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Brisbane to Central Station
Avg. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$100 - $150
1st Class
$130 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Surfers Paradise to Sydney
Avg. Duration
15 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $120
Flexifare
$95 - $140
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Albury station
Avg. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Albury to 85 Franklin St
Avg. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Gold Coast to Adelaide?

The distance between Gold Coast and Adelaide is 1601 km. The road distance is 2106 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Adelaide?

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Adelaide is to train and fly which costs $200 and takes 6 h 42 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Gold Coast to Adelaide?

The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Adelaide is to fly which takes 5 h 1 min and costs $200.

Is there a direct bus between Gold Coast and Adelaide?

No, there is no direct bus from Gold Coast to Adelaide. However, there are services departing from Surfers Paradise and arriving at 85 Franklin St via Sydney and Albury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Gold Coast to Adelaide?

It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Gold Coast to Adelaide, including transfers.