There are 4 ways to get from Gold Coast to Adelaide by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Gold Coast  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Adelaide (ADL) OOL - ADL

$99 - $342

Cheapest option

Train to Brisbane, fly  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
  2. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Adelaide (ADL) BNE - ADL

$91 - $330

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  41 h

  1. Take the bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Casino Station, Coach Bay 164 / ...
  2. Take the train from Casino Station to Central Station 32
  3. Take the train from Sydney to Adelaide Parklands

$378 - $828

Drive  •  23 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Gold Coast to Adelaide 1316.3 miles

$180 - $280

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gold Coast to Adelaide is to train and fly which costs $120 - $450 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gold Coast to Adelaide is to fly which takes 5 h 5 min and costs $130 - $460.

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

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

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

Jetstar, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Gold Coast to Adelaide hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
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
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $450
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Helensvale, platform 2 to International Airport, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
jp.translink.com.au
Online
$15 - $19
Standard
$17 - $23
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Casino Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$75 - $110
1st Class
$100 - $160
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
$290 - $700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$297
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $850
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Surfers Paradise Coach Transit Centre, Beach Rd to Casino Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info

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