There are 5 ways to get from Melbourne to Gawler by plane, train, bus, night 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, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Adelaide (ADL) MEL - ADL
  2. Take the train from Adelaide station to Gawler station

$65 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus, night bus  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Melbourne to Adelaide Fe70
  2. Take the night bus from Stop 1 King William Rd - West side to Stop 143 Murray St - West side N224

$48 - $56

3 alternative options

Train  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Adelaide Overland

$64 - $117

Bus, train  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to 85 Franklin St Adelaide - Melbourne Via Nhill & Bendigo
  2. Take the train from Adelaide station to Gawler Central station Gawc

$60 - $82

Drive  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Melbourne to Gawler 463.8 miles

$65 - $100

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Gawler, SA, Australia?

PTV Overland operates a train from Melbourne to Gawler twice a week. Tickets cost $60 - $120 and the journey takes 10 h 5 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
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $440
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
Adelaide Metro (Torrens Transit)
Phone
1300 311 108
Website
adelaidemetro.com.au
Train from Adelaide station to Gawler station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
adelaidemetro.com.au
Train from Adelaide station to Gawler Central station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
adelaidemetro.com.au
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$61
Rail Saver
$91 - $97
Red Service
$105 - $115
Red Premium
$145 - $155
Bus operators
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St to 85 Franklin St
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Adelaide Metro (Torrens Transit)
Phone
1300 311 108
Website
adelaidemetro.com.au
Night bus from Stop 1 King William Rd - West side to Stop 143 Murray St - West side
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
adelaidemetro.com.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Melbourne to Gawler?

The distance between Melbourne and Gawler is 662 km. The road distance is 742 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Gawler?

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Gawler is to bus and night bus which costs $60 - $75 and takes 14 h 11 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Melbourne to Gawler?

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Gawler is to fly and train which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $80 - $320.

Is there a direct train between Melbourne and Gawler?

No, there is no direct train from Melbourne to Gawler. However, there are services departing from Southern Cross and arriving at Gawler station via Adelaide Showground station and Adelaide station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 38 min.

Is there a direct bus between Melbourne and Gawler?

No, there is no direct bus from Melbourne to Gawler. However, there are services departing from Melbourne and arriving at Stop 143 Murray St - West side via Stop D1 Grote St - North side and Stop 1 King William Rd - West side. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Melbourne to Gawler?

It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Melbourne to Gawler, including transfers.