There are 8 ways to get from Parkes 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.

Recommended option

Bus to Dubbo, fly  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
  2. Fly from Dubbo (DBO) to Adelaide (ADL) DBO - ADL

$235 - $693

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 792
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St 723
  3. Take the bus from Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St to Wodonga
  4. Take the bus from Wodonga to 85 Franklin St

$100 - $145

6 alternative options

Fly from Parkes  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Parkes (PKE) to Adelaide (ADL) PKE - ADL

$178 - $431

Train to Sydney, fly  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Parkes Station to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Adelaide (ADL) SYD - ADL

$111 - $370

Bus, bus to Canberra, fly  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
  2. Take the bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row
  3. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Adelaide (ADL) CBR - ADL

$173 - $365

Train  •  16 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Parkes Station to Broken Hill Station 445
  2. Take the train from Broken Hill to Adelaide Parklands Indian Pacific

$199 - $388

Bus, train  •  21 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 792
  2. Take the train from Cootamundra to Southern Cross 623 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Melbourne to Adelaide

$101 - $227

Drive  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Parkes to Adelaide 654.8 miles

$90 - $140

What companies run services between Parkes, NSW, Australia and Adelaide, SA, Australia?

Regional Express, Qantas and three other airlines fly from Parkes to Adelaide hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Parkes to Adelaide via Broken Hill in around 16 h 16 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Dubbo to Adelaide via Sydney
Avg. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Dubbo to Adelaide via Sydney, Melbourne
Avg. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Dubbo to Adelaide via Sydney, Canberra
Avg. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney
Avg. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney, Melbourne
Avg. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Avg. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Melbourne
Avg. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Sydney
Avg. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney, Gold Coast
Avg. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney, Brisbane
Avg. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Avg. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Melbourne
Avg. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Avg. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Avg. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Parkes Station to Central Station
Avg. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $65
1st Class
$60 - $90
Train from Parkes Station to Broken Hill Station
Avg. Duration
6 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$65 - $100
1st Class
$95 - $140
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Broken Hill to Adelaide Parklands
Avg. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $290
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$133
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$210 - $280
Low Gold Single Cabin
$220 - $290
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$270 - $360
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Cootamundra to Southern Cross
Avg. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $55
First
$55 - $75
Sleeper
$120 - $150
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Avg. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row
Avg. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Gundagai Coach Stop, Sheridan St
Avg. Duration
46 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Adelaide
Avg. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St to Wodonga
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus from Wodonga to 85 Franklin St
Avg. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Parkes to Adelaide?

The distance between Parkes and Adelaide is 904 km. The road distance is 1048 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Parkes to Adelaide?

The cheapest way to get from Parkes to Adelaide is to drive which costs $150 and takes 11 h 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Parkes to Adelaide?

The quickest way to get from Parkes to Adelaide is to fly which takes 4 h 39 min and costs $360.

Is there a direct train between Parkes and Adelaide?

No, there is no direct train from Parkes to Adelaide. However, there are services departing from Parkes Station and arriving at Adelaide Parklands via Broken Hill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 16 min.

Is there a direct bus between Parkes and Adelaide?

No, there is no direct bus from Parkes to Adelaide. However, there are services departing from Parkes Station, Coach Bay and arriving at 85 Franklin St via Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay, Tourist Information Centre/249 Sheridan St and Wodonga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 46 min.

How long does it take to get from Parkes to Adelaide?

It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Parkes to Adelaide, including transfers.