• Our partners include:

  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber
  • Rentalcars.com

There are 9 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  •  7h 5m

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

$232 - $689

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  21h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay 792
  2. Take the train from Cootamundra to Albury 621 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Albury to 85 Franklin St

$97 - $215

7 alternative options

Fly from Parkes  •  4h 36m

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

$137 - $379

Train to Sydney, fly  •  11h

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

$106 - $363

Bus, bus to Canberra, fly  •  9h 58m

  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

$172 - $372

Train, bus  •  14h 44m

  1. Take the train from Parkes Station to Broken Hill Station 445
  2. Take the bus from Broken Hill to Adelaide 1102

$162 - $189

Bus  •  19h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1 791
  2. Take the bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Broken Hill Town Coach Stop 589
  3. Take the bus from Broken Hill to Adelaide

$160 - $188

Train  •  32h 40m

  1. Take the train from Parkes Station to Central Station 446
  2. Take the train from Sydney to Adelaide Parklands Indian Pacific

$321 - $708

Drive  •  11h 29m

  1. Drive from Parkes to Adelaide 654.8 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Parkes to Adelaide is to drive which costs $130 - $190 and takes 11h 29m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Parkes to Adelaide is to fly which costs $190 - $550 and takes 4h 36m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Parkes station to Adelaide. However, there are services departing from Parkes Station, Coach Bay and arriving at Adelaide via Dubbo Station, Bay 1 and Broken Hill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 14m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Parkes station to Adelaide. However, there are services departing from Parkes Station and arriving at Adelaide Parklands via Sydney. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 40m.

More details

The distance between Parkes and Adelaide is 904 km. The road distance is 1047.8 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Parkes to Adelaide without a car is to train and bus which takes 14h 44m and costs $220 - $270.

More details

It takes approximately 7h 5m to get from Parkes to Adelaide, including transfers.

More details

Parkes to Adelaide bus services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Parkes Station, Coach Bay.

More details

Parkes to Adelaide train services, operated by Transport NSW, arrive at Parkes Station.

More details

The best way to get from Parkes to Adelaide is to fly which takes 4h 36m and costs $190 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $220 - $270 and takes 19h 14m, you could also train, which costs $450 - $1,000 and takes 32h 40m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Parkes to Adelaide.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 565.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 5m

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

Regional Express, Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Parkes to Adelaide once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Parkes to Adelaide via Dubbo Station, Bay 1 and Broken Hill in around 19h 14m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Dubbo to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Dubbo to Adelaide via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Dubbo to Adelaide via Sydney, Canberra
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Dubbo to Adelaide via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Parkes Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Parkes Station to Broken Hill Station
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$60 - $90
1st Class
$85 - $130
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Cootamundra to Albury
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $29
First
$30 - $40
Sleeper
$90 - $105
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
24h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Book at
Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$284
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$480 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $650
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $800
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Bay 1
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Dubbo Station, Bay 1 to Broken Hill Town Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Buses R Us
Phone
(08) 8285 6900
Email
enquiries@busesrus.com.au
Website
lee925.wixsite.com
Bus from Broken Hill to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
lee925.wixsite.com
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. 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 long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Albury to 85 Franklin St
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/

Want to know more about travelling around Australia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

There is no direct flight from Dubbo Airport to Adelaide Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h and has one stopover.

Search flights

Parkes to Adelaide bus services, operated by Buses R Us, arrive at Adelaide station.

More details

Adelaide is 30m behind Parkes. It is currently 3:29 PM in Parkes and 2:59 PM in Adelaide.

Parkes to Adelaide train services, operated by Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific, arrive at Adelaide Parklands station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Parkes to Adelaide is 1048 km. It takes approximately 11h 29m to drive from Parkes to Adelaide.

Get driving directions

Qantas offers flights from Dubbo Airport to Adelaide Airport.

Search flights

There are 426+ hotels available in Adelaide. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Parkes to Parkes Airport is to taxi which takes 7m and costs $19 - $23.

More details