There are 8 ways to get from Parkes to Adelaide by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Dubbo, fly  •  7 h 3 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

$232 - $691

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Bus, train  •  21 h 1 min

  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 - $216

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Fly from Parkes  •  4 h 44 min

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

$147 - $250

Train to Sydney, fly  •  11 h 15 min

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

$107 - $365

Bus, bus to Canberra, fly  •  10 h 20 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

$172 - $373

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

$184 - $372

Bus  •  19 h 14 min

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

$163 - $192

Drive  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Parkes to Adelaide 654.8 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Parkes to Adelaide is to drive which costs $120 - $190 and takes 11 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Parkes to Adelaide is to fly which costs $200 - $350 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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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, Coach Bay and Broken Hill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 14 min.

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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 Broken Hill. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 16 min.

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

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The best way to get from Parkes to Adelaide without a car is to train which takes 16 h 16 min and costs $250 - $550.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Parkes to Adelaide, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Parkes to Adelaide is to fly which takes 4 h 44 min and costs $200 - $350. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $250 - $550 and takes 16 h 16 min, you could also bus, which costs $220 - $270 and takes 19 h 14 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Parkes to Adelaide.
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  • Distance: 565.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

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

Regional Express, Qantas and three other airlines fly from Parkes to Adelaide every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Parkes to Adelaide via Broken Hill Station and Broken Hill in around 16 h 16 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Dubbo to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Dubbo to Adelaide via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Dubbo to Adelaide via Sydney, Canberra
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Dubbo to Adelaide via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Parkes to Adelaide via Sydney, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
Flights from Canberra to Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Parkes Station to Central Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $85
Train from Parkes Station to Broken Hill Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $95
1st Class
$85 - $130
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
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$124
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$200 - $270
Low Gold Single Cabin
$210 - $280
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$250 - $340
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Cootamundra to Albury
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $110
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$22 - $29
First
$30 - $45
Sleeper
$95 - $110
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Dubbo Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Parkes Station, Coach Bay to Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Cootamundra Station, Coach Bay to Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Bus from Dubbo Station, Coach Bay to Broken Hill Coach Stop
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Buses R Us
Phone
(08) 8285 6900
Email
enquiries@busesrus.com.au
Website
lee925.wixsite.com
Bus from Broken Hill to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$103
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
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au

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