There are 4 ways to get from Perth 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.

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Fly  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Perth (PER) to Adelaide (ADL) PER - ADL

$117 - $318

3 alternative options

Train  •  38 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Perth to Adelaide Parklands Indian Pacific

$440 - $1,100

Bus, train  •  45 h

  1. Take the bus from Transwa Bay East Perth to Transwa Bay Esperance
  2. Take the bus from Transwa Bay Esperance to Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie
  3. Take the train from Kalgoorlie to Adelaide Parklands

$430 - $929

Drive  •  29 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Perth to Adelaide 1682.7 miles

$240 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Perth to Adelaide is to fly which costs $150 - $440 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Perth to Adelaide is to fly which costs $150 - $440 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Perth and Adelaide is 2131 km. The road distance is 2692.3 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Perth to Adelaide, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Perth and arriving at Adelaide Parklands. Services depart twice a week. The journey takes approximately 38 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Perth, WA, Australia and Adelaide, SA, Australia?

Jetstar, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Perth to Adelaide every 2 hours. Alternatively, Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific operates a train from Perth to Adelaide twice a week. Tickets cost $440 - $1,100 and the journey takes 38 h 30 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Perth to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Perth to Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Perth to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Perth to Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Perth to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Perth to Adelaide Parklands
Ave. Duration
38 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$442
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$750 - $1,000
Low Gold Single Cabin
$800 - $1,100
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$900 - $1,300
Train from Kalgoorlie to Adelaide Parklands
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$342
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$550 - $750
Low Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $800
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$700 - $950
Bus operators
TransWA
Phone
1300 662 205
Email
info@transwa.wa.gov.au
Website
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Transwa Bay East Perth to Transwa Bay Esperance
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Transwa Bay Esperance to Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au

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