There are 3 ways to get from Perth to Adelaide by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 16 min

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

$117 - $318

2 alternative options

Train  •  18 h 50 min

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

$420 - $1,000

Drive  •  29 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Perth to Adelaide 1682.7 miles

$240 - $350

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Perth and arriving at Adelaide Parklands. Services depart three times a week. The journey takes approximately 18 h 50 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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The best way to get from Perth to Adelaide without a car is to train which takes 18 h 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Perth to Adelaide, including transfers.

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Perth to Adelaide train services, operated by Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific, depart from Perth station.

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The best way to get from Perth to Adelaide is to fly which takes 5 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 18 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Perth Airport to Adelaide Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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Adelaide is 1 h 30 min ahead of Perth. It is currently 6:53 AM in Perth and 9:23 AM in Adelaide.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Perth to Adelaide is 2692 km. It takes approximately 29 h 41 min to drive from Perth to Adelaide.

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Map of how to get from Perth to Adelaide.
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  • Distance: 1331.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

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

Jetstar, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Perth to Adelaide hourly. Alternatively, Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific operates a train from Perth to Adelaide 3 times a week. Tickets cost $420 - $1,000 and the journey takes 18 h 50 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Perth to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $390
Flights from Perth to Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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
18 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$426
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$700 - $950
Low Gold Single Cabin
$750 - $1,000
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$900 - $1,200

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Perth Airport to Adelaide Airport.

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There are 384+ hotels available in Adelaide. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Perth to Perth Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 31 min and costs .

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