There are 4 ways to get from Perth to Coober Pedy by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Coober Pedy  •  11h 47m

  1. Fly from Perth (PER) to Coober Pedy (CPD) PER - CPD

$366 - $451

Cheapest option

Fly to The Granites, bus  •  9h 29m

  1. Fly from Perth (PER) to The Granites (GTS) PER - GTS
  2. Take the bus from Indulkana to Coober Pedy

$280 - $1,152

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 days 8h

  1. Take the train from Perth to Adelaide Parklands Indian Pacific
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Coober Pedy Gx580

$712 - $1,584

Drive  •  31h 47m

  1. Drive from Perth to Coober Pedy 2921.7 km

$380 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Perth to Coober Pedy is to fly which costs $360 - $460 and takes 11h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Perth to Coober Pedy is to fly and bus which costs $280 - $1,200 and takes 9h 29m.

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The distance between Perth and Coober Pedy is 1837 km. The road distance is 2921.7 km.

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The best way to get from Perth to Coober Pedy without a car is to train and bus which takes 2 days 8h and costs $700 - $1,600.

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It takes approximately 11h 47m to get from Perth to Coober Pedy, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Perth Airport to Coober Pedy Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 5m and has one stopover.

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Coober Pedy is 2h 30m ahead of Perth. It is currently 6:51 PM in Perth and 9:21 PM in Coober Pedy.

Yes, the driving distance between Perth to Coober Pedy is 2922 km. It takes approximately 31h 47m to drive from Perth to Coober Pedy.

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Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, Virgin Australia and two other airlines offer flights from Perth Airport to Coober Pedy Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Coober Pedy. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Perth to Coober Pedy.
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  • Distance: 1837.1 km
  • Duration: 11h 47m

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

Virgin Australia, Regional Express and five other airlines fly from Perth to Coober Pedy every 4 hours.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Perth to Coober Pedy via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
10h 42m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Perth to Coober Pedy via Sydney, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
14h 37m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,300
Flights from Perth to Coober Pedy via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Perth to Coober Pedy via Brisbane, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Perth to Coober Pedy via Canberra, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
17h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Perth to Coober Pedy via Ngurah Rai, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$450 - $800
Alliance Airlines
Website
allianceairlines.com.au
Flights from Perth to The Granites
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
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
43h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$598
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,000 - $1,400
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,000 - $1,400
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,200 - $1,700
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long-distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Indulkana to Coober Pedy
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$50 - $70
Premium
$60 - $85
Advantage
$60 - $75
Bus from Adelaide to Coober Pedy
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$110 - $150
Premium
$140 - $190
Advantage
$140 - $180

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The best way to get from Perth to Perth Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 33 min and costs $5 - $7.

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