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There are 5 ways to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Moonta by plane, bus, 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.

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Fly to Adelaide, bus

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Adelaide (ADL)
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne

Fly to Whyalla, bus

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Whyalla (WYA)
  2. Take the bus from Whyalla to Port Wakefield
  3. Take the bus from Port Wakefield to Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sydney Domestic Airport to Melbourne
  2. Take the bus from Melbourne to Adelaide
  3. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Adelaide Parklands
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne

Drive

  1. Drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Moonta

Sydney Airport (SYD) to Moonta by train and bus

The journey time between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Moonta is around 2 days 7h and covers a distance of around 1845 km. This includes an average layover time of around 30h 6m. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 0h. Operated by Sydney Trains, Greyhound Australia, Firefly Express and others, the Sydney Airport (SYD) to Moonta service departs from International Airport Station and arrives in Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
25h 17m
Layover time:
30h 6m
Total time:
2 days 7h

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2 days 0h
Journey distance:
1845 km
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$247
Carbon emissions:
230 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:46
Last service departs at:
23:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sydney Airport (SYD) to Moonta train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Moonta is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $210 and takes 6h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Moonta is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $210 and takes 6h 30m.

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The distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) and Moonta is 1251 km. The road distance is 1473.8 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Moonta without a car is to bus which takes 29h 8m and costs $240 - $390.

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It takes approximately 6h 30m to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Moonta, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Adelaide Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Moonta is 30 min behind Sydney Airport (SYD). It is currently 4:03 PM in Sydney Airport (SYD) and 3:33 PM in Moonta.

Yes, the driving distance between Sydney Airport (SYD) to Moonta is 1474 km. It takes approximately 16h to drive from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Moonta.

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

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There are seven+ hotels available in Moonta. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Moonta.
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  • Distance: 1250.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 30m

What companies run services between Sydney Airport (SYD), Australia and Moonta, SA, Australia?

You can take a bus from Sydney Airport (SYD) to Moonta via Domestic Airport Station, Sydney Domestic Airport, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Adelaide Central Bus Station in around 29h 8m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide via Avalon
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide via Hobart
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide via Avalon
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide via Hobart
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Whyalla via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Sydney to Whyalla via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Central Station to Adelaide Parklands
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$390 - $950
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$400
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$650 - $900
Low Gold Single Cabin
$700 - $950
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$850 - $1,100
Bus operators
Yorke Peninsula Coaches
Phone
(08) 8821 2755
Email
enquiries@ypcoaches.com.au
Website
ypcoaches.com.au
Bus from Adelaide Central Bus Station to Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
ypcoaches.com.au
Bus from Port Wakefield to Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
ypcoaches.com.au
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 Sydney Domestic Airport to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $190
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$160 - $250
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Melbourne to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$59 - $65
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au

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