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

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Fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Coober Pedy (CPD) SYD - CPD

$155 - $278

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Bus  •  35 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sydney to Albury station
  2. Take the bus from Albury to 85 Franklin St
  3. Take the bus from Adelaide to Coober Pedy

$170 - $252

Train, bus  •  37 h 27 min

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

$358 - $778

Drive  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Coober Pedy 1293.5 miles

$180 - $270

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Coober Pedy. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Coober Pedy via Albury and Adelaide. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 30 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Coober Pedy is 1649 km. The road distance is 2069.6 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Coober Pedy without a car is to bus which takes 35 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Sydney to Coober Pedy, including transfers.

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Sydney to Coober Pedy bus services, operated by Firefly Express, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Coober Pedy is to fly which takes 6 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 35 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Coober Pedy Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Sydney to Coober Pedy bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Coober Pedy station.

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Coober Pedy is 30 min behind Sydney. It is currently 8:34 PM in Sydney and 8:04 PM in Coober Pedy.

Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Coober Pedy is 2070 km. It takes approximately 22 h 5 min to drive from Sydney to Coober Pedy.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Coober Pedy.
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  • Distance: 1030.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 42 min

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Coober Pedy, SA, Australia?

Tigerair Australia, Regional Express and three other airlines fly from Sydney to Coober Pedy twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Coober Pedy via Albury station, Albury, 85 Franklin St, and Adelaide in around 35 h 30 min.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Coober Pedy via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Flights from Sydney to Coober Pedy via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Sydney to Coober Pedy via Avalon, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $290
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Sydney to Adelaide Parklands
Ave. Duration
24 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$280 - $700
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Great Southern Rail
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$286
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$480 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $800
Bus operators
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Albury station
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
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
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 and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Coober Pedy
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $100
Flexifare
$85 - $120

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Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, Regional Express and Qantas offer flights from Sydney Airport to Coober Pedy Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Coober Pedy. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs .

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