There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Coober Pedy by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Sydney  •  6h 56m

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

$199 - $632

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Train to Bathurst, fly  •  25h 19m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Bathurst Station
  2. Fly from Bathurst (BHS) to Coober Pedy (CPD) BHS - CPD

$265 - $883

Train to Newcastle, fly  •  13h 23m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Coober Pedy (CPD) NTL - CPD

$239 - $763

Bus  •  33h 55m

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

$264 - $457

Train, bus  •  37h 22m

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

$513 - $1,111

Drive  •  22h

  1. Drive from Sydney to Coober Pedy 2088.3 km

$300 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Coober Pedy is to bus which costs $260 - $460 and takes 33h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Coober Pedy is to fly which costs $190 - $650 and takes 6h 56m.

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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 33h 55m.

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The distance between Sydney and Coober Pedy is 1649 km. The road distance is 2088.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Coober Pedy without a car is to bus which takes 33h 55m and costs $260 - $460.

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It takes approximately 6h 56m to get from Sydney to Coober Pedy, including transfers.

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Sydney to Coober Pedy bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Sydney station.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Coober Pedy is to fly which takes 6h 56m and costs $190 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $260 - $460 and takes 33h 55m.

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There is no direct flight from Sydney Airport to Coober Pedy Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 25m and has one stopover.

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

Jetstar, Regional Express and two other airlines fly from Sydney to Coober Pedy once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Coober Pedy via Albury and Adelaide in around 33h 55m.

Airlines
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Coober Pedy via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Coober Pedy via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from Sydney to Coober Pedy via Avalon, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Bathurst to Coober Pedy via Sydney, Broken Hill, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,400
Flights from Bathurst to Coober Pedy via Sydney, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Bathurst to Coober Pedy via Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Bathurst to Coober Pedy via Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,300
Flights from Newcastle to Coober Pedy via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
13h 48m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Newcastle to Coober Pedy via Brisbane, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Newcastle to Coober Pedy via Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Train operators
Intercity Train
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Bathurst Station
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
transportnsw.info
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Central Station to Bathurst Station
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$30 - $40
First Class
$40 - $55
Train from Central Station to Hamilton Station
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Economy
$24 - $35
First Class
$30 - $45
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
24h 45m
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
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 to Albury
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$80 - $100
Premium
$95 - $130
Advantage
$95 - $120
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 - $140
Premium
$140 - $190
Advantage
$140 - $180
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Albury station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
V-Line

V/Line provides passenger rail and coach services to regional destinations across Victoria, Australia. Services go to/from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne. 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 coach travel and long-distance train services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have tray tables and larger reclining seats with more leg room.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Albury to 85 Franklin St
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
https://www.vline.com.au/
Off Peak
$100 - $140

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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 3:41 AM in Sydney and 3:11 AM in Coober Pedy.

Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Coober Pedy is 2088 km. It takes approximately 22h to drive from Sydney to Coober Pedy.

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Qantas, Jetstar and Regional Express offer flights from Sydney 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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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18.

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