There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Coober Pedy 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h 42 min

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

$155 - $278

4 alternative options

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

$171 - $268

Train, bus  •  37 h 4 min

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

$367 - $808

Train, bus via Marla  •  46 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Sydney to Adelaide Parklands
  2. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Marla
  3. Take the bus from Marla to Coober Pedy

$573 - $1,265

Drive  •  22 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Coober Pedy 1293.5 miles

$180 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Coober Pedy is to bus which costs $230 - $370 and takes 35 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Coober Pedy is to fly which costs $210 - $380 and takes 6 h 42 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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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Sydney to Coober Pedy, including transfers.

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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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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 47 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
Flights from Sydney to Coober Pedy via Brisbane, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $700
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 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$290 - $700
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$294
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$490 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $850
Great Southern Rail - The Ghan
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Marla
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$261
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$479
Low Gold Single Cabin
$537
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$637
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
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 - $90
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Greyhound Australia
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 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$70 - $110
Flexifare
$85 - $130
Bus from Marla to Coober Pedy
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$19 - $28
Flexifare
$28 - $40

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