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There are 4 ways to get from Sydney 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, bus

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Sydney 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 to Moonta

Sydney to Moonta by bus

The bus journey time between Sydney and Moonta is around 2 days 0h and covers a distance of around 1851 km. This includes an average layover time of around 23h 10m. The fastest bus normally takes 47h 16m. Operated by Greyhound Australia, Firefly Express and Yorke Peninsula Coaches, the Sydney to Moonta bus service departs from Sydney and arrives in Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne. Typically four buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
25h 46m
Layover time:
23h 10m
Total time:
2 days 0h

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
47h 16m
Bus distance:
1851 km
Buses per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$159
Carbon emissions:
231 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
17:30
Last bus departs at:
19:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sydney to Moonta bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Moonta is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $240 and takes 7h 52m.

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The fastest way to get from Sydney to Moonta is to fly and bus which takes 7h 52m and costs $120 - $240.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Moonta. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne via Melbourne and Adelaide Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 36m.

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The distance between Sydney and Moonta is 1255 km. The road distance is 1483.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Moonta without a car is to bus which takes 28h 36m and costs $150 - $370.

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It takes approximately 7h 52m to get from Sydney to Moonta, including transfers.

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

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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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Sydney to Moonta bus services, operated by Yorke Peninsula Coaches, arrive at Moonta Cnr Henry & Milne station.

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Moonta is 30 min behind Sydney. It is currently 9:45 AM in Sydney and 9:15 AM in Moonta.

Map of how to get from Sydney to Moonta.
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  • Distance: 1255.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 52m

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

You can take a bus from Sydney to Moonta via Melbourne, Adelaide, and Adelaide Central Bus Station in around 28h 36m.

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
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
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 Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$130 - $200
Advantage
$150 - $230
Premium
$170 - $250
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $70
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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Yes, the driving distance between Sydney to Moonta is 1483 km. It takes approximately 16h 10m to drive from Sydney 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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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18.

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