There are 6 ways to get from Sydney to Port Augusta 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 to Whyalla, bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Whyalla (WYA) SYD - WYA
  2. Take the bus from Whyalla to Port Augusta

$156 - $406

Cheapest option

Fly to Adelaide, bus  •  10 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Adelaide (ADL) SYD - ADL
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Port Augusta

$100 - $360

4 alternative options

Fly to Port Augusta  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Port Augusta (PUG) SYD - PUG

$217 - $630

Bus  •  29 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 Port Augusta

$136 - $194

Train, bus  •  29 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Sydney to Adelaide Parklands Indian Pacific
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Port Augusta Meal Break Gx580

$332 - $747

Drive  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Sydney to Port Augusta 956.7 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Port Augusta is to drive which costs $180 - $270 and takes 16 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Port Augusta is to fly and bus which costs $210 - $550 and takes 7 h 13 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Port Augusta is 1259 km. The road distance is 1530.7 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Sydney to Port Augusta, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sydney to Port Augusta. However, there are services departing from Sydney and arriving at Port Augusta via Albury and Adelaide. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 30 min.

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

Regional Express, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Sydney to Port Augusta 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sydney to Port Augusta via Albury station, Albury, 85 Franklin St, and Adelaide in around 29 h 30 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Whyalla via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Whyalla via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Whyalla via Brisbane, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Sydney to Whyalla via Alice Springs, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $900
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Whyalla via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Port Augusta via Broken Hill, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Sydney to Port Augusta via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Port Augusta via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Port Augusta via Brisbane, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Port Augusta via Canberra, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Sydney to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $460
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
$296
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $650
Low Gold Single Cabin
$500 - $700
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $850
Bus operators
Premier Stateliner
Website
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Whyalla to Port Augusta
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Port Augusta
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
premierstateliner.com.au
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 Port Augusta Meal Break
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$26 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $55

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