How to travel from Adelaide to Albury, Australia

The distance between Adelaide and Albury is around 866km (538 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 2h 35m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Adelaide to Albury by plane, bus, train and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Fly

Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Albury (ABX).

  • Duration2h 35m
  • Flight time2h 10m
  • Typical cost
    A$515($345)
Operated by

Qantas

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Bus

Take the bus to Albury.

  • Duration14hrs
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$125($85)
Operated by

V-Line

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Train

Take the train to Southern Cross and then to Albury Station.

  • Duration14h 30m
  • Departstwice a week
  • Typical cost
    A$130($87)
Operated by

Multiple train operators

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Drive

Drive to Albury.

  • Duration9h 35m
  • Distance866km (538 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Adelaide and Albury

There are several options for getting from Adelaide to Albury by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$125 ($85) and will take around 14hrs. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 2h 35m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$515 ($345).

The distance between Adelaide and Albury is around 866km (538 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 763km (474 miles)

It takes around 2h 35m to get from Adelaide and Albury by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 9h 35m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Albury is to fly which takes around 2h 35m and will set you back approx A$515 ($345).

The cheapest way to travel between Adelaide and Albury, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$125 ($85) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

Yes there is a train service that runs between Adelaide and Albury. It typically takes around 14h 30m and departs twice a week.

There are no direct train services that runs from Adelaide to Albury. However, you can instead can take several connecting trains with a changeover in Southern Cross. These services run twice a week and will take a minimum of 14h 30m.

PTV Overland, V-Line and XPT run train services between Adelaide and Albury. Trains depart twice a week and will take around 14h 30m, however, this may vary depending on the particular service and whether it runs express or stops all stations.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Adelaide and Albury. It typically takes around 14hrs and departs once daily.

Yes there is a direct bus service that runs between Adelaide and Albury with no changeovers required. The bus runs once daily and takes 14hrs.

V-Line run regular bus services between Adelaide and Albury. Buses run once daily and take around 14hrs on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Adelaide and Albury. Flights depart from Adelaide (ADL) and arrive at Albury (ABX) - via Melbourne (MEL). The flight takes around 2h 10m.

There is no direct flight from Adelaide to Albury. There is however a flight that goes via Melbourne (MEL). This services will take at least 2h 35m (not including layover time).

The flight from Adelaide to Albury typically takes around 2h 10m. Flights depart from Adelaide (ADL) and and arrive into Albury (ABX).

The closest major airport to Albury is Albury Airport (ABX) (ABX) which is approximately 4km (2 miles) from Albury. Canberra International Airport (CBR) (CBR) and Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) (MEL) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Adelaide and Albury. The distance is around 866km (538 miles) by road and it will take around 9h 35m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Adelaide to Albury is to fly which takes, on average, 2h 35m and will usually cost around A$515 ($345).

How do I get from Adelaide to Albury

Compare travel optionsbetween Adelaide and Albury

Transport options from Adelaide to Albury
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
2h 35m
A$515($345)
every 20 mins912km (567 miles)
Bus
14hrs
A$125($85)
once daily926km (575 miles)
Train
14h 30m
A$130($87)
twice a week1,112km (691 miles)
Drive
9h 35m
A$115($78)
on demand866km (538 miles)

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Airports near Albury

The following major airports near Albury offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

ABX
Albury Airport (ABX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
4km (2 miles) from Albury
CBR
Canberra International Airport (CBR)
International Airport
Distance
223km (138 miles) from Albury
MEL
Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)
International Airport
Distance
256km (159 miles) from Albury