The distance between Adelaide and Daylesford is around 649km (403 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 3h 35m.
We've found 5 different ways to get from Adelaide to Daylesford by bus, train, car and plane. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.
👋 Also check out Daylesford → Adelaide if you're planning a return trip.
Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne (MEL) then take the bus to CFA/Bridport St.
Take the bus to Ballarat and then to CFA/Bridport St.
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There are several options for getting from Adelaide to Daylesford by bus, train, car and plane. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$62 ($42) and will take around 9h 10m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the bus and arrive in approximately 3h 35m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$225 ($155).
The distance between Adelaide and Daylesford is around 649km (403 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 566km (351 miles)
It takes around 9h 10m to get from Adelaide and Daylesford by bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 7h 20m to drive there.
The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Daylesford is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 3h 35m and will set you back approx A$225 ($155).
The cheapest way to travel between Adelaide and Daylesford, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$62 ($42) for a standard one-way ticket.
There is no train service that runs between Adelaide and Daylesford. We recommend that you fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne (MEL) then take the bus to CFA/Bridport St. instead which will take 3h 35m.
Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Adelaide and Daylesford. It typically takes around 9h 10m and departs 4 times a week.
There are no direct bus services that runs from Adelaide to Daylesford. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Ballarat. These services run 4 times a week and will take a minimum of 9h 10m.
Firefly Express and V/Line run regular bus services between Adelaide and Daylesford. Buses run 4 times a week and take around 9h 10m on average but will vary depending on you book with.
It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Adelaide to Daylesford. We recommend that you fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne (MEL) then take the bus to CFA/Bridport St. instead which will take 3h 35m.
The closest major airport to Daylesford is Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) (MEL) which is approximately 72km (45 miles) from Daylesford. Avalon Airport (AVV) (AVV) and King Island Airport (KNS) (KNS) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.
Yes it is possible to drive from Adelaide and Daylesford. The distance is around 649km (403 miles) by road and it will take around 7h 20m in normal traffic conditons.
If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Adelaide to Daylesford is to take the bus which takes, on average, 9h 10m and will usually cost around A$62 ($42).
Plane and Bus
|5 times a week||757km (471 miles)|
Bus + 1 similar
|4 times a week||666km (414 miles)|
|Bus via Bendigo Station/Railway Pl||11hrs|
|5 times a week||740km (460 miles)|
Train and Bus
|twice a week||700km (435 miles)|
|on demand||649km (403 miles)|
The following major airports near Daylesford offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.