How to travel from Adelaide to Esperance, Australia

The distance between Adelaide and Esperance is around 2,178km (1,354 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 5h 30m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Adelaide to Esperance 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 Esperance (EPR).

  • Duration5h 30m
  • Flight time4h 55m
  • Typical cost
    A$775($525)
Operated by

Qantas

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1 similiar route

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Train and Bus

Take the train to Perth then take the bus to Transwa Bay Transwa Esperance.

  • Duration2 days 4h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$695($465)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Drive

Drive to Esperance.

  • Duration22h 15m
  • Distance2,178km (1,354 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Adelaide and Esperance

There are several options for getting from Adelaide to Esperance by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to fly and then take the bus which costs around A$590 ($400) and will take around 9h 50m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 5h 30m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$775 ($525).

The distance between Adelaide and Esperance is around 2,178km (1,354 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,536km (954 miles)

It takes around 5h 30m to get from Adelaide and Esperance by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 22h 15m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Esperance is to fly which takes around 5h 30m and will set you back approx A$775 ($525).

The cheapest way to travel between Adelaide and Esperance, if you exclude driving, is to fly and then take the bus which will typically cost around A$590 ($400) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Adelaide and Esperance. We recommend that you fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Esperance (EPR). instead which will take 5h 30m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Adelaide and Esperance. We recommend that you fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Esperance (EPR). instead which will take 5h 30m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Adelaide and Esperance. Flights depart from Adelaide (ADL) and arrive at Esperance (EPR) - via Perth (PER). The flight takes around 4h 55m.

There is no direct flight from Adelaide to Esperance. There is however a flight that goes via Perth (PER). This services will take at least 5h 30m (not including layover time).

The flight from Adelaide to Esperance typically takes around 4h 55m. Flights depart from Adelaide (ADL) and and arrive into Esperance (EPR).

The closest major airport to Esperance is Esperance Airport (EPR) (EPR) which is approximately 20km (13 miles) from Esperance. Kalgoorlie Airport (KGI) (KGI) and Perth Airport (PER) (PER) 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 Esperance. The distance is around 2,178km (1,354 miles) by road and it will take around 22h 15m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Adelaide to Esperance is to fly which takes, on average, 5h 30m and will usually cost around A$775 ($525).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Adelaide and Esperance

Transport options from Adelaide to Esperance
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
5h 30m
A$775($525)
every 20 mins2,724km (1,692 miles)
Plane and Bus9h 50m
A$590($400)
3 times a week3,056km (1,899 miles)
Train and Bus
2 days 4h
A$695($465)
once a week3,389km (2,106 miles)
Drive
22h 15m
A$290($195)
on demand2,178km (1,354 miles)

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Airports near Esperance

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

EPR
Esperance Airport (EPR)
Domestic Airport
Distance
20km (13 miles) from Esperance
KGI
Kalgoorlie Airport (KGI)
Domestic Airport
Distance
344km (214 miles) from Esperance
PER
Perth Airport (PER)
International Airport
Distance
594km (369 miles) from Esperance