How to travel from Adelaide to Margaret River, Australia

The distance between Adelaide and Margaret River is around 2,405km (1,494 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 6h 20m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Adelaide to Margaret River 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 Busselton (BQB).

  • Duration6h 20m
  • Flight time5h 20m
  • Typical cost
    A$485($325)
Operated by

Qantas

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Train and Bus

Take the train to Perth and then to Mandurah Stn Platform 2 then take the bus to Charles West Av Transwa Margaret River.

  • Duration1 day 23h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$665($450)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Drive

Drive to Margaret River.

  • Duration1 day 6h
  • Distance2,921km (1,815 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Adelaide and Margaret River

There are several options for getting from Adelaide to Margaret River by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to fly and then take the bus which costs around A$255 ($170) and will take around 7h 25m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 6h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$485 ($325).

The distance between Adelaide and Margaret River is around 2,405km (1,494 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,155km (1,339 miles)

It takes around 6h 20m to get from Adelaide and Margaret River by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 6h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Margaret River is to fly which takes around 6h 20m and will set you back approx A$485 ($325).

The cheapest way to travel between Adelaide and Margaret River, if you exclude driving, is to fly and then take the bus which will typically cost around A$255 ($170) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Adelaide and Margaret River. We recommend that you fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Busselton (BQB). instead which will take 6h 20m.

Bus travel

Sorry, looks like there is no bus service that runs between Adelaide and Margaret River. We recommend that you fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Busselton (BQB). instead which will take 6h 20m.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Adelaide and Margaret River. Flights depart from Adelaide (ADL) and arrive at Busselton (BQB) - via Melbourne (MEL). The flight takes around 5h 20m.

There is no direct flight from Adelaide to Margaret River. There is however a flight that goes via Melbourne (MEL). This services will take at least 6h 20m (not including layover time).

The flight from Adelaide to Margaret River typically takes around 5h 20m. Flights depart from Adelaide (ADL) and and arrive into Busselton (BQB).

The closest major airport to Margaret River is Busselton Airport (BQB) (BQB) which is approximately 42km (26 miles) from Margaret River. Perth Airport (PER) (PER) and Albany Airport (ALH) (ALH) 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 Margaret River. The distance is around 2,921km (1,815 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 6h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Adelaide to Margaret River is to fly which takes, on average, 6h 20m and will usually cost around A$485 ($325).

How do I get from Adelaide to Margaret River

Compare travel optionsbetween Adelaide and Margaret River

Transport options from Adelaide to Margaret River
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 1 similar
6h 20m
A$485($325)
every 20 mins3,389km (2,106 miles)
Plane and Bus7h 25m
A$255($170)
every 20 mins2,405km (1,494 miles)
Train and Bus
1 day 23h
A$665($450)
once a week2,960km (1,839 miles)
Drive
1 day 6h
A$390($260)
on demand2,921km (1,815 miles)

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Airports near Margaret River

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

BQB
Busselton Airport (BQB)
Domestic Airport
Distance
42km (26 miles) from Margaret River
PER
Perth Airport (PER)
International Airport
Distance
239km (149 miles) from Margaret River
ALH
Albany Airport (ALH)
Domestic Airport
Distance
273km (170 miles) from Margaret River