How to travel from Adelaide to Port Augusta, Australia

The distance between Adelaide and Port Augusta is around 309km (192 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 2h 10m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Adelaide to Port Augusta by bus, car and plane. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Plane and Bus

Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Whyalla (WYA) then take the bus to Port Augusta.

  • Duration2h 10m
  • Flight time50min
  • Typical cost
    A$200($135)
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Bus

Take the bus to Port Augusta.

  • Duration4h 15m
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    A$67($45)
Operated by

Stateliner

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Drive

Drive to Port Augusta.

  • Duration3h 15m
  • Distance309km (192 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Adelaide and Port Augusta

There are several options for getting from Adelaide to Port Augusta by bus, car and plane. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$67 ($45) and will take around 4h 15m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the bus and arrive in approximately 2h 10m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$200 ($135).

The distance between Adelaide and Port Augusta is around 309km (192 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 282km (175 miles)

It takes around 4h 15m to get from Adelaide and Port Augusta by bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 3h 15m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Port Augusta is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 2h 10m and will set you back approx A$200 ($135).

The cheapest way to travel between Adelaide and Port Augusta, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$67 ($45) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Adelaide and Port Augusta. We recommend that you fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Whyalla (WYA) then take the bus to Port Augusta. instead which will take 2h 10m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Adelaide and Port Augusta. It typically takes around 4h 15m and departs twice daily.

Yes there is a direct bus service that runs between Adelaide and Port Augusta with no changeovers required. The bus runs twice daily and takes 4h 15m.

Stateliner and Greyhound Australia run regular bus services between Adelaide and Port Augusta. Buses run twice daily and take around 4h 15m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Adelaide to Port Augusta. We recommend that you fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Whyalla (WYA) then take the bus to Port Augusta. instead which will take 2h 10m.

The closest major airport to Port Augusta is Whyalla Airport (WYA) (WYA) which is approximately 66km (41 miles) from Port Augusta. Olympic Dam Airport (OLP) (OLP) and Adelaide Airport (ADL) (ADL) 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 Port Augusta. The distance is around 309km (192 miles) by road and it will take around 3h 15m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Adelaide to Port Augusta is to take the bus which takes, on average, 4h 15m and will usually cost around A$67 ($45).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Adelaide and Port Augusta

Transport options from Adelaide to Port Augusta
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Bus
2h 10m
A$200($135)
twice daily319km (198 miles)
Bus
4h 15m
A$67($45)
twice daily326km (203 miles)
Drive
3h 15m
A$59($40)
on demand309km (192 miles)

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Airports near Port Augusta

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

WYA
Whyalla Airport (WYA)
Domestic Airport
Distance
66km (41 miles) from Port Augusta
OLP
Olympic Dam Airport (OLP)
Domestic Airport
Distance
238km (148 miles) from Port Augusta
ADL
Adelaide Airport (ADL)
International Airport
Distance
281km (175 miles) from Port Augusta