How to travel from Adelaide to Rye, Australia

The distance between Adelaide and Rye is around 761km (473 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly, then take the train and then take the bus which takes around 4h 40m.

6 routes found

We've found 6 different ways to get from Adelaide to Rye by plane, train, bus, car and ferry. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Plane, Train and Bus

Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne (MEL) then take the train to Frankston then take the bus to Lyons Ave/Point Nepean Rd.

  • Duration4h 40m
  • Flight time1h 20m
  • Typical cost
    A$225($150)
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Bus

Take the bus to Melbourne then Frankston and then to Elgan Ave/Point Nepean Rd.

  • Duration15h 50m
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    A$71($48)
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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Bendigo Station/Railway Pl then take the train to Southern Cross and then to Frankston then take the bus to Elgan Ave/Point Nepean Rd.

  • Duration14h 15m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$115($77)
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Drive

Drive to Rye.

  • Duration9h 10m
  • Distance816km (507 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Adelaide and Rye

There are several options for getting from Adelaide to Rye by plane, train, bus, car and ferry. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$71 ($48) and will take around 15h 50m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly, then take the train and then take the bus and arrive in approximately 4h 40m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$225 ($150).

The distance between Adelaide and Rye is around 761km (473 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 674km (419 miles)

It takes around 4h 40m to get from Adelaide and Rye by plane, train and bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 9h 10m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Rye is to fly, then take the train and then take the bus which takes around 4h 40m and will set you back approx A$225 ($150).

The cheapest way to travel between Adelaide and Rye, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$71 ($48) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Adelaide and Rye. We recommend that you fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne (MEL) then take the train to Frankston then take the bus to Lyons Ave/Point Nepean Rd. instead which will take 4h 40m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Adelaide and Rye. It typically takes around 15h 50m and departs twice daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Adelaide to Rye. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Melbourne, King St/Lonsdale St, Mitcham Station/Colombo St and Frankston. These services run twice daily and will take a minimum of 15h 50m.

Firefly Express and Metropolitan buses run regular bus services between Adelaide and Rye. Buses run twice daily and take around 15h 50m 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 Rye. We recommend that you fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Melbourne (MEL) then take the train to Frankston then take the bus to Lyons Ave/Point Nepean Rd. instead which will take 4h 40m.

The closest major airport to Rye is Avalon Airport (AVV) (AVV) which is approximately 49km (31 miles) from Rye. Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) (MEL) and King Island Airport (KNS) (KNS) 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 Rye. The distance is around 816km (507 miles) by road and it will take around 9h 10m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Adelaide to Rye is to fly, then take the train and then take the bus which takes, on average, 4h 40m and will usually cost around A$225 ($150).

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Transport options from Adelaide to Rye
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane, Train and Bus + 1 similar
4h 40m
A$225($150)
hourly761km (473 miles)
Plane, Car and Ferry5h 25m
A$495($330)
every 2 hours2,000km (1,243 miles)
Bus
15h 50m
A$71($48)
twice daily853km (530 miles)
Bus and Train
14h 15m
A$115($77)
once daily914km (568 miles)
Drive + 1 similar
9h 10m
A$155($105)
on demand816km (507 miles)
Train and Ferry11h 35m
A$130($87)
twice a week801km (498 miles)

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Airports near Rye

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

AVV
Avalon Airport (AVV)
International Airport
Distance
49km (31 miles) from Rye
MEL
Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)
International Airport
Distance
79km (49 miles) from Rye
KNS
King Island Airport (KNS)
Domestic Airport
Distance
185km (115 miles) from Rye