How to travel from Adelaide to Whyalla, Australia

The distance between Adelaide and Whyalla is around 243km (151 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 1h 20m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Adelaide to Whyalla by bus, taxi, 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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Fly

Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Whyalla (WYA).

  • Duration1h 20m
  • Flight time50min
  • Typical cost
    A$180($120)
Operated by

Regional Express

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Bus

Take the bus to Whyalla.

  • Duration5h 35m
  • Departstwice daily
  • Typical cost
    A$80($54)
Operated by

Stateliner

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Bus and Taxi

Take the bus to Port Pirie then take a taxi to Whyalla.

  • Duration4h 20m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$275($185)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Drive

Drive to Whyalla.

  • Duration4hrs
  • Distance385km (239 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Adelaide and Whyalla

There are several options for getting from Adelaide to Whyalla by bus, taxi, car and plane. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$80 ($54) and will take around 5h 35m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 1h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$180 ($120).

The distance between Adelaide and Whyalla is around 243km (151 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 230km (143 miles)

It takes around 4h 20m to get from Adelaide and Whyalla by bus and taxi. If you are travelling by car it will take around 4hrs to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Whyalla is to fly which takes around 1h 20m and will set you back approx A$180 ($120).

The cheapest way to travel between Adelaide and Whyalla, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$80 ($54) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Adelaide and Whyalla. We recommend that you fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Whyalla (WYA). instead which will take 1h 20m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Adelaide and Whyalla. It typically takes around 5h 35m and departs twice daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Adelaide to Whyalla. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Whyalla. These services run twice daily and will take a minimum of 5h 35m.

Stateliner run regular bus services between Adelaide and Whyalla. Buses run twice daily and take around 5h 35m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Adelaide and Whyalla. Flights depart from Adelaide (ADL) and arrive at Whyalla (WYA). The flight takes around 50min.

Yes there is a direct flight between Adelaide and Whyalla with no stop-overs required. Flights typically take around 50min.

Regional Express and Qantas fly between Adelaide and Whyalla. Flights depart from Adelaide (ADL) and and arrive into Whyalla (WYA). These flights usually take around 50min.

The flight from Adelaide to Whyalla typically takes around 50min. Flights depart from Adelaide (ADL) and and arrive into Whyalla (WYA).

The closest major airport to Whyalla is Whyalla Airport (WYA) (WYA) which is approximately 6km (4 miles) from Whyalla. Adelaide Airport (ADL) (ADL) and Port Lincoln Airport (PLO) (PLO) 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 Whyalla. The distance is around 385km (239 miles) by road and it will take around 4hrs in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Adelaide to Whyalla is to take the bus and then take a taxi which takes, on average, 4h 20m and will usually cost around A$275 ($185).

How do I get from Adelaide to Whyalla

Compare travel optionsbetween Adelaide and Whyalla

Transport options from Adelaide to Whyalla
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
1h 20m
A$180($120)
every 20 mins243km (151 miles)
Bus
5h 35m
A$80($54)
twice daily412km (256 miles)
Bus and Taxi
4h 20m
A$275($185)
once daily384km (238 miles)
Drive
4hrs
A$73($49)
on demand385km (239 miles)

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Airports near Whyalla

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

WYA
Whyalla Airport (WYA)
Domestic Airport
Distance
6km (4 miles) from Whyalla
ADL
Adelaide Airport (ADL)
International Airport
Distance
229km (142 miles) from Whyalla
PLO
Port Lincoln Airport (PLO)
Domestic Airport
Distance
235km (146 miles) from Whyalla