The driving distance from Adelaide, Australia to Sydney, Australia is:

873 miles / 1 405 km

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Driving distance from Adelaide, Australia to Sydney, Australia

The total driving distance from Adelaide, Australia to Sydney, Australia is 873 miles or 1 405 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Adelaide, Australia. It ends in Sydney, Australia.

If you are planning a road trip, you might also want to calculate the total driving time from Adelaide, Australia to Sydney, Australia so you can see when you'll arrive at your destination.

You can also calculate the cost of driving from Adelaide, Australia to Sydney, Australia based on current local fuel prices and an estimate of your car's best gas mileage.

Since this is a long drive, you might want to stop halfway and stay overnight in a hotel. You can find the city that is halfway between Adelaide, Australia and Sydney, Australia.

Planning to fly a plane instead? You might be more interested in calculating the straight line distance to fly from Adelaide, Australia to Sydney, Australia.

It is possible to drive from Adelaide to Sydney in a day but it is best done in 2 days or longer. Hay is the halfway point of your drive and it is a popular overnight stop.

Hay is a historic farming town in southwestern New South Wales, located on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River. According to, the town is surrounded by grasslands, heritage buildings and many museums.

There are camping grounds and caravan parks for those who are traveling with an RV. And of course there are motels, hotels, cottages and farm stay for those who prefer a proper bed.

Two other popular stops are Mildura and Wagga Wagga. Mildura is located in northwestern Victoria near the Murray River. Visitors have the option of staying in houseboats, hotels, motels, apartments or resorts in the area. Mildura, according to, is a wine and fruit-producing region in Victoria. It has Mediterranean climate and lots or quality restaurants and markets.

Wagga Wagga is located by the Murrumbidgee River and it is the largest inland city in New South Wales. The city has a huge selection of restaurants and caf├ęs. Caravan parks, motels, hotels, resorts, service apartments, farm stays and bed and breakfast accommodation are available throughout the city. Find out more at

Adelaide, Australia

City: Adelaide
State: South Australia
Country: Australia
Category: cities

Sydney, Australia

City: Sydney
State: New South Wales
Country: Australia
Category: cities

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