Coober Pedy is situated in the Outback of South Australia, 846km North of Adelaide and 685km South of Alice Springs.
The Stuart Highway is one of the best highways in Australia and the journies north and south of the town is both comfortable and interesting. From Adelaide, the journey takes approximately 8-10 hours and 6-8 hours from Alice Springs. Please be aware that, when venturing off the highway, roads are unsealed and often impassable after heavy rain so please check weather forecasts and road conditions before you travel.
National coach Greyhound travel through Coober Pedy, providing various daily services. www.greyhound.com.au
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Regional Express Airlines operate a service to and from Adelaide. www.rex.com.au
Wrights Air for Charter Flights.
The Ghan stops at Manguri, 40km West of Coober Pedy, allowing passengers to disembark, transport from the rail siding to Coober Pedy must be specially arranged. Since 2015, The Ghan is also offering day tours into Coober Pedy as part of a travel package. www.greatsouthernrail.com.au