Transport - in and around Whyalla

Getting Here

By Car

Whyalla is approximately 394kms, or a four to five-hour drive from Adelaide. Travellers follow Highway 1, through Port Augusta and then onto Alternative Highway 1 at the Eyre Highway turnoff to WA, south-west of Port Augusta.

By Air

Whyalla is serviced daily by Rex (Regional Express) and Qantaslink which fly to and from Adelaide on the following regular passenger transport companies which operate out of the Airport.

Regional Express Airlines


Whyalla/Adelaide Airline Schedules are currently altered due to changing COVID 19 conditions, please see respective airlines for the latest flight schedules.

Flight duration to or from Adelaide is 45-50 minutes.

By Bus

The Premier Stateliner Group provides up to five return services daily between Whyalla and the Adelaide Central Bus Station in Franklin Street.

For schedules and bookings: CLICK HERE or phone 08 8645 9911.

Getting around

By Bus

Des's Transport offers a five and a half-day public bus service, which provides easy access to all areas of Whyalla. For the latest bus time table please click here.

Phone: 8644 7744


Des's Cabs provide a 24-hour, seven-day, taxi service. Taxi's meet all scheduled aircraft arrivals. They provide four, five and seven-seat passenger vehicles and access cabs.

Phone: 131 008

Car Hire

Avis, 24 hours - 8645 9331.

Budget - 8645 5333 or 0417 862 489.

Hertz Rent-a-car - 8644 7799.