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Riverland South Australia distances by road

Interstate touring routes

All roads can take you to the Riverland, whether you are travelling from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide.

Travel by car

From Adelaide you can travel one hour and 50 minutes to Blanchetown, the Gateway to the Riverland by taking the Main North Road (A20) to Sturt Highway. From Victoria via Mildura you can take the Sturt Highway (A20), which will take you to Paringa in the Riverland.

Travel by Coach/Bus

Premier Stateliner Coaches operates a regular service to towns in the Riverland from Adelaide Central Bus Station in Franklin Street. McCafferty’s Express Coaches operates from Adelaide and interstate.

Travel by plane

The Riverland has airstrips in Loxton, Waikerie and Renmark for use by private and charter aircrafts.


The Riverland has a typical Mediterranean climate with dry summers and mild winters. The region is well known for its year-round sunshine; however, during the winter, spring and some autumn months you will experience cool nights and some chilly mornings. During summer it’s hot with plenty of sun. Temperatures vary from 27 to 47, so it’s recommended that you protect yourself by wearing sunscreen, a hat and carry lots of water. Get more travel tips here.

Time zones

The Riverland and South Australia are based on Central Standard Time (CST). CST is half an hour behind Eastern Standard Time (EST) in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. Daylight Saving Time usually commences at the end of October and finishes at the end of March.

Approximate Drive Times and distance

Coming to the Riverland     Around the Riverland  
Adelaide – Blanchetown 1 hr 50 mins - 132km   BlanchetownMorgan 47 mins - 42km
MilduraRenmark 1 hr 20 mins - 142km   BlanchetownWaikerie 28 mins - 43km
Burra – Morgan 50 mins - 86km   MorganWaikerie 36 mins - 44km
Bordertown – Loxton 2 hrs 30 mins - 239km   WaikerieBarmera 35 mins - 48km
Murray BridgeLoxton 1 hr 40 mins - 171km   WaikerieLoxton 50 mins - 74km
      BarmeraBerri 15 mins - 17km
      BarmeraRenmark 30 mins - 37km
      BerriRenmark 18 mins - 20km
      BerriLoxton 18 mins - 21km

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