Getting Here

Peterborough is situated approximately 250km North of Adelaide in the Southern Flinders region of South Australia with an approximate population of 2000 people living in the District.

Adelaide to Peterborough (3 hours):

Burra to Peterborough (1 hour):

Port Pirie to Peterborough (1 hour 15 minutes):

Port Augusta to Peterborough (1 hour 30 minutes):

Broken Hill to Peterborough (3 hours 30 minutes):

Quorn to Peterborough (1 hour 30 minutes):

Hawker to Peterborough (1 hour 30 minutes):

Click to enlarge interactive map, then drag a tack to your current position to find your route to Peterborough, SA.

Google Map










Why not travel in style to/from Peterborough on the Indian Pacific!  Although the train does not conduct a regular stop at Peterborough, it is possible to 'request' a stop when booking your ticket.

The Indian Pacific travels to/from Sydney & Perth (Broken Hill & Adelaide), passing through Peterborough approximately 4 times a week.

All year: Tuesday 1.35pm (Perth/Adelaide to Sydney/Broken Hill) & Thursday 11.20am (Sydney/Broken Hill to Perth/Adelaide)

Summer (in addition to Tuesday and Thursday):  Sunday 11.09am (Sydey/Broken Hill to Perth/Adelaide) & Friday 1.35pm (Perth/Adelaide to Sydney/Broken Hill)

Contact Great Southern Rail on 1 800 703 357 for more information, or visit: ,  bookings are essential.





Port Pirie Bus Service run very reasonably priced transfers to/from Peterborough, Port Augusta and Port Pirie on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays.  Please download the attached flyer for further information.  Bookings are essential.

Port Pirie Bus Service(371 kb) 

Buses R Us operate a connection between Broken Hill and Adelaide, which stops at Terowie, only 10 minutes away from Peterborough, twice a week.

The following web link will take you to their website for further information:

Yorke Peninsula Coaches run a Mid North Passenger Service between Peterborough and Adelaide (using 2 different routes, one via Burra, and one via Clare), on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.  You can either purchase a ticket on the bus or at the Visitor Information Centre located at Steamtown, 7 days a week. The Bus picks up and drops off passengers at the Lions Club Park in front of the Town Carriage.  Please download the attached flyer for further information. Bookings are essential.

Adelaide Coach Service(428 kb)


Town Map

















You could always follow the Heritage Rail Trail from either Broken Hill or Port Pirie to, and through, Peterborough.  Simply click here to go to the mobile guide, which is full of maps, stories, audio content and much much more to enhance a wonderful journey: 

Peterborough Tourism
Main Street
Peterborough SA 5422
Phone: 08 8651 2708
Fax: 08 651 3066