There are 6 ways to get from Adelaide to Katherine by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Katherine  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Katherine (KTR) ADL - KTR

$252 - $372

Cheapest option

Fly to Darwin, bus  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Darwin (DRW) ADL - DRW
  2. Take the bus from Palmerston to Katherine

$155 - $331

4 alternative options

Fly to Kununurra, bus  •  19 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Kununurra (KNX) ADL - KNX
  2. Take the bus from Kununurra to Katherine

$431 - $639

Bus  •  37 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Adelaide to Alice Springs Gx580
  2. Take the bus from Alice Springs to Katherine Gx880

$224 - $379

Train  •  44 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Katherine The Ghan

$620 - $1,210

Drive  •  25 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Adelaide to Katherine 1694.3 miles

$240 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Adelaide to Katherine is to fly and bus which costs $210 - $460 and takes 11 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Adelaide to Katherine is to fly which costs $340 - $550 and takes 7 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Katherine. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Katherine via Alice Springs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 55 min.

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The distance between Adelaide and Katherine is 2362 km. The road distance is 2710.9 km.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Katherine without a car is to bus which takes 37 h 55 min and costs $300 - $550.

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Adelaide to Katherine, including transfers.

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Adelaide to Katherine bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Adelaide station.

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The best way to get from Adelaide to Katherine is to fly which takes 7 h 33 min and costs $340 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $300 - $550 and takes 37 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs $850 - $1,700 and takes 44 h 52 min.

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There is no direct flight from Adelaide Airport to Katherine Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Adelaide to Katherine bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Katherine station.

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Map of how to get from Adelaide to Katherine.
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  • Distance: 1476.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

What companies run services between Adelaide, SA, Australia and Katherine, NT, Australia?

Qantas, Airnorth and Jetstar fly from Adelaide to Katherine once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Adelaide to Katherine via Alice Springs in around 37 h 55 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Adelaide to Darwin
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Darwin via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Adelaide to Darwin via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Adelaide to Darwin via Perth
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Adelaide to Darwin via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Adelaide to Kununurra via Darwin
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $750
Flights from Adelaide to Kununurra via Perth, Broome
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Adelaide to Kununurra via Perth, Darwin
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from Adelaide to Kununurra via Sydney, Darwin
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from Adelaide to Kununurra via Melbourne, Darwin
Ave. Duration
13 h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Adelaide to Darwin via Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Adelaide to Darwin via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Adelaide to Darwin via Sydney
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Adelaide to Kununurra via Perth
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Adelaide to Darwin
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Darwin via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Adelaide to Katherine via Alice Springs, Tennant Creek
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Adelaide to Katherine via Darwin
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $330
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Adelaide to Darwin via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $360
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - The Ghan
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Katherine
Ave. Duration
44 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$609
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$1,119
Low Gold Single Cabin
$1,196
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,413
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Palmerston to Katherine
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$24 - $35
Flexifare
$30 - $50
Bus from Kununurra to Katherine
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$40 - $60
Flexifare
$55 - $75
Bus from Adelaide to Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$120 - $190
Flexifare
$150 - $210
Bus from Alice Springs to Katherine
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $170
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$95 - $140
Flexifare
$120 - $170

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