There are 4 ways to get from Alice Springs to Katherine by plane, train, bus 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  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Alice Springs (ASP) to Katherine (KTR) ASP - KTR

$354 - $968

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Alice Springs to Katherine Gx880

$100 - $180

2 alternative options

Train  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Alice Springs to Katherine The Ghan

$275 - $558

Drive  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Alice Springs to Katherine 738 miles

$100 - $160

What companies run services between Alice Springs, NT, Australia and Katherine, NT, Australia?

Airnorth flies from Alice Springs to Katherine 5 times a week. Alternatively, Great Southern Rail - The Ghan operates a train from Alice Springs to Katherine once a week. Tickets cost $260 - $550 and the journey takes 15 h.

Airlines
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Alice Springs to Katherine via Tennant Creek
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - The Ghan
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Alice Springs to Katherine
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$263
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$484
Low Gold Single Cabin
$544
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$644
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Alice Springs to Katherine
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$100 - $150
Flexifare
$120 - $170

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Alice Springs and Katherine is 1041 km. The road distance is 1181 km.

The cheapest way to get from Alice Springs to Katherine is to drive which costs $130 - $210 and takes 10 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Alice Springs to Katherine is to fly which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $460 - $1,300.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Alice Springs and arriving at Katherine. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 16 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Alice Springs to Katherine, including transfers.