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There are 3 ways to get from Alice Springs to Katherine by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 49 min

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

$352 - $962

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Bus  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Alice Springs to Katherine Gx880

$95 - $170

1 alternative option

Drive  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Alice Springs to Katherine 738 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Alice Springs to Katherine is to drive which costs $140 - $220 and takes 10 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alice Springs to Katherine is to fly which costs $490 - $1,400 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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

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The distance between Alice Springs and Katherine is 1041 km. The road distance is 1180.9 km.

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The best way to get from Alice Springs to Katherine without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 25 min and costs $130 - $230.

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

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

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The best way to get from Alice Springs to Katherine is to fly which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $490 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $230 and takes 16 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Alice Springs Airport to Katherine Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Alice Springs to Katherine.
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  • Distance: 650.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

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

Airnorth flies from Alice Springs to Katherine 3 times a week. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Alice Springs to Katherine once daily. Tickets cost $95 - $170 and the journey takes 16 h 25 min.

Airlines
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Alice Springs to Katherine via Tennant Creek
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
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 Alice Springs to Katherine
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $170
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$95 - $140
Flexifare
$110 - $160

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Yes, the driving distance between Alice Springs to Katherine is 1181 km. It takes approximately 10 h 36 min to drive from Alice Springs to Katherine.

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Airnorth offers flights from Alice Springs Airport to Katherine Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Katherine. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alice Springs to Alice Springs Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs $30 - $40.

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