There are 4 ways to get from Alice Springs to Katherine by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 49 min

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

$353 - $968

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Alice Springs to Katherine Gx880

$95 - $170

2 alternative options

Train  •  15 h 7 min

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

$266 - $540

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 - $210 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 $480 - $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. 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 train which takes 15 h 7 min and costs $360 - $750.

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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 $480 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $360 - $750 and takes 15 h 7 min, you could also bus, which costs $130 - $230 and takes 16 h 25 min.

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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 5 times a week. Alternatively, Great Southern Rail - The Ghan operates a train from Alice Springs to Katherine once a week. Tickets cost $250 - $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
$250 - $550
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$254
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$468
Low Gold Single Cabin
$525
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$623
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
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$95 - $140
Flexifare
$120 - $170

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