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

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Fly  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Alice Springs (ASP) to Perth (PER) ASP - PER

$306 - $733

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Train  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the train from Alice Springs to Adelaide Parklands The Ghan
  2. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Perth Indian Pacific

$785 - $1,817

Bus  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Alice Springs to Katherine
  2. Take the bus from Katherine to Roebuck Plains
  3. Take the bus from Roebuck Plains Roadhouse Caravan Park, Broome Highway, Australia to Wellington St Forrest Place R10 / Y14

$449 - $716

Drive  •  38 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Alice Springs to Perth 2255 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Alice Springs to Perth is to drive which costs $440 - $650 and takes 38 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Alice Springs to Perth is to fly which costs $420 - $1,000 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Alice Springs to Perth. However, there are services departing from Alice Springs and arriving at Wellington St Forrest Place R10 / Y14 via Katherine and Roebuck Plains Roadhouse Caravan Park, Broome Highway, Australia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 0 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Alice Springs to Perth. However, there are services departing from Alice Springs and arriving at Perth via Adelaide Parklands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 20 h.

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The distance between Alice Springs and Perth is 1992 km. The road distance is 3608 km.

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The best way to get from Alice Springs to Perth without a car is to train which takes 2 days 20 h and costs $1,000 - $2,500.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Alice Springs to Perth, including transfers.

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

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Alice Springs to Perth train services, operated by Great Southern Rail - The Ghan, depart from Alice Springs station.

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The best way to get from Alice Springs to Perth is to fly which takes 4 h 21 min and costs $420 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $1,000 - $2,500 and takes 2 days 20 h, you could also bus, which costs $600 - $1,000 and takes 3 days 0 h.

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Map of how to get from Alice Springs to Perth.
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  • Distance: 1245 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

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

Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Alice Springs to Perth 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Alice Springs to Perth via Adelaide Parklands in around 2 days 20 h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Alice Springs to Perth
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Alice Springs to Perth via Darwin
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Alice Springs to Perth via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Alice Springs to Perth via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - The Ghan
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Alice Springs to Adelaide Parklands
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$356
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$654
Low Gold Single Cabin
$717
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$849
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Perth
Ave. Duration
42 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$430 - $1,100
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$437
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$700 - $1,000
Low Gold Single Cabin
$750 - $1,100
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$900 - $1,300
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
Bus from Katherine to Roebuck Plains
Ave. Duration
19 h 12 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$130 - $190
Flexifare
$160 - $220
Integrity Coach Lines (Aust) Pty Ltd
Website
integritycoachlines.com.au
Bus from Roebuck Plains Roadhouse Caravan Park, Broome Highway, Australia to Wellington St Forrest Place R10 / Y14
Ave. Duration
34 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$220 - $330
Schedules at
integritycoachlines.com.au

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The quickest flight from Alice Springs Airport to Perth Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 20 min.

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Alice Springs to Perth bus services, operated by Integrity Coach Lines (Aust) Pty Ltd, arrive at Wellington St Forrest Place R10 / Y14 station.

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Perth is 1 h 30 min behind Alice Springs. It is currently 2:52 PM in Alice Springs and 1:22 PM in Perth.

Alice Springs to Perth train services, operated by Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific, arrive at Perth station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alice Springs to Perth is 3608 km. It takes approximately 38 h 26 min to drive from Alice Springs to Perth.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Alice Springs Airport to Perth Airport.

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There are 869+ hotels available in Perth. Prices start at $64 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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