There are 7 ways to get from Brisbane to Katherine by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Katherine  •  14 h

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Katherine (KTR) BNE - KTR

$250 - $315

Cheapest option

Fly to Darwin, bus  •  12 h 28 min

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

$133 - $344

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Fly to Kununurra, bus  •  19 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Kununurra (KNX) BNE - KNX
  2. Take the bus from Kununurra to Katherine

$429 - $572

Bus Bus Queensland  •  46 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane to Mount Isa
  2. Take the bus from Mount Isa to Tennant Creek
  3. Take the bus from Tennant Creek to Katherine

$236 - $373

Train, bus  •  47 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Townsville
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Tennant Creek
  3. Take the bus from Tennant Creek to Katherine

$325 - $574

Bus via Townsville  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Townsville
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Tennant Creek
  3. Take the bus from Tennant Creek to Katherine

$339 - $535

Drive  •  32 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Katherine 1942.8 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Katherine is to fly and bus which costs $180 - $480 and takes 12 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Katherine is to fly and bus which costs $180 - $480 and takes 12 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brisbane to Katherine. However, there are services departing from Brisbane and arriving at Katherine via Mount Isa and Tennant Creek. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 h 55 min.

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The distance between Brisbane and Katherine is 2589 km. The road distance is 3108.5 km.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Katherine without a car is to bus which takes 46 h 55 min and costs $320 - $550.

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It takes approximately 14 h to get from Brisbane to Katherine, including transfers.

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Brisbane to Katherine bus services, operated by Bus Queensland, depart from Brisbane station.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Katherine is to fly which takes 14 h and costs $340 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $320 - $550 and takes 46 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Brisbane Airport to Katherine Airport. The quickest flight takes 18 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Katherine.
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  • Distance: 1618.2 miles
  • Duration: 14 h

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Katherine, NT, Australia?

Tigerair Australia, Airnorth and three other airlines fly from Brisbane to Katherine every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Katherine via Mount Isa and Tennant Creek in around 46 h 55 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin via Cairns
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin via Townsville
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Brisbane to Kununurra via Darwin
Ave. Duration
12 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $850
Flights from Brisbane to Kununurra via Sydney, Darwin
Ave. Duration
14 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Brisbane to Katherine via Darwin
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Flights from Brisbane to Katherine via Sydney, Darwin
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Brisbane to Katherine via Melbourne, Darwin
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $350
Flights from Brisbane to Katherine via Adelaide, Darwin
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $330
Flights from Brisbane to Katherine via Townsville, Darwin
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Brisbane to Katherine via Perth, Darwin
Ave. Duration
20 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$450 - $900
Flights from Brisbane to Kununurra via Darwin
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Brisbane to Kununurra via Sydney, Darwin
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin via Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Kununurra via Sydney, Perth
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Brisbane Roma Street to Townsville
Ave. Duration
17 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$254
B-Quick
$140
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 Mount Isa to Tennant Creek
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Bus from Tennant Creek to Katherine
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100
Bus from Townsville to Tennant Creek
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$130 - $190
Flexifare
$150 - $220
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
28 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Aspley Gympie Road to Townsville
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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Katherine is 30 min behind Brisbane. It is currently 11:55 AM in Brisbane and 11:25 AM in Katherine.

Yes, the driving distance between Brisbane to Katherine is 3109 km. It takes approximately 32 h 48 min to drive from Brisbane to Katherine.

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Tigerair Australia, Jetstar, Qantas and Airnorth offer flights from Brisbane 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 Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs $14 - $20.

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