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Recommended option

Fly to Katherine  •  14 h

  1. BNE - KTR

$251 - $315

Cheapest option

Fly to Darwin, bus  •  12 h 26 min

  1. BNE - DRW

$135 - $344

3 alternative options

Bus  •  44 h 40 min

$240 - $394

Train, bus  •  47 h 55 min

$330 - $603

Drive  •  32 h 48 min

  1. 1942.8 miles

$270 - $400

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

Tigerair Australia, Airnorth and three other airlines fly from Brisbane to Katherine 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Brisbane to Katherine via Mount Isa and Tennant Creek in around 44 h 40 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 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 Cairns
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $480
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin via Townsville
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Brisbane to Katherine via Darwin
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Flights from Brisbane to Katherine via Sydney, Darwin
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Brisbane to Katherine via Melbourne, Darwin
Ave. Duration
16 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Brisbane to Katherine via Adelaide, Darwin
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $330
Flights from Brisbane to Katherine via Townsville, Darwin
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin via Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin via Sydney
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Brisbane to Darwin
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, 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 - $270
Schedules at
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
A-Choice
$263
B-Quick
$145
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Palmerston to Katherine
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$25 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $50
Bus from Mount Isa to Tennant Creek
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $80
Flexifare
$70 - $100
Bus from Tennant Creek to Katherine
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$55 - $85
Flexifare
$70 - $110
Bus from Townsville to Tennant Creek
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$130 - $190
Flexifare
$160 - $220
Bus Queensland
Phone
1300 287 537
Website
busqldoutback.com.au
Bus from Brisbane to Mount Isa
Ave. Duration
26 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
busqldoutback.com.au
Book at
busqldoutback.com.au

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Brisbane and Katherine is 2589 km. The road distance is 3109 km.

The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Katherine is to fly and bus which costs $170 - $460 and takes 12 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Katherine is to fly and bus which takes 12 h 26 min and costs $170 - $460.

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 44 h 40 min.

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