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There are 5 ways to get from Broken Hill to Alice Springs by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Broken Hill  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Broken Hill (BHQ) to Alice Springs (ASP) BHQ - ASP

$224 - $591

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Bus  •  28 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Broken Hill to Gepps Cross 1102
  2. Take the bus from Cavan to Alice Springs Gx580

$219 - $309

3 alternative options

Bus to Adelaide, fly  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Broken Hill to Adelaide
  2. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Alice Springs (ASP) ADL - ASP

$284 - $609

Bus, train  •  33 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Broken Hill to Adelaide 1102
  2. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Alice Springs The Ghan

$442 - $802

Drive  •  16 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Broken Hill to Alice Springs 1023.7 miles

$140 - $220

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The cheapest way to get from Broken Hill to Alice Springs is to drive which costs $200 - $300 and takes 16 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Broken Hill to Alice Springs is to fly which costs $310 - $850 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Broken Hill to Alice Springs. However, there are services departing from Broken Hill and arriving at Alice Springs via Cavan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 47 min.

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The distance between Broken Hill and Alice Springs is 1182 km. The road distance is 1638 km.

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The best way to get from Broken Hill to Alice Springs without a car is to bus which takes 28 h 47 min and costs $300 - $440.

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Broken Hill to Alice Springs, including transfers.

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Broken Hill to Alice Springs bus services, operated by Buses R Us, depart from Broken Hill station.

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The best way to get from Broken Hill to Alice Springs is to fly which takes 5 h 56 min and costs $310 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $300 - $440 and takes 28 h 47 min.

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There is no direct flight from Broken Hill Airport to Alice Springs Airport. The quickest flight takes 11 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Broken Hill to Alice Springs.
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  • Distance: 738.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

What companies run services between Broken Hill, NSW, Australia and Alice Springs, NT, Australia?

Regional Express, Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Broken Hill to Alice Springs twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Broken Hill to Alice Springs via Gepps Cross and Cavan in around 28 h 47 min.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Broken Hill to Alice Springs via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Adelaide to Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Broken Hill to Alice Springs via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Adelaide to Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Adelaide to Alice Springs via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - The Ghan
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$340 - $700
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Great Southern Rail - The Ghan
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$346
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$636
Low Gold Single Cabin
$697
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$825
Bus operators
Buses R Us
Phone
(08) 8285 6900
Email
enquiries@busesrus.com.au
Website
lee925.wixsite.com
Bus from Broken Hill to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
lee925.wixsite.com
Bus from Broken Hill to Gepps Cross
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
lee925.wixsite.com
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 Cavan to Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
21 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $210
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$120 - $180
Flexifare
$140 - $210

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Alice Springs is 1 h behind Broken Hill. It is currently 8:02 AM in Broken Hill and 7:02 AM in Alice Springs.

Yes, the driving distance between Broken Hill to Alice Springs is 1638 km. It takes approximately 16 h 29 min to drive from Broken Hill to Alice Springs.

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Qantas, Virgin Australia and Regional Express offer flights from Broken Hill Airport to Alice Springs Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Alice Springs. Prices start at $49 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Broken Hill to Broken Hill Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $16 - $20.

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