There are 6 ways to get from Broken Hill to Alice Springs by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Broken Hill  •  5h 56m

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

$332 - $865

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Bus  •  28h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Broken Hill Town Coach Stop to Adelaide Central Bus Station, Franklin St 585
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Alice Springs Gx580

$207 - $349

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Bus to Mildura, fly  •  10h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Broken Hill Town Coach Stop to Mildura Airport, Alan Mathews Dr
  2. Fly from Mildura (MQL) to Alice Springs (ASP) MQL - ASP

$463 - $1,183

Bus to Adelaide, fly  •  10h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Broken Hill Town Coach Stop to Royal Adelaide Hospital, North Tce
  2. Fly from Adelaide (ADL) to Alice Springs (ASP) ADL - ASP

$296 - $818

Bus, train  •  34h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Broken Hill Town Coach Stop to Royal Adelaide Hospital, North Tce 585
  2. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Alice Springs The Ghan

$501 - $1,023

Drive  •  16h 29m

  1. Drive from Broken Hill to Alice Springs 1638 km

$210 - $310

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The cheapest way to get from Broken Hill to Alice Springs is to bus which costs $200 - $350 and takes 28h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Broken Hill to Alice Springs is to fly which costs $330 - $900 and takes 5h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Broken Hill to Alice Springs. However, there are services departing from Broken Hill Town Coach Stop and arriving at Alice Springs via Adelaide. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 15m.

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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 28h 15m and costs $200 - $350.

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

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Broken Hill to Alice Springs bus services, operated by Transport NSW, depart from Broken Hill Town Coach Stop station.

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The best way to get from Broken Hill to Alice Springs is to fly which takes 5h 56m and costs $330 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $200 - $350 and takes 28h 15m.

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There is no direct flight from Broken Hill Airport to Alice Springs Airport. The quickest flight takes 11h 35m 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: 1181.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 56m

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 Adelaide Central Bus Station, Franklin St and Adelaide in around 28h 15m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Broken Hill to Alice Springs via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,000
Flights from Mildura to Alice Springs via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Mildura to Alice Springs via Melbourne, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Adelaide to Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Adelaide to Alice Springs via Ayers Rock
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Adelaide to Alice Springs via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Broken Hill to Alice Springs via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Broken Hill to Alice Springs via Sydney, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Mildura to Alice Springs via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,100
Flights from Adelaide to Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,800
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
26h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$480 - $1,000
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Great Southern Rail - The Ghan
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$487
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$895
Low Gold Single Cabin
$981
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$1,162
Bus operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Broken Hill Town Coach Stop to Mildura Airport, Alan Mathews Dr
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
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Transport NSW
Bus from Broken Hill Town Coach Stop to Royal Adelaide Hospital, North Tce
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Schedules at
Transport NSW
Bus from Broken Hill Town Coach Stop to Adelaide Central Bus Station, Franklin St
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $19
Schedules at
Transport NSW
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$190 - $330
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Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$190 - $240
Premium
$240 - $330
Advantage
$250 - $310

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Alice Springs is 1h behind Broken Hill. It is currently 1:19 AM in Broken Hill and 12:19 AM in Alice Springs.

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

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

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There are 24+ hotels available in Alice Springs. Prices start at $150 AUD 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 $17 - $21.

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