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

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Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 32 min

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

$308 - $734

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 days 17 h

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

$829 - $1,866

Bus, train  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Transwa Bay East Perth to Transwa Bay Esperance
  2. Take the bus from Transwa Bay Esperance to Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie
  3. Take the train from Kalgoorlie to Adelaide Parklands
  4. Take the bus from Adelaide to Alice Springs

$580 - $1,216

Drive  •  38 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Perth to Alice Springs 2255 miles

$320 - $470

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

Qantas flies from Perth to Alice Springs once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Perth to Alice Springs via Adelaide Parklands in around 2 days 17 h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Perth to Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific
Phone
1800 703 357
Email
sales.enquiries@gsr.com.au
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Perth to Adelaide Parklands
Ave. Duration
38 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$459
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$750 - $1,100
Low Gold Single Cabin
$800 - $1,100
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$950 - $1,300
Train from Kalgoorlie to Adelaide Parklands
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$356
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $800
Low Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $850
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$750 - $1,000
Great Southern Rail - The Ghan
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Adelaide Parklands to Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$374
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$688
Low Gold Single Cabin
$754
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$893
Bus operators
TransWA
Phone
1300 662 205
Email
info@transwa.wa.gov.au
Website
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Transwa Bay East Perth to Transwa Bay Esperance
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au
Bus from Transwa Bay Esperance to Station Access Rd Kalgoorlie
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
transwa.wa.gov.au
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Adelaide to Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$130 - $190
Flexifare
$160 - $230

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Perth to Alice Springs?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Perth to Alice Springs?

The cheapest way to get from Perth to Alice Springs is to drive which costs $410 - $650 and takes 38 h 27 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Perth to Alice Springs?

The quickest way to get from Perth to Alice Springs is to fly which takes 4 h 32 min and costs $400 - $1,000.

Is there a direct train between Perth and Alice Springs?

No, there is no direct train from Perth to Alice Springs. However, there are services departing from Perth and arriving at Alice Springs via Adelaide Parklands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17 h.

How long does it take to get from Perth to Alice Springs?

It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Perth to Alice Springs, including transfers.