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Recommended option

Fly  •  4 h 17 min

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

$284 - $705

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

$833 - $1,824

Bus, train  •  2 days 19 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

$592 - $1,232

Drive  •  38 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Perth to Alice Springs Airport (ASP) 2249.8 miles

$320 - $470

What companies run services between Perth, WA, Australia and Alice Springs Airport (ASP), Australia?

Qantas flies from Perth to Alice Springs Airport (ASP) once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Perth to Alice Springs Airport (ASP) via Adelaide Parklands and Alice Springs 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
$450
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$750 - $1,000
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
$340 - $850
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$349
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$550 - $800
Low Gold Single Cabin
$600 - $850
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$700 - $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
$360 - $750
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$367
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$675
Low Gold Single Cabin
$740
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$876
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 - $220
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$130 - $190
Flexifare
$150 - $220

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Perth and Alice Springs Airport (ASP) is 1988 km. The road distance is 3600 km.

The cheapest way to get from Perth to Alice Springs Airport (ASP) is to drive which costs $420 - $650 and takes 38 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Perth to Alice Springs Airport (ASP) is to fly which takes 4 h 17 min and costs $370 - $950.

It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Perth to Alice Springs Airport (ASP), including transfers.