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

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Train, fly  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Shepparton to Broadmeadows
  2. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Alice Springs (ASP) MEL - ASP

$246 - $695

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Bus  •  34 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Shepparton to 85 Franklin St Sydney - Adelaide Via Albury
  2. Take the bus from Adelaide to Alice Springs Gx580

$169 - $277

2 alternative options

Train  •  40 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Shepparton to Southern Cross
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Adelaide
  3. Take the train from Adelaide Parklands to Alice Springs

$407 - $826

Drive  •  23 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Shepparton to Alice Springs 1411.8 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Shepparton to Alice Springs is to bus which costs $230 - $390 and takes 34 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shepparton to Alice Springs is to train and fly which costs $340 - $1,000 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shepparton to Alice Springs. However, there are services departing from Shepparton and arriving at Alice Springs via Adelaide. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Shepparton to Alice Springs. However, there are services departing from Shepparton and arriving at Alice Springs via Southern Cross and Adelaide Parklands. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40 h 1 min.

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The distance between Shepparton and Alice Springs is 1791 km. The road distance is 2258.8 km.

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The best way to get from Shepparton to Alice Springs without a car is to bus which takes 34 h 20 min and costs $230 - $390.

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It takes approximately 6 h 51 min to get from Shepparton to Alice Springs, including transfers.

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Shepparton to Alice Springs bus services, operated by V-Line, depart from Shepparton station.

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Shepparton to Alice Springs train services, operated by V-Line, depart from Shepparton station.

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The best way to get from Shepparton to Alice Springs is to bus which takes 34 h 20 min and costs $230 - $390. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $550 - $1,200 and takes 40 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Shepparton to Alice Springs.
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  • Distance: 1119.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 51 min

What companies run services between Shepparton, VIC, Australia and Alice Springs, NT, Australia?

You can take a bus from Shepparton to Alice Springs via 85 Franklin St and Adelaide in around 34 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shepparton to Alice Springs via Southern Cross, Adelaide, and Adelaide Parklands in around 40 h 1 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Melbourne to Alice Springs via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Train operators
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Shepparton to Broadmeadows
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Shepparton to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
PTV Overland
Email
1800 800 007
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Adelaide
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ready Rail
$57
Rail Saver
$84 - $90
Red Service
$95 - $110
Red Premium
$130 - $145
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
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Shepparton to 85 Franklin St
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
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 Adelaide to Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$120 - $180
Flexifare
$150 - $210

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Alice Springs Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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

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Alice Springs is 1 h 30 min behind Shepparton. It is currently 1:28 PM in Shepparton and 11:58 AM in Alice Springs.

Shepparton to Alice Springs train services, operated by Great Southern Rail - The Ghan, arrive at Alice Springs station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shepparton to Alice Springs is 2259 km. It takes approximately 23 h 26 min to drive from Shepparton to Alice Springs.

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Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Melbourne 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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