How to travel from Alice Springs to Geraldton, Australia

The distance between Alice Springs and Geraldton is around 3,880km (2,411 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 8h 5m.

4 routes found

We've found 4 different ways to get from Alice Springs to Geraldton by plane, bus, train and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Fly

Fly from Alice Springs (ASP) to Geraldton (GET).

  • Duration8h 5m
  • Flight time7h 40m
  • Typical cost
    A$1,335($900)
Operated by

Qantas

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Bus

Take the bus to Katherine then Roebuck Plains and then to Geraldton station.

  • Duration2 days 17h
  • Departstwice a week
  • Typical cost
    A$760($510)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

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Train and Bus

Take the train to Adelaide Parklands and then to Perth then take the bus to Transwa Bay Transwa Geraldton.

  • Duration3 days 12h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$1,045($705)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Drive

Drive to Geraldton.

  • Duration1 day 15h
  • Distance3,880km (2,411 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Alice Springs and Geraldton

There are several options for getting from Alice Springs to Geraldton by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$760 ($510) and will take around 2 days 17h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 8h 5m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$1,335 ($900).

The distance between Alice Springs and Geraldton is around 3,880km (2,411 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,000km (1,243 miles)

It takes around 8h 5m to get from Alice Springs and Geraldton by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 15h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Alice Springs to Geraldton is to fly which takes around 8h 5m and will set you back approx A$1,335 ($900).

The cheapest way to travel between Alice Springs and Geraldton, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$760 ($510) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Alice Springs and Geraldton. We recommend that you fly from Alice Springs (ASP) to Geraldton (GET). instead which will take 8h 5m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Alice Springs and Geraldton. It typically takes around 2 days 17h and departs twice a week.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Alice Springs to Geraldton. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Katherine and Roebuck Plains. These services run twice a week and will take a minimum of 2 days 17h.

Greyhound Australia and Integrity Coach Lines run regular bus services between Alice Springs and Geraldton. Buses run twice a week and take around 2 days 17h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Alice Springs and Geraldton. Flights depart from Alice Springs (ASP) and arrive at Geraldton (GET) - via Melbourne (MEL). The flight takes around 7h 40m.

There is no direct flight from Alice Springs to Geraldton. There is however a flight that goes via Melbourne (MEL) and Perth (PER). This services will take at least 8h 5m (not including layover time).

The flight from Alice Springs to Geraldton typically takes around 7h 40m. Flights depart from Alice Springs (ASP) and and arrive into Geraldton (GET).

The closest major airport to Geraldton is Geraldton Airport (GET) (GET) which is approximately 9km (6 miles) from Geraldton. Shark Bay Airport (MJK) (MJK) and Perth Airport (PER) (PER) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Alice Springs and Geraldton. The distance is around 3,880km (2,411 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 15h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Alice Springs to Geraldton is to fly which takes, on average, 8h 5m and will usually cost around A$1,335 ($900).

How do I get from Alice Springs to Geraldton

Compare travel optionsbetween Alice Springs and Geraldton

Transport options from Alice Springs to Geraldton
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
8h 5m
A$1,335($900)
on demand4,958km (3,081 miles)
Bus
2 days 17h
A$760($510)
twice a week5,111km (3,176 miles)
Train and Bus
3 days 12h
A$1,045($705)
once a week4,651km (2,890 miles)
Drive
1 day 15h
A$735($495)
on demand3,880km (2,411 miles)

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Airports near Geraldton

The following major airports near Geraldton offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

GET
Geraldton Airport (GET)
Domestic Airport
Distance
9km (6 miles) from Geraldton
MJK
Shark Bay Airport (MJK)
Domestic Airport
Distance
336km (209 miles) from Geraldton
PER
Perth Airport (PER)
International Airport
Distance
375km (233 miles) from Geraldton