How to travel from Alice Springs to Jindabyne, Australia

The distance between Alice Springs and Jindabyne is around 2,446km (1,520 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 6h 15m.

7 routes found

We've found 7 different ways to get from Alice Springs to Jindabyne by plane, bus, train and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

👋 Also check out JindabyneAlice Springs if you're planning a return trip.

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Plane and Bus

Fly from Alice Springs (ASP) to Canberra (CBR) then take the bus to Jindabyne.

  • Duration6h 15m
  • Flight time3h 45m
  • Typical cost
    A$820($550)
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Bus

Take the bus to Adelaide, Albury then Canberra and then to Jindabyne.

  • Duration1 day 15h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$450($300)
Operated by

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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Adelaide and then to Melbourne then take the train to Bairnsdale then take the bus to Centennial Park/Bombala St and then to Jindabyne.

  • Duration1 day 16h
  • Departstwice a week
  • Typical cost
    A$395($265)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Drive

Drive to Jindabyne.

  • Duration1 day 3h
  • Distance2,589km (1,608 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Alice Springs and Jindabyne

There are several options for getting from Alice Springs to Jindabyne by plane, bus, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then take the train which costs around A$395 ($265) and will take around 1 day 16h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the bus and arrive in approximately 6h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$820 ($550).

The distance between Alice Springs and Jindabyne is around 2,446km (1,520 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,998km (1,242 miles)

It takes around 6h 15m to get from Alice Springs and Jindabyne by plane and bus. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 3h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Alice Springs to Jindabyne is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 6h 15m and will set you back approx A$820 ($550).

The cheapest way to travel between Alice Springs and Jindabyne, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus and then take the train which will typically cost around A$395 ($265) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Alice Springs and Jindabyne. We recommend that you fly from Alice Springs (ASP) to Canberra (CBR) then take the bus to Jindabyne. instead which will take 6h 15m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Alice Springs and Jindabyne. It typically takes around 1 day 15h and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Alice Springs to Jindabyne. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Adelaide, Albury and Canberra. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 1 day 15h.

Greyhound Australia, V/Line, Murrays Coaches and NSW TrainLink run regular bus services between Alice Springs and Jindabyne. Buses run once daily and take around 1 day 15h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Alice Springs to Jindabyne. We recommend that you fly from Alice Springs (ASP) to Canberra (CBR) then take the bus to Jindabyne. instead which will take 6h 15m.

The closest major airport to Jindabyne is Merimbula Airport (MIM) (MIM) which is approximately 127km (79 miles) from Jindabyne. Canberra International Airport (CBR) (CBR) and Moruya Airport (MYA) (MYA) 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 Jindabyne. The distance is around 2,589km (1,608 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 3h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Alice Springs to Jindabyne is to fly and then take the bus which takes, on average, 6h 15m and will usually cost around A$820 ($550).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Alice Springs and Jindabyne

Transport options from Alice Springs to Jindabyne
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Bus
6h 15m
A$820($550)
twice daily2,446km (1,520 miles)
Bus
1 day 15h
A$450($300)
once daily2,982km (1,853 miles)
Bus and Train + 3 similar
1 day 16h
A$395($265)
twice a week2,950km (1,833 miles)
Train and Bus1 day 20h
A$670($450)
once a week3,045km (1,892 miles)
Train to Adelaide Parklands, bus1 day 23h
A$685($460)
once a week3,365km (2,091 miles)
Train to Adelaide Parklands, bus2 days 10h
A$910($615)
once a week3,730km (2,318 miles)
Drive
1 day 3h
A$490($330)
on demand2,589km (1,608 miles)

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Airports near Jindabyne

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

MIM
Merimbula Airport (MIM)
Domestic Airport
Distance
127km (79 miles) from Jindabyne
CBR
Canberra International Airport (CBR)
International Airport
Distance
134km (83 miles) from Jindabyne
MYA
Moruya Airport (MYA)
Domestic Airport
Distance
149km (92 miles) from Jindabyne