How to travel from Alice Springs to Kingscliff, Australia

The distance between Alice Springs and Kingscliff is around 2,115km (1,314 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 5h 35m.

8 routes found

We've found 8 different ways to get from Alice Springs to Kingscliff by plane, train, bus 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 Gold Coast (OOL).

  • Duration5h 35m
  • Flight time4h 40m
  • Typical cost
    A$1,015($685)
Operated by

Qantas

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2 similiar routes

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4 x bus
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Bus

Take the bus to Adelaide, Albury then Sydney and then to Tweed Heads.

  • Duration2 days 8h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$540($365)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

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Train and Bus

Take the train to Adelaide Parklands then Sydney Central Station and then to Casino Station then take the bus to Kingscliff Coach Stop Pearl St.

  • Duration2 days 17h
  • Departsonce a week
  • Typical cost
    A$940($630)
Operated by

Multiple operators

2 similiar routes

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Drive

Drive to Kingscliff.

  • Duration1 day 7h
  • Distance3,081km (1,915 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Alice Springs and Kingscliff

There are several options for getting from Alice Springs to Kingscliff by plane, train, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then take the train which costs around A$255 ($175) and will take around 3 days 6h. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 5h 35m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$1,015 ($685).

The distance between Alice Springs and Kingscliff is around 2,115km (1,314 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,030km (1,262 miles)

It takes around 5h 35m to get from Alice Springs and Kingscliff by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 7h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Alice Springs to Kingscliff is to fly which takes around 5h 35m and will set you back approx A$1,015 ($685).

The cheapest way to travel between Alice Springs and Kingscliff, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus and then take the train which will typically cost around A$255 ($175) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Alice Springs and Kingscliff. We recommend that you fly from Alice Springs (ASP) to Gold Coast (OOL). instead which will take 5h 35m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Alice Springs and Kingscliff. It typically takes around 2 days 8h and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Alice Springs to Kingscliff. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Adelaide, Albury, Sydney and Tweed Heads. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 2 days 8h.

Greyhound Australia, V/Line and Premier Motor Service run regular bus services between Alice Springs and Kingscliff. Buses run once daily and take around 2 days 8h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Alice Springs and Kingscliff. Flights depart from Alice Springs (ASP) and arrive at Gold Coast (OOL) - via Melbourne (MEL). The flight takes around 4h 40m.

There is no direct flight from Alice Springs to Kingscliff. There is however a flight that goes via Melbourne (MEL). This services will take at least 5h 35m (not including layover time).

The flight from Alice Springs to Kingscliff typically takes around 4h 40m. Flights depart from Alice Springs (ASP) and and arrive into Gold Coast (OOL).

The closest major airport to Kingscliff is Gold Coast Airport (OOL) (OOL) which is approximately 12km (7 miles) from Kingscliff. Ballina Byron Airport (BNK) (BNK) and Brisbane Airport (BNE) (BNE) 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 Kingscliff. The distance is around 3,081km (1,915 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 7h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Alice Springs to Kingscliff is to fly which takes, on average, 5h 35m and will usually cost around A$1,015 ($685).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Alice Springs and Kingscliff

Transport options from Alice Springs to Kingscliff
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly + 2 similar
5h 35m
A$1,015($685)
hourly3,224km (2,003 miles)
Plane and Train5h 50m
A$700($470)
4 times a day2,115km (1,314 miles)
Plane and Bus6h 35m
A$875($590)
twice daily2,742km (1,704 miles)
Bus
2 days 8h
A$540($365)
once daily4,035km (2,508 miles)
Train and Bus + 2 similar
2 days 17h
A$940($630)
once a week4,168km (2,590 miles)
Bus and Train3 days 6h
A$255($175)
once a week4,279km (2,659 miles)
Train to Adelaide Parklands, bus3 days 11h
A$495($330)
once a week4,302km (2,673 miles)
Drive
1 day 7h
A$580($390)
on demand3,081km (1,915 miles)

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Airports near Kingscliff

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

OOL
Gold Coast Airport (OOL)
International Airport
Distance
12km (7 miles) from Kingscliff
BNK
Ballina Byron Airport (BNK)
Domestic Airport
Distance
65km (40 miles) from Kingscliff
BNE
Brisbane Airport (BNE)
International Airport
Distance
105km (66 miles) from Kingscliff