How to travel from Alice Springs to Port Arthur, Australia

The distance between Alice Springs and Port Arthur is around 2,608km (1,620 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 6h 20m.

2 routes found

We've found 2 different ways to get from Alice Springs to Port Arthur by plane and bus. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Plane and Bus

Fly from Alice Springs (ASP) to Hobart (HBA) then take the bus to Nubeena Rd / Safety Cove Rd.

  • Duration6h 20m
  • Flight time3h 55m
  • Typical cost
    A$895($600)
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Fly to Launceston (LST), bus

Fly from Alice Springs (ASP) to Launceston (LST) then take the bus to Hobart Transit Centre No.230 Liverpool St and then to Nubeena Rd / Safety Cove Rd.

  • Duration8h 40m
  • Flight time3h 55m
  • Typical cost
    A$860($580)
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Multiple operators

Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Alice Springs and Port Arthur

There are several options for getting from Alice Springs to Port Arthur by plane and bus. The cheapest option is to fly and then take the bus which costs around A$860 ($580) and will take around 8h 40m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and then take the bus and arrive in approximately 6h 20m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$895 ($600).

The distance between Alice Springs and Port Arthur is around 2,608km (1,620 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 2,513km (1,561 miles)

It takes around 6h 20m to get from Alice Springs and Port Arthur by plane and bus.

The quickest way to get from Alice Springs to Port Arthur is to fly and then take the bus which takes around 6h 20m and will set you back approx A$895 ($600).

The cheapest way to travel between Alice Springs and Port Arthur is to fly and then take the bus which will typically cost around A$860 ($580) for a standard one-way ticket.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Alice Springs to Port Arthur. We recommend that you fly from Alice Springs (ASP) to Hobart (HBA) then take the bus to Nubeena Rd / Safety Cove Rd. instead which will take 6h 20m.

The closest major airport to Port Arthur is Hobart Airport (HBA) (HBA) which is approximately 44km (27 miles) from Port Arthur. Launceston Airport (LST) (LST) and Devonport Airport (DPO) (DPO) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Alice Springs to Port Arthur is to fly and then take the bus which takes, on average, 6h 20m and will usually cost around A$895 ($600).

How do I get from Alice Springs to Port Arthur

Compare travel optionsbetween Alice Springs and Port Arthur

Transport options from Alice Springs to Port Arthur
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Plane and Bus
6h 20m
A$895($600)
once daily2,608km (1,620 miles)
Fly to Launceston (LST), bus
8h 40m
A$860($580)
once daily2,636km (1,638 miles)

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Airports near Port Arthur

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

HBA
Hobart Airport (HBA)
International Airport
Distance
44km (27 miles) from Port Arthur
LST
Launceston Airport (LST)
Domestic Airport
Distance
185km (115 miles) from Port Arthur
DPO
Devonport Airport (DPO)
Domestic Airport
Distance
248km (154 miles) from Port Arthur