How to travel from Alice Springs to Whyalla, Australia

The distance between Alice Springs and Whyalla is around 1,298km (807 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to fly which takes around 3h 15m.

3 routes found

We've found 3 different ways to get from Alice Springs to Whyalla by plane, 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 Whyalla (WYA).

  • Duration3h 15m
  • Flight time2h 50m
  • Typical cost
    A$870($585)
Operated by

Qantas

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Bus

Take the bus to Port Augusta and then to Whyalla.

  • Duration15h 20m
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$230($155)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

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Drive

Drive to Whyalla.

  • Duration12h 45m
  • Distance1,298km (807 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Alice Springs and Whyalla

There are several options for getting from Alice Springs to Whyalla by plane, bus and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus which costs around A$230 ($155) and will take around 15h 20m. If you need to get there more quickly, you can fly and arrive in approximately 3h 15m, though it is a bit more costly at approximately A$870 ($585).

The distance between Alice Springs and Whyalla is around 1,298km (807 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 1,100km (683 miles)

It takes around 3h 15m to get from Alice Springs and Whyalla by plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 12h 45m to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Alice Springs to Whyalla is to fly which takes around 3h 15m and will set you back approx A$870 ($585).

The cheapest way to travel between Alice Springs and Whyalla, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus which will typically cost around A$230 ($155) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

There is no train service that runs between Alice Springs and Whyalla. We recommend that you fly from Alice Springs (ASP) to Whyalla (WYA). instead which will take 3h 15m.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Alice Springs and Whyalla. It typically takes around 15h 20m and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Alice Springs to Whyalla. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Port Augusta and Whyalla. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 15h 20m.

Greyhound Australia and Stateliner run regular bus services between Alice Springs and Whyalla. Buses run once daily and take around 15h 20m on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

Yes you can fly from Alice Springs and Whyalla. Flights depart from Alice Springs (ASP) and arrive at Whyalla (WYA) - via Adelaide (ADL). The flight takes around 2h 50m.

There is no direct flight from Alice Springs to Whyalla. There is however a flight that goes via Adelaide (ADL). This services will take at least 3h 15m (not including layover time).

The flight from Alice Springs to Whyalla typically takes around 2h 50m. Flights depart from Alice Springs (ASP) and and arrive into Whyalla (WYA).

The closest major airport to Whyalla is Whyalla Airport (WYA) (WYA) which is approximately 6km (4 miles) from Whyalla. Adelaide Airport (ADL) (ADL) and Port Lincoln Airport (PLO) (PLO) 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 Whyalla. The distance is around 1,298km (807 miles) by road and it will take around 12h 45m in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Alice Springs to Whyalla is to fly which takes, on average, 3h 15m and will usually cost around A$870 ($585).

How do I get from Alice Springs to Whyalla

Compare travel optionsbetween Alice Springs and Whyalla

Transport options from Alice Springs to Whyalla
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Fly
3h 15m
A$870($585)
on demand1,568km (974 miles)
Bus
15h 20m
A$230($155)
once daily1,314km (817 miles)
Drive
12h 45m
A$245($165)
on demand1,298km (807 miles)

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Airports near Whyalla

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

WYA
Whyalla Airport (WYA)
Domestic Airport
Distance
6km (4 miles) from Whyalla
ADL
Adelaide Airport (ADL)
International Airport
Distance
229km (142 miles) from Whyalla
PLO
Port Lincoln Airport (PLO)
Domestic Airport
Distance
235km (146 miles) from Whyalla