Distance between Alice Springs and Coober Pedy
The distance from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy is 688 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 7 hours and 41 minutes and goes through Mpwetyerre, Kulgera, Marla and Stuarts Well.
Shortest distance by air  598 km ✈️ 
Car route length  688 km 🚗 
Driving time  7 h 41 min 
Fuel amount  55.1 L 
Fuel cost  92 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Alice Springs  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
87 3 km, 02 min


Mpwetyerre  3 km  02 min  0.1 L  
87 89 km, 1 h 00 min


Stuarts Well  92 km  1 h 03 min  7.3 L  
87 183 km, 2 h 01 min


Kulgera  275 km  3 h 04 min  21.9 L  
87 A87 193 km, 2 h 08 min


Marla  468 km  5 h 13 min  36.0 L  
A87 221 km, 2 h 27 min


Coober Pedy  688 km  7 h 41 min  50.9 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy?
Fuel cost: 92 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 688 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.67 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy?
Driving time: 7 h 41 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 675 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 7 h 29 min
 7 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 5 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 2 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 1 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 1 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Alice Springs to Coober Pedy by land?
The distance between Alice Springs and Coober Pedy is 688 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Alice Springs and Coober Pedy respectively.
How far is Alice Springs to Coober Pedy by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Alice Springs and Coober Pedy is 598 km.
This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a greatcircle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Alice Springs and Coober Pedy respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Alice Springs from Coober Pedy by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 44 min to cover the distance of 598 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 43 min to flight this distance at average speed of 220 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, airport location and other real world factors.
How long is a helicopter ride from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 2 h 29 min to cover the distance of 598 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 50 min to flight this distance at average speed of 210 km/h.
This time is approximate and do not take into account takeoff and landing times, aerodrome location and other real world factors.
What city is halfway between Alice Springs and Coober Pedy?
The halfway point between Alice Springs and Coober Pedy is Kulgera. It is located about 69 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Kulgera to Alice Springs is 275 km and driving will take about 3 h 4 min. The road between Kulgera and Coober Pedy has length 414 km and will take approximately 4 h 36 min.
Where is Alice Springs in relation to Coober Pedy?
Alice Springs is located 598 km north of Coober Pedy.
Alice Springs has geographic coordinates: latitude 23.69839, longitude 133.88129.
Coober Pedy has geographic coordinates: latitude 29.01337, longitude 134.75362.
Which highway goes from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy?
The route from Alice Springs to Coober Pedy follows A87, 87.