Distance between Alice Springs and Darwin

The distance from Alice Springs to Darwin is 1,496 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 16 hours and 47 minutes and goes through Tennant Creek, Elliott, Katherine, Pine Creek, Humpty Doo, Howard Springs and Yarrawonga.

Shortest distance by air 1,290 km ✈️
Car route length 1,496 km 🚗
Driving time 16 h 47 min
Fuel amount 119.7 L
Fuel cost 210.6 AUD
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City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Alice Springs 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
87 508 km, 5 h 41 min
Tennant Creek 508 km 5:41 5 h 41 min 40.5 L
87 253 km, 2 h 50 min
Elliott 761 km 8:32 8 h 32 min 60.5 L
87 1 421 km, 4 h 43 min
Katherine 1,182 km 13:15 13 h 15 min 94.2 L
1 94 km, 1 h 03 min
Pine Creek 1,276 km 14:19 14 h 19 min 101.3 L
1 185 km, 2 h 04 min
Humpty Doo 1,461 km 16:23 16 h 23 min 116.6 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Howard Springs 1,470 km 16:29 16 h 29 min 117.4 L
1 7 km, 04 min
Yarrawonga 1,477 km 16:34 16 h 34 min 118.1 L
1 A15 17 km, 11 min
Woolner 1,493 km 16:45 16 h 45 min 119.4 L
A15 3 km, 02 min
Darwin 1,496 km 16:47 16 h 47 min 119.6 L
City
Town
Village
Hamlet
Motorway
Primary
Secondary
Unclassified
Point Distance Time Fuel
Alice Springs 0 km 0:00 00 min 0.0 L
87 184 km, 2 h 04 min
Pmara Jutunta 184 km 2:04 2 h 04 min 14.2 L
87 10 km, 07 min
Ti Tree 194 km 2:11 2 h 11 min 15.4 L
87 62 km, 41 min
Wilora 256 km 2:52 2 h 52 min 19.6 L
87 252 km, 2 h 49 min
Tennant Creek 508 km 5:41 5 h 41 min 40.5 L
87 253 km, 2 h 50 min
Elliott 761 km 8:32 8 h 32 min 60.5 L
87 239 km, 2 h 40 min
Larrimah 999 km 11:12 11 h 12 min 79.9 L
1 75 km, 50 min
Mataranka 1,074 km 12:03 12 h 03 min 85.8 L
1 108 km, 1 h 12 min
Katherine 1,182 km 13:15 13 h 15 min 94.2 L
1 94 km, 1 h 03 min
Pine Creek 1,276 km 14:18 14 h 18 min 101.3 L
1 108 km, 1 h 12 min
Adelaide River 1,384 km 15:31 15 h 31 min 110.6 L
1 66 km, 44 min
Livingstone 1,450 km 16:15 16 h 15 min 115.7 L
1 5 km, 03 min
Noonamah 1,455 km 16:19 16 h 19 min 116.3 L
1 6 km, 03 min
Humpty Doo 1,461 km 16:23 16 h 23 min 116.6 L
1 9 km, 06 min
Howard Springs 1,470 km 16:29 16 h 29 min 117.4 L
1 4 km, 02 min
Palmerston Indigenous Village 1,474 km 16:32 16 h 32 min 117.8 L
1 2 km, 01 min
Yarrawonga 1,477 km 16:33 16 h 33 min 118.1 L
1 A15 17 km, 11 min
Woolner 1,493 km 16:45 16 h 45 min 119.4 L
A15 3 km, 02 min
Darwin 1,496 km 16:47 16 h 47 min 119.6 L

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to drive from Alice Springs to Darwin?

Fuel cost: 210.6 AUD

This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,496 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.76 AUD / L)

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How long is a car ride from Alice Springs to Darwin?

Driving time: 16 h 47 min

This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.

  • 1,443 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 16 h 2 min
  • 31 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 23 min
  • 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
  • 15 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 14 min
  • 4 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 4 min

The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.

How far is Alice Springs to Darwin by land?

The distance between Alice Springs and Darwin is 1,496 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 Darwin respectively.

How far is Alice Springs to Darwin by plane?

The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Alice Springs and Darwin is 1,290 km.

This distance is calculated using the Haversine formula as a great-circle distance between two points on the surface of a sphere. The start and finish points are the centers of Alice Springs and Darwin respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.

How many hours is Alice Springs from Darwin by plane?

Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 36 min to cover the distance of 1,290 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.

Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 5 h 51 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 Darwin?

Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH-6 Cayuse" need 5 h 22 min to cover the distance of 1,290 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.

Popular "Robinson R44" needs 6 h 8 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 Darwin?

The halfway point between Alice Springs and Darwin is Elliott. It is located about 13 km from the exact midpoint by road.

The distance from Elliott to Alice Springs is 761 km and driving will take about 8 h 32 min. The road between Elliott and Darwin has length 735 km and will take approximately 8 h 15 min.

The other cities located close to halfway point:

  • Tennant Creek is in 508 km from Alice Springs and 988 km from Darwin

Where is Alice Springs in relation to Darwin?

Alice Springs is located 1,290 km south-east of Darwin.

Alice Springs has geographic coordinates: latitude -23.69839, longitude 133.88129.

Darwin has geographic coordinates: latitude -12.46044, longitude 130.84105.

Which highway goes from Alice Springs to Darwin?

The route from Alice Springs to Darwin follows 87, 1.

Other minor sections pass along the road:

  • A15: 17 km
The distance between Alice Springs and Darwin is ranked 383rd in the ranking popularity.
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