Distance between Alice Springs and Katherine
The distance from Alice Springs to Katherine is 1,181 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 13 hours and 15 minutes and goes through Tennant Creek, Elliott, Pmara Jutunta, Ti Tree, Wilora and Mataranka.
Shortest distance by air  1,041 km ✈️ 
Car route length  1,181 km 🚗 
Driving time  13 h 15 min 
Fuel amount  94.5 L 
Fuel cost  158.7 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Alice Springs  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
87 184 km, 2 h 04 min


Pmara Jutunta  184 km  2 h 04 min  14.2 L  
87 10 km, 07 min


Ti Tree  194 km  2 h 11 min  15.4 L  
87 62 km, 41 min


Wilora  256 km  2 h 52 min  19.6 L  
87 252 km, 2 h 49 min


Tennant Creek  508 km  5 h 41 min  40.5 L  
87 253 km, 2 h 50 min


Elliott  761 km  8 h 32 min  60.5 L  
87 239 km, 2 h 40 min


Larrimah  999 km  11 h 12 min  79.9 L  
1 75 km, 50 min


Mataranka  1,074 km  12 h 03 min  85.8 L  
1 107 km, 1 h 12 min


Katherine  1,181 km  13 h 15 min  94.2 L 
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Alice Springs to Katherine?
Fuel cost: 158.7 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 1,181 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.68 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Alice Springs to Katherine?
Driving time: 13 h 15 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 1,143 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 12 h 42 min
 20 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 15 min
 2 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
 12 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 11 min
 3 km with a maximum speed 50 km/h = 3 min
The calculated driving time does not take into account intermediate stops and traffic jams.
How far is Alice Springs to Katherine by land?
The distance between Alice Springs and Katherine is 1,181 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 Katherine respectively.
How far is Alice Springs to Katherine by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Alice Springs and Katherine is 1,041 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 Katherine respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Alice Springs from Katherine by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 1 h 18 min to cover the distance of 1,041 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 4 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 Katherine?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 4 h 20 min to cover the distance of 1,041 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 4 h 57 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 Katherine?
The halfway point between Alice Springs and Katherine is Tennant Creek. It is located about 83 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs is 508 km and driving will take about 5 h 41 min. The road between Tennant Creek and Katherine has length 673 km and will take approximately 7 h 33 min.
The other cities located close to halfway point:
Where is Alice Springs in relation to Katherine?
Alice Springs is located 1,041 km south of Katherine.
Alice Springs has geographic coordinates: latitude 23.69839, longitude 133.88129.
Katherine has geographic coordinates: latitude 14.46566, longitude 132.26311.
Which highway goes from Alice Springs to Katherine?
The route from Alice Springs to Katherine follows 87, 1.