Distance between Tennant Creek and Alice Springs
The distance from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs is 508 kilometers by road. Road takes approximately 5 hours and 41 minutes and goes through Wilora, Ti Tree and Pmara Jutunta.
Shortest distance by air  452 km ✈️ 
Car route length  508 km 🚗 
Driving time  5 h 41 min 
Fuel amount  40.6 L 
Fuel cost  69.5 AUD 
Point  Distance  Time  Fuel  
Tennant Creek  0 km  00 min  0.0 L  
87 252 km, 2 h 49 min


Wilora  252 km  2 h 49 min  19.3 L  
87 62 km, 41 min


Ti Tree  314 km  3 h 30 min  25.0 L  
87 10 km, 07 min


Pmara Jutunta  324 km  3 h 37 min  25.4 L  
87 184 km, 2 h 04 min


Alice Springs  508 km  5 h 41 min  40.4 L 
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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to drive from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs?
Fuel cost: 69.5 AUD
This fuel cost is calculated as: (Route length 508 km / 100 km) * (Fuel consumption 8 L/100 km) * (Fuel price 1.71 AUD / L)
You can adjust fuel consumption and fuel price here.
How long is a car ride from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs?
Driving time: 5 h 41 min
This time is calculated for driving at the maximum permitted speed, taking into account traffic rules restrictions.
 494 km with a maximum speed 90 km/h = 5 h 29 min
 6 km with a maximum speed 80 km/h = 4 min
 1 km with a maximum speed 70 km/h = 1 min
 4 km with a maximum speed 60 km/h = 4 min
 2 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 Tennant Creek to Alice Springs by land?
The distance between Tennant Creek and Alice Springs is 508 km by road.
Precise satellite coordinates of highways were used for this calculation. The start and finish points are the centers of Tennant Creek and Alice Springs respectively.
How far is Tennant Creek to Alice Springs by plane?
The shortest distance (air line, as the crow flies) between Tennant Creek and Alice Springs is 452 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 Tennant Creek and Alice Springs respectively. Actual distance between airports may be different.
How many hours is Tennant Creek from Alice Springs by plane?
Boeing 737 airliner needs 33 min to cover the distance of 452 km at a cruising speed of 800 km/h.
Small plane "Cessna 172" needs 2 h 3 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 Tennant Creek to Alice Springs?
Fast helicopter "Eurocopter AS350" or "Hughes OH6 Cayuse" need 1 h 53 min to cover the distance of 452 km at a cruising speed of 240 km/h.
Popular "Robinson R44" needs 2 h 9 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 Tennant Creek and Alice Springs?
The halfway point between Tennant Creek and Alice Springs is Wilora. It is located about 2 km from the exact midpoint by road.
The distance from Wilora to Tennant Creek is 252 km and driving will take about 2 h 49 min. The road between Wilora and Alice Springs has length 256 km and will take approximately 2 h 52 min.
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Where is Tennant Creek in relation to Alice Springs?
Tennant Creek is located 452 km north of Alice Springs.
Tennant Creek has geographic coordinates: latitude 19.64817, longitude 134.18998.
Alice Springs has geographic coordinates: latitude 23.69839, longitude 133.88129.
Which highway goes from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs?
The route from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs follows 87.