Adelaide to Alice Springs Bus

Adelaide to Alice Springs

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Adelaide to Alice Springs Bus

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Experience the majesty of the Australian outback in style when you travel from Adelaide to Alice Springs on a Greyhound bus.

A Greyhound coach is no ordinary bus. As you make the 20.5-hour bus trip from Adelaide to Alice Springs, you’ll enjoy relaxing in your reclining leather seat with free WiFi, an in-seat USB charger, and panoramic windows to take in the stunning views.

If you have a preference for an aisle or a window seat, there’s no need to queue – seat selection is now available on all Greyhound coaches, so you can kick back in your favourite spot on the bus and experience modern travel at its best.

On your bus trip from Adelaide to Alice Springs, you’ll have a chance to stop and have a bite in some of Australia’s most fascinating, off-the-beaten-path locations, from picturesque Port Augusta – the Crossroads of Australia – to the lunar-like landscape of the legendary Coober Pedy!

From Alice Springs, you’ll be perfectly placed to take one of our tours to Uluru – surely the most famous and meaningful rock in the world – and witness its changing colours with your own eyes. You can learn about Indigenous culture, experience the Instagram-worthy view of the sunset over the West Macdonnell ranges, tick Kings Canyon off your bucket list, walk through the Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta, and see the once-in-a-lifetime Field of Light display by internationally acclaimed artist Bruce Munro.

Book your bus ticket from Adelaide to Alice Springs now to see Australia’s natural wonders in convenient, air-conditioned comfort!


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Where do buses depart from in Adelaide and Alice Springs?

In Adelaide, buses to Alice Springs depart from Central Bus Station, 85 Franklin Street. In Alice Springs, buses to Adelaide depart from Bus Zone, Leichhardt Tce, Outside Library, Alice Springs NT.

What amenities can I expect on the bus?

All our buses from Adelaide to Alice Springs come with USB chargers, air-conditioning, reclining seats and a restroom.

How long does it take to get from Adelaide to Alice Springs?

The bus trip from Adelaide to Alice Springs takes approximately 20h 30m. For the most up-to-date timetable please visit the Timetables page.

How much is a bus ticket from Adelaide to Alice Springs?

All our bus fares come in three tiers – Early Bird, Advantage and Premium – with prices varying based on how far in advance you are making a booking. You can find the most up-to-date price for your trip by searching available trips online or by calling our customer service team on 1300 473 946. For more information on different types of available fares visit our Compare Fares page.

Where can I buy a ticket?

The easiest and cheapest way to buy a bus ticket for your Adelaide to Alice Springs trip is to book directly on our website. Your ticket is then saved in your My Greyhound account where you can manage your booking, and simply show an electronic copy of your ticket on your phone to the bus driver when you board.

You can also book your trips on the phone by contacting our friendly customer service on 1300 473 946, at our ticket outlets/travel agencies, or directly with the bus driver*.

*Please note that all bookings made through our call centre, travel centres and tickets purchased directly from drivers will incur a booking fee of $5.

**For more information see our FAQ page.

What if my trip is disrupted by COVID?

In the event Greyhound is required to cancel your service due to COVID-related restrictions or border closures, you can rest easy knowing that Greyhound's COVID refund policy will allow you to choose between a refund, credit, or reschedule of your booked travel.

All passengers must adhere to local state and territory government requirements due to COVID-19. See our Service Updates for latest information, and find out how to Travel Safe with Greyhound.


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Port Pirie
Port Augusta
Bulgunnia Turnoff
Coober Pedy
Cadney Park
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