Tennant Creek to Alice Springs
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Tennant Creek to Alice Springs Bus
See the wonders of the Australian outback when you travel from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek on a luxurious Greyhound bus!
Departing from Tennant Creek, the hub of the sprawling Barkly Tableland, the bus trip down the Stuart Highway to Alice Springs will give you a chance to see some of Australia’s most memorable sights.
Wauchope, the first stop on your journey, is the gateway to the Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve. An indelible image of the Australian outback, the Devils Marbles are a series of giant boulders that appear to glow red in the light of the morning and evening sun. Not just a popular tourist attraction, this is also one of the oldest religious sites in the world, of great spiritual significance to the traditional owners of the land for over 40,000 years.
On your bus trip from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs, you’ll also pass through quirky Wycliffe Well, claimed by the locals to be the ‘UFO capital of Australia’. You can indulge your inner Mulder and Scully as you browse the kitschy alien paraphernalia on display, and add your own ‘UFO experience’ to the guest book.
Finally, you’ll arrive in Alice Springs, where you can get up close and personal with the plants, birds, animals and people of Australia’s arid regions at the Alice Springs Desert Park, and see the famous red quartzite peaks and gorges of the West MacDonnell Ranges.
From Alice Springs, you can take a Rock Tour to see Australia’s beating red heart for yourself. Of course, the sandstone monolith known as Uluru (and Ayers Rock) is the main attraction here, but you can also scale the soaring sandstone walls of Kings Canyon; visit the ancient red rock domes of Kata Tjuta (also known as The Olgas); and, for a limited time only, see acclaimed artist Bruce Munro’s Field of Light display utilise 50,000 stems of colour to light up Uluru.
On your six-hour bus trip from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs, you can relax and recharge in our reclining leather seats with plenty of legroom, in-seat USB chargers and panoramic windows.
You can reserve your favourite spot on the bus with our seat selection feature when you book your bus ticket from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs, and you can follow your journey’s progress with our real-time coach tracker. You can unlock even more benefits, offers and deals with our Greyhound Rewards program.
A Greyhound bus is the most comfortable, convenient and affordable way of travelling from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs. Book your ticket now!
|Air Conditioning||Reclining Seats||On-board Restroom|
|Reading Lights||USB Chargers||Panoramic Windows|
TENNANT CREEK &
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where do buses depart from in Tennant Creek and Alice Springs?
In Tennant Creek, buses depart from the BP Service Station, 216 Patterson Street. In Alice Springs, buses to Tennant Creek depart from 5 Gregory Terrace.
What amenities can I expect on the bus?
All our buses between Tennant Creek and Alice Springs come with USB chargers, air-conditioning, reclining seats and a restroom.
How long does it take to get from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs?
The bus trip from Tennant Creek to Alice Springs takes approximately 6 hours. For the most up-to-date timetable please visit the Timetables page.
How much is a bus ticket from Tennant Creek 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 Tennant Creek 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.