Travel from Adelaide to Darwin

Train, bus or fly from Adelaide to Darwin?

Qantas, Jetstar and two other airlines fly from Adelaide to Darwin every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Adelaide to Darwin via Alice Springs in around 42 h 35 min.

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How to get from Adelaide to Darwin

From Stop X1 Glover Ave - South side bus to Adelaide airport, fly to Darwin airport, bus to Abala Rd 253, walk to Airport Hotel, then line 5 bus to Darwin.7 h 16 min$198
From Adelaide bus to Alice Springs then bus to Darwin.42 h 35 min$381
From Adelaide Parklands train to Darwin then taxi to Darwin.2 days 5 h$1,458
From Adelaide drive to Darwin.29 h 20 min$329

How long does it take to get from Adelaide to Darwin?

It takes approximately 7 h 16 min to get from Adelaide to Darwin, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Adelaide and Darwin?

No, there is no direct bus from Adelaide to Darwin. However, there are services departing from Adelaide and arriving at Darwin via Alice Springs. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 35 min.

Operators from Adelaide to Darwin

Adelaide Metro (Torrens Transit)1300 311 108Adelaide Metro (Torrens Transit)
Virgin AustraliaVirgin Australia
Tigerair AustraliaTigerair Australia
Northern Territory GovernmentNorthern Territory Government
Greyhound Australia1300 473946Greyhound Australia
Great Southern Rail - The GhanGreat Southern Rail - The Ghan