There are 4 ways to get from Darwin to Mataranka by bus, car or plane

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Bus via Katherine  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Darwin to Katherine Gx860
  2. Take the bus from Katherine to Mataranka Gx882

$34 - $71

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Darwin to Mataranka Gx882

$30 - $65

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Darwin to Mataranka 264.2 miles

$35 - $55

Fly, bus  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Darwin (DRW) to Katherine (KTR) DRW - KTR
  2. Take the bus from Katherine to Mataranka

$292 - $762

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Darwin and arriving at Mataranka. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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The distance between Darwin and Mataranka is 365 km. The road distance is 422.7 km.

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The best way to get from Darwin to Mataranka without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 12 min to get from Darwin to Mataranka, including transfers.

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Darwin to Mataranka bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Darwin station.

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The quickest flight from Darwin Airport to Katherine Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Darwin to Mataranka bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Mataranka station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darwin to Mataranka is 423 km. It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to drive from Darwin to Mataranka.

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Airnorth offers flights from Darwin Airport to Katherine Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Mataranka. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Darwin to Mataranka.
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  • Distance: 228 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 12 min

What companies run services between Darwin, NT, Australia and Mataranka, NT, Australia?

You can take a bus from Darwin to Mataranka via Katherine in around 6 h 12 min.

Airlines
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Darwin to Katherine
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Darwin to Katherine
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$25 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $50
Bus from Katherine to Mataranka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $12
Flexifare
$15 - $22
Bus from Darwin to Mataranka
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$30 - $50
Flexifare
$45 - $65

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