There are 5 ways to get from Darwin to Mataranka by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Katherine  •  6 h 20 min

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

$35 - $73

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Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Darwin to Mataranka Gx882

$35 - $65

Train, bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Darwin to Katherine The Ghan
  2. Take the bus from Katherine to Mataranka Gx882

$115 - $248

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

$293 - $768

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The cheapest way to get from Darwin to Mataranka is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Darwin to Mataranka is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 4 h 25 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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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Darwin to Mataranka, including transfers.

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

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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 20 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
Train operators
Great Southern Rail - The Ghan
Website
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Train from Darwin to Katherine
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$71
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$131
Low Gold Single Cabin
$179
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$215
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Darwin to Katherine
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$26 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $50
Bus from Katherine to Mataranka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $23
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$8 - $13
Flexifare
$16 - $23
Bus from Darwin to Mataranka
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$35 - $50
Flexifare
$45 - $65

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