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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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

$37 - $76

4 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Darwin to Mataranka Gx882

$35 - $70

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

$117 - $261

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

$294 - $769

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, 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 - $190
Schedules at
greatsouthernrail.com.au
Everyday Daynighter Seat
$74
Advanced Gold Single Cabin
$136
Low Gold Single Cabin
$187
Everyday Gold Single Cabin
$224
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
$27 - $55
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$27 - $40
Flexifare
$35 - $55
Bus from Katherine to Mataranka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$9 - $13
Flexifare
$17 - $24
Bus from Darwin to Mataranka
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$35 - $55
Flexifare
$45 - $70

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Darwin to Mataranka?

The distance between Darwin and Mataranka is 365 km. The road distance is 423 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Darwin to Mataranka?

The cheapest way to get from Darwin to Mataranka is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 4 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Darwin to Mataranka?

The quickest way to get from Darwin to Mataranka is to drive which takes 4 h 25 min and costs $45 - $75.

Is there a direct bus between Darwin and Mataranka?

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.

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

It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from Darwin to Mataranka, including transfers.