Travel from Darwin to Sydney

Train, bus or fly from Darwin to Sydney?

Jetstar, Qantas and three other airlines fly from Darwin to Sydney hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Darwin to Sydney via Alice Springs, Adelaide, 85 Franklin St, and Albury station in around 2 days 20 h.

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How to get from Darwin to Sydney

ModeDurationPrice
From Mitchell St 178 line 10 bus to Trower Rd 051, bus to Darwin airport, fly to Sydney airport, then train to Sydney.7 h 13 min$168
From Darwin bus to Alice Springs, bus to Adelaide, walk to 85 Franklin St, bus to Albury station, then bus to Sydney.2 days 20 h$506
From Darwin taxi to Darwin, train to Adelaide Parklands, then train to Sydney.3 days 10 h$2,081
From Darwin drive to Sydney.41 h 55 min$428

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

It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Darwin to Sydney, including transfers.

Is there a direct bus between Darwin and Sydney?

No, there is no direct bus from Darwin to Sydney. However, there are services departing from Darwin and arriving at Sydney via Alice Springs, 85 Franklin St and Albury station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 20 h.

Operators from Darwin to Sydney

OperatorPhoneWebsite
Northern Territory GovernmentNorthern Territory Government
JetstarJetstar
QantasQantas
Virgin AustraliaVirgin Australia
Tigerair AustraliaTigerair Australia
AirnorthAirnorth
Sydney TrainsSydney Trains
Greyhound Australia1300 473946Greyhound Australia
V-Line1800 800 007V-Line
Firefly Express1300 730 740Firefly Express
Great Southern Rail - The GhanGreat Southern Rail - The Ghan
Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific1800 703 357Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific