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

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Bus to Cairns, fly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Innisfail to Cairns
  2. Fly from Cairns (CNS) to Darwin (DRW) CNS - DRW

$171 - $501

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Train to Townsville, fly  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Innisfail to Townsville
  2. Fly from Townsville (TSV) to Darwin (DRW) TSV - DRW

$202 - $400

Bus  •  39 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Innisfail to Townsville
  2. Take the bus from Townsville to Tennant Creek
  3. Take the bus from Tennant Creek to Darwin

$221 - $403

Drive  •  28 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Innisfail to Darwin 1709.8 miles

$240 - $360

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Innisfail to Darwin. However, there are services departing from Innisfail and arriving at Darwin via Townsville and Tennant Creek. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 h 15 min.

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The distance between Innisfail and Darwin is 1725 km. The road distance is 2735.7 km.

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The best way to get from Innisfail to Darwin without a car is to bus which takes 39 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 17 min to get from Innisfail to Darwin, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Cairns Airport to Darwin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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

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Darwin is 30 min behind Innisfail. It is currently 12:43 PM in Innisfail and 12:13 PM in Darwin.

Yes, the driving distance between Innisfail to Darwin is 2736 km. It takes approximately 28 h 19 min to drive from Innisfail to Darwin.

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Jetstar, Qantas and Airnorth offer flights from Cairns Airport to Darwin Airport.

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Map of how to get from Innisfail to Darwin.
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  • Distance: 1078.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 17 min

What companies run services between Innisfail, QLD, Australia and Darwin, NT, Australia?

You can take a bus from Innisfail to Darwin via Townsville and Tennant Creek in around 39 h 15 min.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Cairns to Darwin
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Cairns to Darwin via Gove
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Cairns to Darwin via Townsville
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Townsville to Darwin
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Townsville to Darwin via Cairns
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Cairns to Darwin via Gove
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Townsville to Darwin
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Cairns to Darwin
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Train operators
Queensland Rail Travel
Phone
1300 131 722
Email
reservations@qr.com.au
Website
queenslandrailtravel.com.au
Train from Innisfail to Townsville
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
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Queensland Rail Travel
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 Innisfail to Cairns
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $20
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$7 - $11
Flexifare
$14 - $20
Bus from Innisfail to Townsville
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$21 - $30
Flexifare
$30 - $45
Bus from Townsville to Tennant Creek
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$120 - $180
Flexifare
$150 - $210
Bus from Tennant Creek to Darwin
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$80 - $120
Flexifare
$95 - $140
Premier Motor Service
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Innisfail to Townsville
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
premierms.com.au

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