Travel from Melbourne to Northern-Territory

Train, bus or fly from Melbourne to Northern Territory?

Qantas and Virgin Australia fly from Melbourne to Alice Springs every 4 hours. Alternatively, Firefly Express operates a bus from Melbourne to Darwin twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $55 and the journey takes 10 h 45 min. 2 other operators also service this route.

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How to get from Melbourne to Northern Territory

From Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St bus to Melbourne airport, fly to Alice Springs airport, then taxi to Alice Springs. 4 h 24 min $343. From Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St bus to Melbourne airport, fly to Darwin airport, then taxi to Nightcliff. 5 h 47 min $249. From Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St bus to Melbourne airport, fly to Gove airport, then taxi to Nhulunbuy. 9 h 37 min $249. From Melbourne bus to Adelaide, walk to Adelaide, bus to Alice Springs, then bus to Darwin. 2 days 6 h $447. From Southern Cross train to Adelaide Parklands, train to Darwin, then taxi to Darwin. 2 days 16 h $1,632. From Southern Cross Coach Terminal/Spencer St bus to Stop W2 Grote St - South side, line 263 bus to Stop 1 Anzac Hwy - South East side, walk to Adelaide Parklands, train to Darwin, then taxi to Darwin. 2 days 18 h $1,605. From Melbourne drive to Darwin. 37 h 20 min $408.