There are 3 ways to get from Perth to Darwin by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Perth (PER) to Darwin (DRW) PER - DRW

$242 - $508

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Bus  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from Wellington St Forrest Place R10 / Y14 to Roebuck Plains Roadhouse Caravan Park, Broome Highway, Australia Perth
  2. Take the bus from Roebuck Plains to Darwin Gx680

$373 - $576

Drive  •  45 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Perth to Darwin 2518.8 miles

$350 - $550

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No, there is no direct bus from Perth to Darwin. However, there are services departing from Wellington St Forrest Place R10 / Y14 and arriving at Darwin via Roebuck Plains. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 14 h.

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The distance between Perth and Darwin is 2653 km. The road distance is 4030.1 km.

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The best way to get from Perth to Darwin without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 14 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Perth to Darwin, including transfers.

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Perth to Darwin bus services, operated by Integrity Coach Lines (Aust) Pty Ltd, depart from Wellington St Forrest Place R10 / Y14 station.

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The best way to get from Perth to Darwin is to fly which takes 5 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 14 h.

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The quickest flight from Perth Airport to Darwin Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 30 min.

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

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Darwin is 1 h 30 min ahead of Perth. It is currently 1:21 PM in Perth and 2:51 PM in Darwin.

Yes, the driving distance between Perth to Darwin is 4030 km. It takes approximately 45 h 37 min to drive from Perth to Darwin.

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Map of how to get from Perth to Darwin.
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  • Distance: 1658.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

What companies run services between Perth, WA, Australia and Darwin, NT, Australia?

Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar fly from Perth to Darwin 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Perth to Darwin via Roebuck Plains Roadhouse Caravan Park, Broome Highway, Australia and Roebuck Plains in around 2 days 14 h.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Perth to Darwin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Perth to Darwin via Alice Springs
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Perth to Darwin via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Perth to Darwin
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Bus operators
Integrity Coach Lines (Aust) Pty Ltd
Phone
08 9274 7464
Email
info@integritycoachlines.com.au
Website
integritycoachlines.com.au
Bus from Wellington St Forrest Place R10 / Y14 to Roebuck Plains Roadhouse Caravan Park, Broome Highway, Australia
Ave. Duration
34 h 24 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$220 - $320
Schedules at
integritycoachlines.com.au
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 Roebuck Plains to Darwin
Ave. Duration
27 h 11 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $260
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Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$150 - $220
Flexifare
$180 - $260

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Jetstar, Virgin Australia and Qantas offer flights from Perth Airport to Darwin Airport.

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There are 139+ hotels available in Darwin. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Perth to Perth Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 31 min and costs .

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