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Fly  •  1h 26m

  1. Fly from Darwin (DRW) to Katherine (KTR) DRW - KTR

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Bus  •  4h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Palmerston to Katherine Gx882 / ...

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Drive  •  3h 8m

  1. Drive from The Narrows to Katherine 311.9 km

The Narrows to Katherine by bus

The bus journey time between The Narrows and Katherine is around 4h 42m and covers a distance of around 314 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Northern Territory Government and Greyhound Australia, the The Narrows to Katherine bus service departs from Stuart Hwy before Winnellie Shops and arrives in Katherine. Typically 12 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

12 Weekly Buses
4h 42m Average Duration
$48 Cheapest Price
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The Narrows → Katherine
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The cheapest way to get from The Narrows to Katherine is to bus which costs $45 - $90 and takes 4h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from The Narrows to Katherine is to fly which costs $380 - $750 and takes 1h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from The Narrows to Katherine. However, there are services departing from Stuart Hwy before Winnellie Shops and arriving at Katherine via Palmerston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 42m.

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The distance between The Narrows and Katherine is 273 km. The road distance is 311.9 km.

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The best way to get from The Narrows to Katherine without a car is to bus which takes 4h 42m and costs $45 - $90.

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It takes approximately 1h 26m to get from The Narrows to Katherine, including transfers.

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The Narrows to Katherine bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, depart from Palmerston station.

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The best way to get from The Narrows to Katherine is to fly which takes 1h 26m and costs $380 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $90 and takes 4h 42m.

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The quickest flight from Darwin Airport to Katherine Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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The Narrows to Katherine bus services, operated by Greyhound Australia, arrive at Katherine station.

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  • Distance: 272.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 26m

What companies run services between The Narrows, NT, Australia and Katherine, NT, Australia?

Airnorth flies from The Narrows to Katherine 3 times a week. Alternatively, Greyhound Australia operates a bus from Palmerston to Katherine twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 3h 20m.

Airlines
Airnorth
Website
flyairnorth.com
Flights from Darwin to Katherine
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
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, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

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Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Palmerston to Katherine
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
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Early Bird
$45 - $70
Advantage
$50 - $75
Premium
$55 - $85

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Yes, the driving distance between The Narrows to Katherine is 312 km. It takes approximately 3h 8m to drive from The Narrows to Katherine.

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Airnorth offers flights from Darwin Airport to Katherine Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Katherine. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from The Narrows to Darwin Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $23 - $28.

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