How to Reach Darwin - The Easiest Way to Reach Darwin


  • By Air: Darwin Airport is strategically connected to major cities around the world by airlines such as Qantas airways, Tiger Airways, Virgin Australia etc. One can find many convenient options to reach the hotels like shuttle service and taxis.
  • By Train: The Ghan train runs on the Adelaide—Alice Springs-Darwin route twice a week and is the only rail link that connects Darwin to the rest of Australia.
  • By Bus: Greyhound Bus services connect Darwin to Alice Springs and further to Broome with daily coaches.


  • By Car : Car is the best way to get around in Darwin. You can rent a car or drive in through the Stuart highway that connects Darwin to the rest of this vast nation.
  • By Bus : Darwin Bus runs buses within the city. The schedules are convenient and most of the city is connected through its routes. It makes sense to buy a show and go ticket that entitles you for unlimited rides for a fee of Australian dollar $5.
  • By Cycle: A flat city as it is, cycling in Darwin will not tire you. Cycling paths make it convenient to pedal around this pretty city. Bike rentals are cheap and plenty.

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Modes of Transportation in Darwin

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Darwin. The most preferred mode of transport in Darwin is Car.

Average distance: 15.99 km Average time: 27.38 min

  • Car 62.5%
    Driving 20.6 min Walking 0.7 min Overall average time for 19.78 kms 21.3 min
  • Walking 12.5%
    Walking 11.5 min Bike 3.5 min Other 2.5 min Overall average time for 1.13 kms 17.5 min
  • Bike 18.75%
    Bike 30 min Bus 8.33 min Driving 5 min Waiting 5 min Walking 1.67 min Overall average time for 13.27 kms 50 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 6.25%
    Bus 30 min Waiting 5 min Walking 5 min Overall average time for 16 kms 40 min

How to Reach Darwin from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Anula to Darwin 7.49 km 7 mins
Nakara to Darwin 7.9 km 7 mins
Cairns to Darwin 1699.08 km 28 hours 19 mins
Salisbury to Darwin 1938.18 km 32 hours 18 mins
Adelaide to Darwin 1946.95 km 32 hours 26 mins
Campbelltown to Darwin 1947.36 km 32 hours 27 mins
Ballajura to Darwin 2022.31 km 33 hours 42 mins
Perth to Darwin 2029.17 km 33 hours 49 mins
Coogee to Darwin 2042.01 km 34 hours 2 mins
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