Alice Springs to Darwin Bus

Alice Springs to Darwin

Alice Springs to Darwin Bus

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Cheapest Price $269
Daily Buses (Mon-Sat)
Trip Duration 21h 35m
Earliest Bus 5:30 PM
Latest Bus 5:30 PM


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Is the spirit of the outback calling you? This route will take you right through the heart of the Northern Territory from Alice Springs to Darwin, while you sit back and take it all in through the panoramic windows of a luxurious Greyhound bus!

Travelling from Alice Springs to Darwin on a Greyhound bus is your chance to see the real Australian outback; the one you’ve only seen in movies – and in your dreams. Our friendly Coach Captain will take care of the driving, while you kick back in your reclining leather seat with an in-seat USB charger.

You can reserve your preferred window or aisle seat on the bus when you book your travel from Alice Springs to Darwin; track your journey with our real-time coach tracker; and earn G-Dollars to put towards your next adventure when you join our Greyhound Rewards program.

You can start your journey by taking one of our outback experience tours from Alice Springs, before you hit the Stuart Highway and make your way to Darwin.


The 22 hour bus trip from Alice Springs to Darwin is perfect for our popular Whimit Travel Pass, which gives you the freedom to hop off the bus and break up your journey by stopping over in outback towns and national parks along the way. You can then jump back on a Greyhound bus heading in any direction in any route within your chosen time frame. You’ll have the chance to discover Katherine’s gorges and misty waterfalls; and take a dip to soothe your aches and pains in the Mataranka Thermal Pools or Bitter Springs.

Of course, if you need to get to your destination direct, we can get you there in air-conditioned comfort on regular services from Alice Springs to Darwin daily.

When you arrive in Darwin, the place where the sun meets the ocean, you can get up close and personal with saltwater crocodiles in Crocosaurus Cove’s notorious Cage of Death; be awed by the unspoilt nature and wildlife of the nearby Litchfield and Kakadu National Parks; and feel the balmy nights, tropical waters and multicultural atmosphere that makes the Northern Territory capital such a popular holiday spot.

The outback is waiting for you. Book your bus ticket from Alice Springs to Darwi


Where do buses depart from in Alice Springs and Darwin?

In Alice Springs, buses to Darwin depart from Bus Zone, Leichhardt Tce, Outside Library, Alice Springs NT. In Darwin, buses to Alice Springs depart from Darwin Bus Interchange, Bay A, Harry Chan Avenue.

What amenities can I expect on the bus?

All our buses between Alice Springs & Darwin come with USB chargers, air-conditioning, reclining seats and a restroom.

How long does it take to get from Alice Springs to Darwin?

The bus trip from Alice Springs to Darwin takes approximately 22h. For the most up-to-date timetable please visit the Timetables page.

How much is a bus ticket from Alice Springs to Darwin?

All our bus fares come in three tiers – Early Bird, Advantage and Flexible – with prices varying based on how far in advance you are making a booking. You can find the most up-to-date price for your trip by searching available trips online or by calling our customer service team on 1300 473 946. For more information on different types of available fares visit our Compare Fares page..

Where can I buy a ticket?

The easiest and cheapest way to buy a bus ticket for your Alice Springs to Darwin trip is to book directly on our website. Your ticket is then saved in your My Greyhound account where you can manage your booking, and simply show an electronic copy of your ticket on your phone to the bus driver when you board.

You can also book your trips on the phone by contacting our friendly customer service on 1300 473 946, at our ticket outlets/travel agencies, or directly with the bus driver*.

*Please note that all bookings made through our call centre, travel centres and tickets purchased directly from drivers will incur a booking fee of $5.

**For more information see our FAQ page.


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