Darwin to Alice Springs Bus

Darwin to Alice Springs

Darwin to Alice Springs Bus

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Cheapest Price $269
Daily Buses 1
Trip Duration 21h 40m
Earliest Bus 9:55 AM
Latest Bus 9:55 AM


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This is the Outback adventure you’ve been waiting for. Travel through the heart of the Northern Territory from Darwin to Alice and experience extraordinary landscapes through the panoramic windows of a luxurious Greyhound bus!

This route is your chance to see the real Australian outback; the one that you’ve only seen in movies – and in your dreams.

Travelling along the Stuart Highway, the 21.5 hour journey from Darwin to Alice Springs 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 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 daily.

From Alice Springs, you’ll have the opportunity to see the monolithic Uluru and witness its changing colours up close. You can take one of our tours from Alice Springs to learn about Aboriginal culture, experience the Instagram-worthy view of the sunset over the West Macdonnell ranges, tick Kings Canyon off your bucket list, walk through the Valley of the Winds at Kata Tjuta and see the once-in-a-lifetime Field of Light display by internationally acclaimed artist Bruce Munro.

On your bus trip from Darwin to Alice Springs, you’ll enjoy the comfort and convenience of a modern Greyhound coach, complete with reclining leather seats and in-seat USB chargers.

You can reserve your preferred window or aisle seat when you book your travel from Darwin to Alice Springs; 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!

The outback is waiting for you. Book your bus ticket from Darwin to Alice Springs now!


Where do buses depart from in Darwin and Alice Springs?

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

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 Darwin to Alice Springs?

The bus trip from Darwin to Alice Springs takes approximately 21h 40m. For the most up-to-date timetable please visit the Timetables page.

How much is a bus ticket from Darwin to Alice Springs

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 Darwin to Alice Springs 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.

*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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