Katherine to Palmerston Bus

Katherine to Palmerston

Katherine to Palmerston Bus

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Cheapest Price $79
Daily Buses (Tue - Sun)*
Trip Duration 3h 25m
Earliest Bus 4:30 AM*
Latest Bus 4:30 AM*


Air Conditioning Air Conditioning Reclining Seats Reclining Seats On Board Restroom On-board Restroom
Reading Lights Reading Lights USB Chargers USB Chargers Panoramic Windows Panoramic Windows

*Please refer to the timetable for the most up-to-date information.

Take a short trek across the outback from Katherine to Palmerston in a luxurious Greyhound bus!

Whether you’re on holiday, visiting friends and family or travelling for work, a Greyhound bus is the most convenient and comfortable way to travel from Katherine to Palmerston.

Surrounded by a rugged and beautiful landscape that looks like the outback of your dreams, Katherine is an oasis of lush forests and water holes. A boat ride down the Katherine River is a must-do – as you make your way along the stunning Nitmiluk Gorge, the scenery will take your breath away.


About four hours away from Katherine on a Greyhound bus, you’ll find Palmerston. A planned satellite city of Darwin, Palmerston is located just 20 kilometres out from the Northern Territory’s capital, and is the second largest city in the Territory. With roughly 35,000 residents, it’s come a long way since development began there in the early 1980s!

You’ll spend the bus trip from Katherine to Palmerston in air-conditioned comfort, relaxing in your reclining leather seat and enjoying the view through your panoramic window. All Greyhound coaches also come with in-seat USB chargers.

You can reserve the window or aisle seat of your choice when you book your travel from Katherine to Palmerston, and you can follow your journey’s progress with our real-time coach tracker.

To unlock even more benefits, exclusive offers and deals, you can join our Greyhound Rewards program. You’ll earn G-Dollars for every Greyhound ticket you buy, which you can put towards your next trip, or save in your G-Wallet for a special journey. It’s your choice!

A Greyhound bus is the ideal way to travel from Katherine to Palmerston. Book your ticket now!


Where do buses depart from in Katherine and Palmerston?

In Katherine, buses to Palmerston depart from BP Travel North, 6 Katherine Terrace. In Palmerston, buses to Katherine depart from the Palmerston Bus Interchange.

What amenities can I expect on the bus?

All our buses from Katherine to Palmerston come with USB chargers, reclining seats, and a restroom.

How long does it take to get from Katherine to Palmerston?

The bus trip from Katherine to Palmerston takes approximately 3h 25m. For the most up-to-date timetable please visit the Timetables page.

How much is a bus ticket from Katherine to Palmerston?

Tickets from Katherine to Palmerston start at $79. 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 using the booking form above or by calling our customer service team during business hours 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 Katherine to Palmerston 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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