Palmerston to Katherine Bus

Palmerston to Katherine

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Palmerston to Katherine Bus

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A Greyhound bus is the best way to travel from Palmerston to Katherine.

Located just 20 kilometres away from Darwin, Palmerston is the second largest city in the Northern Territory. Development of the planned satellite city only began in the early 1980s, but roughly 35,000 people already call this young and vibrant regional hub home.

Just over three hours away from Palmerston on a luxurious Greyhound bus, you’ll find Katherine – an outback oasis of lush forests and water holes with a rich cultural heritage. River cruises, gorge canoeing and bush hiking are all popular activities here, and it’s not hard to see why. You’ll love immersing yourself in this breathtaking natural wonderland!

With our skilled Coach Captain at the wheel, you can relax in your reclining leather seat and let us do the driving from Palmerston to Katherine. All our coaches also come with in-seat USB chargers and panoramic windows.

Seat selection is available on all Greyhound coaches, so you can reserve your preferred window or aisle seat when you book your travel from Palmerston to Katherine. You can also 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 and earn G-Dollars when you travel! You can redeem your G-Dollars on your very next trip, or save them for a special journey. It’s up to you!

A Greyhound bus is the most convenient and comfortable way to travel from Palmerston to Katherine. Book your ticket now!

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Where do buses depart from in Palmerston and Katherine?

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

What amenities can I expect on the bus?

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

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

The bus trip from Palmerston to Katherine takes approximately 3h 20m. For the most up-to-date timetable please visit the Timetables page.

How much is a bus ticket from Palmerston to Katherine?

All our bus fares come in three tiers – Early Bird, Advantage and Premium – 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 Palmerston to Katherine 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.

What if my trip is disrupted by COVID?

In the event Greyhound is required to cancel your service due to COVID-related restrictions or border closures, you can rest easy knowing that Greyhound's COVID refund policy will allow you to choose between a refund, credit, or reschedule of your booked travel.

All passengers must adhere to local state and territory government requirements due to COVID-19. See our Service Updates for latest information, and find out how to Travel Safe with Greyhound.