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Public Transport

The Territory's public transport services are managed by the Department of Transport and serviced by a range of contracted bus operators including Buslink and Territory Transit.

Public Transport services have been designed to meet the needs of the general public, students, students with special needs, seniors and the mobility impaired.

Darwin bus services routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10,12,14, 70, 71, 72, 73 and 74 operate seven days a week including public holidays (excluding Christmas Day and Good Friday). Alice Springs bus services routes 100/101, 200/201, 300/301, 400/401 and 500 operate from Monday to Saturday (excluding public holidays). NT Statutory Public Holidays 

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Latest News

School bus changes – Monday 30 March 2015 - Routes 228(AM), 405(AM), 408(AM), 413(PM) and 417(PM)

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Parent, teachers and students are advised that a change to routes 228(AM), 405(AM), 408(AM), 413(PM), 417(PM) will commence on Monday 30 March 2015.

School buses that currently turn right from Bees Creek Rd onto the Stuart Hwy will now go down Bees Creek Rd, turn left onto Gulnare Rd, left onto Stuart Hwy and continue on their normal route of travel.

The route of travel change is being introduced due to a traffic safety issue turning from Bees Creek Road onto the Stuart Highway. As a result, the arrival times may be delayed by approximately 5 minutes.

To view the updated maps please visit the school bus services page.

Timetable changes to Route 10 starting Sunday 29 March 2015

10_imagePassengers are advised that as of Sunday 29 March a timetable change will come into effect for Route 10.

The Sunday Route 10 bus service departing Casuarina Bus Interchange at 9:20am will depart at 9:15am as of Sunday 29 March 2015.

To view the updated timetable please visit the Darwin public bus services page.

School bus changes – Monday 23 March 2015 - Route 105

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Parents, students and teachers are advised that a change to route 105 (AM and PM) will commence on Monday 23 March 2015.

Route 105 will now depart from Stoddart Drive at 7.50am, arrive at Darwin Interchange at 8am and then continue to Kormilda College. In the afternoon the bus will terminate at Stoddart Dr at 3.35pm.

This change has been implemented in order to assist those students residing in Bayview to attend Kormilda College. Please visit the school bus services page for the updated route timetable and map.

Timetable changes for Route 447 starting Monday 23 March 2015

image depicting the number 447 indicating that the story is regarding route 447Passengers are advised that as of Monday 23 March 2015 the Route 447 service will depart Palmerston Bus Interchange 10 minutes later at 4:10pm.

This change will improve connections for other bus services arriving to the Palmerston Bus Interchange. To view the updated timetable, please visit the public bus services page.

School bus changes – Monday 16 March 2015 – Route 52

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Parents, students and teachers are advised that a change to route 52(PM) will commence on Monday 16 March 2015.

Route 52(PM) will now depart from Nightcliff Primary School at 14:40pm in lieu of the current time of 14:35pm and arrive at Casuarina Interchange at approximately 14:57pm.

This change is being introduced to allow Nightcliff Primary School students to have enough time to get onto the bus.

To view the updated route map visit the school bus services page.


Defence Welcome Home Parade - Saturday 21 March 2015

screen shot of google maps showing the location of the Darwin bus interchangePassengers are advised that due to the Defence Welcome Home Parade on Saturday 21 March 2015 public bus services in and out of Darwin City will change.

Bus stops on Mitchell and Cavenagh Streets will not be serviced between 9am and 11am. The only bus stop will be the Darwin Bus Interchange.

The Defence Welcome Home Parade marks the end of Operation SLIPPER and will commence at 9am at the Darwin Post Office.

Please refer to the map for the temporary route of travel for bus services in Darwin City for the duration of the parade.

School bus changes – Monday 23 March 2015 – Route 202

School-buses-2Parents, students and teachers are advised that a change to route 202(PM) will commence on Monday 23 March 2015.

Due to time restraints on the school network and the need to allow enough time for the driver to get to the next run from Dripstone Middle School on time, the section of the route 202(PM) through Wanguri has been removed. No students should be impacted from this change.

To view the updated route map visit the school bus services page.

School bus changes starting Monday 9 March 2015 – Routes 59, 61 and 204

School-buses-2Parents, students and teachers are advised that changes to the following school bus services will commence on Monday 9 March.

Route 59(AM) will now depart 10 minutes later from the Casuarina Bus Interchange at 8.00am to fix a timing issue on another affected school route.

Route 61(AM) will depart 10 minutes earlier from the Casuarina Bus Interchange at 7.50am to reduce late arrivals at O’Loughlin Catholic College and Marrara Christian School.

Route 2049AM) will depart 10 minutes earlier from the corner of Stoddart and Fanning Drives at 6.50am to reduce late arrivals at Darwin High and Middle Schools.

The routes of travel and maps for all affected services have been updated to reflect the timetable changes. To view them visit the school bus services page here.

 

 

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