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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 Darwin Bus Service (DBS).

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 

For tourist travel information please visit the Travelling in the Northern Territory website


Latest News

Transport to the Darwin Cup

Gold-Horse2The Darwin Turf Club is providing Special Event buses to patrons attending the 2014 Darwin Cup on Monday 4 August 2014 at the Darwin Turf Club. Buses will be available to and from Casuarina, Darwin and Palmerston.



Transport to the Parramatta Eels v Canberra Raiders game

logo_nrl_smallPublic Transport will be available to patrons attending the 2014 NRL premiership game on Saturday 9 August 2014 at the TIO Stadium (Marrara Sports Complex). Buses will be available to and from Casuarina, Darwin and Palmerston.



Bus Services to the Royal Darwin Show 2014

showPublic Transport will be available to patrons attending the 2014 Royal Darwin Show held at the Darwin Showgrounds. Buses will depart from Casuarina, Darwin and Palmerston interchanges and will pick up and drop off at bus stops on route to the showgrounds and at the showground gates. For the route maps and timetable click here


VRD Drive road works – changes to route of travel for Routes 2, 22, 9b and 9c

leanyerAs a result of the ongoing works on Lee Point Road, there will be limited access to VRD Drive from Lee Point Road when construction requires closure of the intersection.

If the intersection is closed Public Transport will re-route urban bus routes 2, 22, 9b and 9c through Castlereagh Drive and Bathurst Street until VRD Drive is once again accessible via Lee Point Road. For more information click here.



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