Public transport and cycling

Public buses

  • Bus alerts and route changes
    Latest information on changes to bus routes and timetables in the Northern Territory.
  • Bus network improvements
    Information on future changes and improvements of the public transport network in the Northern Territory.
  • Bus journey planner
    Plan your bus trip around Darwin, Palmerston, the rural area and Alice Springs with the bus journey planner.
  • Bus tracker app
    Real-time information about Darwin and Alice Springs buses, including bus stops, routes and tracking your bus on a map.
  • Alice Springs bus timetables and maps
    Information on public bus timetables and maps for Alice Springs, including bus route maps.
  • Darwin bus timetables and maps
    Public bus timetables and maps for Darwin, including bus route maps.
  • Public bus: special events timetable
    Special event buses in Darwin for events such as New Year's Eve, Senior's Week, Anzac Day and the Bombing of Darwin.
  • Rules on a public bus
    Rules for travelling on a public bus and at bus interchanges in Darwin and Alice Springs.
  • Safety on a public bus
    How to report an incident on a bus, at a bus interchange, stop or shelter and the role of a transit officer. How to submit customer feedback or complaints about CCTV systems on buses and at interchanges.
  • Public bus tickets and fares
    Information on buying a bus ticket or a Tap and Ride card for buses in Darwin and Alice Springs.
  • Lost property on a public bus
    How to submit a form online if you have lost property on a public bus in Darwin or Alice Springs.
  • Public bus interchanges
    Address and contact details for public bus interchanges in the NT, including information desk opening hours in Darwin and Alice Springs.
  • General bus enquiries
    Contact details for public bus and school bus services in the Northern Territory, including Darwin, Alice Springs, Nhulunbuy, Ti Tree and Batchelor.

School buses


  • Ferry services
    Passenger ferry services in Darwin, including where to find timetables and information on the code of conduct for school students on a ferry.

Cycling and walking

  • Cycling and walking
    Information about cycling in Darwin, Palmerston, Katherine and Tennant Creek including cycle path maps, bicycle enclosures and reporting a cycle path fault.
  • Report a cycle path fault
    Online form to report potholes, debris or other faults on a bike path.

Getting around with a disability

  • Introduction
    Getting around and using buses and taxis with a disability, and financial assistance schemes you can apply for.
  • Buses: mobility aids
    This page includes information on the size restrictions for wheelchair, scooters and mobility aids on NT public buses. This includes dimensions, manoeuvrability and weight.
  • Buses: safety rules
    This page has information on the safety rules on NT public buses for people with a disability. This includes priority seating and where to place your wheelchair.
  • Transport subsidy scheme
    Guide to transport subsidy schemes available in the NT for people with a disability, including the transport subsidy scheme and the lift incentive scheme.
  • Palmerston Hospital bus bookings
    How to book the hospital shuttle bus which is a free service for seniors and mobility impaired Palmerston residents.