Public bus tickets

Introduction

Most passengers travelling on a public bus in Darwin and Alice Springs need to buy a bus ticket.

You can buy a paper ticket or a Tap and Ride card.

Paper tickets

You can buy a paper ticket on a bus using cash only, or at a bus interchange using cash or EFTPOS.

Paper tickets are issued for daily and single fares.

Tap and Ride card

You can buy a Tap and Ride card on a bus using cash only, or at at any bus interchange using cash or EFTPOS.

You can use a Tap and Ride card for weekly or flexi trip fare options.

The card is rechargeable and you can top it up (up to $40 full fare or $14 concession fare) whenever you like at all bus interchanges and on buses.

To find out more about the Tap and Ride card go to the next page.

For general bus enquiries or feedback call (08) 8924 7666, Monday to Friday, 6.45am to 4:30pm or submit your feedback online.

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Last updated: 19 April 2016