Public bus timetables and maps: Darwin

Public buses in Darwin are run by Buslink and Territory Transit with most services operating seven days a week including public holidays (excluding Christmas Day and Good Friday).

The Darwin bus network operates from the Darwin, Casuarina and Palmerston interchanges.

Download the Darwin public bus network map (633.3 kb)

To find bus times in Darwin, read the Darwin bus timetables below.

Casuarina to Darwin and return

Route Service information Timetable Map
4 Casuarina - Darwin via Charles Darwin University, Alawa, Rapid Creek, Nightcliff and Fannie Bay Casuarina to Darwin (140.0 kb)
Darwin to Casuarina (132.8 kb)
Map 4 (1.0 mb)
5 Casuarina - Darwin via Moil, Marrara, Berrimah and Winnellie Casuarina to Darwin (130.1 kb)
Darwin to Casuarina (132.9 kb)

Map 5 (425.4 kb)

10 Casuarina - Darwin via Alawa, Rapid Creek, Ludmilla, Parap and Stuart Park Casuarina to Darwin (505.5 kb)
Darwin to Casuarina (645.6 kb)
Map 10 (395.2 kb)
21 Hospital Precinct – Darwin via Casuarina (Express bus) Timetable 21 (435.8 kb)Map 21 (482.4 kb)
22 Leanyer – Darwin (Express bus) Timetable  22 (281.4 kb)Map 22 (505.7 kb)
25 Karama to Darwin and Darwin to Casuarina via Karama (Express bus) Timetable 25 (233.1 kb)

Map 25 (439.9 kb)

OL1 Casuarina, Palmerston and Darwin Orbital (Express bus) Timetable OL1 (631.1 kb)Map OL1/OL2 (483.4 kb)
OL2 Casuarina, Darwin and Palmerston Orbital (Express bus) Timetable OL2 (300.9 kb)Map OL1/OL2 (483.4 kb)

Casuarina to Palmerston and return

Route Service information Timetable Map
9 Casuarina – Palmerston via Karama, Berrimah and Pinelands Casuarina to Palmerston (150.7 kb)
Palmerston to Casuarina (135.1 kb)
Map 9 (393.9 kb)
OL1 Casuarina, Palmerston and Darwin Orbital (Express bus)

Timetable OL1 (631.1 kb)

Map OL1/OL2 (483.4 kb)
OL2 Casuarina, Darwin and Palmerston Orbital (Express bus) Timetable OL2 (300.9 kb)Map OL1/OL2 (483.4 kb)

Casuarina to northern suburbs and return

Route Service information Timetable Map
1 Casuarina - Casuarina via Hospital Precinct, Tiwi, Brinkin and Nakara Timetable 1 (494.9 kb)Map 1 (269.9 kb)
1h Casuarina - Casuarina via Hospital Precinct and Diabetes Australia Clinic Timetable 1h (267.6 kb)Map 1h (527.8 kb)
2 Casuarina - Casuarina via Wanguri, Lyons, Leanyer, Wulagi and Wagaman Timetable 2 (147.4 kb)Map 2 (243.6 kb)
3 Casuarina - Casuarina via Alawa, Jingili, Marrara, Moil and Anula Timetable 3 (437.1 kb)Map 3 (304.4 kb)
11 Casuarina – Casuarina via Millner, Rapid Creek and Alawa Timetable 11 (245.6 kb)Map 11 (285.1 kb)
12 Casuarina – Casuarina via Malak and Karama Timetable 12 (331.9 kb)Map 12 (295.6 kb)
24 Casuarina – Casuarina via Wanguri, Lyons and Muirhead Timetable 24 (145.4 kb)Map 24 (192.1 kb)

Darwin to Palmerston and return

Route Service information Timetable Map
8 Darwin - Palmerston via Winnellie, Berrimah and Pinelands Darwin to Palmerston (444.0 kb)
Palmerston to Darwin (361.7 kb)
Map 8 (807.8 kb)
28 Humpty Doo – Darwin via Coolalinga and Palmerston Interchange (Express bus) Timetable 28 (143.7 kb)Map 28 (732.0 kb)
OL1 Casuarina, Palmerston and Darwin Orbital (Express bus) Timetable OL1 (631.1 kb)Map OL1/OL2 (483.4 kb)
OL2 Casuarina, Darwin and Palmerston Orbital (Express bus) Timetable OL2 (300.9 kb)Map OL1/OL2 (483.4 kb)

Darwin to Darwin suburbs and return

Route Service information Timetable Map
6 Darwin - Darwin via Museum, Fannie Bay and Parap Timetable 6 (192.7 kb)Map 6 (237.7 kb)
7 Darwin - Darwin via Stuart Park, Bayview and Tipperary Waters Timetable 7 (176.1 kb)Map 7 (599.1 kb)
14 Darwin – Darwin via Cullen Bay and Darwin Waterfront Precinct including Convention Centre (this service connects with the Mandorah Ferry) Timetable 14 (336.6 kb)Map 14 (793.4 kb)

Palmerston to Palmerston suburbs and return

Route Service information Timetable Map
70 Palmerston – Palmerston via Driver and Moulden Timetable 70 (389.2 kb)Map 70 (708.4 kb)
71 Palmerston – Palmerston via Woodroffe and Gray Timetable 71 (128.0 kb)Map 71 (271.1 kb)
72 Palmerston – Palmerston via Gunn, Bakewell and Rosebery Timetable 72 (151.1 kb)Map 72 (215.8 kb)
73 Palmerston – Palmerston via Durack and Charles Darwin University Palmerston Campus Timetable 73 (241.1 kb)Map 73 (259.7 kb)
74 Palmerston – Palmerston via Palmerston Health Precinct, Indigenous Village and Farrar Timetable 74 (326.5 kb)Map 74 (178.8 kb)
76 Palmerston – Palmerston via Bakewell, Rosebery, Moulden and Driver (connects to Palmerston Orbital Link services) Timetable 76 (123.5 kb)Map 76 (221.5 kb)
77 Palmerston – Palmerston via Palmerston Health Precinct, Rosebery and Bellamack Timetable 77 (124.9 kb)Map 77 (212.7 kb)

Mindil Beach sunset market

Route Service information Timetable Map
15 Darwin Interchange – Mindil Beach Market via Cavenagh St, Daly St, Mitchell St, Lambell Tce and Gilruth Ave and return Timetable 15 (427.5 kb)Map 15 (253.4 kb)
16 and 17 Palmerston Interchange – Mindil Beach Market via Berrimah Timetable 16 and 17 (467.5 kb)Map 16 and 17 (353.3 kb)
19 Mindil Beach Market – Casuarina Interchange via Fannie Bay, Nightcliff, Lakeside Dr, Dripstone Rd and Bradshaw Tce. Timetable 19 (422.3 kb)Map 19 (599.2 kb)

Rural areas to Palmerston and return

Route Service information Timetable Map
440 Humpty Doo – Humpty Doo via Virginia, Noonamah and Palmerston Timetable 440 (125.8 kb)Map 440 (495.1 kb)
445 Humpty Doo – Palmerston via Cox Peninsula, Noonamah and Coolalinga Timetable 445 (181.3 kb)Map 445 (491.6 kb)
446 Bees Creek – Palmerston Timetable 446 (528.3 kb)Map 446 (504.8 kb)
447 Humpty Doo – Palmerston via McMinns Lagoon and Howard Springs Timetable 447 (122.7 kb)Map 447 (221.8 kb)
450 Humpty Doo – Palmerston via Girraween and Howard Springs Timetable 450 (122.9 kb)Map 450 (521.1 kb)

For general bus enquiries or feedback call (08) 8924 7666, Monday to Friday, 6.45am to 4.30pm, or go to the Department of Transport website to submit your feedback online.

Last updated: 20 July 2016