Royal Darwin Hospital

Hospital shuttle bus service

You can catch a shuttle bus between the Royal Darwin and Palmerston hospitals.

To use the service you must be a patient or approved escort who is travelling for a medical appointment.

Where to catch the shuttle

Passengers are picked up and dropped off outside the main hospital entrances.


The shuttle runs every weekday except public holidays. Bookings are required.

The below timetable may change without notice. You should check the timetable on the day you are travelling to confirm departure times.

Services to Palmerston Regional Hospital

Royal Darwin Hospital
Palmerston Regional Hospital
6:15am * 7:00am
9:15am 10:00am
12:15pm 1:00pm
3:15pm 4:00pm
6:15pm * 7:00pm

Services to Royal Darwin Hospital

Palmerston Regional Hospital
Royal Darwin Hospital
7:15am * 8:00am
10:15am 11:00am
1:15pm 2:00pm
4:15pm 5:00pm
7:15pm *8:00pm

* Where there are no bookings in either direction, affected services may be cancelled.


For more information about this service or to make a booking contact 08 8922 6777 or email

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Last updated: 23 December 2021

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