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.

The service can't cater for electronic wheelchairs or mobility scooters.

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 * 7am
9:15am 10am
12:15pm 1pm
3:15pm 4pm
6:15pm * 7pm

Services to Royal Darwin Hospital

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

* 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: 26 August 2022

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