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How To Get From Darwin Airport To City Center – All Possible Ways

Last updated on October 15th, 2022 at 03:20 pm

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We will write how to get from Darwin airport to city center. The distance from Darwin Airport to downtown is 12 kilometers. Click here to book online Darwin Day Tour

The travel time from Darwin airport to Darwin city center is around 15 minutes by taxi and $30 AUD.

The cheapest way from Darwin airport to city center is by bus $3 AUD. It will take 1 hour travel time.

You can also rent a car in Darwin airport or get a private transfer.

SIM CARD AT DARWIN AIRPORT

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WHERE TO STAY IN DARWIN

You can sleep in a dorm room or a room for $25 USD while you can stay in a budget hotel for as low as $60-80 USD. There are so many to choose from depending on what type and how luxurious you want your stay to be starting from $150 USD. 

Book your accommodations in Darwin through Agoda or Booking.

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DARWIN AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN

BUS DARWIN AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER (BEST WAY)

The best way from Darwin airport to city center is by bus. You will have to walk 10 minutes outside the airport to reach Charles Eaton Drive Bus stop.

BUS NUMBER 3 SCHEDULE FROM DARWIN AIRPORT TO DARWIN CITY CENTER

Bus Number 3 schedule from Darwin airport to city center is running every 30-60 minutes starting from 6 20 am to 6 45 pm. You can check Bus Number 3 schedule and route!

You will have to walk 10 minutes outside the airport until Charles Eaton Drive Bus stop to get Bus Number 3. You will have to transfer (with the same bus ticket) at Casuarina interchange to Bus Number 21 or you can get other buses if you are going to another address in city center.

The bus travel time from Darwin airport to Darwin city center is around 1 hour Transfering Bus Number 3 to Bus Number 21 (it can be longer depending on the waiting time and traffic).

The bus fare from Darwin airport to Darwin city center is $3 AUD and you can ride buses for 3 hours. If you prefer unlimited buses for a day you will have to pay $7 AUD.

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TAXI FROM DARWIN AIRPORT TO DARWIN CITY CENTER

If you go from Darwin airport to Darwin city center by taxi is the most comfortable, available 24/7 and fastest way. The travel time by taxi is around 15 minutes. The taxi fare from Darwin airport to city center is around $30 AUD. The prices and travel time aren’t fixed and will depend on traffic and your final destination.

UBER FROM DARWIN AIRPORT TO CITY

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If you are ordering Uber in Darwin you should know that prices are similar than taxi. You can pre book with Uber app from your phone and going to the pick up point in the airport. Expect to pay around $25-40 AUD depending on your destination and time.

PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM DARWIN AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Darwin. Prices are around $60 AUD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $15 AUD per person.

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RENTING A CAR IN DARWIN AIRPORT

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There are many options for renting a car in Darwin’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Darwin or if you want to move around the area. It will take you 15 minutes to get to Darwin city center from the airport in a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Europcar available in the airport. Prices can be around $40-50 AUD per day.

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BEST WAY DARWIN AIRPORT TO DARWIN CITY CENTER

If you ask me the best way from Darwin airport to city center I would choose by Bus Number 3 and transfer to Bus Number 21 since a single ticket will cost around $3 AUD and it will take 1 hour. You will have to walk 10 minutes outside the airport to get to the bus stop.

If you are planning to move around Darwin and you are traveling with more people renting a car can be a great option especially if you rent Airbnb outskirts of Darwin.

WHERE TO STAY IN DARWIN

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You can sleep in a dorm room or a room for $25 USD while you can stay in a budget hotel for as low as $60-80 USD. There are so many to choose from depending on what type and how luxurious you want your stay to be starting from $150 USD. 

Book your accommodations in Darwin through Agoda or Booking.

BUDGET TRAVEL AUSTRALIA

For food budget travel in Australia we have to say it’s expensive going to restaurants and bars. You can get meals for $15 USD per person in a local restaurant. You will go down your budget if you cook your meals in your hotel or Airbnb in Australia.

BEST TIME TO VISIT AUSTRALIA

If you travel to Australia you should know that the Summer season is from December to February and you will find the hottest weather. The Winter season is from June to August and temperatures don’t usually go lower than 10 degrees. It even rains during winter in Australia. Autumn and Spring are the best seasons to travel to Australia where you will find the weather not so hot and not so cold.

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ATMS AND CASH IN AUSTRALIA

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Australian dollar currency rates are a little bit slower than the American dollar. At that time $1 USD = $1.30 AUD. There are ATMs everywhere to withdraw money from. And if you need to exchange money, you will find banks to do it with.

Australian dollar bills always look like they are new. In all the countries that I have visited so far, it’s my favorite currency. When you touch the bills, they look great and not very old like in other countries.

Click here to know more about the current exchange rate in Australia!

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is the co-founder of Gamintraveler and a Spanish traveler who has traveled to more than 100 countries around the world. He is now a full-time digital nomad.

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