Journey by road to the NT on our well-maintained, sealed highways, which provide the most direct routes between the NT and cities in South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia. Once you cross the border into the NT, explore our themed driving routes around the Territory.
Despite the vast distances, travelling by bus (coach) to the NT is easy and affordable. Major coach and tour companies run coach services between transport hubs in the NT and destinations in Western Australia, South Australia and Queensland.
The Ghan, one of the world’s great train journeys, is by far the most romantic way to travel to the NT. The Ghan travels an epic 2,797 kilometres (1846 miles) between Adelaide and Darwin, stopping en route at Alice Springs and Katherine. Watch the stunning changes in scenery as you traverse the heart of the country.
You can also visit Darwin by sea, on a once in a lifetime luxury cruise. With its tropical climate, Darwin enjoys year-round cruise activity.