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Please be aware, road crews will commence resurfacing works on some airport roads beginning Saturday 8th December. The works will take around 3 weeks to complete.

During the resurfacing works, there will be traffic diversions in place and some minor delays may be experienced. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.

Transport Options


Darwin International Airport is located in Eaton, 13 kilometres from the CBD (about a 15 minute drive).

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Taxis are available from the taxi rank which is located directly in front of the Terminal. Please refer to the Terminal map.

Taxi pricing is charged by meter; expect to pay around $25.00 to $30.00 for a trip between Darwin International Airport and the Darwin CBD district.

A $4.00 exit toll payable by the passenger applies on exit from the ranking lane at the airport. 

Taxi company contact details

Blue Taxi Company
T: +61 138 294

Darwin Radio Taxis
T: +61 131 008

People Movers NT (Minibus service)
T: +61 8 8983 2111

City Palmerston Minibuses 
T: +61 8 8980 3700

Car Rental

Pre-book your vehicle or book on arrival at Darwin International Airport.

The car rental counters are located at the Arrivals Hall near baggage collection on the ground floor.

Bookings: 13 63 33
Darwin Airport Desk: 61 8 8945 0662

Bookings: 13 27 27
Darwin Airport Desk: 61 8 8945 2011

Bookings: 13 13 90
Darwin Airport Desk: 61 8 8941 0300

Bookings: 13 30 39
Darwin Airport Desk: 61 8 8945 0999

Bookings: 1300 03 58 07
Darwin Airport Desk: 61 8 8945 3909

Bookings: 1300 36 72 27
Darwin Airport Desk: 61 8 8924 2480

Shuttle Bus


Darwin City Airport Shuttle Service provides a convenient and reliable service to and from Darwin Airport and all city accommodation locations.

The shuttle bus service operates from the terminal doorstep, directly outside the baggage carousels, 24 hours a day, 7 days per week.

Bookings for hotel pick-ups are essential, and can be made online, via email or phone.

Book online at
T: 08 8947 3979

AccorHotels Darwin Airport Shuttle Bus

If you’re staying at the Mercure Darwin Airport Resort or the Novotel Darwin Airport Hotel, a free shuttle bus is available for transfers between the terminal and your accommodation.

Just use the phone handset located near the baggage carousels on the ground floor to request a pick up.

This shuttle also provides free transfers from the terminal to the Long Stay Saver Car Park.

Buses / Charter


Buslink is the Northern Territory's largest privately owned bus company. We currently operate over 160 vehicles throughout the Northern Territory of Australia.

We have depots in Darwin (Berrimah), Humpty Doo (Darwin's Rural Area) and Alice Springs.

T: 61 8 8944 2444



We are a Darwin owned bus and coach charter company servicing Australia's transport requirements and have been in operation since 2002. 

Along with our fleet of quality coaches and coasters, we are here to assist you with your travel requirements. 

Whether they be for a conference, a sporting team or a long term contract to our various industries, we pride ourselves in providing you with a first class service.

T: 61 8 8988 1447

T 24hr: 61 8 8988 2524

M: 0417 892 830

F: 61 8 8988 2574


Grand Touring Coaches

Based in Darwin, Grand Touring is the leading supplier of quality luxury passenger transport in the region. 

If you have a group large or small and are visiting the Northern Territory, we are your One Stop Shop for all your transportation and associated activities.

T: 1800 444 149 or 61 8 8981 0300



Greyhound Australia Pty Ltd

At Greyhound Charters, we can arrange coach transportation anywhere in Australia. 

With more than 100 years experience in the coach industry, Greyhound Australia has the resources and expertise to cater for all your ground transport needs.

Our operations base in Darwin service the Northern Territory, and its surrounds, with a dedicated team of professional drivers and a fleet of five star coaches.

With just one call, we can assist in making your event operate to perfection.

Wherever. Whenever. We'll Drive....

T: 1800 801 294 



Private Hire Cars & Limousines

A private hire car rank is located at the front of the Terminal. Please refer to the Parking Map for location.

Private Hire vehicles are available for hire (without prior booking) with the price negotiated between the driver and passenger.

A $3.00 exit toll payable by the passenger applies on exit from the ranking lane.

Ask Darryl in Darwin
T: 0417 832 836

Cooper’s Private Hire and 
Limousine Service Darwin
T: 0422 372 544

Darwin Private Hire and 
Chauffeur Drive    
T: 08 8985 1425
T: 1800 054 400 Freecall within Australia

PLS Chauffeur Drive
M: 0412 518 452

Red Carpet Ground Transport 
T: 08 8985 1313


Rideshare pick-ups are now available at Darwin International Airport. You can request a ride from hi oscar app and get picked up from the Rideshare Pick-up area in Short Stay Car Park . Simply send the request once you have your baggage, and your driver will meet you at the Rideshare Pick-up area.

Fares to the airport vary depending on the selected vehicle option, travel time, and total distance. Download the hi oscar IOS and Android apps for bookings and estimated prices.

Hi, Oscar