How to travel from Beechworth to Darwin, Australia

The distance between Beechworth and Darwin is around 3,409km (2,118 miles) and the quickest way to get there is to take the bus and then fly which takes around 7h 25m.

6 routes found

We've found 6 different ways to get from Beechworth to Darwin by bus, plane, train and car. The recommended routes, which include information on duration, ticket price, and level of difficulty, can be found below.

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Bus and Plane

Take the bus to Albury then fly from Albury (ABX) to Darwin (DRW).

  • Duration7h 25m
  • Flight time6h 10m
  • Typical cost
    A$520($350)
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Bus

Take the bus to Franklin Street then Alice Springs and then to Darwin.

  • Duration2 days 8h
  • Departsonce daily
  • Typical cost
    A$660($445)
Operated by

Multiple bus operators

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Train

Take the train to Southern Cross then Adelaide and then to Darwin.

  • Duration2 days 21h
  • Departstwice a week
  • Typical cost
    A$1,160($780)
Operated by

Multiple train operators

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Bus and Train

Take the bus to Franklin Street then take the train to Darwin.

  • Duration2 days 21h
  • Departstwice a week
  • Typical cost
    A$1,160($780)
Operated by

Multiple operators

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Drive

Drive to Darwin.

  • Duration1 day 14h
  • Distance3,838km (2,385 miles)
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Frequently asked questionsabout travel between Beechworth and Darwin

There are several options for getting from Beechworth to Darwin by bus, plane, train and car. The cheapest option is to take the bus and then fly which costs around A$520 ($350) and will take around 7h 25m.

The distance between Beechworth and Darwin is around 3,409km (2,118 miles). In a direct line (as the crow flies), the distance is 3,094km (1,923 miles)

It takes around 7h 25m to get from Beechworth and Darwin by bus and plane. If you are travelling by car it will take around 1 day 14h to drive there.

The quickest way to get from Beechworth to Darwin is to take the bus and then fly which takes around 7h 25m and will set you back approx A$520 ($350).

The cheapest way to travel between Beechworth and Darwin, if you exclude driving, is to take the bus and then fly which will typically cost around A$520 ($350) for a standard one-way ticket.

Train travel

Yes there is a train service that runs between Beechworth and Darwin. It typically takes around 2 days 21h and departs twice a week.

There are no direct train services that runs from Beechworth to Darwin. However, you can instead can take several connecting trains with a changeover in Wangaratta, Southern Cross, Adelaide and Darwin. These services run twice a week and will take a minimum of 2 days 21h.

XPT, PTV Overland and Great Southern Rail - The Ghan run train services between Beechworth and Darwin. Trains depart twice a week and will take around 2 days 21h, however, this may vary depending on the particular service and whether it runs express or stops all stations.

Bus travel

Yes there is a bus that runs regularly from Beechworth and Darwin. It typically takes around 2 days 8h and departs once daily.

There are no direct bus services that runs from Beechworth to Darwin. However, you can instead can take several connecting buses with changeovers in Wangaratta, Franklin Street and Alice Springs. These services run once daily and will take a minimum of 2 days 8h.

V-Line and Greyhound Australia run regular bus services between Beechworth and Darwin. Buses run once daily and take around 2 days 8h on average but will vary depending on you book with.

Flights and Airlines

It doesn't look like you can fly directly from Beechworth to Darwin. We recommend that you take the bus to Albury then fly from Albury (ABX) to Darwin (DRW). instead which will take 7h 25m.

The closest major airport to Darwin is Darwin International Airport (DRW) (DRW) which is approximately 7km (4 miles) from Darwin. Maningrida Airport (MNG) (MNG) and Kununurra Airport (KNX) (KNX) are also nearby and might be a better alternative airport depending on where you are flying from.

Drive yourself

Yes it is possible to drive from Beechworth and Darwin. The distance is around 3,838km (2,385 miles) by road and it will take around 1 day 14h in normal traffic conditons.

If you don't have a car, the easiest way to get from Beechworth to Darwin is to take the bus and then fly which takes, on average, 7h 25m and will usually cost around A$520 ($350).

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Compare travel optionsbetween Beechworth and Darwin

Transport options from Beechworth to Darwin
Transport optionDurationCostFrequencyDistance
Bus and Plane + 1 similar
7h 25m
A$520($350)
twice daily4,053km (2,519 miles)
Train and Plane8h 5m
A$525($355)
every 20 mins3,409km (2,118 miles)
Bus
2 days 8h
A$660($445)
once daily3,941km (2,449 miles)
Train
2 days 21h
A$1,160($780)
twice a week4,073km (2,531 miles)
Bus and Train
2 days 21h
A$1,160($780)
twice a week3,888km (2,416 miles)
Drive
1 day 14h
A$510($340)
on demand3,838km (2,385 miles)

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Airports near Darwin

The following major airports near Darwin offer regular flights to various popular destinations within Australia and internationally.

DRW
Darwin International Airport (DRW)
International Airport
Distance
7km (4 miles) from Darwin
MNG
Maningrida Airport (MNG)
Domestic Airport
Distance
371km (231 miles) from Darwin
KNX
Kununurra Airport (KNX)
Domestic Airport
Distance
435km (270 miles) from Darwin