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How To Reach Darwin
Darwin, the Top End of the Northern Territory is distant from Australian capitals. Known for indigenous art, abundant wildlife, museums and sunset markets, Darwin offers custom-made experiences for every type of tourist. The massive map of Australia portrays Darwin to be far from major Australian cities. The best way to reach Darwin is to catch a connecting flight from India. One can also explore the road and train journey from Adelaide to reach Darwin. Once you reach Darwin, you can explore the destination by hiring a bicycle or by moving around in affordable bus service. Learn more about how to reach Darwin from the pointers given below.
Darwin has well-connected flights from major Indian cities. But there are no direct flights from India to Darwin. Hence you need to book a connecting flight from any Intentional airline services. Or you can explore domestic flights that are scheduled from most of the Australian cities. It will be convenient for you to catch a flight to any major Australian capital and then catch another direct flight to Darwin.
Darwin can be reach via road, but the journey is quite long. Greyhound Australia, the official bus service provider in Australia, offers a bus service from Adelaide to Darwin which takes over 47 hours to reach. As it's a South to North journey, you can sit back and watch the beautiful landscape pass and change. The journey is beautifully hectic, but if you're ready to sit back and relax for 47 hours, then why not?!
Train journey is feasible if you're in Adelaide. Catch a flight from India to Adelaide, and then ride on the Ghan, from Adelaide to Darwin. Southern Rail operates this train, and covers the distance of 2979 km in two nights. For a comfortable journey, one must book sleeper cabin or lounge chair. The Ghan offers one of the most classic and epic train journeys in Australia.
Getting Around in Darwin
Darwin can be best explored by hiring a bicycle. The city has bicycle-hire systems at numerous stations and you can rent for as many hours as you want. Or you can travel by bus to move around the city. The bus services offer an unlimited travel option for upto 3 hours at the price as cheap as AUS $3. If you want a comfortable and luxury city tour, then you can hire a car or call for a taxi.