Airnorth operates almost daily direct flights between Nhulunbuy and Cairns and Nhulunbuy and Darwin.
Nhulunbuy is accessible via road. The two main roads in the region are the Central Arnhem Road (Nhulunbuy to the Stuart Highway) and the Arnhem Link Road (Ramingining through to Gunbalunya and Kakadu National Park).
The Central Arnhem Road spans 645 km between Nhulunbuy and the Stuart Highway, 60km of which is sealed. A permit from the Northern Land Council is required to use the Central Arnhem Road.