Sydney to Darwin Flights

Sydney (SYD) to Darwin (DRW) Flight Information

Below are some common questions asked about this flight route:
  • When can I book the cheapest flight from Sydney to Darwin?

    Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights from Sydney to Darwin are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

  • What are the airlines flying from Sydney to Darwin?

    Airlines flying from Sydney to Darwin include American Airlines,Fiji Airways,Air France,Emirates,Jetstar Airways,Delta Air Lines,China Eastern Airlines,Virgin Australia,Air New Zealand,Hong Kong Airlines.

  • What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Sydney to Darwin?

    Qantas Airways provides 129 of the non-stop flights between Sydney and Darwin.

  • How many airports are there in Darwin?

    There are 1 airports in Darwin - Darwin International Airport.

  • Average duration of direct flights:

    4h39m

  • Airports at destination:

    DRW

  • Flight route:

    SYD ✈ DRW

  • Price starting from:

    From AU$326

Sydney (SYD) to Darwin (DRW) Flight Schedule

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Emirates

06:25

SYD

10:35

DRW

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09:20

SYD

12:30

DRW

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09:45

SYD

14:05

DRW

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12:20

SYD

16:30

DRW

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13:00

SYD

17:20

DRW

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20:20

SYD

23:20

DRW

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20:30

SYD

23:30

DRW

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20:35

SYD

23:45

DRW

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20:45

SYD

00:55

DRW

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Flight from Sydney to Darwin

A city located in the northern part of Australia, Darwin is known for its sprawling and beautiful beaches which complement its natural beauty. There are plenty of national parks museums dedicated to the various flora and fauna present in and around the city. Home to Botanical gardens, Darwin is also the opening to the Kakadu National Park. The area is also covered by greenery, with museums and art galleries surrounding the zone.

Tip: It is often said that June to September is the best time to visit Darwin. December and January are not considered ideal travel months, as the weather is usually warm.

Getting to Darwin

The city is serviced by Darwin International Airport (DRW), which serves passengers all across Australia. There are many services available at the terminals. The airport has its shuttle bus service, along with taxis and other modes of public transport. Several flights operate the route. For direct flights from Sydney via Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD), glance through flights offered by Singapore Airlines. To find cheap flights to Darwin from Sydney, look for the connecting flights offered by Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia, among others.

Tip: It is important to note that Darwin observes Australian Central Standard Time, so time differences between the cities can change.

Take in the sights of the city

There’s so much you can get to do in Darwin, owing to its proximity to the beach and Australia’s beautiful natural habitat. You can begin with a trip to the Mindil Beach, which is known for its night markets. You could also head over to the Crocosaurus Cove and get up close and personal with the different saltwater crocodiles, turtles and other marine life on display here. The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory is another excellent place to visit, with indigenous art, fossils and more on-screen here.

Tip: If you’ve got some time on your hands, it is always good to spend it at the coveted George Brown Darwin Botanical garden that showcases some of the best flora in the world, sprawled over an area of 42 hectares.

The best areas for accommodation

No matter your budget, there are areas in Darwin where you’ll be able to enjoy some impressive sights and sounds of the city. If you’re looking for a quieter, more sub-urban zone, Stuart Park is one place you could stay. Rosebery is another excellent location where you will be able to get some beautiful sights of the city and enjoy your holiday.

Tip: For an excellent stay, book the room at one of the many sea-facing hotels in the city, such as the Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront among others.

Sydney to Darwin flights are many and frequent, so customise your search to get the best prices for your travel dates. If you’d like to travel on a budget, combine your Sydney-Darwin flight booking with discount hotel reservations for great deals. To experience the juxtaposition of historical architecture and football mania, visit Darwin with Trip.com.

Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Darwin (DRW)

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from Sydney(SYD) to Darwin(DRW). However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.