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The best prices from Sydney to Darwin International are usually found in May or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Friday and return on a Thursday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Darwin International (DRW)

SYD - DRW
Price
$357 - $600

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$357

From Sydney to Darwin International

One-way from

$319

One-way flight from Sydney to Darwin International

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Darwin International?

Travellers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 14% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to Darwin International?

Users have found that booking a flight from Sydney to Darwin International at least 61 days early can save you up to 43% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Sydney to Darwin International for as little as $515 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $547 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Darwin International?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Darwin International from Sydney average $429. You can even find prices in May for less than $429, as users have found deals to Darwin International from as low as $297. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Darwin International from Sydney. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 39%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Darwin International (SYD - DRW)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Sydney to Darwin International in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 21% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Darwin International in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SYD to DRW flights in January, February
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$333pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$363pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
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Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$388pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
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Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
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SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Darwin International 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Darwin International from Sydney found for this year
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$333pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$363pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
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Darwin
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Darwin
Jetstar
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$388pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
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Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
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SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Darwin International from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Darwin International direct flight deals
5 Feb - 12 Feb
$333pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
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Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Feb - 12 Feb
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5 Feb - 12 Feb
$388pp
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Last-minute flights from Sydney to Darwin International

Late deals on return flights to Darwin International from Sydney, departing today and this week
22 Jan - 26 Jan
$619pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
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Darwin
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Virgin Australia
 
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
22 Jan - 26 Jan
$664pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
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Virgin Australia
 
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22 Jan - 26 Jan
$672pp
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One-way flights to Darwin International from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Darwin International
07:30 - 08:25
Virgin Australia
1 stop
26h 25m
SYD - DRW
Virgin Australia
$319
Agoda.com
04:35 - 12:15
Qantas Airways
2 stops
9h 10m
SYD - DRW
Qantas Airways
01:00 - 05:10
Jetstar
3 stops
29h 40m
SYD - DRW
Jetstar
$532
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sydney to Darwin International flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Darwin International

Can I find flights from Sydney to Darwin International for under $387 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Darwin International for under $387. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $333, but on average you can expect to pay $445.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Darwin have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Darwin have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Jetstar with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Darwin International for under $387 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Darwin International under $387. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Darwin International is less than $486.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Darwin International for under $645?

There are currently 16+ open flights from Sydney to Darwin International within the next 7 days for less than $645.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 5,381 users have taken a look at flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Darwin.

Does it rain more in Sydney or Darwin?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Sydney is typically less than Darwin. We can gather that this will continue over the next 16 days.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Darwin?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 34 °C on average in the month of October. The temperature in Darwin is typically hotter than in Sydney. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Darwin International?

Airlines like Jetstar and Virgin Australia fly from Sydney to Darwin International in about 4h 25m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 35m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Sydney to Darwin International return?

Jetstar, at $333, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sydney to Darwin International. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Virgin Australia. Jetstar is priced at 22% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sydney to Darwin International one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Jetstar. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $150. Users have also found prices from $284 and $336 on Jetstar and Virgin Australia, respectively.

Destination information for Darwin International

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sydney to Darwin International
Flight duration
4h 24m

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Darwin

Top 4 airlines flying from Sydney to Darwin International

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Darwin International choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
$144 $282 No cancel fee 81%

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Jetstar
$195 $330 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$226 $370 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$254 $447 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Darwin International

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Weekly flight availability
from Sydney to Darwin International
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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