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

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

SYD - DRW
Price
$376 - $584
DRW
Temperature
31 - 34 °C
DRW
Rainfall
1 - 432 mm
Popular in July High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Cheapest in March Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
Round-trip from $376 From Sydney to Darwin
One-way from $287 One-way flight from Sydney to Darwin
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?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Sydney to Darwin. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Darwin.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 27% on flights from Sydney to Darwin compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $789. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $868.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Darwin. Flights to Darwin from Sydney in February are about $482 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $322.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Sydney to Darwin in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 21% on the flight price compared to flying in the midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Darwin in August, September 2020

The best prices found for SYD to DRW flights in August, September
14 Aug - 18 Aug
$330pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Aug - 18 Aug
$331pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
11 Aug - 15 Sep
$340pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Virgin Australia
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Darwin 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Darwin from Sydney found for this year
20 Nov - 27 Nov
$238pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
20 Nov - 22 Nov
$240pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 Nov - 27 Nov
$248pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Darwin from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Darwin direct flight deals
20 Nov - 27 Nov
$238pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
20 Nov - 22 Nov
$240pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 Nov - 27 Nov
$248pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Darwin

Late deals on return flights to Darwin from Sydney, departing today and this week
28 Jul - 5 Aug
$431pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
28 Jul - 7 Aug
$483pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Jul - 28 Jul
$496pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Darwin from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Darwin
06:00 - 09:50
Virgin Australia
1 stop
28h 20m
SYD - DRW
Virgin Australia
$402
Virgin Australia
17:50 - 08:10
Qantas Airways
1 stop
14h 50m
SYD - DRW
Qantas Airways
09:15 - 11:55
Jetstar
1 stop
27h 10m
SYD - DRW
Jetstar
$416
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Darwin

Can I find flights from Sydney to Darwin for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Darwin for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $238, but on average you can expect to pay $267.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Darwin for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Darwin under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Darwin is less than $267.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Darwin for under $500?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Sydney to Darwin within the next 7 days for less than $500.

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 greater than that of Darwin. We can gather that this will continue over the next 10 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?

There are many flights that can get you from Sydney to Darwin in 4h 25m. Fly via Jetstar, Virgin Australia, or Qantas Airways to get the fastest option. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Sydney to Darwin is Jetstar. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $334 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Virgin Australia, starting at $356. Jetstar is currently priced 29% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $265 on Jetstar. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Virgin Australia from $310 and Qantas Airways from $343 one-way.

Destination information for Darwin

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sydney to Darwin
Flight duration
4h 27m
Average temperature for August in Darwin
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Darwin
1.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Darwin