Cheap flights from Sydney to Darwin

SYD — DRW
22 May — 29 May1
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The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Darwin are usually found in May or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from Sydney to Darwin

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to DRW flight in 2022: compare Sydney to Darwin flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Darwin.

SYD - DRW

Price

$277 - $465

DRW

Temperature

25 - 29 °C

DRW

Rainfall

0 - 400 mm

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 28% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from$400From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Darwin
One-way from$146One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Darwin

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Darwin?

Thursday 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?

To save up to 43% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Sydney to Darwin from $576 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $612 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Darwin from Sydney. Users have commonly found prices around $480 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $332. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

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

When flying from Sydney to Darwin, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 32% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Darwin in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SYD to DRW flights in May, June
24 May - 6 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$319

Jetstar

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Deal found 15/5/22

23 May - 30 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$340

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17/5/22

23 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$353

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/5/22

Sydney to Darwin 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Darwin from Sydney found for this year
24 May - 6 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$319

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/5/22

23 May - 30 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$340

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17/5/22

23 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$353

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/5/22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Sydney to Darwin

26 Sep. - 1 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

1 stop

7h 20m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

6h 35m
$452

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 15/5/22

22 Sep. - 25 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 50m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

8h 35m
$456

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 16/5/22

24 May - 7 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

1 stop

31h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 15m
$537

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 15/5/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Sydney to Darwin

24 May - 6 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$319

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/5/22

23 May - 30 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$340

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17/5/22

23 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$353

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/5/22

Direct flights to Darwin from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Darwin direct flight deals
30 May - 3 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$359

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/5/22

27 May - 29 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$361

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17/5/22

27 May - 30 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$378

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/5/22

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Darwin

Late deals on return flights to Darwin from Sydney, departing today and this week
24 May - 6 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$319

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/5/22

23 May - 30 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$340

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17/5/22

23 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$353

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/5/22

One-way flights to Darwin from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Darwin
28 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$146

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 14/5/22

6 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$147

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/5/22

6 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$157

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 17/5/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports do I use to fly from Sydney to Darwin?

To fly from Sydney to Darwin, you need to book a flight from Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Darwin (DRW). Nonstop flights to Darwin from Sydney Kingsford Smith take 4h 35m on average. When it comes time to book airfare, you have a few options: there are 7 outbound flights from Kingsford Smith to Darwin offered by 4 different airlines.

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, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia 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.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Darwin for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Darwin for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $359, but on average you can expect to pay $403.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Darwin for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Darwin under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Darwin is less than $400.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Darwin for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to Darwin within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are direct flights available from Sydney to Darwin?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Sydney to Darwin flight route?

This flight path from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Darwin was viewed by 5,283 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Sydney to Darwin on average per day?

On average 4 flights depart from Sydney to Darwin per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Sydney to Darwin?

Departing from Sydney to Darwin will take you 4h 35m. Sydney and Darwin are separated by a distance of 3172 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sydney to Darwin round-trip?

Currently priced at $359, Jetstar will fly you from Sydney to Darwin and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Virgin Australia for as low as $452. Jetstar is priced at 25% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sydney to Darwin?

Before booking your flight from Sydney to Darwin, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Tigerair Australia.

What are the most reliable airlines from Sydney to Darwin?

Consider Etihad Airways (100%), Jetstar (100%) or Delta (100%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Sydney to Darwin.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Darwin?

On average you can expect to pay $959 for a flight from Sydney to Darwin. The cheapest flight overall is $152 while the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Darwin) is currently priced at $395.

Alternative routes for Sydney to Darwin

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 4 airlines flying from Sydney to Darwin

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Darwin choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$201Average$430FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Tigerair AustraliaCheapest$208Average$407FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$256Average$480FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$362Average$811FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Darwin

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sydney to Darwin
0%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
25%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
25%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
50%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Sydney to Darwin

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sydney to Darwin
Sunday8daily flights
Monday9daily flights
Tuesday12daily flights
Wednesday6daily flights
Thursday8daily flights
Friday6daily flights
Saturday6daily flights