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How to find the cheapest flight from
Townsville (TSV) to Darwin (DRW)

All the information you need to plan the best TSV to DRW flight in 2021: compare Townsville to Darwin flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Darwin.
TSV - DRW
Price
$368 - $779
DRW
Temperature
31 - 34 °C
DRW
Rainfall
1 - 432 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$368

From Townsville to Darwin

One-way from

$390

One-way flight from Townsville 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 Townsville to Darwin?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Townsville 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 Townsville 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 43% on flights from Townsville 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 $509. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $540.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Darwin from Townsville average $424. You can even find prices in May for less than $424, as users have found deals to Darwin from as low as $293. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Darwin from Townsville. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 39%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Townsville to Darwin (TSV - DRW)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Townsville to Darwin is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 18% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Townsville to Darwin in May, June 2021

The best prices found for TSV to DRW flights in May, June
19 Jun - 24 Jun
$321pp
TSV
Townsville
Airnorth
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Airnorth
Direct
TSV
Townsville
27 Jun - 10 Jul
$449pp
TSV
Townsville
Airnorth
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Airnorth
   
2 STOPS
TSV
Townsville
19 Jun - 28 Jun
$492pp
TSV
Townsville
Multiple airlines
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville

Townsville to Darwin 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Darwin from Townsville found for this year
19 Jun - 24 Jun
$321pp
TSV
Townsville
Airnorth
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Airnorth
Direct
TSV
Townsville
27 Jun - 10 Jul
$449pp
TSV
Townsville
Airnorth
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Airnorth
   
2 STOPS
TSV
Townsville
19 Jun - 28 Jun
$492pp
TSV
Townsville
Multiple airlines
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
TSV
Townsville

Direct flights to Darwin from Townsville

Save time with Townsville to Darwin direct flight deals
19 Jun - 24 Jun
$321pp
TSV
Townsville
Airnorth
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DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Airnorth
Direct
TSV
Townsville
19 Jun - 27 Jun
$665pp
TSV
Townsville
Airnorth
Direct
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Airnorth
Direct
TSV
Townsville

One-way flights to Darwin from Townsville

The cheapest one-way flights from Townsville to Darwin
02:00 - 14:10
Virgin Australia
1 stop
12h 40m
TSV - DRW
Virgin Australia
$391
Jettzy
11:40 - 09:25
Airnorth
1 stop
22h 15m
TSV - DRW
Airnorth
$492
Gotogate
17:55 - 18:25
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
25h 00m
TSV - DRW
Multiple Airlines
$773
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Townsville to Darwin

Can I find flights from Townsville to Darwin for under $510 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Townsville to Darwin for under $510. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Airnorth for just $449, but on average you can expect to pay $890.

Which airlines flying from Townsville to Darwin have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Airnorth, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Townsville to Darwin for under $382 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Townsville to Darwin under $382. A good price for a direct flight from Townsville to Darwin is less than $493.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Townsville to Darwin was viewed by 453 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Townsville or Darwin?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Townsville is typically similar to Darwin. We can gather that this will continue over the next 9 days.

Is Townsville weather warmer or cooler than Darwin?

With an average temperature of 34 °C, peak weather can be found in October. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Darwin are hotter than in Townsville.

How long does is the flight from Townsville to Darwin?

There are many flights that can get you from Townsville to Darwin in 2h 50m. Fly via Airnorth or Jetstar to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $449, Airnorth will fly you from Townsville to Darwin and back. In addition to Airnorth, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Jetstar for as low as $1,484. You may be able to fly from Townsville to Darwin for 15% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Airnorth. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $129. Users have also found prices from $391 and $486 on Airnorth and Virgin Australia, respectively.

Alternative routes for Townsville to Darwin

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

Destination information for Darwin

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Townsville to Darwin.
Average temperature for May in Darwin
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Darwin
21.0 mm

Airports servicing Townsville

Airports servicing Darwin

Top 3 airlines flying from Townsville to Darwin

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Townsville to Darwin 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
Airnorth
$250 $360 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Airnorth. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Virgin Australia
$386 $547 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$413 $551 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Townsville to Darwin

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