Cheap flights from Darwin to Sydney

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The best prices from Darwin to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in April or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Darwin to Sydney

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

DRW - SYD

Price

$249 - $497

SYD

Temperature

11 - 22 °C

SYD

Precipitation

50 - 130 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$345

From Darwin to Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way from

$151

One-way flight from Darwin to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Wednesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Darwin to Sydney at least 61 days early can save you up to 61% 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 Darwin to Sydney for as little as $526 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 $617 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Sydney. Flights to Sydney from Darwin in April are about $435 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $283.

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

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 23% on flights from Darwin to Sydney by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Darwin to Sydney in January, February 2022

The best prices found for DRW to SYD flights in January, February
4 Feb. - 16 Mar.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 25m
$302

Jetstar

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Deal found 14/1/22

19 Jan. - 19 Feb.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 25m
$306

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

13 Feb. - 16 Mar.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 25m
$312

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

Darwin to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Darwin found for this year
6 May - 28 May
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

1 stop

7h 30m
$230

Jetstar

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Deal found 16/1/22

14 May - 29 May
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 45m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$240

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

7 Apr. - 26 Apr.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$256

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

Direct flights to Sydney from Darwin

Save time with Darwin to Sydney direct flight deals
7 Apr. - 26 Apr.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$256

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

13 Jun. - 16 Jun.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$260

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 14/1/22

15 May - 29 May
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$263

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

Last-minute flights from Darwin to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from Darwin, departing today and this week
24 Jan. - 8 Feb.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

1 stop

8h 15m
$335

Jetstar

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Deal found 14/1/22

24 Jan. - 1 Feb.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

1 stop

9h 40m
$348

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

24 Jan. - 24 Feb.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

1 stop

8h 15m
$363

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 14/1/22

One-way flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Darwin

The cheapest one-way flights from Darwin to Sydney
20 May
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
$104

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

20 May
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

7h 45m
$130

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

25 May
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

13h 15m
$141

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

If you wish to fly to Sydney from Darwin, then you need to book flights from Darwin to Sydney Kingsford Smith. There are 4 flights from Darwin (DRW) to Kingsford Smith (SYD) per day to choose from. Flights to Sydney from Darwin are available from 4 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 4h 10m is how long a nonstop flight from Darwin to Sydney Kingsford Smith typically takes.

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

Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Darwin to Sydney for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $230, but on average you can expect to pay $294.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Darwin to Sydney under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Darwin to Sydney is less than $312.

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

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

What days are direct flights available from Darwin to Sydney?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Friday.

How popular is this Darwin to Sydney flight route?

Within the past month, 2,487 users have taken a look at flights from Darwin to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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

Travellers can expect 1 flight from Darwin to Sydney on average per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Darwin to Sydney?

For as low as $230, Jetstar can have you in Sydney from Darwin in 4h 15m. Airlines will cover a distance of 3172 km. All flights are typically direct.

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

Currently priced at $230, Jetstar will fly you from Darwin to Sydney 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 $303. Jetstar is 47% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Darwin to Sydney are Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Tigerair Australia. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Darwin to Sydney?

Consider Air New Zealand (84%), American Airlines (79%) or Etihad Airways (56%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Darwin to Sydney.

What are the cheapest flights from Darwin to Sydney?

The cheapest flight price from Darwin to Sydney is $166. On average you can expect to pay $485. The most popular route, (Darwin - Sydney Kingsford Smith), can usually be booked for $263.

Alternative routes for Darwin to Sydney

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Darwin to Alburyfrom $1,403 pp

Top 4 airlines flying from Darwin to Sydney

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Darwin to Sydney choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
Cheapest$238
Average$380
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$275
Average$432
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$283
Average$473
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$317
Average$601
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Darwin to Sydney

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40%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
40%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
20%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Darwin to Sydney

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Darwin to Sydney
Sunday7daily flights
Monday2daily flights
Tuesday4daily flights
Wednesday4daily flights
Thursday7daily flights
Friday4daily flights
Saturday2daily flights