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Cheap flights from Darwin to Sydney

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Darwin (DRW) to Sydney (SYD)

DRW - SYD
Price
$320 - $638
SYD
Temperature
0 - 24 °C
SYD
Rainfall
84 - 160 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

$320

From Darwin to Sydney

One-way from

$308

One-way flight from Darwin to Sydney

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 Darwin to Sydney?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Sydney. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 29% by booking at least 33 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Darwin to Sydney within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $176.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Sydney from Darwin average $177. You can even find prices in February for less than $177, as users have found deals to Sydney from as low as $100. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Sydney from Darwin. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 41%.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Darwin to Sydney in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 22% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Darwin to Sydney in March, April 2021

6 Apr - 9 Apr
$440pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
17 Mar - 20 Mar
$458pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
DRW
Darwin
7 Apr - 9 Apr
$466pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin

Darwin to Sydney 2021 flight deals

6 Apr - 9 Apr
$440pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
17 Mar - 20 Mar
$458pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
DRW
Darwin
7 Apr - 9 Apr
$466pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin

Direct flights to Sydney from Darwin

6 Apr - 9 Apr
$440pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
17 Mar - 20 Mar
$502pp
DRW
Darwin
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
DRW
Darwin
26 Mar - 28 Mar
$507pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin

One-way flights to Sydney from Darwin

06:45 - 11:20
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
27h 05m
DRW - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$309
Kiwi.com
10:25 - 06:40
Virgin Australia
1 stop
18h 45m
DRW - SYD
Virgin Australia
$314
Flyus
08:20 - 14:00
Qantas Airways
Direct
4h 10m
DRW - SYD
Qantas Airways
$332
mytrip.com

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Flight FAQs

From Darwin to Sydney

Can I find flights from Darwin to Sydney for under $514 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Darwin to Sydney for under $514. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $440, but on average you can expect to pay $533.

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.

Are there direct flights from Darwin to Sydney for under $514 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 12 direct flights from Darwin to Sydney under $514. A good price for a direct flight from Darwin to Sydney is less than $700.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Darwin to Sydney Kingsford Smith have been viewed 2,487 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Darwin or Sydney?

The rainfall in Darwin is generally less than the rainfall in Sydney. This will continue over the next 20 days.

Is Darwin weather warmer or cooler than Sydney?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 34 °C range in October. The weather in Sydney is generally colder than Darwin's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Darwin to Sydney?

For as low as $712, Qantas Airways can have you in Sydney from Darwin in 4h 10m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Darwin to Sydney from $441 return.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Jetstar, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $164. However, be on the lookout for offers from Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Darwin to Sydney for a low price.

Destination information for Sydney

Flight duration
4h 23m
Average temperature for March in Sydney
3.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Sydney
138.0 mm

Airports servicing Darwin

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 4 airlines flying from Darwin to Sydney

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
$172 $274 No cancel fee 81%

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Jetstar
$198 $312 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$204 $342 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$229 $434 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Darwin to Sydney

Morning 6 AM to midday 70% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 30% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Darwin to Sydney
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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