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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

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

All the information you need to plan the best DRW to SYD flight in 2021: compare Darwin to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
DRW - SYD
Price
$343 - $685
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

RM 343

From Darwin to Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way from

$288

One-way flight from Darwin to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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?

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 $524 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 $614 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 $433 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $281.

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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for DRW to SYD flights in September, October
25 Sep - 29 Sep
$524pp
DRW
Darwin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DRW
Darwin
25 Sep - 29 Sep
$625pp
DRW
Darwin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
DRW
Darwin
26 Sep - 29 Sep
$641pp
DRW
Darwin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DRW
Darwin

Darwin to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Darwin found for this year
25 Sep - 29 Sep
$524pp
DRW
Darwin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DRW
Darwin
25 Sep - 29 Sep
$625pp
DRW
Darwin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
DRW
Darwin
26 Sep - 29 Sep
$641pp
DRW
Darwin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DRW
Darwin

Last-minute flights from Darwin to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from Darwin, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 2 Oct
$678pp
DRW
Darwin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
DRW
Darwin
29 Sep - 2 Oct
$718pp
DRW
Darwin
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
DRW
Darwin
27 Sep - 30 Sep
$724pp
DRW
Darwin
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Darwin

One-way flights to Kingsford Smith from Darwin

The cheapest one-way flights from Darwin to Sydney
20:30 - 05:05
Jetstar
1 stop
7h 05m
DRW - SYD
Jetstar
$288
Gotogate
18:55 - 08:35
Virgin Australia
2 stops
12h 10m
DRW - SYD
Virgin Australia
$357
Jettzy
22:05 - 17:30
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
41h 55m
DRW - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$506
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Darwin</span> to <span class="emphasized">Sydney</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Darwin to Sydney

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 is 1 flight 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 $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Darwin to Sydney for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $678, but on average you can expect to pay $1,154.

Are there last-minute flights available from Darwin to Sydney for under $700?

There are currently 13+ open flights from Darwin to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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.

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

Currently priced at $1,354, Jetstar will fly you from Darwin to Sydney and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Qantas Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $171. Users have also found prices from $182 and $232 on Qantas Airways and Jetstar, respectively.

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 cheapest flights from Darwin to Sydney?

The cheapest flight price from Darwin to Sydney is $142. On average you can expect to pay $312. The most popular route, (Darwin - Sydney Kingsford Smith), can usually be booked for $498.

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Darwin to Sydney.
Average temperature for September in Sydney
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Sydney
124.0 mm

Airports servicing Darwin

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 4 airlines flying from Darwin to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
$237 $378 No cancel fee 81%

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

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Jetstar
$274 $430 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$282 $471 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$316 $598 No cancel fee 74%
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Hourly flight availability from Darwin to Sydney

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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.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
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Friday
2 daily flights
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