Cheap flights from Darwin to Sydney

DRW — SYD
13 Aug — 20 Aug1
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The best prices from Darwin to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in January or May, booked 39 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

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 2022: compare Darwin to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.

DRW - SYD

Price

$249 - $474

SYD

Temperature

11 - 22 °C

SYD

Rainfall

50 - 130 mm

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Cheapest inJanuaryBest time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop
Round-trip from$360From Darwin to Sydney Kingsford Smith
One-way from$273One-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 Monday, 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 36 days early can save you up to 29% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 36 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Darwin to Sydney for as little as $558 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 $676 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, January can be a great choice for travel to Sydney. Flights to Sydney from Darwin in January are about $529 on average during January, but can be found for as low as $286.

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

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 29% on flights from Darwin to Sydney by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Darwin to Sydney in August, September 2022

The best prices found for DRW to SYD flights in August, September
2 Sep. - 4 Sep.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$433

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

2 Sep. - 4 Sep.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$440

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

26 Aug. - 28 Aug.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$453

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Darwin to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Darwin found for this year
25 Oct. - 28 Oct.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 50m
$347

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

26 Oct. - 28 Oct.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

6h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 50m
$401

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

25 Oct. - 28 Oct.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

1 stop

7h 50m
$404

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Darwin to Sydney

2 Sep. - 4 Sep.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$433

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

2 Sep. - 4 Sep.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$440

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

26 Aug. - 28 Aug.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$453

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Darwin to Sydney

12 Jan. - 16 Jan.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 30m
$301

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

25 Oct. - 28 Oct.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 50m
$347

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

12 Jan. - 16 Jan.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

1 stop

6h 40m
$378

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

Direct flights to Sydney from Darwin

Save time with Darwin to Sydney direct flight deals
12 Jan. - 16 Jan.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 30m
$301

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

25 Oct. - 28 Oct.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 50m
$347

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

2 Sep. - 4 Sep.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$433

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

Last-minute flights from Darwin to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from Darwin, departing today and this week
18 Aug. - 28 Aug.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$528

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

18 Aug. - 24 Aug.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$542

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

18 Aug. - 26 Aug.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 35m
$547

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/7/22

One-way flights to Sydney from Darwin

The cheapest one-way flights from Darwin to Sydney
12 Jan.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 30m
$150

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/5/22

30 Oct.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 30m
$156

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

19 Jan.
DRW

Darwin

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

4h 30m
$165

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/6/22

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 10 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 Virgin Australia for just $301, but on average you can expect to pay $454.

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 $485.

Are there last-minute flights available from Darwin to Sydney for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Darwin to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $600.

What days are direct flights available from Darwin to Sydney?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this Darwin to Sydney flight route?

Within the past month, 1,633 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 2 flights from Darwin to Sydney on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Darwin to Sydney?

For as low as $301, Virgin Australia can have you in Sydney from Darwin in 4h 20m. 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 $301, Virgin Australia will fly you from Darwin to Sydney and back. In addition to Virgin Australia, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Jetstar for as low as $433. Virgin Australia is 43% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Darwin to Sydney are Virgin Australia ($150), Jetstar ($156), and Qantas Airways ($276).

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 Delta (82%), Etihad Airways (65%) or Singapore Airlines (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 $245. On average you can expect to pay $599. The most popular route, (Darwin - Sydney Kingsford Smith), can usually be booked for $378.

Alternative routes for Darwin to Sydney

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Yulara to Sydneyfrom $411 pp
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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
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$213Average$478FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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JetstarCheapest$239Average$420FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Tigerair AustraliaCheapest$249Average$397FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$341Average$751FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Darwin to Sydney

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0%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
Monday11daily flights
Tuesday6daily flights
Wednesday11daily flights
Thursday9daily flights
Friday15daily flights
Saturday12daily flights