Cheap flights from Darwin to Sydney

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The best prices from Darwin to Sydney 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
$320 - $639
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

$342

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 23% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Darwin to Sydney in May, June 2021

The best prices found for DRW to SYD flights in May, June
28 May - 1 Jun
$537pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
29 Jun - 6 Jul
$583pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
8 Jun - 15 Jun
$590pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin

Darwin to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Darwin found for this year
2 Sep - 5 Sep
$358pp
DRW
Darwin
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
DRW
Darwin
23 Sep - 27 Sep
$433pp
DRW
Darwin
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
DRW
Darwin
19 Jul - 26 Jul
$484pp
DRW
Darwin
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
DRW
Darwin

Direct flights to Sydney from Darwin

Save time with Darwin to Sydney direct flight deals
2 Sep - 5 Sep
$358pp
DRW
Darwin
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
DRW
Darwin
23 Sep - 27 Sep
$433pp
DRW
Darwin
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
DRW
Darwin
12 Aug - 17 Aug
$500pp
DRW
Darwin
Multiple airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
DRW
Darwin

One-way flights to Sydney from Darwin

The cheapest one-way flights from Darwin to Sydney
21:50 - 02:30
Qantas Airways
Direct
4h 10m
DRW - SYD
Qantas Airways
$342
mytrip.com
10:25 - 18:40
Virgin Australia
1 stop
7h 45m
DRW - SYD
Virgin Australia
$347
DreamWorldTravel
03:00 - 17:20
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
13h 50m
DRW - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$356
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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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 are 6 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 15m 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 $385 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Darwin to Sydney for under $385. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $358, but on average you can expect to pay $524.

Are there direct flights from Darwin to Sydney for under $385 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Darwin to Sydney under $385. A good price for a direct flight from Darwin to Sydney is less than $597.

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 more than the rainfall in Sydney. This will continue over the next 3 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 $359, Qantas Airways can have you in Sydney from Darwin in 4h 10m. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Darwin to Sydney from $359 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Jetstar. You may be able to fly from Darwin to Sydney for 11% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Qantas Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $179. However, be on the lookout for offers from Jetstar and Virgin Australia, as they are both options that can get you from Darwin to Sydney for a low price.

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Darwin to Sydney.
Flight duration
4h 25m
Average temperature for May in Sydney
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Sydney
103.0 mm

Airports servicing Darwin

Airports servicing Sydney

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
$172 $274 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
$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

See what time of day planes typically take off from Darwin towards 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
8 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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