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The best prices from Darwin to Sydney are usually found in November or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Monday and return on a Thursday

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

DRW - SYD
Price
$372 - $533
SYD
Temperature
0 - 24 °C
SYD
Rainfall
84 - 160 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$372

From Darwin to Sydney

One-way from

$139

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 17% by booking at least 37 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 $186.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Sydney from Darwin average $190. You can even find prices in May for less than $190, as users have found deals to Sydney from as low as $123. The month of December 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 26%.

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 October, November 2020

The best prices found for DRW to SYD flights in October, November
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$276pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$300pp
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Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$387pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
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Darwin

Darwin to Sydney 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Darwin found for this year
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$276pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$300pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
Direct
DRW
Darwin
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$387pp
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Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
 
1 STOP
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Darwin

Direct flights to Sydney from Darwin

Save time with Darwin to Sydney direct flight deals
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$276pp
DRW
Darwin
Jetstar
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Jetstar
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Darwin
18 Nov - 25 Nov
$300pp
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Darwin
Jetstar
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
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Darwin
11 Mar - 19 Mar
$361pp
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Darwin
Jetstar
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Jetstar
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Darwin

Last-minute flights from Darwin to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from Darwin, departing today and this week
31 Oct - 2 Nov
$631pp
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Darwin
Multiple airlines
Direct
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
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Darwin
31 Oct - 2 Nov
$671pp
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Darwin
Qantas Airways
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
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Darwin
30 Oct - 1 Nov
$680pp
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One-way flights to Sydney from Darwin

The cheapest one-way flights from Darwin to Sydney
10:20 - 16:15
Jetstar
Direct
4h 25m
DRW - SYD
Jetstar
$140
mytrip.com
19:10 - 01:05
Jetstar
Direct
4h 25m
DRW - SYD
Jetstar
$153
mytrip.com
10:20 - 16:15
Jetstar
Direct
4h 25m
DRW - SYD
Jetstar
$154
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Darwin to Sydney

Can I find flights from Darwin to Sydney for under $282 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Darwin to Sydney for under $282. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $276, but on average you can expect to pay $458.

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

Virgin Australia and Tigerair Australia 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 $282 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Darwin to Sydney under $282. A good price for a direct flight from Darwin to Sydney is less than $510.

Are there last-minute flights available from Darwin to Sydney for under $704?

There are currently 10+ open flights from Darwin to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $704.

What days are direct flights available from Darwin to Sydney?

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

How popular is this flight route?

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

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

Travellers can expect 3 flights from Darwin to Sydney Kingsford Smith on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 67% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Darwin or Sydney?

The rainfall in Darwin is generally same as the rainfall in Sydney. This will continue over the next 9 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 $277, Jetstar can have you in Sydney from Darwin in 4h 25m. Airlines will cover a distance of 3172 km. Most flights are nonstop.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Darwin to Sydney from $277 return. You may be able to fly from Darwin to Sydney for 37% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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 $140. Check flights for Virgin Australia, as they currently have the next best price.

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Darwin to Sydney
Flight duration
4h 24m
Average temperature for October in Sydney
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Sydney
147.0 mm

Airports servicing Darwin

Airports servicing Sydney

Hourly flight availability from Darwin to Sydney

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 100% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Darwin to Sydney
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
6 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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