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Cairns to Darwin - Flight Route Schedule

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JQ 920 09:00 am 11:05 am - Check fare - Check fare - - Check fare 0 stop(s)

Cheapest Flights from Cairns (CNS) to Darwin (DRW)

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Cairns Intl. to Darwin Intl. Information

Cairns Intl. to Darwin Intl. Flight FAQ

Origin Airport IATA Code CNS
Destination Airport IATA Code DRW
Number Of Flight Options 2
Flight Price AU$220
Average Flight Time 2 hours 23 minutes
Address:
Darwin NT
Australia
IATA Code:
DRW
Longitude:
130.877521
Latitude:
-12.407805
Time Zone:
Australia/Darwin
Address:
Cairns QLD
Australia
IATA Code:
CNS
Longitude:
145.754041
Latitude:
-16.876538
Time Zone:
Australia/Brisbane

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Question : When should I check in for my flight from Cairns Intl. to Darwin Intl.?
    Answer : On international flights, like Cairns Intl. to Darwin Intl., make sure you arrive at the Cairns Intl. Airport with at least 3 hours to check your bags, go through security, and find your gate before your flight. Every airline has its own check-in policies and procedures, so make sure to read through those on their website when you book your flight from Cairns Intl. airport to Darwin Intl. airport.
  • Question : How long is the flight from Cairns Intl. (CNS) to Darwin Intl. (DRW)?
    Answer : If you're flying from CNS to DRW, the flight will take somewhere between 2 hours, 35 minutes to 2 hours, 35 minutes depending on stops. The average flight time from CNS to DRW is 2 hours, 35 minutes. Remember that indirect flights and flights with long layovers will take longer.
  • Question : How many flights are there from CNS to DRW?
    Answer : With over 3 airlines that fly from CNS to DRW, you are sure to have plenty of choices. There are about 20 flights per week with airfare starting as low as AU$220.
  • Question : What are the best deals on roundtrip flights from Cairns Intl. to Darwin Intl.?
    Answer : If you're looking for a great deal on your next trip from Cairns Intl. to Darwin Intl. Wotif has you covered. With flights to Darwin Intl. starting at AU$220 there's no reason not to plan your next holiday with Wotif.
  • Question : What airlines fly from Cairns Intl. (CNS) to Darwin Intl. (DRW)?
    Answer : Certain airlines fly to Darwin Intl. (DRW) from Cairns Intl. (CNS) more often than others. If you're interested in booking with one of the airlines that flies this route most frequently, check out our selection of airlines below:
    • Qantas - 12 flights per week between Darwin Intl. and Cairns Intl..
    • Airnorth - 5 flights per week between Darwin Intl. and Cairns Intl..
    • Jetstar Airways - 3 flights per week between Darwin Intl. and Cairns Intl..
  • Question : Where can I find a cheap rental car deal at DRW?
    Answer : Book a car hire you can pick up at Darwin Intl. DRW in Darwin Intl. as soon as you land. How handy is that? We’ve found some sweet deals on reliable car hires so check out the top rental car deals at Darwin Intl. starting at NZ 11.00 per day:
    • Hertz has a 5-door Toyota Yaris Economy available at Darwin Intl. starting at NZ $11.00 per day.*
    • Fox has a 5-door Toyota Yaris Economy available at Darwin Intl. starting at NZ $17.00 per day.*
    • Enterprise has a 5-door Nissan X-Trail Compact SUV available at Darwin Intl. starting at NZ $33.00 per day.*
    • Budget has a 4-door Hyundai Elantra Standard available at Darwin Intl. starting at NZ $17.00 per day.*
  • Question : What are the best hotels in Darwin Intl.
    Answer : Once you arrive in Darwin Intl. you're going to want an awesome hotel to check into, that's comfy and close to all the important stuff. We've put together a list of some of the top hotels throughout Darwin Intl. with the lowest prices. Check out some of the top Darwin Intl. hotels near the action:
    • Quest Palmerston - 4.50 stars - Situated in Palmerston, this apartment is within 9 mi (15 km) of Flight Path Golf & Outdoor Recreation, Crocodylus Park, and Hidden Valley Raceway. Australian Aviation Heritage Centre and Holmes Jungle Nature Park are also within 9 mi (15 km).
    • Mantra on the Esplanade - 4.50 stars - Located in Darwin City Centre, this luxury aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Crocosaurus Cove, Darwin Entertainment Centre, and Maningrida Arts & Culture. Smith Street Mall and St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral are also within 10 minutes.
    • Novotel Darwin Airport - 4.00 stars - Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Marrara Sports Complex and within 3 mi (5 km) of TIO Stadium and Casuarina Square. Charles Darwin University and Leanyer Recreation Park are also within 3 mi (5 km).
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin - 4.50 stars - Located in Darwin City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Aquascene, Darwin Entertainment Centre, and Crocosaurus Cove. St Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Cathedral and The USS Peary Memorial are also within 15 minutes.

Epic Hotels in Darwin

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort AU$109
Mercure Darwin Airport Resort

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort

1 Sir Norman Brearley Drive, Eaton, NT
     
    4.0
    of 5, from 732 reviews
    4.0 out of 5.0

    Situated near the airport, in Eaton, this romantic hotel is close to Marrara Sports Complex, TIO Stadium, and Darwin Aviation Museum. Local attractions also include Casuarina Square and Leanyer Recreation Park.

    Novotel Darwin Airport AU$114
    Novotel Darwin Airport

    Novotel Darwin Airport

    2 Sir Norman Brearly Drive, Eaton, NT
       
      4.3
      of 5, from 533 reviews
      4.0 out of 5.0

      Situated near the airport, in Eaton, this hotel is close to Marrara Sports Complex, TIO Stadium, and Darwin Aviation Museum. Local attractions also include Casuarina Square and Leanyer Recreation Park.

      Darwin Airport Inn Get Rates
      Darwin Airport Inn

      Darwin Airport Inn

      1 Sir Norman Brearly Drive, Eaton, NT
         
        3.2
        of 5, from 9 reviews
        3.5 out of 5.0

        Situated in Eaton, this hotel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Marrara Sports Complex and 2.7 mi (4.4 km) from Casuarina Beach. TIO Stadium and Casuarina Square are also within 3 mi (5 km).

        Quality Hotel Darwin Airport AU$116
        Quality Hotel Darwin Airport

        Quality Hotel Darwin Airport

        225 Mcmillans Road, Jingili, NT
           
          4.4
          of 5, from 238 reviews
          4.0 out of 5.0

          Situated near the airport, in Jingili, this hotel is close to Marrara Sports Complex, TIO Stadium, and Casuarina Square. Local attractions also include Casuarina Beach and Charles Darwin University.


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