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Cheapest Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Darwin (DRW)

One-way flights were as low as AU$161 and round trip flights were AU$352 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Flights Review

Dec 29, 2019

Lots of leg room and 2 x snacks served complimentary.

Jun 11, 2018

Food (cauliflower pasta with tomato) was not of Q normal high standard.


Sydney to Darwin Flight Deals from AU$352

Considering a quick trip to Darwin, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from SYD to DRW. With heaps of cheap fares from Sydney, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

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Flights Fare Calendar Find minimum fare between Kingsford Smith Intl. and Darwin Intl. Click this button to get previous days data Click this button to get next days data AU$1,796 AU$1,539 AU$1,283 AU$1,026 AU$770 AU$513 AU$257 AU$0 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T Price is AU$713 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$1,796 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$917 on Qantas Airways Price is AU$940 on Jetstar Price is AU$590 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$590 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$590 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$590 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$590 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$590 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$590 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$590 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$590 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$590 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$590 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$590 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$590 on Virgin Australia Price is AU$590 on Virgin Australia

Kingsford Smith Intl. to Darwin Intl. Information

Find the Cheapest SYD to DRW Flights

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Sydney to Darwin flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top SYD to DRW routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

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Traveling FromKingsford Smith Intl.
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA CodeSYD
Traveling ToDarwin Intl.
Destination Airport
Destination Airport IATA CodeDRW
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time hours mins
Direct Flight Time hours mins
Flight PriceAU$352

FAQs about flights from to

How long is the flight from Sydney Airport to Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.)?

The trip from Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) is about 5 hours and 20 minutes. If you don't want to spend the whole time staring at the seat in front, pack a novel or load up your laptop with movies to keep yourself amused.

What airlines fly direct from Sydney Airport to Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.)?

If you like your holidays to be drama-free, you’ll be happy to hear you can zip directly from Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) with several airlines. Be sure to lookout for epic deals with Qantas and Virgin Australia.

How many flights are there from Sydney Airport to Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.)?

Buckle up, because your flight to Darwin is ready for takeoff. Around 6 flights cruise the skies daily between Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) and Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.).

Sydney Airport to Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) Flying Tips How to survive a long flight:
  • Drink up (water, that is). A simple way to monitor your intake is to make sure your water bottle has been topped up a couple of times by the time you land.
  • Book the right seat for you. If you've got long legs, an exit row seat offers extra legroom (but isn't ideal for couples travelling with kids). If you'd like a little shut-eye, opt for a seat by the window to avoid people walking up and down the aisle.
  • Keep your stomach full and content. Healthy goodies such as oatmeal biscuits, chopped veggies and fruits are easy to nibble on in between meals.
  • Use the time to simply relax. Read your favourite book, listen to an inspiring podcast or pull out your notebook and work on your itinerary.
  • Have a few survival tools close by. A neck pillow and an eye mask will make a world of difference during your long journey.
What to wear on a long flight:
  • As trendy as they may be, leave your skin-tight jeans for the nightclub. Don't wear anything too restrictive during your flight and opt for loose and light clothes in natural fabrics.
  • Think about donning a pair of compression socks or tights for long plane rides. They can reduce foot and leg swelling and lessen your chances of developing the dangerous condition of DVT (deep vein thrombosis).
Address:
Darwin NT
Australia
IATA Code:
DRW
Longitude:
130.877521
Latitude:
-12.407805
Time Zone:
Australia/Darwin
Address:
Sydney NSW
Australia
IATA Code:
SYD
Longitude:
151.179898
Latitude:
-33.932922
Time Zone:
Australia/Sydney

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Find the Perfect Hotel for After Your Flight

Epic Hotels near Darwin Intl.

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort AU$144
Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020
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Mercure Darwin Airport Resort

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort

1 Sir Norman Brearley Drive, Eaton, NT
Mercure Darwin Airport Resort
     
    4.1 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Location is great, easy access to airport. Shuttle bus great

    Novotel Darwin Airport Get Rates
    Reviewed on 20 Feb. 2020
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    Novotel Darwin Airport

    Novotel Darwin Airport

    2 Sir Norman Brearly Drive, Eaton, NT
    Novotel Darwin Airport
       
      4.3 of 5
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Great location. Friendly and helpful staff. Lobby was clean and tidy. Room was fresh and clean

      Darwin Airport Inn Get Rates
      Reviewed on 23 Dec. 2017
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      Darwin Airport Inn

      Darwin Airport Inn

      1 Sir Norman Brearly Drive, Eaton, NT
      Darwin Airport Inn
         
        3.2 of 5
        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        The hotel is easily accessible on foot, with baggage straight from the airport. The check-in process is efficient and the room is perfect after a long flight as it has block out curtains and a good air-conditioner in case you're not used to the humidity.

        Quality Hotel Darwin Airport AU$152
        Reviewed on 22 Nov. 2019
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        Quality Hotel Darwin Airport

        Quality Hotel Darwin Airport

        225 Mcmillans Road, Jingili, NT
        Quality Hotel Darwin Airport
           
          4.4 of 5
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Excellent all round location for everything - sporting, shopping, crocodile farm, beaches and city centre. Fantastic pool; next to tavern with great meals and BWS. A minute from the airport and they provide a free shuttle bus at any time of the day or night with great staff! Rooms a little dated ...

          Hotels in Nearby Darwin

          Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel AU$83
          Reviewed on 16 May 2020
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          Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel

          Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel

          31 Woods Street, Darwin, NT
          Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel
             
            4.0 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Loved the ocean view and how bright and airy the apartment was. A fantastic stay.

            Mercure Darwin Airport Resort AU$144
            Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020
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            Mercure Darwin Airport Resort

            Mercure Darwin Airport Resort

            1 Sir Norman Brearley Drive, Eaton, NT
            Mercure Darwin Airport Resort
               
              4.1 of 5
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Location is great, easy access to airport. Shuttle bus great

              Novotel Darwin Airport Get Rates
              Reviewed on 20 Feb. 2020
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              Novotel Darwin Airport

              Novotel Darwin Airport

              2 Sir Norman Brearly Drive, Eaton, NT
              Novotel Darwin Airport
                 
                4.3 of 5
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Great location. Friendly and helpful staff. Lobby was clean and tidy. Room was fresh and clean

                Rydges Palmerston - Darwin AU$129
                Reviewed on 30 Dec. 2019
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                Rydges Palmerston - Darwin

                Rydges Palmerston - Darwin

                15 Maluka Drive, Palmerston, NT
                Rydges Palmerston - Darwin
                   
                  4.5 of 5
                  4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  A Great upmarket Hotel within Palmerston at a reasonable rate

                  Low Priced Darwin Intl. Hotels

                  Frontier Darwin Hotel AU$89
                  Reviewed on 17 Nov. 2019
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                  Frontier Darwin Hotel

                  Frontier Darwin Hotel

                  3 Buffalo Court, Darwin, NT
                  Frontier Darwin Hotel
                     
                    3.7 of 5
                    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                    Close proximity to CDB, within walking distance, restaurant on level 7 & bar down stairs offers good meals.

                    Value Inn Get Rates
                    Reviewed on 10 Jul. 2019
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                    Value Inn

                    Value Inn

                    50 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT
                    Value Inn
                       
                      3.7 of 5
                      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                      The linkage to the YHA was great, have access to additional services not available with other motels

                      DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade Get Rates
                      Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020
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                      DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade

                      DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade

                      116 The Esplanade, Darwin, NT
                      DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade
                         
                        4.1 of 5
                        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                        Lovely entrance foyer and wonderful aircon. Big pool and attractive outlook across Bicentennial Park to the ocean.

                        Luma Luma Holiday Apartments AU$122
                        Reviewed on 4 Oct. 2019
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                        Luma Luma Holiday Apartments

                        Luma Luma Holiday Apartments

                        26 Knuckey Street and Corner W, Darwin, NT
                        Luma Luma Holiday Apartments
                           
                          3.8 of 5
                          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                          Verandah was disappointing, one chair and an aircon unit. Not enough cutlery and crockery supplied.

                          Luxury Hotels near Darwin Intl.

                          Mantra on the Esplanade AU$181
                          Reviewed on 25 Feb. 2020
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                          Mantra on the Esplanade

                          Mantra on the Esplanade

                          88 The Esplanade, Darwin, NT
                          Mantra on the Esplanade
                             
                            4.4 of 5
                            4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                            liked location close to Mitchell street and City liked view over water

                            Argus Apartments Darwin AU$207
                            Reviewed on 7 Jan. 2020
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                            Argus Apartments Darwin

                            Argus Apartments Darwin

                            6 Cardona Court, Darwin, NT
                            Argus Apartments Darwin
                               
                              4.6 of 5
                              4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                              Great location - stayed for 2 weeks in 3 bedroom apartment with all the mod cons. Thorough service during our stay, excellent friendly staff. Pool was enjoyed by all - including the BBQ with supplied utensils!! Would definitely return and recommend!

                              Mindil Beach Casino and Resort - formerly SKYCITY Darwin AU$251
                              Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020
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                              Mindil Beach Casino and Resort - formerly SKYCITY Darwin

                              Mindil Beach Casino and Resort - formerly SKYCITY Darwin

                              Gilruth Avenue, The Gardens, NT
                              Mindil Beach Casino and Resort - formerly SKYCITY Darwin
                                 
                                4.3 of 5
                                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                Great location; excellent pools; friendly staff; dining options

                                Hilton Darwin AU$209
                                Reviewed on 5 Nov. 2019
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                                Hilton Darwin

                                Hilton Darwin

                                32 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT
                                Hilton Darwin
                                   
                                  4.4 of 5
                                  5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                  The King Room with Harbour View had a lovely view, it was very clean and appreciate the aircon in the Darwin heat.

                                  Family Friendly Hotels in Darwin

                                  Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin AU$152
                                  Reviewed on 28 Mar. 2020
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                                  Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin

                                  Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin

                                  6 Carey Street, Darwin, NT
                                  Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin
                                     
                                    4.2 of 5
                                    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                    Very friendly staff, beautiful hotel, clean, neat and welcoming. We will definitely be staying there again.

                                    Argus Apartments Darwin AU$207
                                    Reviewed on 7 Jan. 2020
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                                    Argus Apartments Darwin

                                    Argus Apartments Darwin

                                    6 Cardona Court, Darwin, NT
                                    Argus Apartments Darwin
                                       
                                      4.6 of 5
                                      4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                      Great location - stayed for 2 weeks in 3 bedroom apartment with all the mod cons. Thorough service during our stay, excellent friendly staff. Pool was enjoyed by all - including the BBQ with supplied utensils!! Would definitely return and recommend!

                                      Hilton Darwin AU$209
                                      Reviewed on 5 Nov. 2019
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                                      Hilton Darwin

                                      Hilton Darwin

                                      32 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT
                                      Hilton Darwin
                                         
                                        4.4 of 5
                                        5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                        The King Room with Harbour View had a lovely view, it was very clean and appreciate the aircon in the Darwin heat.

                                        Darwin FreeSpirit Resort AU$199
                                        Reviewed on 4 Sep. 2019
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                                        Darwin FreeSpirit Resort

                                        Darwin FreeSpirit Resort

                                        901 Stuart Highway, Holtze, NT
                                        Darwin FreeSpirit Resort
                                           
                                          4.1 of 5
                                          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                          Meals very good and reasonably priced.Enjoyed pools.


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