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Cheap flights to Darwin and Top End for 2021

Everything you need to know about flying in and out of Darwin and Top End.

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Darwin International Airport is the busiest airport in the Northern Territory, offering direct flights to dozens of international and domestic destinations.

Use this guide to navigate your way around Darwin's ground transport and find out which airlines fly into and out of Darwin Airport.

See our latest Darwin and Top End flight flight deals

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Jetstar sale: Australia-wide flights from $32 each way

Available on flights from April - September 2021 to Launceston, Gold Coast, Hobart, Adelaide, Whitsundays, Townsville, Hamilton Island, Darwin, Uluru and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Adelaide. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 50% off Australia flights

Available on Qantas flights from April - September 2021. Destinations include Sydney, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Launceston, Hobart, Cairns, Darwin, Broome, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and more. T&Cs apply.

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Australia-wide flights from $64 each way + Extra $30 off with code

Available on flights until 31 December 2021when you spend a minimum of $250. Destinations include Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Cairns, Darwin, Canberra, Sunshine Coast and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Melbourne with Jetstar. T&Cs apply.

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Domestic flights from $55 each way

Available on Rex Airline flights from April - September 2021 to Adelaide, Kangaroo Island, Burnie and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Gold Coast. T&Cs apply.

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Domestic flights from $46 each way

Available on select flight until 30 September 2021 with Qantas, Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Rex. Destinations include Gold Coast, Sydney, Darwin, Launceston, Broome, Sydney, Perth and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Launceston. T&Cs apply.

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Broome flights from $347 return

Available on flights until September 2021 with Virgin Australia. Sample fare departs from Perth. Other flights depart from Darwin, Adelaide, Sydney and more. T&Cs apply.

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Flights to Bali from $266 return

Available on select travel dates from 2021-2022. Sample fare departs from Perth with Jetstar. Other flights depart from Darwin, Cairns and more. T&Cs

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How much you can expect to pay for cheap flights to Darwin

Here's what's considered to be a good deal compared to the average cost of a domestic flight to Darwin and Top End.

Darwin flight time

  • From Brisbane: Approximately 4 hrs 10 mins + when flying direct to Darwin International Airport
  • From Perth: Approximately 3 hrs 30 mins + when flying direct to Darwin International Airport
  • From Sydney: Approximately 4 hrs 35 mins + when flying direct to Darwin International Airport
  • From Melbourne: Approximately 4 hrs 15 mins + when flying direct to Darwin International Airport

Airlines that fly to Darwin

  • Jetstar
  • Qantas
  • Virgin Australia

Darwin insider flight tips

  • Darwin International Airport is the closest commercial airport to the vicinity. It is located 11km from the city centre.
  • The airport serves as a gateway for people visiting the Northern Territory and travellers going to and from Southeast Asia.

How to get around Darwin from the airport

The airport shuttle bus services provide door-to-door transfers starting from $15 one way. Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Redspot and Thrifty are the car rental companies available at the Arrivals area on the ground floor of the terminal. You can book in advance with Jayride, or take an Uber or taxi from the airport to your accommodation.


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