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Cheap flights to Darwin and Top End for 2020

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.

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Qantas Airways: Domestic flights from $113 each way

Available on select dates until December 2020 to Canberra, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin, Brisbane, Cairns and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Gold Coast. T&Cs apply.

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Australia flights from $98 return

Available on flights until January 2021, including over Christmas and New Year's Eve. Destinations include Hobart, Perth, Darwin, Gold Coast, Uluru, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Adelaide and more. Sample fare is Melbourne-Launceston with Jetstar.

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Australia-wide flights from $79 with Jetstar

Available on flights until June 2021, including over Christmas and New Year's Eve. Destinations include Cairns, Darwin, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Townsville and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Ballina. Plus get 1 free date change on flights until 15 December 2020. T&Cs apply.

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Singapore flights from $612 return

Available for travel from 1 February - 31 August 2021 with Singapore Airlines. Sample fare departs from Darwin. T&Cs apply.

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Newcastle flights from $311 return

Available on flights until December 2020. Sample fare departs from Adelaide with Jetstar. Other flights depart from Cairns, Ballina, Darwin and Brisbane.

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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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