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The distance between Sydney and Darwin is 3158 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Virgin Australia Airlines, Qantas, Jetstar Airways, and Regional Express. Sydney and Darwin have 156 direct flights per week.

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Regional ExpressRXAZLNoNo

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Most travelers from Sydney, SYD can enter Darwin, DRW.

Departure

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Return

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  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is required
  • No quarantine is required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Australia in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Sydney to Darwin?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Sydney and Darwin takes around 4.7 hours.
What is the flight distance between Sydney and Darwin?
The flight distance between Sydney and Darwin is 3158 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Sydney and Darwin?
Several carriers operate flights between Sydney and Darwin. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Virgin Australia Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Qantas.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sydney?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sydney and Melbourne, Denpasar, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Manila, Hobart, Auckland, Bangkok, Cairns, New Delhi, Adelaide, Seoul, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Perth, Ballina, Kathmandu, Queenstown, London.
What are the most popular routes to and from Darwin?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Darwin and Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Manila, Cairns, Bangkok, Denpasar, Adelaide, Cebu, London, Singapore, New Delhi, Townsville, Kuala Lumpur, Alice Springs, Kununurra, City of Newcastle, Angeles, Gold Coast, Hanoi.
Which airports are there in Sydney?
Sydney is mainly served by Sydney. But there are other airports nearby, including Rose Bay Seaplane Base, Sydney Bankstown Airport.
What airports are near Sydney?
The main airport in Sydney is Sydney. It is also served by Canberra, Newcastle, Orange, Illawarra Regional, Bathurst.
What airports are near Darwin?
The main airport in Darwin is Darwin International. It is also served by Darwin International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Sydney and Darwin?
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