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The distance between Sydney and Darwin is 3158 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Qantas, Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines, Airnorth, and Regional Express. Sydney and Darwin have 101 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Number of flights13161424-1717
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Jetstar Airways on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Qantas on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Sydney to Darwin

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
QantasQFAQFYesNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
Closes 1 hours before flight
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYesNo
AirnorthANOTLYesNo
Regional ExpressRXAZLNoNo

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 4.5 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 Jetstar Airways, Qantas.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sydney?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sydney and Melbourne, Cairns, Brisbane, Auckland, Queenstown, Gold Coast, Denpasar, Adelaide, Hobart, Manila, Honolulu, Proserpine, Perth, Los Angeles, Christchurch, Hamilton Island, Ballina, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Uluru.
What are the most popular routes to and from Darwin?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Darwin and Dili, Cebu, Denpasar, Bangkok, Manila, Singapore, Yangon, Brisbane, Jakarta, Cairns, Adelaide, Hanoi, Kyiv, Fort Lauderdale, Melbourne, Kuala Lumpur, Honolulu, Amritsar, Los Angeles, Minneapolis.
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, Bathurst, Illawarra Regional.
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?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Sydney and Darwin thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Sydney and Darwin can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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