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Often called the gateway to the Top End – Northern Territory region of Australia, Darwin is a combination of a bustling city and a laid back beach town. It is also home to some of the biggest crocodiles on the planet and a melting pot of cultures and culinary choices. Darwin has a dry season from April – September and a wet season from October – March. If you visit during the dry season, the temperature is around 30 degrees Celsius and humidity levels are relatively much lower than the rest of the year. This is a much better time to plan outdoor activities and explorations. If you visit during the late monsoon months from January – March, lush green landscapes, occasional afternoon thunderstorms, and fewer visitors are the highlights of that period. However from mid-October to late December, Darwin weather is extremely humid and most tourists find it a less pleasant time to visit.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Darwin?

Travelling from most locations, it is best to book your flight to Darwin during the month of March for the best deal, although there are other times of the year which offer great deals as well.

When is the best time to book a flight to Darwin?

In general, most flyers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Darwin is about 60 days prior.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Darwin?

Most of our users find that booking their departure to Darwin on a Friday is the cheapest. Conversely, departing on a Monday seems to be the most expensive.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly to Darwin?

Generally, when visiting Darwin, evening flights represent the best value. morning flights are likely to have higher prices.

When is the best time to fly to Darwin?

Often called the gateway to the Top End – Northern Territory region of Australia, Darwin is a combination of a bustling city and a laid back beach town. It is also home to some of the biggest crocodiles on the planet and a melting pot of cultures and culinary choices. Darwin has a dry season from April – September and a wet season from October – March. If you visit during the dry season, the temperature is around 30 degrees Celsius and humidity levels are relatively much lower than the rest of the year. This is a much better time to plan outdoor activities and explorations. If you visit during the late monsoon months from January – March, lush green landscapes, occasional afternoon thunderstorms, and fewer visitors are the highlights of that period. However from mid-October to late December, Darwin weather is extremely humid and most tourists find it a less pleasant time to visit.

What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Darwin?

No visa is required for domestic travellers within Australia. For foreign nationals, please check the Australian Government Immigration website.

How to get around in Darwin?

You can get around Darwin city by renting your own vehicle or by using the coach services, public buses, or taxis. Buses operate 7 days a week and bus interchanges are located in Darwin City, Casuarina and Palmerston. You can use one of the major coach companies to travel between the urban and regional centres om comfortable air conditioned coaches. Routes, fares, and schedules vary by each operator and is best confirmed at the respective companies’ websites or with the visitor information centres. Taxis can be booked online or by phone or they can be hailed directly on the street. Flag Fall is typically at $4.40 AUD and subsequent rate is $1.54 AUD per kilometre with a waiting charge of $0.92 AUD per minute. However these rates may vary for different taxi companies. With a flat terrain and several bike paths, cycling is also a popular mode of transit in Darwin.

Which airlines fly to Darwin?

Direct domestic flights from various Australian cities to Darwin are available through Qantas Airways, Jetstar Airways, Fly Tiwi, Virgin Australia, Air North and Tigerair. Other airlines that also fly to Darwin include Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Philippine Airlines and Indonesia Air Asia.


Darwin flight deals found on momondo

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Jetstar
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Brisbane
4h 05m
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Darwin
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Darwin
3h 35m
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Qantas Airways
18 Jun.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
4h 40m
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Darwin
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Darwin
4h 15m
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Multiple Airlines
16 Jun.
SYD
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4h 35m
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Darwin
19 Jun.
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Darwin
4h 15m
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Airnorth
1 Jul.
CNS
Cairns
3h 40m
1 stop
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Darwin
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DRW
Darwin
3h 40m
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Cairns
Jetstar
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Brisbane
4h 05m
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Darwin
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Darwin
3h 35m
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Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
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MEL
Melbourne
4h 35m
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Darwin
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4h 05m
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Melbourne

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Virgin Australia
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Brisbane
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Darwin
Jetstar
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Cairns
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Darwin
Airnorth
1 Jun.
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Darwin

Which airlines fly to Darwin?

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Direct domestic flights from various Australian cities to Darwin are available through Qantas Airways, Jetstar Airways, Fly Tiwi, Virgin Australia, Air North and Tigerair. Other airlines that also fly to Darwin include Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Philippine Airlines and Indonesia Air Asia.


How to get from the airport to Darwin city centre?

Below you will find all the airports in Darwin along with the distance from the city centre

Darwin International Airport (DRW)

Darwin International Airport is located in Eaton, 13 kilometres from the Darwin Central Business District (CBD). There are several options to travel from DRW to the Downtown Darwin.

Taxis

Several companies operate meter-based taxis right outside the terminal. You can expect to pay between $25.00 AUD – $30.00 AUD plus a $3.00 AUD surcharge for a trip from the airport to Darwin CBD district.

Shuttle Buses

Darwin City Airport Shuttle Service provides a 24 X 7 service from the airport to all city hotels and accommodations in Darwin CBD. You can pre-book this service via email bookings@darwinshuttleservices.com.au or by calling on 08 8947 3979. Prices start at $18.00 AUD for a one-way ride.

Buses / Charter

If you are travelling as a large group, Several companies such as Buslink, Coach Charters Australia, Grand Touring Coaches and Greyhound Australia provide a private bus or coach charter service from the airport to Darwin CBD.

Car Rental

The car rental counters are located at the Arrivals hall on the ground floor. You can also look for some great deals on car rentals with momondo.


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How to get around in Darwin?

You can get around Darwin city by renting your own vehicle or by using the coach services, public buses, or taxis. Buses operate 7 days a week and bus interchanges are located in Darwin City, Casuarina and Palmerston. You can use one of the major coach companies to travel between the urban and regional centres om comfortable air conditioned coaches. Routes, fares, and schedules vary by each operator and is best confirmed at the respective companies’ websites or with the visitor information centres. Taxis can be booked online or by phone or they can be hailed directly on the street. Flag Fall is typically at $4.40 AUD and subsequent rate is $1.54 AUD per kilometre with a waiting charge of $0.92 AUD per minute. However these rates may vary for different taxi companies. With a flat terrain and several bike paths, cycling is also a popular mode of transit in Darwin.


What are the visa and passport requirements when flying to Darwin?

No visa is required for domestic travellers within Australia. For foreign nationals, please check the Australian Government Immigration website.


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Additional info and tips about visiting Darwin

Things to do and places of interest in Darwin

  • Discover the incredible variety of wildlife in the Top End at the Territory Wildlife Park, a 45 minute drive from Darwin. A train runs between the attractions, which include a walk-through aviary, nocturnal house, goose lagoon, aquarium, billabong and monsoon forest walk. The Flight Deck bird show is a highlight.
  • Book a 2.5 hours cruise on the May River Wetlands, which is home to the world’s largest concentration of saltwater crocodiles.
  • Make a day trip to Litchfield National Park to explore the rich greenery of Litchfield, see towering termite mounds and take a boat ride on the Adelaide River to spot huge crocodiles.
  • Join a 2 hour interpretive tour on the lands of Limilngan and Wulna, 45 minutes from Darwin through the Pudakul Aboriginal Cultural Tours. You can learn about bush tucker and traditional medicine, try blowing a didgeridoo, play the clapsticks, throw a spear and see basket and dilly bag making demonstrations.
  • Learn of Darwin’s important role in the dark days of World War II when you visit the Darwin Military Museum.
  • Go fishing at the Darwin Harbour or one of the many local rivers and estuaries or snorkel at the Berry Springs Nature Park.
  • Visit the Mindil Beach Sunset Market and which hosts street performers, musicians, craft stalls, and a large collection of international food stalls.
  • Watch live crocodiles or dare to cage swim with them at the Crocosaurus Cove in Darwin.
  • Plan a picnic in the George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens.

Tips and tricks for visiting Darwin

Darwin has more restaurants per head (of the population) than any other Australian city so there are plenty of options to enjoy a drink or a meal. Try some of the restaurants or cafes around Darwin Wharf Precinct, Casuarina Coastal Reserve, Cullen Bay Marina or the Nightcliff Jetty.