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Flight information Brisbane to Darwin

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Average flight time, total distance 2854 kilometres

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Which airlines fly from Brisbane to Darwin?

The most convenient way to travel from Brisbane to Darwin is to book a direct flight with one of these 3 airlines:

Qantas and Virgin flights leave in the morning, while the Brisbane to Darwin Tigerair flight leaves at 8.40pm.

Is there a time difference between Brisbane and Darwin?

Yes. Darwin is half an hour behind Brisbane throughout the year.

What is the weather like in Darwin?

Darwin is far warmer than Brisbane. Expect the temperature to be 10°C warmer when you get off your plane in the Northern Territory.

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Essential travel information for Darwin

  • You can board a flight from Brisbane to Darwin with valid photo ID.
  • Get updates on Brisbane departures and flight changes with the Brisbane Airport app.

Departing from Brisbane

Brisbane Airport (BNE) is Australia’s 3rd busiest airport. It has 2 terminals:

  • Terminal 1: For all international flights.
  • Terminal 2: For all domestic flights.

Once you check in and go through the security checks, you’ll find the majority of the terminal’s facilities by the departure gates.

For flights to Darwin from Brisbane, it’s recommended that you turn up an hour before your flight. In this area, you’ll find more than 50 shops, cafes and restaurants, as well as ATMs, toilets and internet hotspots.

Departure gates are split into 3 areas. Facing the gates, Qantas passengers go to the far left, Virgin passengers to the far right and passengers with all other airlines, including Tigerair, go to the middle.

Arriving in Darwin

Darwin Airport (DRW) is found 12km from the city centre. Once you arrive at the airport, you’ll have a chance to grab a bite to eat before you make your way downstairs to the baggage reclaim area.

Car hire kiosks are found in this area, as are cash machines and a café. Taxi ranks can be found near the short stay car park directly outside the terminal.

The drive into Darwin takes 15 minutes in normal traffic levels.

Return flights from Darwin to Brisbane

The easiest way to get to the airport when you return for your flight from Darwin to Brisbane is to organise a shuttle service through your hotel. Several companies offer this service to make the end of your trip easy.

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Please note: all information is correct as of November 2018.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.