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Flight information Darwin to Perth

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Average flight time, total distance 2653 kilometres

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Which airlines fly from Darwin to Perth?

There are 2 daily direct flights from Darwin to Perth. These are sold by:

Throughout the week, the Darwin to Perth flight schedule looks like this:

  • 00am (Fridays) with Virgin.
  • 15pm (Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays) with Qantas.
  • 40pm (Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays) with Virgin.
  • 25pm (Tuesdays, Wednesdays) with Qantas.
  • 30pm (Saturdays, Sundays) with Virgin.

Is there a time difference between Darwin and Perth?

Yes. Perth’s clocks are 90 minutes behind those in Darwin.

What is the weather like in Perth?

Like most of the country, Perth is far cooler than Darwin, so be prepared for milder days when you travel. You should also be prepared for rain in Perth, but it’s unlikely to rain there in the summer.

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Essential travel information for Perth

You will need valid photo ID to board a domestic flight at Darwin Airport.

Departing from Darwin

Darwin Airport (DRW) is the busiest airport in the Northern Territory, found 12km from Darwin CBD. This international facility has a single terminal for all its flights.

Check-in desks and security checks are on the ground floor, where you’ll also find cafes and a laptop area with surface space and electrical sockets. It’s recommended you arrive to check in an hour before your flight to Perth.

All departure gates are found upstairs, where you’ll also be able to eat, drink (both coffee and at the bar) or browse the shops for last-minute necessities.

Arriving in Perth

Perth Airport (PER) has 4 terminals. Qantas and Virgin Australia land at different sides of the airport. Virgin flights land at Terminal 2 while Qantas flights land at Terminal 4.

Regardless of which terminal you land at, you’ll find a taxi rank outside the exits. These take 20 minutes to reach Perth CBD. Car hire at Perth Airport is also available in each terminal, with counters found by the baggage reclaim areas.

Public buses are also available. The 380 route leaves from the T1/T2 precinct while the 40 goes from T3/T4.

Return flights from Perth to Darwin

Plan your journey to the airport for your return Perth to Darwin flight using the free Perth Airport app.

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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.