Darwin Airport is the main airport in the Northern Territory, it offers connections to destinations in Australia as well as Asia. Regional carriers Airnorth and Fly Tiwi are based at the airport. Darwin Airport is the closest airport to the beautiful Kakadu National Park.
Where is Darwin Airport situated?
Darwin Airport is located in Australia’s Northern Territory, northeast of the city centre. By car, you can reach Darwin Airport via the Stuart Highway.
How many terminals does Darwin Airport have?
The airport has one passenger terminal of two floors. The check-in counters, security check and Arrivals hall are located on the ground floor, the Departures hall on the first floor.
The distance from Darwin Airport to the centre of Darwin is 12 kilometres. By car, it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of Darwin.
From DRW Airport to Darwin City centre by Car
Unfortunately, there are no public transport possibilities at this airport. Check out our transportation page for other ways to travel from the airport to the city.
You can also choose for an airport express bus service at Darwin Airport. Learn more about your travel options, travel time and where to buy tickets.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Darwin Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Darwin is about A$ 30.-. Book your taxi at Darwin Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From DRW Airport to Darwin City centre by Taxi
At Darwin Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Enterprise, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to Darwin Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at Darwin Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- Jetstar Airways
- Virgin Australia
- Tigerair Australia
Hotels near the airport
Looking for the best hotels near Darwin Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.
Hotels in Darwin
Looking for the best hotels in Darwin? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.
Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Darwin Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
Discover the City of Darwin: Half-Day City Coach Tour
Enjoy an afternoon tour through Darwin, and discover its most fascinating sights. See the Botanic Gardens and the Chinese Temple, make your way to the Stokes Hill Wharf area, and visit Darwin Aviation Museum and the Northern Territory Museum and Gallery.
Litchfield National Park Full-Day Safari from Darwin
Discover the scenic beauty of Litchfield National Park on a full-day tour from Darwin. Marvel at a landscape of waterfalls, monsoon rainforest, bush trails, and swimming holes. See the Magnetic and Cathedral Termite Mounds and enjoy a barbecue lunch.
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