Darwin Airport

General information

Darwin Airport is the most northern located airport in Australia. Flying to Darwin Airport is almost always the shortest way to get from Asia to Australia. From Darwin Airport you can fly to a few destinations in Asia but the majority of the destinations are located in Australia.


Where is Darwin Airport situated?

Darwin Airport is located in Australia’s Northern Territory, northwest of the city centre of Darwin. To reach the airport, you need to follow Bagot Rd from Darwin.

How many terminals has Darwin Airport?

The airport has one passenger terminal. The terminal is located on the north side of the airport.

Airport Map



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
12 km
15 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Darwin Airport by public transport. Visit the Darwin Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Bus services

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.

Bus services

Taxi transfer

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$ 34.-. Book your taxi at Darwin Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From DRW Airport to Darwin City centre by Taxi
12 km
15 min
A$ 34.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Darwin Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, 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.

Airport parking

Darwin Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Darwin Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Darwin Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Darwin Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.


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.

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!


Crocosaurus Cove General Admission Ticket

See some of the biggest crocodiles in Australia, learn fascinating facts and even get to hold a baby crocodile. The world's largest display of Australian reptiles, Crocosaurus Cove, is a must-see attraction when visiting Darwin!


Darwin: Kakadu & Nourlangie Day Trip Plus Billabong Cruise

Experience the wilderness of Kakadu National Park and see wildlife, wild rivers, and Aboriginal sites of the Northern Territoyr that date back more than 25,000 years. Go to the Warradjan Cultural Centre to learn more about the indigenous people.

Tour & transport

Darwin: Adelaide River Half-Day Jumping Crocs Cruise

Cruise the Adelaide River to see saltwater crocodiles on a 6-hour tour from Darwin. Be amazed at how close you can get to the crocodiles as they leap out of the water. Continue to the Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve to explore the floodplains and forest.


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