How to get here
Positioned on the coast of the Timor Sea, Darwin sits on a rocky peninsula stretching out into one of the most beautiful natural harbours on the Northern Australia coastline.
You can fly directly into Darwin with an average four hour flight time from most Australian capital cities, Kuala Lumpur, Manilla or Singapore, and only a 2½ hours from Bali.
Silk Air, Jetstar, AirAsia, Malaysian Airlines and Philippine Airlines service Darwin daily, with Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia operating regular direct services to all Australian capital cities. Airnorth and Skywest are the major regional airlines for the Territory and Western Australia, providing essential links for regional communities, tourists and business travellers alike.
The Darwin International Airport is a modern faciliity that is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Both domestic and international flights leave from the same building. It is located a short 15 minute drive from the city centre and the Darwin Convention Centre, with taxis readily available and charging approximately $25 one way from the city.
If you’d prefer to enjoy the scenery of the Australian Outback, the Ghan is a legendary outback train regularly running between Darwin and Adelaide with plenty of scenic stops in-between.
The Darwin Waterfront is also one of Australia’s international cruise ship ports.