Costs will depend on where you are flying from and to and the time of year. For example around December and January all flights are more expensive. Darwin in the Dry Season (April - August) are also more expensive. We recommend you research you flights through Webjet for an accurate quote.
Estimated Costs in AUD below:
To Darwin: $500 - $3,000
To Sydney: $200 - $3,000
Sydney to Darwin: $150 - $500
Sydney to Alice Springs: $300 - $600
Darwin to Alice springs: $300 - $500
Both Darwin and Sydney have international airports. However, you may need to fly into Sydney first, which is Australia’s main airport. Flights between Sydney and Darwin take approximately 4 hours. If you book a connecting flight, it is important to leave at least two hours between your arrival and departure times to allow for any unexpected delays.
Darwin International Airport
Sydney International Airport
Alice Springs only has a domestic airport. you will need to fly to Darwin or to Sydney and then book another flight to Alice Springs.
Alice Springs airport
Airport Pick up
Darwin: flying into Darwin you can arrange a free airport pick up. Details on how to arrange this can be found here.
Sydney: If you are staying in Sydney there are a few options:
1. Train or public transport
2. Taxi, Uber or other share ride
3. Hire car
Details of airport pick up options can be found online here. If you have a domestic flight to Darwin or Alice Springs you will generally need to visit the domestic terminal, here is more information on how to catch your next flight.
Alice Springs: details on the transport options from the airport to your accommodation can be found online here.
Unless you are taking advantage of the free airport pick up in Darwin, it is recommended to keep aside $15 - $100 AUD for airport transfers.