Even though Darwin is a fairly small capital city located way up in Australia’s Top End, it is an important city that acts as a connecting point between Australia and Asia. Not only that, the scenery and things to do in Darwin make it a fantastic destination for any trip down under.
Getting to Darwin may seem like a gigantic trek, but it doesn’t have to be expensive if you know how to look for flights. Be selective with the time of year and the time of week you search for tickets, and you could save heaps on your flights to Darwin. However, there’s always the option of searching a budget airline that flies to Darwin in order to cut costs.
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Budget Airlines that Fly to Darwin
Darwin only has one airport in the area, the Darwin International Airport (code: DRW). It is located a mere 13 kilometers from the Darwin CBD and can be reached via public transport, taxi or car in a short time.
The following is a list of budget airlines that fly to the Darwin International Airport:
- Jetstar – Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Cairns, Denpasar/Bali, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City
- Skywest – Broome, Perth
- Tiger Airways – Melbourne
- Virgin Blue – Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth
How to Fly Budget Airlines to Darwin
If you aren’t familiar with budget airlines, you should definitely at least be aware that they are able to be budget by cutting a lot of the extras that come with normal airlines. This can include free drinks on board, the ability to watch free movies or the ability to check more than cabin baggage. Always check the rules and regulations for the specific airline, and always make sure you know all there is to know about entry and exit requirements if flying internationally.