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You’ve searched for flights from Cairns to Darwin. We've gone through all 20 flights that go to or via Darwin every week, to help you find the cheapest flight. Qantas usually has the best-value flights from Cairns, but make sure you compare all your options to get the cheapest flight possible.

When you fly from Cairns to Darwin, you'll have two airlines to choose from for your 1677 km journey. If you're planning to fly in peak season, make sure you book in advance to get a reasonable price. Or you could hold on and try to get a last-minute bargain.

If you're fairly flexible about when you want to fly to Darwin, searching by month will show you the cheapest times to go. It’s also worth looking out for flights operated by Qantas & Virgin Australia, as they're the most popular airlines for this journey.

Flights from Cairns to Darwin usually take about 5 hrs 20 mins. Once you've selected your flight, you'll need to fill out your details to book. And don’t forget to look at Netflights’ hotels and car hire – you could save even more money on your trip when you book everything in one go.

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