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Darwin International

Darwin International Airport (DRW)


The airport is situated eight miles (13km) northeast of Darwin's city centre.

Getting to the city

An airport shuttle bus meets all flights, and taxis are available. Public transport to and from the airport is limited, but a public bus operates to bus stops near the airport.


GMT +9.5.


Tel: +61 (0)8 8920 1811.

Car rental

Avis, Budget, Hertz, Europcar and Thrifty are represented at the airport.

Airport Taxis

Taxis are available from the taxi rank directly in front of the terminal. Taxis are metered and an approximate fare for a trip to the CBD is A$25 to A$30.


The airport terminal has ATMs and foreign exchange, several food and drink options, duty-free shopping, internet kiosks, wifi, shower facilities, and a variety of general shops. Facilities for the disabled are good. The airport is a smoke-free zone, but smoking areas are provided.


Short-term parking is available adjacent to the airport. Parking is free for the first 15 minutes, A$8 for the first hour, and an additional sum of about A$3 per hour thereafter, up to a daily maximum of A$40. Long-term parking is available at A$35 for one day, A$60 for two days, and about A$20 extra per day thereafter.



Wifi is available throughout the terminal building.

Darwin International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.