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Distance between Darwin (DRW) and Sydney (SYD)

Flight distance from Darwin to Sydney (Darwin International Airport – Sydney Airport) is 1957 miles / 3150 kilometers / 1701 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 12 minutes.

Driving distance from Darwin (DRW) to Sydney (SYD) is 2455 miles / 3951 kilometers and travel time by car is about 45 hours 41 minutes.

Darwin – Sydney

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1957
Miles
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3150
Kilometers
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1701
Nautical miles
Flight time duration
4 h 12 min
Time Difference
1 h 30 min
CO2 emission
214 kg

How far is Sydney from Darwin?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1957.109 miles
  • 3149.661 kilometers
  • 1700.681 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 1960.190 miles
  • 3154.620 kilometers
  • 1703.359 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Darwin International Airport to Sydney Airport is 4 hours 12 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Darwin and Sydney is 1 hour 30 minutes. Sydney is 1 hour 30 minutes ahead of Darwin.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Darwin to Sydney generates about 214 kg of CO2 per passenger, 214 kilograms is equal to 471 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Darwin to Sydney

Shortest flight path between Darwin International Airport (DRW) and Sydney Airport (SYD).

Airport information

Origin Darwin International Airport
City: Darwin
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: DRW
ICAO Code: YPDN
Coordinates: 12°24′52″S, 130°52′37″E
Destination Sydney Airport
City: Sydney
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: SYD
ICAO Code: YSSY
Coordinates: 33°56′45″S, 151°10′37″E

Airlines flying from Darwin (DRW) to Sydney (SYD)

American Airlines
Jetstar Airways
Qantas
Virgin Australia