Welcome to the country's only tropical capital city. From crocodile cruises to cosmopolitan festivals, this laidback paradise has so much to offer, including world-famous national parks, like Kakadu and Litchfield, in its backyard.View our Darwin travel guide
Flights from Gladstone (GLT) to Darwin (DRW)
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Visiting from Gladstone to Darwin
Gladstone to Darwin travel information
The approximate flight time for flights from Gladstone to Darwin is approximately 5 hours and 45 minutes.
When to visit
Darwin has a 'wet' and a 'dry' season. The wet season is from November to April and is characterised by high humidity, monsoonal rains and storms. The dry season from May to October is filled with warm, dry sunny days and cool nights. June to August is the dry season and the most popular time to visit the Top End when the weather is at it’s coolest the event calendar is packed with concerts, cinemas and outdoor dining.
What is the main airport called?
Darwin AirportOpens external site in a new window. Located 13km from the city centre on Henry Wrigley Drive, Marrara, Darwin International Airport (DRW) is the busiest and largest airport in the Northern Territory. Both domestic and international services operate from the same airport.
Arriving in Darwin
The friendly staff at Darwin Airport will be waiting to greet you when you land. Once you collect your baggage, there are several transport options available to get you into town.
Getting into Darwin from Darwin Airport
Darwin Airport is in Marrara, a short 15-minute drive from the city. With taxis, Ubers, car rentals and buses available, getting to the city from the airport is easy. If your staying at one of the Accor Hotels in Darwin a free shuttle is available to take you to your accommodation.
Getting around Darwin
Darwin has many transport options including buses, car rentals, bicycle hire, and walkways. If you’d like to use the public bus network, purchase a Tap and Ride card as you board the bus or from bus interchanges, or buy single tickets on board (cash only).
Fly from Gladstone. Once you’ve booked your flights from Gladstone, the following information will ensure a stress-free journey.
What is the main airport called?
Gladstone Airport (GLT)Opens external site in a new window. It is an airport serving Gladstone, a city in the Australian state of Queensland. It is located in the suburb of Clinton, about 10 km from the town's centre, off Aerodrome Road.
Passengers flying from Gladstone with Qantas are allocated checked baggage. Additional luggage allowance can be purchased online before departure.
The benefits of flying Qantas
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Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?
If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.
If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll contact anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.