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Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Dili (DIL)

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Visiting from Sydney to Dili

When to visit

Dili, the capital of East Timor has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. A rainy season lasts from November to April and the dry season is from May to October. Temperatures average around 26°C to 28°C throughout the year. The best time to visit to enjoy the drier weather is from April to July, with August having the least amount of rain and it’s whale watching season, though it’s humid all year round.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Dili Airport (DIL) is located in the Comoro neighbourhood, about 6km west of the city centre. 

Arriving in Dili

The helpful staff at Dili Airport will greet you when you land and assist with your travel needs. Once you collect your bags form the arrivals area, there are a few transport options to get you to your accommodation. 

Getting into Dili from Dili Airport

Dili Airport (DIL) is located in the Comoro neighbourhood, about 6km west of the city centre. The best way to get to the city, if you haven’t arranged a transfer from your hotel is to take a taxi. It costs around $10USD at a fixed rate. There are shared minibuses, which are cheaper and mainly used by locals.

Getting around Dili

The best way to appreciate Timor-Leste’s natural beauty is to rent a car and take a scenic drive along the spectacular coastline. Other options to get around are to join sightseeing excursions, walking or take a taxi.

Departure information

Fly from Sydney

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Sydney, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip. 

What is the main airport called?

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot. 

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from Sydney are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Sydney, ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

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Included baggage

Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Find out all you need to know about checked baggage.

Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine+.

Inflight entertainment

Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more+.

Important Information

Disclaimer: ^ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.

Disclaimer: ++ Status Credits are earned on eligible Qantas, Jetstar, oneworld® member and oneworld connect® airlines only - see the Airline Earning Tables and Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions for details. Status Credits may not be earned on some fare types and booking classes. 

Disclaimer: +Meals, beverages, entertainment and offerings vary between flights and cabins. Alcohol offered during select flight times on select flights.