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Kununurra to Darwin Flights

Planning a trip from Kununurra to Darwin?

Embark on your next adventure from Kununurra to Darwin, and dive into the vibrant culture and laid-back charm of Australia’s Northern Territory. Whether it’s the bustling food scene, lively sunset markets, or wealth of Darwin’s history that takes your interest, Nexus Airlines offers year-round flights from Kununurra to Darwin! Relax with ocean views and glowing sunsets along the western shoreline, where lush parklands and a man-made saltwater lagoon create a tropical paradise. Darwin offers a diverse culinary scene with cuisines from around the world, whether you’re craving a fiery laksa or fresh seafood, Darwin’s foodie paradise has something for everyone. Plan your Kununurra to Darwin flights for a 4-5 day stay to experience Darwin’s unique lifestyle, or extend your stay to explore the region’s hidden treasures and unique natural landscapes. With a range of accommodations to suit every budget and an array of accessible transports options, your dream Kununurra to Darwin trip is just one flight away!

From: Kununurra (KNX) Arrive: Darwin (DRW) 1 Hour 10 Minutes Book a Flight

Kununurra to Darwin: Arrival Information

Location
Darwin International Airport, the largest and busiest airport in the Northern Territory, is located 13 km from the city center on Henry Wrigley Drive, Marrara. It serves both domestic and international flights.

Arrival
Upon landing, you’ll be greeted by the friendly Darwin Airport. You can then proceed to collect your baggage from the designated carousels.

Transport
Darwin Airport is just a 15-minute drive from the city centre, offering several convenient transport options:

  • Taxis and Uber: Available directly outside the terminal for a quick ride into the city.
  • Car Rentals: Several car rental agencies operate at the airport, providing flexibility for your stay.
  • Bus Service: Public buses connect the airport to various city locations; you can buy a Tap and Ride card or single tickets on board.
  • Hotel Shuttles: Guests of Accor Hotels can take advantage of a free shuttle service to their accommodation. 

Darwin offers various transportation options including public buses, car rentals, bicycle hires, and pedestrian-friendly walkways, facilitating easy exploration of the city.

Kununurra to Darwin: Departure Information

Location
The main airport serving Kununurra is the East Kimberley Regional Airport (KNX), also known as Kununurra Airport. It is situated approximately 3 Kilometres from the town centre in Kununurra, Western Australia.

Amenities
Café and bar, payphones, free WiFi. 

ID Requirements
Passports are not required for domestic travel. However, if you do not have a driving license or another form of government-issued photo ID, it is advisable to carry your passport. All passengers must present identification at check-in.

Baggage
Passengers are entitled to checked baggage. Additional baggage allowance can be purchased online prior to departure.

Check-in Details

  • Minors Traveling Alone (13-16 years): Identification for minors traveling alone must be provided by a parent or guardian at check-in.
  • Check-In Closure: 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.
  • Recommended Check-In Time: At least 45 minutes before your scheduled departure.
  • Boarding Gate Closure: 10 minutes prior to departure.

Our Guide to Darwin

Local Tips

Best time of year to visit
The dry season (May-September) guarantees breezy, balmy days ideal for exploring at your leisure while the wet season (Oct-April) offers cost-saving opportunities, with many tours and accommodation offering 'out of season' discounts.
Climate
During the dry season, Darwin experiences warm days and clear blue skies with temperatures ranging from 17 - 31°C. Humidity levels are low, and the nights are cool. In the wet season, Darwin experiences short but heavy downpours of rain, usually in the afternoons or late evenings with average temperatures ranging between 25-34°C.  
Recommended length of stay
4-5 days to experience Darwin's unique and laidback lifestyle is recommended however we suggest staying longer if you're looking to explore attractions surrounding the city.
Accommodation
All levels, and budgets from caravan parks through to luxury resorts and spas.
Accessibility
Darwin has its own international airport with daily domestic and international flights. Sealed roads and inland highways are suitable for cars, 4WDs and caravans.
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