The cheapest times to fly from DRW to DIL are

  • January 8th to July 15th (except the weeks of March 19th and April 30th)
  • late August to early September

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DRW to DIL is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $779 for Sunday flights during mid to late September, or as low as $354 for Monday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Díli

Flying from Darwin (DRW) to Dili (DIL) will usually cost between $354 to $412 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $355. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late September, with an average price of $499. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $144 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $358 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DRW to DIL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DRW to DIL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DRW to DIL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DRW to DIL flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Darwin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.49, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DIL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DRW. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $39 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $355. Return trip prices are from the DIL to DRW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DRW to DIL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 48 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DRW to DIL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: AIRNORTH, Qantas, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport to Darwin International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 451 miles or 726 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DRW to DIL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DRW to DIL flight is about 1 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Darwin and Dili?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from DRW to DIL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DRW
Origination airport name Darwin International Airport
City Darwin
Country Australia
Latitude -12.4
Longitude 130.9

Return Airport

Destination code DIL
Destination airport name Presidente Nicolau Lobato International Airport
City Dili
Country Timor-Leste
Latitude -8.5
Longitude 125.5


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