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Cheap flights from Darwin to Melbourne from $206

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Best price found

$283

Fastest flight time

4h 10m

Direct flights

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri and Sat

Airports in Melbourne

2 airports
The best one-way flight to Melbourne from Darwin in the past 72 hours is $283. The best return flight deal from Darwin to Melbourne found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $490.
The fastest flight from Darwin to Melbourne takes 4h 10m
Direct flights go from Darwin to Melbourne on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Airlines offering direct flights are: Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Virgin Australia.
There are 2 airports near Melbourne: Melbourne Avalon (AVV), Melbourne (MEL)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Darwin to Melbourne

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What is the cheapest month to fly from Darwin to Melbourne?

November. The cheapest time of year to fly to Melbourne from Darwin is November. The most expensive is June.

What is the cheapest day to depart Darwin for Melbourne?

Monday. The cheapest day of the week is usually Monday. The most expensive is usually Friday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Darwin to Melbourne?

In the evening. Darwin to Melbourne flights are approximately 13% more expensive in the morning than in the evening

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Melbourne from Darwin?

Virgin Australia. Jetstar, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia are the most popular carriers operating from Darwin to Melbourne

What is the cheapest Darwin to Melbourne flight route?

Darwin - Melbourne. Fly from Darwin to Melbourne for the best Darwin - Melbourne flight prices

How far in advance should you book Darwin to Melbourne flights?

36 days before. The cheapest time to buy a flight from Darwin to Melbourne is approximately 36 days to departure

How many flights depart from Darwin to Melbourne on average per day?

7 flights are operational weekly from Darwin to Melbourne as of February 2024. The most popular departure time for this route is 17:00, with 45% of flights per day taking off in the afternoon.

How many flights depart from Darwin to Melbourne on average per week?

As of February 2024, 55 flights take off from Darwin and land in Melbourne each week. The most common flight departure day for this route is Monday, with 18% of weekly flights taking off on this day.

Can stopping save me money on Darwin to Melbourne flights?

No. A direct flight is the cheapest option for a flight between Darwin to Melbourne.

When travelling from Darwin to Melbourne, the most popular airport to fly into is Melbourne Airport. The majority of travellers flying into Melbourne Airport from Darwin are departing from Darwin Airport. You may be looking for an airport near Melbourne Airport to land at when travelling from Darwin and Melbourne Avalon Airport, located in Melbourne is a great option. In February, $518 is typically the cheapest round trip price you’ll find from Darwin to Melbourne which you can find when you fly DRW — MEL.

Darwin Airport (DRW) to Melbourne Airport (MEL)$518
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Darwin Airport (DRW) to Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV)$806
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Easily compare return flights from Darwin to Melbourne

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next six months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Darwin to Melbourne by changing tabs
Jetstar
9 Apr
DRW00:55Darwin
4h 10m
MEL05:35Melbourne
19 Apr
MEL20:00Melbourne
4h 35m
DRW00:05Darwin
Multiple Airlines
5 May
DRW00:55Darwin
4h 10m
MEL05:35Melbourne
12 May
MEL15:10Melbourne
9h 30m
1 stop
DRW00:10Darwin
Virgin Australia
24 May
DRW00:35Darwin
4h 15m
MEL05:20Melbourne
27 May
MEL19:45Melbourne
4h 35m
DRW23:50Darwin
Qantas Airways
24 May
DRW01:20Darwin
4h 10m
MEL06:00Melbourne
27 May
MEL20:30Melbourne
4h 30m
DRW00:30Darwin
Jetstar
9 Apr
DRW01:20Darwin
8h 05m
1 stop
MEL09:55Melbourne
19 Apr
MEL20:00Melbourne
4h 35m
DRW00:05Darwin
Multiple Airlines
6 May
DRW18:25Darwin
15h 00m
1 stop
MEL09:55Melbourne
12 May
MEL15:10Melbourne
9h 30m
1 stop
DRW00:10Darwin

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Darwin to Melbourne

If you're looking for one-way flights from Darwin to Melbourne, view some of our deals below provided by Jetstar and Virgin Australia
Jetstar
25 Apr
DRW00:55Darwin
4h 10m
MEL05:35Melbourne
Virgin Australia
11 Apr
DRW00:35Darwin
4h 15m
MEL05:20Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
26 Apr
DRW08:30Darwin
13h 30m
2 stops
MEL22:30Melbourne

Search last-minute flights to Melbourne from Darwin

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Multiple Airlines
27 Feb
DRW13:50Darwin
8h 35m
1 stop
MEL23:55Melbourne
3 Mar
MEL06:00Melbourne
13h 20m
1 stop
DRW17:50Darwin
Jetstar
26 Feb
DRW01:10Darwin
4h 10m
MEL06:50Melbourne
3 Mar
MEL06:00Melbourne
13h 20m
1 stop
DRW17:50Darwin
Multiple Airlines
27 Feb
DRW13:50Darwin
8h 35m
1 stop
MEL23:55Melbourne
3 Mar
MEL21:45Melbourne
4h 15m
DRW00:30Darwin
Jetstar
26 Feb
DRW01:10Darwin
4h 10m
MEL06:50Melbourne
3 Mar
MEL21:45Melbourne
4h 15m
DRW00:30Darwin
Multiple Airlines
26 Feb
DRW00:10Darwin
12h 00m
1 stop
MEL13:40Melbourne
3 Mar
MEL07:10Melbourne
7h 20m
1 stop
DRW13:00Darwin
Multiple Airlines
27 Feb
DRW18:30Darwin
28h 30m
2 stops
MEL00:30Melbourne
3 Mar
MEL07:10Melbourne
7h 20m
1 stop
DRW13:00Darwin

Best airlines flying from Darwin to Melbourne

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JetstarPriceFrom $232Free cancellationRating
6.8
800 reviews
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Virgin AustraliaPriceFrom $258Free cancellationRating
7.7
785 reviews
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Qantas AirwaysPriceFrom $355Free cancellationRating
7.7
1,113 reviews
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Jetstar flights from Darwin to Melbourne

Our best Jetstar deals on Darwin to Melbourne flight tickets
Jetstar
9 Apr
DRW00:55Darwin
4h 10m
MEL05:35Melbourne
19 Apr
MEL20:00Melbourne
4h 35m
DRW00:05Darwin
Jetstar
9 Apr
DRW01:20Darwin
8h 05m
1 stop
MEL09:55Melbourne
19 Apr
MEL20:00Melbourne
4h 35m
DRW00:05Darwin
Jetstar
24 June
DRW00:55Darwin
4h 10m
MEL05:35Melbourne
2 July
MEL20:00Melbourne
4h 35m
DRW00:05Darwin

Qantas Airways flights from Darwin to Melbourne

Our best Qantas Airways deals on Darwin to Melbourne flight tickets
Qantas Airways
24 May
DRW01:20Darwin
4h 10m
MEL06:00Melbourne
27 May
MEL20:30Melbourne
4h 30m
DRW00:30Darwin
Qantas Airways
25 May
DRW13:20Darwin
7h 15m
1 stop
MEL21:05Melbourne
27 May
MEL20:30Melbourne
4h 30m
DRW00:30Darwin
Qantas Airways
24 June
DRW01:15Darwin
9h 15m
2 stops
MEL11:00Melbourne
27 June
MEL09:45Melbourne
15h 25m
1 stop
DRW00:40Darwin

  • How far is Darwin to Melbourne by plane?

    The distance between Darwin and Melbourne is about 3145.4 km. By plane, this route typically takes 4h 10m.

  • When did momondo last update prices for flights from Darwin Airport to Melbourne?

    Prices for flights from Darwin Airport to Melbourne are updated daily.

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  • How old do you have to be to fly from Darwin Airport to Melbourne?

    The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines offering an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their age restrictions, such as regulations concerning flight duration, timing, and stopovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel from Darwin Airport to Melbourne.

  • What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Melbourne?

    The travel and health documents required for your trip to Melbourne can vary based on your itinerary and personal situation. As a rule, consider having multiple documents such as a national ID card or driver’s licence, and a passport valid for six-months after you plan to arrive at Melbourne. We always recommend checking with your airline or a trusted third party such as IATA to get advice.


What are the benefits of the different airports in Darwin and Melbourne?

Whether you’re travelling for work or leisure, Darwin Airport has a wide range of services and facilities. For travellers with disabilities, the terminal is fully accessible, with dedicated disabled toilets in the domestic departure lounge. There are also disabled parking bays located close to the terminal. If you’re feeling hungry at Darwin Airport, there is a selection of eateries where you can enjoy a quick meal or healthy snack while you wait. Travellers can also browse the shops at the terminal and pick up last-minute travel accessories or a souvenir before they depart. Modern Melbourne Airport is the second-busiest airport in Australia and is easy to navigate, ensuring your trip is stress-free. If you are looking for accommodation close to the airport, reserve a room or suite at the PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport or the Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport Hotel, where you can work, dine or sleep comfortably.


What is the best way to get in and out of airports in Darwin and Melbourne?

If you are departing on a flight from Darwin to Melbourne, Darwin International Airport is located about a 15-minute drive from the city centre. If you prefer to drive to the airport, there is a short stay car park in front of the terminal and a long stay car park located slightly further away. Travellers can use the complimentary shuttle service to get to the departures terminal. Book online to receive preferential rates on parking. Ideal for small groups and families, the Darwin City Airport Shuttle Service is also a convenient way for passengers to travel to the airport from city hotels. This service operates 24h a day, seven days a week. Once you arrive in Melbourne, you can take the SkyBus City Express to the CBD, which has a travel time of around 22min. Passengers arriving in Melbourne can also rent a car to pick up at Melbourne Airport, or take a taxi or rideshare to your hotel or accommodation.

Which cities can you get to from Melbourne?

Melbourne is the cosmopolitan, multicultural capital of Victoria, with fantastic restaurants and plenty of cultural and natural attractions. The V/Line service is a great way to explore the state, offering great regional public transport connections via train and coach. Visitors can travel to the historical goldfields of Ballarat, or Echuca and Mildura in the north without their own vehicle. However, hiring your own car gives you the freedom to explore, whether you want to take a long drive along the picturesque Great Ocean Road or discover some of the stunning national parks. You can also take a day trip to visit the vineyards in the Yarra Valley, escape to the beautiful Dandenong Ranges for a hike, or enjoy the mineral springs in the towns of Hepburn Springs and Daylesford.


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