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Cheap Flights to Darwin from Melbourne

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Melbourne to Darwin route information

Origin Airport Tullamarine
Destination Airport Darwin Intl.
Airlines Serving Airnorth Regional, Jetstar, Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia
Flight Price AU$321
Distance 3,114 km



Cheap MEL to DRW Flights

  • Question : How long is the flight from MEL to DRW?
    Answer : This direct flight will whoosh you away to your destination in four hours and 20 minutes via Qantas. If you catch the 8:25 AM AEST departure, you'll arrive at 11:15 AM ACST. Allowing you plenty of time to freshen up or grab a quick bite. Don't forget the one hour and 30 minutes time change.
  • Question : How much time do people spend in Darwin?
    Answer : The average time spent in Darwin by travellers from Melbourne is eight days. However long you decide to stay, give yourself plenty of time to see what makes Darwin fantastic.
  • Question : Which airline has the least delays from Melbourne to Darwin?
    Answer : Booking with Qantas means you will arrive to Darwin pretty close to the time your ticket states. In fact, this airline has a 63% on-time average. Of course, it never hurts to be prepared. If you’re on Jetstar, be sure to sign up for the delay notifications to stay up to date with your flight’s status.
  • Question : How long does it take to fly from Melbourne to Darwin?
    Answer : On average, the flight time from MEL to DRW is four hours and 22 minutes. Remember, there is a one hour and 30 minutes time difference.
  • Question : What is the cheapest date to fly to Darwin?
    Answer : As of Jun 24th, the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne to Darwin is Jul 19th. Tickets are presently $477, which is 44% below the average price for this route.
  • Question : Can I change the date of my flight?
    Answer : Yes, you can switch your departure or arrival date. If you wish to save a little cash in doing so, the cheapest day to fly in July is Thursday. Flexibility is key when booking travel to help keep costs down.
  • Question : How many flights are there per day from Melbourne to Darwin?
    Answer : Each day is different, but on average, you can expect to see five available departure times. You won't have as many options on this route as most other routes departing Australia.

Mar 24, 2019

Egg bacon and sausage and beans came in a cardboard box and plastic cutlery impossible to eat like that,just put a lid on the egg and bacon,please

Mar 5, 2019

Streamline. All good.

Mar 1, 2019

Outstanding service all around... We'll fly Qantas again..

Jan 12, 2019

Fantastic experience will fly again with JetStar.

Dec 30, 2018

Plane seats seem to be getting smaller with less leg room. Very hard for a 6 foot 2 bloke to be comfortable

Oct 6, 2018

Eccomomy starting to be like Jetstar

Sep 28, 2018

Unfortunately, the in flight entertainment wasn’t working on our flight to Darwin and one of our bags didn’t arrive. The staff however, were very helpful and friendly

Sep 16, 2018

Best inflight meal we have had for years on the plane and in the Qantas Club

Jul 1, 2018

Very little leg room in economy

Jun 9, 2018

Everything was made very easy for my trip to Darwin. I go home tomorrow And I haven't received anything re check in or seat allocation?