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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Darwin

Low Price Flights from Melbourne to Darwin

Melbourne to Darwin Flight Information

Below are some common questions asked about this flight route:

When can I book the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Darwin?

Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights from Melbourne to Darwin are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

What are the airlines flying from Melbourne to Darwin?

What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Darwin?

Qantas Airways provides 39 of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Darwin.

How many airports are there in Darwin?

There are 1 airports in Darwin - Darwin International Airport.

Average duration of direct flights: 4h30m
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Melbourne to Darwin Flight Schedule

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Flights from Melbourne to Darwin International Airport (DRW)

19 Jun, 21:25 - 22 Jun, 02:05
JQ | Jetstar Airways
4h 25m
MEL - DRW
Nonstop
AU$312
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2 Jun, 20:05 - 4 Jun, 02:05
VA | Virgin Australia
4h 35m
MEL - DRW
Nonstop
AU$416
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13 Jun, 08:20 - 15 Jun, 13:05
QF | Qantas Airways
4h 35m
MEL - DRW
Nonstop
AU$462
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5 Jun, 21:25 - 9 Jun, 02:05
JQ | Jetstar Airways
4h 25m
MEL - DRW
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AU$331
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12 Jun, 21:25 - 15 Jun, 02:05
JQ | Jetstar Airways
4h 25m
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AU$331
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Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

Flight from Melbourne to Darwin

Australia has one extra unique and unexpected place to visit, and that’s Darwin. Known as the only tropical location in the land of Aussies, is a quaint zone away from the rest of the country.

Nature is an integral part of Darwin. The Timor Sea adjacent capital city is only a few hours’ drives away from the beautiful Litchfield and Kakadu national parks, and a refreshing boat rides away from the Tiwi islands. Darwin is every bit as cosmopolitan as any of the major cities in the world, with around 50 nationalities represented in the region. Don’t miss out on the beautiful scene of restaurants and bars with live music and outdoor café’s along with some exquisite are from the local galleries and markets can.

Tip: The best time to visit Darwin is the Mid-June to Mid-September period, which will feature a relatively cool and dry climate.

Getting to Darwin

Darwin International Airport (DRW) services the city. Towards the northern suburbs of Darwin. The airport hosts flights to destinations in and around Australia and Southeast Asia.

Amongst the multiple flights from Melbourne to Darwin, one can catch a direct flight from Melbourne via Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL), by browsing through flights offered by Virgin Australia, which will have around 4 hours 35 minutes flying time. You can also find a cheap flight to Darwin from Melbourne with some connecting flights, offered by Virgin Australia and Jetstar among others.

Tip: It is important to note that Melbourne is 30 minutes ahead of Darwin and Monday 7:30 pm in Darwin would be Monday, 8 PM in Melbourne.

Take in the sights of the city

Art enthusiast? Shopaholic? Collector, Nature or Animal Lover? Don’t worry; Darwin’s got you covered on all fronts. For the daredevils, the Crocosaurus Cove and Crocodylus Park are the places for you. Other nature centric spots include the East Point Reserve, George Brown Botanic Gardens and the Bicentennial Park. The collectors, art enthusiasts and shopaholics should indulge in the Mindil Beach Sunset Market and the Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.

If you’re a creature of the night, check out some spectacular sundowners at the Darwin Ski Club, the Darwin Railway club, and many more themed locations with an exquisite ambience to revel in.  Are you someone who likes to shop wherever they go? Here’s Darwin Shopper’s guide! Casuarina Square is the biggest shopping centre in Darwin complete with speciality shops, a food court, and cafés. For a laid-back and family-friendly atmosphere, find some engaging activities for children at the Palmerston Markets which are held every Friday evening during the months from April to October every year.

Tip: For an ideal trip, live like a local in Darwin by going fishing with a more relaxed full of your favourite drinks.

The best areas for accommodation

The city centre is usually the best place to find hotels that fir the requirements of all budgets. If you are with family, you can choose to go camping or caravanning. You can also find quite a few resorts in and around Darwin.

Tip: Indulge in a local lifestyle by staying close to the evening markets to experience unique sounds and stories from dusk to dawn.

With only a few Melbourne to Darwin flights, it would be efficient to have a solid plan for your trip and customise your search to get the best prices for your travel dates. If you’d like to travel on a budget, combine your Melbourne - Darwin flight booking with discount hotel reservations for great deals.

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Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from Melbourne to Darwin

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from Melbourne to Darwin. However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.

Direct vs Connecting Flights from Melbourne to Darwin

The average price for connecting flights from Melbourne to Darwin is AUD 438.09.The average price for direct flights from Melbourne to Darwin is AUD 554.78.

Travel from Melbourne to Darwin

Darwin attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Planning a trip from Melbourne to Darwin is easy when you use Trip.com to help you make travel arrangements. With Trip.com, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online.

A Trip to Remember

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