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Cheap Flights from Darwin to Melbourne & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeDRW
Destination Airport IATA codeMEL
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time4 hours 42 mins

Helpful Darwin to Melbourne (DRW - MEL) Flight Information

Traveling From Darwin
Origin Airport IATA Code DRW
Traveling To Melbourne
Destination Airport IATA Code MEL
Number of Airlines Serving 2
Available Airlines
Distance 3132 km
Direct Flight Time 5 10
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Darwin to Melbourne

Is it possible to fly from Darwin to Melbourne right now?

Stay informed about present health advisories and flying restrictions by visiting the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This is the page to visit for all recent developments for your flights from Darwin to Melbourne.

Is there a direct flight between Darwin and Melbourne?

Eager to start discovering the adventures that await in Melbourne? There are numerous airlines operating direct flights between DRW and MEL. Qantas might have your ideal airfare but if not, Jetstar is another popular choice.

How long is a direct flight from Darwin to Melbourne?

Expect to be seated for a minimum of 4 hours and 5 minutes when jetsetting from Darwin to Melbourne. However, this journey of 1,926 miles usually averages 4 hours and 8 minutes. In any event, you won't need to stop anywhere, so you'll have extra time to enjoy your getaway.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Melbourne due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Melbourne booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Darwin to Melbourne flights?

Compare the different ways to jet from Darwin to Melbourne and walk away with the perfect airfare. The most popular routes are:

  • DRW to Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) - 78 flights per week
  • Darwin Intl. Airport to Avalon Airport (AVV) - 26 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Darwin to Melbourne?

If you're flying from Darwin to Melbourne, you've got a few carriers to pick from. With 282 flights per month, Qantas is a top choice for many regular travellers. But the more options, the merrier. Jetstar is another established air carrier that services 121 flights from Darwin to Melbourne monthly. Whichever you pick, you can look forward to a wonderful flight experience.

How many flights are there from Darwin to Melbourne?

A world of fun and surprises is waiting for you in Melbourne. Get your adventure underway by reserving a seat on one of the 11 flights which run daily from Darwin to Melbourne.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing Qantas, Virgin Australia or Jetstar. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Darwin to Melbourne 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Darwin to Melbourne, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Darwin to Melbourne is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Darwin to Melbourne  

Every day between Darwin and Melbourne, 2 flights from 2 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with Qantas, Air New Zealand, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 5hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 3132 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Darwin to Melbourne — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

Book your flights with ebookers 

We want the experience of booking your flight from Darwin to Melbourne to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Oaks Melbourne on William Suites

Oaks Melbourne on William Suites

4.5 out of 5
350 William Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is £68 per night from 19 Sep to 19 Sep
Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this luxury aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Flagstaff Gardens, Hardware Lane and Queen Victoria Market. ...
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Great location
"We stayed at the oaks for 2 weeks its a great location for most places in the city."

Reviewed on 2 May 2018

Oaks Melbourne on William Suites
W Melbourne

W Melbourne

5 out of 5
408 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, VIC
The price is £185 per night from 19 Sep to 19 Sep
Located in Melbourne Central Business District, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of SEA LIFE Melbourne, Federation Square and Melbourne Convention ...
W Melbourne
Rydges Melbourne Hotel

Rydges Melbourne Hotel

4 out of 5
186 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is £80 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
Located in Chinatown, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Her Majesty's Theatre and Princess Theatre. Melbourne Central and Forum Theatre are also within ...
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Aura on Flinders Serviced Apartments

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3.5 out of 5
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The price is £75 per night from 24 Sep to 24 Sep
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"Great size apartment but sofa was quite uncomfortable and signs of wear and tear on walls and furniture. Bathroom was really nice though."

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The Victoria Hotel Melbourne

The Victoria Hotel Melbourne

3.5 out of 5
215 Little Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is £59 per night from 26 Sep to 26 Sep
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Pegasus Apart'Hotel

Pegasus Apart'Hotel

4 out of 5
206 A'Beckett Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is £64 per night from 21 Sep to 21 Sep
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4.8/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
"I’ve stayed here a couple of times. Good location and great value for money. On my next rip to Melbourne I’ll definitely stay again."

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*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on ebookers.com from January 2017 to December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.