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Flight Routes from Melbourne to Darwin

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Amazing MEL to DRW Flight Deals

The lowest prices to Darwin Intl. within the past 7 days were AU$108 for one-way flights and AU$233 for return flights for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Thu., 26 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne
DRW
Darwin
AU$108
Jetstar
Sat., 11 Dec.
MEL
Melbourne
DRW
Darwin
AU$171
Jetstar
Sat., 7 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne
DRW
Darwin
AU$177
Qantas Airways
Tue., 14 Dec.
MEL
Melbourne
DRW
Darwin
AU$179
Virgin Australia
Tue., 14 Dec.
MEL
Melbourne
DRW
Darwin
AU$191
Jetstar
Tue., 15 Mar.
MEL
Melbourne
DRW
Darwin
AU$199
Virgin Australia
Thu., 26 Aug. - Tue., 12 Oct.
MEL
Melbourne
DRW
Darwin
AU$233
Jetstar
Mon., 30 Aug. - Thu., 7 Oct.
MEL
Melbourne
DRW
Darwin
AU$318
Jetstar
Thu., 2 Dec. - Wed., 8 Dec.
MEL
Melbourne
DRW
Darwin
AU$335
Jetstar
Thu., 26 Aug. - Tue., 12 Oct.
MEL
Melbourne
DRW
Darwin
AU$337
Jetstar
Thu., 26 Aug. - Tue., 12 Oct.
MEL
Melbourne
DRW
Darwin
AU$347
Jetstar
Mon., 13 Sep. - Sat., 18 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne
DRW
Darwin
AU$354
Qantas Airways
3 Dec. 2019

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A verified traveller
Melbourne to Darwin · Virgin Australia
31 Oct. 2018

Don't fly Virgin often. Staff were exceptional. Helping older people and always smiling. Not sure about the food. Very happy overall. We left slightly late but arrived on time. I will definitely fly Virgin again!

A verified traveller
Melbourne to Darwin · Virgin Australia

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FAQs about flights from Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) to Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.)

Is it possible to fly from Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) to Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) at the moment?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor has everything you need to know about health guidelines and travel advice when flying from Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) to Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.).

How long is the flight from MEL to DRW?

Around 6 hours and 21 minutes or so. Shout out to the tall people out there — lock in a seat with some extra leg room. You're welcome.

Are there non-stop flights between Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) and Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.)?

Made the decision at the eleventh hour to get away for a quick trip? There are multiple airlines that fly straight from Melbourne to Darwin, including Qantas and Jetstar.

Can I cancel or change my flight to Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.)?

If your Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) holiday plans have been upended, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit for your next lastminute escape. That getaway will just have to wait! Log in to your account to find out what your options are. For more info, head to our Customer Service Portal.

What airlines fly non-stop from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.)?

Don't you just love aimlessly wandering around the airport during a stopover? No? We didn't think so. You won't need to do that when travelling from Melbourne to Darwin. A range of airlines fly direct each month. Popular options are:

  • Qantas - (QF) with 91 flights every month
  • Jetstar - (JQ) with 43 flights every month
  • Jetstar - (JQ) with 43 flights every month
  • Qantas - (QF) with 91 flights every month
How many flights are flown between Tullamarine Airport and DRW?

Taking a flight from Melbourne to Darwin is a walk in the park, with 17 daily services to pick from. So get cracking with that packing!

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

Looking at lastminute.com.au travel demand in 2020, Friday is often the best day to book flights, when prices are generally at their cheapest. You may be tempted to wait to finalise your booking early into the week, but our data tells us ticket prices can creep up earlier in the week, especially on Tuesdays. Something to consider when planning your next holiday!

What is the cheapest month to fly?

Here's the lowdown on the lowest airfares: March is the cheapest month to fly. When looking at 2020 flight demand on lastminute.com.au, flights departing in March generally have the lowest ticket prices. As for the most expensive month to fly, our demand data found that on average, airfares are highest in June.

How can I book cheap flights?

Get a little creative when booking your next trip to save big time! You don't have to stick to the one airline or fare type for your return trip, so consider mixing and matching to get the most savings. Is it worth it? Well in 2020, savvy shoppers on lastminute.com.au saved over 45% when they booked return flights with two different airlines or fare types. The good news is we can help you mix and match to find the best deal… just start shopping!

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Itching to book your dream trip? We totally get it. You can start looking at flights on lastminute.com.au as early as 12 months in advance, but just keep in mind some airlines may not release all their available fares that early. But good news for last minute travellers, with 2020 lastminute.com.au data proving spontaneous travellers can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 2-4 weeks prior to travel.

How can I save money on airline tickets?

Here's an insider tip—you can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travellers who booked flights on lastminute.com.au in 2019 saved over 50% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

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

Tullamarine to Darwin Intl. Flight
Origin AirportTullamarine
Origin City NameMelbourne
Destination AirportDarwin Intl.
Destination City NameDarwin
Number Of Airlines Serving3
Popular AirlineQantas Airways
Distance3114 km

Last Minute Melbourne to Darwin Flights

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*Prices are "from" prices based on the lowest available fare on the sample travel dates for one adult and will be confirmed prior to any payment being made. The price is not guaranteed until paid in full by cleared funds and your tickets are issued. Fees may apply for checked baggage. There may be an additional fee based on your payment type and flight selected. Total purchase price, inclusive of any applicable fees, is displayed on the flight details page prior to booking confirmation. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. Fares may be non-refundable (subject to applicable laws) and are not transferable. Name changes may not be permitted.Offers are subject to availability and may be discontinued without notice. Conditions apply.