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Flights from Darwin to Melbourne, Australia Last modified: 24/09/2016 1:15 AM

Darwin to Melbourne Last modified: 24/09/2016 1:15 AM

We've scanned 21,800,526,162 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Darwin to Melbourne. Virgin Australia & Jetstar frequently offer the best deals on Darwin to Melbourne flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Virgin Australia
DRWMEL
Mon 28/11
nonstop
MELDRW
Sat 3/12
nonstop
$358
Select
Jetstar
DRWMEL
Sat 19/11
nonstop
MELDRW
Sat 26/11
nonstop
$409
Select
Jetstar
DRWMEL
Fri 2/12
nonstop
MELDRW
Sun 4/12
nonstop
$409
Select
Qantas
DRWMEL
Wed 2/11
nonstop
MELDRW
Fri 11/11
nonstop
$555
Select
Tigerair
DRWMEL
Sun 2/10
1 stop
MELDRW
Fri 7/10
1 stop
$928
Select

How Much is a Flight from Darwin to Melbourne?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Darwin to Melbourne, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $412.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Darwin to Melbourne?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Darwin to Melbourne based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Darwin to Melbourne?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Darwin to Melbourne.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $1,093 $734
7-14 days $547 $614
14-21 days $523 $573
21-30 days $446 $498
30-60 days $399 $451
60-90 days $358 $445
90+ days $359 $441

Cheapest Day To Fly from Darwin to Melbourne

We've examined 21,808,054,587 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Darwin to Melbourne is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$358 $399 $399 $475 $397 $409 $446

Compare Flight Prices from Darwin to Melbourne by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Darwin to Melbourne flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Darwin Melbourne Jetstar 27/09/16 13/10/16 1 $734
October Darwin Melbourne Jetstar 23/10/16 30/10/16 0 $446
November Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 28/11/16 3/12/16 0 $358
December Darwin Melbourne Jetstar 2/12/16 4/12/16 0 $409
January Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 9/01/17 25/01/17 0 $397
February Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 16/02/17 23/02/17 0 $359
March Darwin Melbourne Jetstar 30/03/17 1/04/17 0 $429
April Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 19/04/17 24/04/17 0 $399

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Darwin to Melbourne

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Darwin to Melbourne. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$1,050
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$1,050 $547
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$547 $523
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$523 $540
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$540 $497
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$497

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Darwin to Melbourne

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Darwin to Melbourne is $553.

The average price for direct flights from Darwin to Melbourne is $454.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Darwin to Melbourne.

Weekly Direct Flights from Darwin to Melbourne - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 01:40 01:40
Qantas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:45 11:45
Virgin Australia 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 07:00 18:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Darwin to Melbourne

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Darwin to Melbourne. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Darwin to Melbourne is $342.

The average price for round trip flights from Darwin to Melbourne is $454.

Darwin to Melbourne Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Darwin to Melbourne?
Answer: The average Darwin to Melbourne flight time is 4 hours and 10 minutes.
Question: How far is Melbourne from Darwin?
Answer: The distance from Darwin to Melbourne is 3,131 kilometers (1,946 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Darwin to Melbourne?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Darwin to Melbourne.
Question: What are the most popular Darwin airlines for direct flights from Darwin to Melbourne?
Answer: Jetstar Airways provides 33% of the non-stop flights between Darwin and Melbourne.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Darwin to Melbourne?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Darwin flying to Melbourne Last modified: 24/09/2016 1:15 AMNumber of routes searched: 69Number of itineraries searched: 114,330

Wondering which airlines fly out of Darwin to Melbourne? We've gathered the average price of Darwin airlines with flights to Melbourne. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Darwin to Melbourne
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Qantas ASP
Jetstar -
Qantas PER
Jetstar SYD
Jetstar BNE
Jetstar ADL
Jetstar CNS
Qantas BME
Airnorth WTB

Darwin to Melbourne Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Darwin and Melbourne. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Darwin - DRW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Darwin to Sydney Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $399
Flights from Darwin to Albury Qantas Check Dates
Flights from Darwin to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $412
Flights from Darwin to Canberra Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $614
Flights from Darwin to Wagga Wagga Qantas $1,371
Flights from Darwin to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $601
Flights from Darwin to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $324
Flights from Darwin to Hobart Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $619
Flights from Darwin to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,104
Flights from Darwin to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $790
Flights from Darwin to Port Macquarie Qantas Check Dates
Flights from Darwin to Alice Springs Qantas, Virgin Australia $399
Flights from Darwin to Coffs Harbour Qantas $1,715
Flights from Darwin to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth $342
Flights from Darwin to Perth Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $359
Flights from Darwin to Ayers RockCheck Dates
Flights from Darwin to Townsville Qantas, Airnorth $679
Flights from Darwin to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $819
Flights from Darwin to Bundaberg Qantas $1,569

Cheap International Flights from Darwin - DRW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Darwin to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $429
Flights from Darwin to Bangkok Jetstar Asia, Malaysia, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $589
Flights from Darwin to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $794
Flights from Darwin to Denpasar Bali Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia $356
Flights from Darwin to Manila Malaysia, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore $618
Flights from Darwin to Jakarta Malaysia, Singapore, Virgin Australia $669
Flights from Darwin to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $751
Flights from Darwin to Wellington Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $987
Flights from Darwin to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,003
Flights from Darwin to London Emirates, JAL, KLM, Malaysia, Qantas, Singapore, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $1,294
Flights from Darwin to Tokyo Malaysia, Philippine, Singapore $950
Cheap Flights from Darwin to Melbourne