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Cheap Flights from Darwin to Melbourne, AU, Australia - DRW to MEL Last modified: 30/07/2016 1:10 AM

Popular flights from Darwin to Melbourne Last modified: 30/07/2016 1:10 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Virgin Australia
DRWMEL
Sun 30/10
nonstop
MELDRW
Wed 2/11
nonstop
$360
Select
Jetstar
DRWMEL
Tue 13/09
nonstop
MELDRW
Mon 19/09
nonstop
$421
Select
Tigerair
DRWMEL
Tue 13/09
1 stop
MELDRW
Mon 19/09
1 stop
$510
Select
Qantas
DRWMEL
Tue 13/09
nonstop
MELDRW
Mon 19/09
nonstop
$547
Select
Airnorth
DRWMEL
Sun 23/10
2 stops
MELDRW
Tue 25/10
2 stops
$1,136
Select
Airnorth
DRWMEL
Sat 12/11
2 stops
MELDRW
Mon 14/11
2 stops
$1,136
Select

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Darwin to Melbourne (DRW to MEL)?

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 $453.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Darwin to Melbourne (DRW to MEL)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Darwin to Melbourne

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Darwin to Melbourne should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $645 $632
7-14 days $546 $628
14-21 days $477 $499
21-30 days $449 $544
30-60 days $421 $478
60-90 days $414 $494
90+ days $356 $412

Cheapest Day To Fly from Darwin to Melbourne

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Darwin to Melbourne.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$546 $414 $425 $449 $465 $449 $414

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Darwin to Melbourne

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Darwin to Melbourne.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Darwin Melbourne Jetstar 31/07/16 5/08/16 1 $671
August Darwin Melbourne Jetstar 25/08/16 29/08/16 0 $449
September Darwin Melbourne Jetstar 13/09/16 19/09/16 0 $421
October Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 30/10/16 2/11/16 0 $360
November Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 7/11/16 14/11/16 0 $361
December Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 2/12/16 7/12/16 0 $360
January Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 22/01/17 1/02/17 0 $356
February Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 3/02/17 10/02/17 0 $356

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Darwin to Melbourne

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Darwin to Melbourne.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$645
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$645 $750
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$750
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$449
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$449 $449
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$449

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Darwin to Melbourne (DRW to MEL)

Your Darwin to Melbourne flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 $636.

The average price for non-stop flights from Darwin to Melbourne is $461.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Darwin to Melbourne
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Jetstar 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 02:10 02:10
Qantas 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 12:40 17:00
Virgin Australia 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 07:30 13:15

Darwin to Melbourne Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Darwin to Melbourne?
Answer: The average Darwin to Melbourne flight time is 4 hours and 11 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Darwin and Melbourne?
Answer: The distance from Darwin to Melbourne is 3131 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Darwin to Melbourne?
Answer: There are 23 direct flights from Darwin to Melbourne.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Darwin to Melbourne?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 39% 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 Flying from Darwin to Melbourne (DRW to MEL) Number of flights searched: 61Last modified: 30/07/2016 1:10 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Darwin to Melbourne with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Darwin to Melbourne.

Darwin to Melbourne
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jetstar - X X X X X X X
Qantas - X X X X X X X
Qantas ADL X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia - X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia BNE X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Darwin and Melbourne, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Darwin - DRW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Darwin to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $395
Darwin to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Darwin to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $403
Darwin to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $684
Darwin to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $1,073
Darwin to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $514
Darwin to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $169
Darwin to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $621
Darwin to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $539
Darwin to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $515
Darwin to Port Macquarie Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $616
Darwin to Alice Springs Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $395
Darwin to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $807
Darwin to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $345
Darwin to Perth Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $360
Darwin to Ayers Rock Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $864
Darwin to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $489
Darwin to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $1,291
Darwin to Bundaberg Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $749

Cheap International Flights from Darwin - DRW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Darwin to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $429
Darwin to Bangkok Thai AirAsia, Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai Lion, Thai, Virgin Australia $717
Darwin to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $758
Darwin to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Citilink, AirAsia Indonesia, Sriwijaya, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $355
Darwin to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, AirAsia Zest $704
Darwin to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Lion Air, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Sriwijaya, Virgin Australia $745
Darwin to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $851
Darwin to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $1,013
Darwin to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $1,147
Darwin to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,349
Darwin to Tokyo Jetstar Japan, JAL, Jetstar, Vanilla, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia $921
Cheap Flights from Darwin to Melbourne, AU, Australia, from $360 Round trip from DRW to MEL