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Cheap Flights from Darwin to Melbourne, AU, Australia - DRW to MEL

Popular flights from Darwin to Melbourne

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 4, 2016 Apr 11, 2016 AUD395
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 AUD907
May 12, 2016 May 16, 2016 AUD907
May 17, 2016 May 22, 2016 AUD907
Jun 1, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 AUD907
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 7, 2016 May 10, 2016 AUD305
May 14, 2016 May 17, 2016 AUD305

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 AUD384.

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 AUD468 AUD495
7-14 days AUD426 AUD475
14-21 days AUD409 AUD450
21-30 days AUD382 AUD440
30-60 days AUD381 AUD438
60-90 days AUD305 AUD375
90+ days AUD305 AUD378

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
AUD381 AUD382 AUD426 AUD406 AUD405 AUD305 AUD382

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
February Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 2/29/16 3/4/16 0 AUD409
March Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 3/6/16 3/16/16 0 AUD382
April Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 4/11/16 4/14/16 0 AUD381
May Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 5/7/16 5/10/16 0 AUD305
June Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 6/1/16 6/8/16 0 AUD405
July Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 7/28/16 8/2/16 0 AUD493
August Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 8/30/16 9/7/16 0 AUD395
September Darwin Melbourne Virgin Australia 9/10/16 9/12/16 0 AUD407

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
AUD468
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
AUD468 AUD465
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
AUD465 AUD438
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
AUD438 AUD426
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
AUD426 AUD493
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
AUD493

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 AUD607.

The average price for non-stop flights from Darwin to Melbourne is AUD545.

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 0 0 1 1 1 01:20 01:20
Qantas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:30 11:30
Virgin Australia 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:30 12:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Darwin to Melbourne (DRW to MEL)

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 AUD389.

The average price for round trip flights from Darwin to Melbourne is AUD545.

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 13 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 19 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 36% 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)

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
Qantas - X X X X X X X
Qantas ASP X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia - X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia SYD 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 AUD357
Darwin to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Darwin to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD353
Darwin to Canberra Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD512
Darwin to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Darwin to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD806
Darwin to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD306
Darwin to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD482
Darwin to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD536
Darwin to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD540
Darwin to Port Macquarie Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Darwin to Alice Springs Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD433
Darwin to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Darwin to Cairns Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD329
Darwin to Perth Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD305
Darwin to Ayers Rock Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD720
Darwin to Townsville Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD485
Darwin to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD705
Darwin to Bundaberg Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates

Cheap International Flights from Darwin - DRW

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Darwin to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia AUD357
Darwin to Bangkok Thai AirAsia, Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia AUD810
Darwin to Auckland Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD681
Darwin to Denpasar Bali Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Citilink, AirAsia Indonesia, Sriwijaya, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar AUD158
Darwin to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Virgin Australia, AirAsia Zest AUD751
Darwin to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, AirAsia Indonesia, Virgin Australia AUD795
Darwin to Christchurch Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD1,009
Darwin to Wellington Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD765
Darwin to Queenstown Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD1,107
Darwin to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,680
Darwin to Tokyo Jetstar Japan, JAL, Jetstar, Vanilla, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD933
Cheap Flights from Darwin to Melbourne, AU, Australia, from AUD216 Round trip from DRW to MEL