Cheap flights from Darwin to Melbourne

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The best prices from Darwin to Melbourne are usually found in April or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from Darwin to Melbourne

All the information you need to plan the best DRW to MEL flight in 2022: compare Darwin to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

DRW - MEL

Price

$273 - $472

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

MEL

Precipitation

30 - 60 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$379

From Darwin to Melbourne

One-way from

$92

One-way flight from Darwin to Melbourne

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Darwin to Melbourne Airport?

Flying to your destination on a Tuesday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Melbourne Airport. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Darwin to Melbourne Airport?

To save on the cost of your flight from Darwin to Melbourne Airport, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 43% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $548 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $599.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Darwin to Melbourne Airport?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne Airport from Darwin. Users have commonly found prices around $474 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $299. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Darwin to Melbourne Airport (DRW - MEL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Darwin to Melbourne Airport in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 20% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Darwin to Melbourne in January, February 2022

The best prices found for DRW to MEL flights in January, February
19 Jan. - 24 Jan.
DRW

Darwin

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 20m
$313

Jetstar

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Deal found 16/1/22

19 Jan. - 22 Jan.
DRW

Darwin

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 20m
$324

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

20 Jan. - 23 Jan.
DRW

Darwin

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 20m
$329

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

Darwin to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Darwin found for this year
19 Jan. - 24 Jan.
DRW

Darwin

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 20m
$313

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

19 Jan. - 22 Jan.
DRW

Darwin

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 20m
$324

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

20 Jan. - 23 Jan.
DRW

Darwin

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 20m
$329

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from Darwin

Save time with Darwin to Melbourne direct flight deals
3 Apr. - 20 Apr.
DRW

Darwin

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 25m
$355

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

1 Apr. - 4 May
DRW

Darwin

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 30m
$401

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

2 Apr. - 4 May
DRW

Darwin

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
MEL

Melbourne

DRW

Darwin

Nonstop

4h 30m
$412

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

Last-minute flights from Darwin to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Darwin, departing today and this week
23 Jan. - 26 Jan.
DRW

Darwin

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

8h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

DRW

Darwin

1 stop

11h 15m
$463

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

23 Jan. - 26 Jan.
DRW

Darwin

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 15m
MEL

Melbourne

DRW

Darwin

1 stop

9h 55m
$541

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

23 Jan. - 26 Jan.
DRW

Darwin

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

7h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

DRW

Darwin

2 stops

10h 15m
$621

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Darwin

The cheapest one-way flights from Darwin to Melbourne
5 Jun.
DRW

Darwin

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$92

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

9 May
DRW

Darwin

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

4h 05m
$93

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

5 Jun.
DRW

Darwin

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

9h 40m
$154

Jetstar

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Darwin to Melbourne flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Darwin to Melbourne?

For a flight from Darwin to Melbourne, you will be flying from Darwin. Darwin (DRW) is just 6.4 km from the centre of the city. Darwin is the only Darwin airport and it handles 2 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. 3 airlines have flights to Melbourne from Darwin on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Darwin to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Qantas Airways flying from Darwin to Melbourne have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Darwin to Melbourne Airport for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Darwin to Melbourne Airport for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $329, but on average you can expect to pay $410.

Are there direct flights from Darwin to Melbourne Airport for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Darwin to Melbourne Airport under $400. A good price for a direct flight from Darwin to Melbourne Airport is less than $440.

Are there last-minute flights available from Darwin to Melbourne Airport for under $500?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Darwin to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $500.

How popular is this Darwin to Melbourne Airport flight route?

This flight path from Darwin to Melbourne was viewed by 2,997 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Darwin to Melbourne Airport round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Darwin to Melbourne Airport round-trip from $329. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Virgin Australia, from $580, and Qantas Airways, from $839. Jetstar is priced at 30% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Darwin to Melbourne Airport?

Jetstar, Qantas Airways and Airnorth are the most popular airlines when flying from Darwin to Melbourne Airport.

What are the most reliable airlines from Darwin to Melbourne Airport?

Consider Air New Zealand (87%), Qantas Airways (68%) or Singapore Airlines (50%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Darwin to Melbourne Airport.

What are the cheapest flights from Darwin to Melbourne Airport?

While on average a flight from Darwin to Melbourne Airport is generally $418, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $199. When looking at the most popular route, (Darwin - Melbourne), you can expect to pay $377 for that flight.

Top 3 airlines flying from Darwin to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Darwin to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Jetstar
Cheapest$279
Average$449
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$304
Average$514
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$375
Average$700
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Darwin to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Darwin to Melbourne
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
42%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
57%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Darwin to Melbourne

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Darwin to Melbourne
Sunday3daily flights
Monday0daily flights
Tuesday3daily flights
Wednesday2daily flights
Thursday3daily flights
Friday2daily flights
Saturday3daily flights