Flights From Darwin (DRW) to Melbourne (MEL) from AU$145

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Cheapest Flights from Darwin (DRW) to Melbourne (MEL)

Airfares from Darwin Intl. to Tullamarine for one-way flights were as low as AU$145 and round trip flights were AU$290 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Darwin to Melbourne Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Darwin (DRW) to Melbourne (MEL)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Darwin to Melbourne flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top DRW to MEL routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

Darwin to Melbourne Information

Traveling From Darwin Intl.
Origin Airport Darwin
Origin Airport IATA Code DRW
Traveling To Tullamarine
Destination Airport Melbourne
Destination Airport IATA Code MEL
Number of Airlines Serving 2
Average Flight Time 5 hours 10 mins
Direct Flight Time 5 hours 10 mins
Flight Price AU$290

FAQs about flights from Darwin Intl. (DRW) to Tullamarine (MEL)

Can I take a flight from Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) to Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) right now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor is where you need to go for info on Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) quarantine and flying restrictions. Check before you fly to avoid getting stuck in a bind.

How long is the flight from Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) to MEL?

The flight from Darwin to Melbourne usually lasts around 5 hours and 56 minutes. There's never been a more perfect opportunity to sort out the 2,369 emails waiting patiently unopened in your inbox.

What airlines fly direct from Darwin Intl. Airport to Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine)?

Avoid the hassle of running through an unfamiliar airport to make a connecting flight when jetting from Darwin to Melbourne. A number of airlines offer direct flights. Look up Qantas and Jetstar for starters.

What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) due to COVID-19?

If your travel plans to Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.

Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?

Some airlines offer the option to change your Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) flight without a fee. That way, you won't get stung with extra costs — but you'll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the "no change fees" filter when you book.

How many flights are there from DRW to Tullamarine Airport?

Hear that? It's the awesome sound of your plane jetting off to Melbourne. All you have to do is book one of the 13 daily flights from Darwin Intl. Airport to Tullamarine Airport (MEL).

If I'm planning to fly, what are some airlines that have COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules?

There are many airlines that have social distancing rules and use COVID-19 measures, including Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar. Now you can take that long overdue holiday with confidence knowing that strategies, which may include electrostatic cleaning and providing passenger masks, are in place.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Here's an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you're booking early in the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it's best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif's 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

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

Address:
Melbourne VIC,
Australia
IATA code:
MEL
Longitude:
144.843013
Latitude:
-37.673295
Time zone:
Australia/Sydney
Address:
Darwin NT,
Australia
IATA code:
DRW
Longitude:
130.877521
Latitude:
-12.407805
Time zone:
Australia/Darwin

Darwin to Melbourne Flight Deals from AU$290

Considering a quick trip to Melbourne, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from DRW to MEL. With heaps of cheap fares from Darwin, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

It’s easy to book flights to Melbourne from Darwin  

For a huge choice of flights, simply enter your travel dates and hit search and we’ll hunt out fantastic deals on one-way, return and multi-city airfares to Melbourne from Darwin from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Melbourne in just 5 hour(s) and 10 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Melbourne from Darwin 

Choose from 2 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$290 and rising to AU$444 depending on the cabin class, travel dates, and airline carrier. And if you’re up for a last-minute getaway, you can get great deals on flights from Darwin to Melbourne today!  

Find cheap airfares to Melbourne from Darwin 

Here are our insider tips for bagging a flight bargain: 

  • Look for midweek flights and late night, early morning arrival and departure times
  • Check out other airports near Darwin and Melbourne
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in October)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

Reasons to book your flights to Melbourne from Darwin with Wotif

Wotif is a super-easy way to find the best flight for you to Melbourne. Get more bang for your buck on flight and hotel or car rental combos and download the free Wotif app to tap into exclusive deals. Book now with Wotif and have a great flight!

 

Great places to stay after flight from Darwin to Melbourne

ibis budget Melbourne Airport
ibis budget Melbourne Airport
2.5 out of 5
Caldwell Drive, Melbourne Airport, VIC
The price is AU$127 per night from 26 Sep. to 26 Sep.
Located in Melbourne Airport, this eco-friendly hotel is 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from URBNSURF Sports Park, and within 12 mi (20 km) of DFO Essendon and Highpoint Shopping ...
3.6/5Good! (389 reviews)
"Very friendly staffs"

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ibis budget Melbourne Airport
PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport
PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport
4.5 out of 5
Arrival Drive, Melbourne Airport, VIC
The price is AU$196 per night from 26 Sep. to 26 Sep.
Located in Melbourne, this family-friendly hotel is 1.9 mi (3 km) from URBNSURF Sports Park, and within 12 mi (20 km) of DFO Essendon and Highpoint Shopping ...
4.2/5Excellent! (372 reviews)
"Very nice hotel located in the airport itself"

Reviewed on 30 Aug. 2021

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Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport, an IHG Hotel
4 out of 5
10-14 Centre Road, Melbourne Airport, VIC
Located near the airport, this family-friendly hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of DFO Essendon, Progress Reserve and Highpoint Shopping Centre. Moonee Valley Racecourse ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (369 reviews)
"Cleanliness, friendly staff, excellent service. Nothing was too much trouble all staff went out of their way for us to enjoy our stay."

Reviewed on 23 Mar. 2020

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Holiday Inn Melbourne Airport, an IHG Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on Wotif.com from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.