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

One-way flights were as low as AU$122 and round trip flights were AU$243 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Flights Review

Dec 31, 2019

Good

Oct 27, 2019

The staff at Check in was really helpful and changed our seats over the phone when it was unable at check in machine.

Aug 18, 2019

Easy check in great take off and landing overall great flight

Jun 11, 2019

the flight was quite good wasn't happy with the seat change when boarding.

Dec 30, 2018

Santa mostly always good to fly with I trust the company

Oct 12, 2018

Seats uncomfortable when in upright position.

Apr 17, 2018

Very happy with the smooth flight

Mar 26, 2018

Get what you pay for but good cheap flight


Melbourne to Darwin Flight Deals from AU$243

Considering a quick trip to Darwin, 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 MEL to DRW. With heaps of cheap fares from Melbourne, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

Tullamarine to Darwin Intl. Information

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

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Traveling FromTullamarine
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA CodeMEL
Traveling ToDarwin Intl.
Destination Airport
Destination Airport IATA CodeDRW
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time hours mins
Direct Flight Time hours mins
Flight PriceAU$243

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

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

The average flight time from Melbourne to Darwin is approximately 5 hours and 16 minutes. Adjust your seat, chill out and indulge in your favourite shows.

What airlines fly direct from Tullamarine Airport to Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.)?

The mere thought of travelling from Melbourne to Darwin is thrilling enough. But there's more awesome news. A range of airlines advertise direct flights, such as Jetstar and Qantas. You'll be ordering your third round from your hotel lobby bar before you know it.

How many flights are there from Tullamarine Airport to Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.)?

Hear that? It's the beautiful sound of your plane on its way to Darwin. All you have to do is choose one of the 2 daily flights from Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) to Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.).

Tullamarine Airport to Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) Flying Tips How to survive a long flight:
  • Keep yourself hydrated — this is a great way to avoid feeling weary when you arrive.
  • Plan ahead and lock in your ideal seat. The last thing you'd want is to be trapped near the window if you're prone to wandering around. On the other hand, you won't enjoy sitting in an aisle seat if you're into a gorgeous view. Pick wisely.
  • Pass up the salty airplane food. Instead, fill up your hand luggage with healthy goodies like chopped fruit and veggies.
  • Take your own entertainment like a gripping novel. If you don't like the in-flight movies, you'll have some other options to last you through the journey.
  • Bring a decent neck pillow if you want to get a little shut-eye. From quick-inflating designs to others that support your chin, there are plenty of options to pick from.
What to wear on a long flight:
  • If you're flying from a warm to cool climate, or vice versa, think carefully about what you'll wear on board. Dress in layers that can be removed or added as needed on the aircraft and in the airport. Make sure your clothes are practical and comfortable.
  • Invest in a pair of compression socks and roam around the cabin now and again. Studies have found that sitting for lengthy periods can lead to the development of blood clots in the legs, or deep vein thrombosis (DVT), so get exercising.
Address:
Darwin NT
Australia
IATA Code:
DRW
Longitude:
130.877521
Latitude:
-12.407805
Time Zone:
Australia/Darwin
Address:
Melbourne VIC
Australia
IATA Code:
MEL
Longitude:
144.843013
Latitude:
-37.673295
Time Zone:
Australia/Sydney

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Find the Perfect Hotel for After Your Flight

Epic Hotels near Darwin Intl.

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort AU$119
Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020
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Mercure Darwin Airport Resort

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort

1 Sir Norman Brearley Drive, Eaton, NT
Mercure Darwin Airport Resort
     
    4.0 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Location is great, easy access to airport. Shuttle bus great

    Novotel Darwin Airport Get Rates
    Reviewed on 20 Feb. 2020
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    Novotel Darwin Airport

    Novotel Darwin Airport

    2 Sir Norman Brearly Drive, Eaton, NT
    Novotel Darwin Airport
       
      4.3 of 5
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Great location. Friendly and helpful staff. Lobby was clean and tidy. Room was fresh and clean

      Darwin Airport Inn Get Rates
      Reviewed on 23 Dec. 2017
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      Darwin Airport Inn

      Darwin Airport Inn

      1 Sir Norman Brearly Drive, Eaton, NT
      Darwin Airport Inn
         
        3.2 of 5
        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        The hotel is easily accessible on foot, with baggage straight from the airport. The check-in process is efficient and the room is perfect after a long flight as it has block out curtains and a good air-conditioner in case you're not used to the humidity.

        Quality Hotel Darwin Airport AU$135
        Reviewed on 20 Jul. 2020
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        Quality Hotel Darwin Airport

        Quality Hotel Darwin Airport

        225 Mcmillans Road, Jingili, NT
        Quality Hotel Darwin Airport
           
          4.4 of 5
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Staff were friendly and very helpful. Easy access to room. Ammenities were great

          Hotels in Nearby Darwin

          Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel AU$107
          Reviewed on 13 Sep. 2020
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          Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel

          Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel

          31 Woods Street, Darwin, NT
          Oaks Darwin Elan Hotel
             
            4.1 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Pillows were great and the bed was very comfortable. These two things are rare to find nowadays. The cost was best in town.

            Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin AU$130
            Reviewed on 7 Sep. 2020
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            Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin

            Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin

            6 Carey Street, Darwin, NT
            Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin
               
              4.2 of 5
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Love the room, very comfortable and roomy,great cafe and bar upstairs

              Mantra on the Esplanade AU$135
              Reviewed on 14 Sep. 2020
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              Mantra on the Esplanade

              Mantra on the Esplanade

              88 The Esplanade, Darwin, NT
              Mantra on the Esplanade
                 
                4.4 of 5
                4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                Motel was quite dated and staff seemed overworked providing minimal detail at check in but apartment was large and very comfortable. We were on the city side so were initially disappointed with no harbour views at all but we were expecting that. It was very noisy from Thursday to Sunday on the city ...

                Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront AU$206
                Reviewed on 24 Aug. 2020
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                Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront

                Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront

                7 Kitchener Drive, Darwin, NT
                Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront
                   
                  4.4 of 5
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Polite helpful staff with superb efficient services. Clean amenities, comfortable king size bed, fabulous views with easy access to parking, restuarant and all waterfront shops, cafe's, wavepool, John stokes wharf. Excellent meals from Curves, delicious, fresh and nutritious ..thank yu

                  Low Priced Darwin Intl. Hotels

                  Frontier Darwin Hotel AU$110
                  Reviewed on 17 Nov. 2019
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                  Frontier Darwin Hotel

                  Frontier Darwin Hotel

                  3 Buffalo Court, Darwin, NT
                  Frontier Darwin Hotel
                     
                    3.6 of 5
                    3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                    Close proximity to CDB, within walking distance, restaurant on level 7 & bar down stairs offers good meals.

                    Value Inn Get Rates
                    Reviewed on 31 Aug. 2019
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                    Value Inn

                    Value Inn

                    50 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT
                    Value Inn
                       
                      3.7 of 5
                      3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                      Dirty, earwigs in our bed and needs to be knocked down and rebuilt.

                      DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade Get Rates
                      Reviewed on 10 Mar. 2020
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                      DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade

                      DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade

                      116 The Esplanade, Darwin, NT
                      DoubleTree by Hilton Darwin Esplanade
                         
                        4.1 of 5
                        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                        Lovely entrance foyer and wonderful aircon. Big pool and attractive outlook across Bicentennial Park to the ocean.

                        Luma Luma Holiday Apartments AU$80
                        Reviewed on 4 Oct. 2019
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                        Luma Luma Holiday Apartments

                        Luma Luma Holiday Apartments

                        26 Knuckey Street and Corner W, Darwin, NT
                        Luma Luma Holiday Apartments
                           
                          3.8 of 5
                          3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                          Verandah was disappointing, one chair and an aircon unit. Not enough cutlery and crockery supplied.

                          Luxury Hotels near Darwin Intl.

                          Mantra on the Esplanade AU$135
                          Reviewed on 14 Sep. 2020
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                          Mantra on the Esplanade

                          Mantra on the Esplanade

                          88 The Esplanade, Darwin, NT
                          Mantra on the Esplanade
                             
                            4.4 of 5
                            4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                            Motel was quite dated and staff seemed overworked providing minimal detail at check in but apartment was large and very comfortable. We were on the city side so were initially disappointed with no harbour views at all but we were expecting that. It was very noisy from Thursday to Sunday on the city ...

                            Argus Apartments Darwin AU$176
                            Reviewed on 17 Aug. 2020
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                            Argus Apartments Darwin

                            Argus Apartments Darwin

                            6 Cardona Court, Darwin, NT
                            Argus Apartments Darwin
                               
                              4.6 of 5
                              4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                              all was very good on arrival, no miss communication there!1 Entry into apartment was like stepping back at home in the palace. Lovely experience

                              Mindil Beach Casino and Resort - formerly SKYCITY Darwin Get Rates
                              Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020
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                              Mindil Beach Casino and Resort - formerly SKYCITY Darwin

                              Mindil Beach Casino and Resort - formerly SKYCITY Darwin

                              Gilruth Avenue, The Gardens, NT
                              Mindil Beach Casino and Resort - formerly SKYCITY Darwin
                                 
                                4.2 of 5
                                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                Great location; excellent pools; friendly staff; dining options

                                Hilton Darwin AU$144
                                Reviewed on 7 Sep. 2020
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                                Hilton Darwin

                                Hilton Darwin

                                32 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT
                                Hilton Darwin
                                   
                                  4.5 of 5
                                  5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                  Room was well appointed and comfortable. The food in the restaurant was really good

                                  Family Friendly Hotels in Darwin

                                  Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin AU$130
                                  Reviewed on 7 Sep. 2020
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                                  Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin

                                  Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin

                                  6 Carey Street, Darwin, NT
                                  Ramada Suites by Wyndham Zen Quarter Darwin
                                     
                                    4.2 of 5
                                    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                    Love the room, very comfortable and roomy,great cafe and bar upstairs

                                    Argus Apartments Darwin AU$176
                                    Reviewed on 17 Aug. 2020
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                                    Argus Apartments Darwin

                                    Argus Apartments Darwin

                                    6 Cardona Court, Darwin, NT
                                    Argus Apartments Darwin
                                       
                                      4.6 of 5
                                      4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                                      all was very good on arrival, no miss communication there!1 Entry into apartment was like stepping back at home in the palace. Lovely experience

                                      Hilton Darwin AU$144
                                      Reviewed on 7 Sep. 2020
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                                      Hilton Darwin

                                      Hilton Darwin

                                      32 Mitchell Street, Darwin, NT
                                      Hilton Darwin
                                         
                                        4.5 of 5
                                        5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                        Room was well appointed and comfortable. The food in the restaurant was really good

                                        Darwin FreeSpirit Resort AU$85
                                        Reviewed on 4 Jan. 2020
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                                        Darwin FreeSpirit Resort

                                        Darwin FreeSpirit Resort

                                        901 Stuart Highway, Holtze, NT
                                        Darwin FreeSpirit Resort
                                           
                                          4.1 of 5
                                          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                                          the pool with adjoining restaurant/bar was great but did mean no food or drinks from outside. The pool is heavily chlorinated and welcome to outside people if they are customers of the bar/restaurant... gets very busy in arvo. Tried the back pool but got eaten alive by mossies. The room was small ...


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