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Darwin to Melbourne flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Darwin and Melbourne take, on average, 4 h and 25 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Darwin with Melbourne found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Darwin International Airport - RAAF Darwin is the departure airport operating flights between Darwin and Melbourne
Arriving Airport Flights departing Darwin with Melbourne as destination arrives at Melbourne Airport

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Departure Mon, 01 Aug Return Sun, 07 Aug
DRW Darwin
MEL Melbourne
return from £290
Departure Tue, 09 Aug Return Fri, 12 Aug
DRW Darwin
MEL Melbourne
return from £242
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Last checked on 10 August 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
53%

Trains are 53% more expensive in Melbourne than in Darwin.

Darwin
£1.72
Melbourne
£2.64
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
2%

A meal in Melbourne is 2% cheaper than a meal in Darwin.

Darwin
£11.75
Melbourne
£11.46
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
11%

A taxi fare in Melbourne is 11% cheaper than in Darwin.

Darwin
£3.21
Melbourne
£2.87
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
11%

Coffee in Melbourne is 11% cheaper than in Darwin.

Darwin
£2.97
Melbourne
£2.65
Darwin airports
  • ( Darwin International Airport - RAAF Darwin (DRW)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
Melbourne airports
  • ( Melbourne Airport (MEL)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Avalon Airport (AVV)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ( Moorabbin (MBW)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Essendon (MEB)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
K Distance: 1958 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Darwin to Melbourne

😷 Is it safe to travel from Darwin to Melbourne during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Australia may apply when travelling from Darwin. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Darwin to Melbourne at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Darwin to Melbourne is 242£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Melbourne expensive to visit compared to Darwin?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Melbourne costs an average of 2.87 GBP, 11% cheaper than Darwin, with a fare of 3.21 GBP, while train tickets costs 53% more in Melbourne: 2.64 GBP against 1.72 GBP in Darwin. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 11.46 GBP in Melbourne, 2% less than the 11.75 GBP in Darwin. The price of the coffee is around 11% cheaper in Melbourne, with an average of 2.65 GBP, while in Darwin the coffee costs 2.97 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Darwin to Melbourne?
The most popular months to book a trip from Darwin to Melbourne are December, July and April, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Darwin to Melbourne?
The best time of the year to go to Melbourne when flying from Darwin depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Melbourne from Darwin in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, June and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Darwin -  Melbourne.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Darwin to Melbourne?
The total flight time between Darwin and Melbourne is of around 04:25 hours on average, considering an average distance of 3,219 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Melbourne compared to Darwin?
While in Darwin the temperatures can reach an average of 35.4 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Melbourne's temperatures can go up to 37.14 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -1.12 ºC in Melbourne, compared to the 14.54 ºC average degrees reported in Darwin. During the winter period, Darwin can register 4.6 mm precipitation, while Melbourne have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Darwin and Melbourne?
The main airport route flying between Darwin and Melbourne is: Darwin International Airport - RAAF Darwin (DRW) to Melbourne Airport (MEL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Jetstar.
  • Virgin Australia.
  • Qantas Airways.
Which are the airlines with flights from Darwin to Melbourne?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Darwin to Melbourne are:
  • Jetstar.
  • Virgin Australia.
  • Qantas Airways.
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