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Tips to know when travelling to Melbourne

Book your trip to arrive at Melbourne, Avalon, Melbourne-Southern Cross, or Essendon. The distance between Darwin and Melbourne is 3135 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Virgin Australia Airlines, Link Airways, and Regional Express. Darwin and Melbourne have 246 direct flights per week.

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Qantas on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Darwin to Melbourne

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
Closes 1 hours before flight
QantasQFAQFYesNo
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYesNo
Link Airways FCNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Regional ExpressRXAZLNoNo

Australia COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Darwin, DRW can enter Melbourne (AUS), MEL.

Departure

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  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required for entry
  • No quarantine is required

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is required
  • No quarantine is required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Australia in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Darwin to Melbourne?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Darwin and Melbourne takes around 4.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Darwin and Melbourne?
The flight distance between Darwin and Melbourne is 3135 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Darwin and Melbourne?
Several carriers operate flights between Darwin and Melbourne. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Virgin Australia Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Qantas.
What are the most popular routes to and from Darwin?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Darwin and Sydney, Manila, Perth, Brisbane, Cairns, Cebu, Townsville, Denpasar, Kathmandu, Angeles, Amritsar, Bangkok, Coffs Harbour, Auckland, Phuket City, Hanoi, Adelaide, Taipei, Paris, London.
What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Auckland, Denpasar, Christchurch, Brisbane, Perth, Bangkok, Singapore, Manila, Gold Coast, Adelaide, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Hobart, London, Seoul, Ho Chi Minh City, Cairns, Queenstown, Mumbai.
What airports are near Darwin?
The main airport in Darwin is Darwin International. It is also served by Darwin International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Darwin and Melbourne?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Darwin and Melbourne thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Darwin and Melbourne can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Darwin and Melbourne?
Currently, you can fly between Darwin and Melbourne with Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Virgin Australia Airlines, Link Airways, Regional Express.
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