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Travelers usually depart from Melbourne, Avalon, Melbourne-Southern Cross, or Essendon when they travel from Melbourne to Darwin. The distance between Melbourne and Darwin is 3135 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines, Qantas, Airnorth, and Link Airways. Melbourne and Darwin have 49 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Direct flights10488-514
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Qantas on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Virgin Australia Airlines on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Melbourne to Darwin

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

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Melbourne to Darwin?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Melbourne and Darwin takes around 4.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Melbourne and Darwin?
The flight distance between Melbourne and Darwin is 3135 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Melbourne and Darwin?
Several carriers operate flights between Melbourne and Darwin. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Qantas, Virgin Australia Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Denpasar, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Perth, Manila, Bangkok, Auckland, Hobart, Adelaide, Ho Chi Minh City, Phuket City, Ahmedabad, Christchurch, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, City of Launceston, Kathmandu.
What are the most popular routes to and from Darwin?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Darwin and Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Manila, Cairns, Bangkok, Denpasar, Adelaide, Cebu, London, Singapore, New Delhi, Townsville, Kuala Lumpur, Alice Springs, Kununurra, City of Newcastle, Angeles, Gold Coast, Hanoi.
Which airports are there in Melbourne?
Melbourne is mainly served by Melbourne. But there are other airports nearby, including Avalon, Essendon, Melbourne Moorabbin Airport.
What airports are near Melbourne?
The main airport in Melbourne is Melbourne. It is also served by Warrnambool.
What airports are near Darwin?
The main airport in Darwin is Darwin International. It is also served by Darwin International.
What buses and trains depart from Melbourne?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Melbourne, including SKYBUS.
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