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Travelers usually depart from Melbourne, Avalon, Essendon, or Melbourne-Southern Cross 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, Qantas, Airnorth, Virgin Australia Airlines, and Link Airways. Melbourne and Darwin have 186 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Number of flights22351759-2528
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Jetstar Airways on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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

Virgin Australia Airlines on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, 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
QantasQFAQFYesNo
AirnorthANOTLYesNo
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYesNo
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 Jetstar Airways, 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, Cairns, Denpasar, Hobart, Brisbane, Auckland, Queenstown, City of Launceston, Perth, Gold Coast, Manila, Los Angeles, Bangkok, Adelaide, San Francisco, Ballina, Christchurch, New York, Honolulu, Kuala Lumpur.
What are the most popular routes to and from Darwin?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Darwin and Sydney, Dili, Cebu, Denpasar, Bangkok, Manila, Singapore, Yangon, Brisbane, Jakarta, Cairns, Adelaide, Hanoi, Kyiv, Fort Lauderdale, Kuala Lumpur, Honolulu, Amritsar, Los Angeles, Minneapolis.
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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