Darwin is the capital and also the largest city in the Northern Territory, and it needs the space for all the tourists it receives each year, especially from Melbourne. Thanks to cheap Melbourne to Darwin flights, Darwin has become an attractive adventure holiday destination, renowned as the gateway to some of Australia's last true wilderness. A modern city, uniquely situated in outback country on the Timor Sea, Darwin is home to a multitude of cultures and is renowned as the regional centre of the Top End. Boasting easy access to a wide range of the Northern Territory's most popular attractions, Darwin offers the perfect blend of modern comfort and the unique ambiance of getting lost in the Australian bush.
Qantas offers direct flights from Melbourne to Darwin on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays taking approximately 4 hours while Virgin Australia offers cheap Melbourne to Darwin flights daily via Sydney and Brisbane taking between 4.5 hours and 8 hours. Due to the fact that these Melbourne to Darwin flights are relatively short domestic flights, entertainment and refreshments during the flight are not included however they are available for purchase once on board. Most airfares will also include 7kg of carry-on and 23kg of checked luggage however this does depend on your fare type and airline and should be confirmed at the time of booking.
Darwin is home to a combined domestic and international airport located just 13km from the city centre. Known as the Darwin International Airport, this facility is where cheap Melbourne to Darwin flights arrive and is situated in the northern suburbs of Darwin, just minutes from the city's shopping, dining and attractions. The airport is also home to a convenient range of ground transportation including taxis, public transport, private transport options as well as onsite parking.