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Distance between Darwin (DRW) and Melbourne (MEL)

Flight distance from Darwin to Melbourne (Darwin International Airport – Melbourne Airport) is 1941 miles / 3124 kilometers / 1687 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Darwin (DRW) to Melbourne (MEL) is 2328 miles / 3746 kilometers and travel time by car is about 41 hours 36 minutes.

Darwin – Melbourne

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1941
Miles
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3124
Kilometers
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1687
Nautical miles
Flight time duration
4 h 10 min
Time Difference
1 h 30 min
CO2 emission
212 kg

How far is Melbourne from Darwin?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1941.345 miles
  • 3124.292 kilometers
  • 1686.982 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 1946.448 miles
  • 3132.504 kilometers
  • 1691.417 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Darwin International Airport to Melbourne Airport is 4 hours 10 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Darwin and Melbourne is 1 hour 30 minutes. Melbourne is 1 hour 30 minutes ahead of Darwin.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Darwin to Melbourne generates about 212 kg of CO2 per passenger, 212 kilograms is equal to 468 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Darwin to Melbourne

Shortest flight path between Darwin International Airport (DRW) and Melbourne Airport (MEL).

Airport information

Origin Darwin International Airport
City: Darwin
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: DRW
ICAO Code: YPDN
Coordinates: 12°24′52″S, 130°52′37″E
Destination Melbourne Airport
City: Melbourne
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: MEL
ICAO Code: YMML
Coordinates: 37°40′23″S, 144°50′34″E

Airlines flying from Darwin (DRW) to Melbourne (MEL)

Jetstar Airways
Qantas
Virgin Australia