The cheapest times to fly from DRW to MGT are

  • September 3rd to October 7th
  • December 17th to July 1st (except the weeks of January 1st, January 8th, January 29th, February 12th, April 23rd, May 7th, May 21st, and June 11th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DRW to MGT is late September. Prices can be as high as $664 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $462 for Friday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Milingimbi Island

Flying from Darwin (DRW) to Milingimbi (MGT) will usually cost between $462 to $557 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $462. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $537. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $75 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $494 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DRW to MGT flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DRW to MGT route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DRW to MGT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DRW to MGT flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Darwin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1.13, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $71 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $471. Return trip prices are from the MGT to DRW flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DRW to MGT can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 28 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from DRW to MGT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Maningrida Airport (MNG) in Maningrida

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from MGT
  • Usually 39.47% less expensive than MGT
  • Nonstop flights available

See DRW to MNG flights

Destination alternative #2: Gove Airport (GOV) in Gove

  • 131 miles (211 km) away from MGT
  • Usually 20.14% less expensive than MGT
  • Nonstop flights available

See DRW to GOV flights

Destination alternative #3: Elcho Island Airport (ELC) in Elcho Island

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from MGT
  • Usually 6.17% less expensive than MGT
  • Nonstop flights available

See DRW to ELC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DRW to MGT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: AIRNORTH, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Milingimbi Airport to Darwin International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 272 miles or 438 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DRW to MGT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DRW to MGT flight is about 1 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Darwin and Milingimbi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from DRW to MGT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDRW
Origination airport nameDarwin International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeMGT
Destination airport nameMilingimbi Airport


Other Resources

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