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Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Dili (DIL)

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Visiting from Melbourne to Dili

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When to visit

Dili, the capital of East Timor has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. A rainy season lasts from November to April and the dry season is from May to October. Temperatures average around 26°C to 28°C throughout the year. The best time to visit to enjoy the drier weather is from April to July, with August having the least amount of rain and it’s whale watching season, though it’s humid all year round.

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Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Dili Airport (DIL) is located in the Comoro neighbourhood, about 6km west of the city centre. 

Arriving in Dili

The helpful staff at Dili Airport will greet you when you land and assist with your travel needs. Once you collect your bags form the arrivals area, there are a few transport options to get you to your accommodation. 

Getting into Dili from Dili Airport

Dili Airport (DIL) is located in the Comoro neighbourhood, about 6km west of the city centre. The best way to get to the city, if you haven’t arranged a transfer from your hotel is to take a taxi. It costs around $10USD at a fixed rate. There are shared minibuses, which are cheaper and mainly used by locals.

Getting around Dili

The best way to appreciate Timor-Leste’s natural beauty is to rent a car and take a scenic drive along the spectacular coastline. Other options to get around are to join sightseeing excursions, walking or take a taxi.

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Departure information

Fly from Melbourne

Once you’ve got your tickets from Melbourne, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your flight.  

What is the main airport called? 

Melbourne Airport. Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic Airport (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the main airport serving the state of Victoria. Qantas operates from two terminals in Melbourne T1 - domestic and T2 - international.

Baggage allowance

 Passengers on Qantas flights from Melbourne are allocated checked baggage If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.      

Checking in 

Ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

Important information

Disclaimer: ++ Status Credits are earned on eligible Qantas, Jetstar, oneworld® member and oneworld connect® airlines only - see the Airline Earning Tables and Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions for details. Status Credits may not be earned on some fare types and booking classes. 

Disclaimer:  Meals, beverages, entertainment offerings vary between flight times.

Disclaimer: ± Inflight entertainment varies by route and aircraft.

Disclaimer: # You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions