Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Canberra

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Melbourne to Canberra Flight Info

Cheapest return ticket price

AU$434
Melbourne(AVV) ⇒ Canberra(CBR)

Cheapest direct flight price

AU$279
Melbourne(AVV) ⇒ Canberra(CBR)

Peak season for travel

March
AU$246

Off-season for travel

November
AU$58

Price Trends for the Coming 12 Weeks

Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR)

  • Dec

    295
  • 612
  • 1319
  • 2026
  • Jan

    272
  • 39
  • 1016
  • 1723
  • 2430
  • Feb

    316
  • 713
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Melbourne to Canberra based on the date and time of your booking. By analyzing data from all airlines, on Trip.com, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) cost?

    According to Trip.com's data, the lowest price is around AU$447.
  • How long does it take to fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR)?

    It takes about 1 hour 9 minutes to fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Canberra?

    • The distance from Canberra Airport to downtown is about 6km, by taxi about 20 minutes.
  • What time does the earliest flight from Melbourne to Canberra depart?

    The earliest flight departs from Melbourne (MEL) at 06:05 and arrives in Canberra (CBR) at 07:10.
  • What time does the latest flight from Melbourne to Canberra depart?

    The latest flight departs from Melbourne (MEL) at 20:10 and arrives in Canberra (CBR) at 21:15.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR)?

    Airlines with flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR): Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, American Airlines and Air Canada.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR)?

    Qantas Airways operates 253 non-stop flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR).
  • How many airports are there in Canberra (CBR)?

    There are 1 airport(s) near Canberra (CBR): Canberra Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Canberra during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Canberra, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.
Flight from Melbourne to Canberra

Canberra is the capital of Australia located within the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) which is in New South Wales. The planned capital was established in 1913 around an artificial lake and is home to several museums, galleries, and national monuments. Canberra is located in Bush country, making it a starting point for exploring the landscape of Australia.

Tip: The city of Canberra has an extensive and helpful Visitor’s Centre located near the artificial lake.

Landing In Canberra (CBR)

All passengers flying in from Melbourne to Canberra will arrive at Canberra International Airport (CBR). Due to the city’s proximity to Sydney, many passengers prefer to fly from the latter’s airport. If you do choose to fly into Canberra, there are several transport options to the city from Canberra airport, including taxi and city buses that run every 30 minutes. Passengers looking to fly from Melbourne Airport have a range of airlines to choose from. Qantas Airways offers multiple direct flights to Canberra from Melbourne. Qantas Airlines also offer connecting Melbourne to Canberra flights which can prove to be cheaper than direct flights.

Tip: Though an international airport, it offers flights to limited international destinations. Choose your flight route accordingly.

The Sights of Canberra

There are many reasons to visit Canberra and the city appeals to a large variety of tourists and accommodates their preferences. The city appeals to foodies, adventure seekers, explorers, culture junkies, and history buffs.

Lake Burley Griffin lies at the centre of the city and is the heart of Canberra. It is named after the city’s designers and is a magnet for tourists and locals alike. The lake has six artificial islands which can be visited. You will find many people visiting the lake to bike, stroll, have a picnic, sail, boat, or fish. You can join the activities as long as you ask. Those looking for art should schedule to spend a day at the National Gallery of Australia. It is the biggest museum of art in Australia. The museum is home to eleven galleries and houses an extensive sculpture garden designed according to the four seasons. It holds art pieces from all over the world and has the most comprehensive collection of Aboriginal art.

If you have children, then make a beeline to Questacon. It is the National Science and Technology Centre and is designed to be an interactive space to understand the importance and role of science in our lives. Apart from seeing the 200 exhibits, you could also attend workshops, lectures, and special events. Those looking for great shopping treasures should head to the Old Bus Depot Market held every Sunday. This award-winning market features over 200 stalls selling locally made, handcrafted goods ranging from clothes to leather accessories to gourmet food.

Tip: One of the most famous monuments in Canberra is the Australian War Memorial, which pays homage to the fallen men and women of Australia.

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  • Plan Your Trip from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR)

    Canberra attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Whether you’re taking a last-minute break or a much needed getaway, flights from Melbourne to Canberra on Trip.com can help you get there with ease. With Trip.com, you can browse popular airlines with flights to Canberra, check the best season to visit, and preview Canberra attractions before you arrive. With flight deals and exciting attractions waiting for you to explore in Canberra, the best time to book flights from Melbourne to Canberra is now! Planning a trip from Melbourne to Canberra is easy when you use Trip.com to help you make travel arrangements. Whether you are flying one-way, non-stop, or round-trip, you will find just the flight you need with us. If you want to lock in a great deal for your flights, go for a round-trip flight, if you need flexibility with your itinerary, book a one-way flight to Canberra. With Trip.com, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online and on the go. Pack your travel accessories, make a must-see bucket list, and book your flight to Canberra on Trip.com today!

  • A Trip to Remember (MEL—CBR)

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