Melbourne to Canberra Flights

Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) Flight Information

Below are some common questions asked about this flight route:
  • When can I book the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Canberra?

    Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights from Melbourne to Canberra are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

  • What are the airlines flying from Melbourne to Canberra?

    Airlines flying from Melbourne to Canberra include Tigerair Australia,American Airlines,Air Canada,Qantas Airways,Virgin Australia.

  • What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Canberra?

    Qantas Airways provides 154 of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Canberra.

  • How many airports are there in Canberra?

    There are 1 airports in Canberra - Canberra Airport.

  • Average duration of direct flights:

    1h9m

  • Airports at destination:

    CBR

  • Flight route:

    MEL ✈ CBR

  • Price starting from:

    From AU$406

Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR) Flight Schedule

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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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Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR)

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from Melbourne(MEL) to Canberra(CBR). However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.