Cheap flights to Canberra

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Flights to Canberra in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 4% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price$233Average for return flights in May 2022
Return from$216From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Canberra
One-way from$106One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Canberra (CBR)

Cheap flights to Canberra in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CBR flights for May, June
6 Jun. - 6 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 00m
CBR

Canberra

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 00m
$216

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 5/23/22

27 May - 29 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 00m
CBR

Canberra

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 00m
$217

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 5/23/22

26 May - 26 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 00m
CBR

Canberra

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 00m
$219

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 5/24/22

Canberra 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Canberra found for this year
6 Jun. - 6 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 00m
CBR

Canberra

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 00m
$216

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 5/23/22

27 May - 29 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 00m
CBR

Canberra

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 00m
$217

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 5/23/22

26 May - 26 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 00m
CBR

Canberra

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 00m
$219

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 5/24/22

Last minute flights to Canberra

Late deals on return flights to Canberra, departing today and this week
30 May - 2 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 00m
CBR

Canberra

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 00m
$216

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 5/23/22

30 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 00m
CBR

Canberra

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

1h 00m
$217

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 5/23/22

31 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 00m
CBR

Canberra

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

22h 00m
$219

Virgin Australia

View Deal

Deal found 5/23/22

What is the cheapest month to fly to Canberra?

The cheapest ticket to Canberra found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$267

February

$302

March

$322

April

$346

May

$323

June

$330

July

$339

August

$343

September

$327

October

$357

November

$209

December

$219

November is currently the cheapest month to fly to Canberra. At this moment in time October is the most expensive month. These prices are determined by multiple factors and booking in advance can help keep costs down if your schedule is not as flexible.

When is the best time to fly to Canberra?

Average Canberra flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

SYD - CBR

Price

$209 - $501

CBR

Temperature

5 - 20 °C

CBR

Rainfall

30 - 60 mm

Peak season

Australia’s capital city of Canberra is popular place to visit for its national institutions, festivals, food and nightlife. The busiest tourist time is over the Christmas and the New Year period when cheap flights to Canberra are harder to find. Summer school holidays also boost the prices of flight tickets. Festivals, such the Summernats Car Festival held over four days in January and the Canberra Multicultural Festival in February, attract thousands of visitors, and also make it more difficult to find cheap flights to Canberra.

Off Season

Cold Canberra winters mean less tourists but affordable flights and accommodation if you’re seeking a weekend break.

When is the best time to book a flight to Canberra?

Autumn (March to May) and spring (September to November) are pleasant seasons to visit Canberra weatherwise with temps averaging the mid-teens to mid-20s. Festivals to note that could see cheap flights to Canberra snapped up include: Celebrate Canberra Festival (March), National Folk Festival (April) and Stonefest (October). Ski trips to the Snowy Mountains are popular from Canberra and you can get some great flight deals for June and July. Be aware that fog forecasts can disrupt flights.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Canberra?

The cheapest flights to Canberra are usually found when departing on a Monday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Sunday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Canberra?

Flights in the morning are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Canberra. Flights at midday are usually the most expensive.

How long is the flight to Canberra?

Flights from Sydney to Canberra – 51 mins

Flights from Melbourne to Canberra – 1 hr 7 mins

Flights from Brisbane to Canberra – 1 hr 53 mins

Flights from Adelaide to Canberra – 1 hr 35 mins

Flights from Perth to Canberra – 3 hrs 40 mins

Which airlines operate flights to Canberra?

Virgin Australia and Qantas are the main carriers operating direct flights to Canberra from major Australian cities. There are around 380 weekly flights from Sydney, 200 from Melbourne and 120 from Brisbane. Small Australian regional airline Fly Pelican based in Newcastle operates approximately 10 weekly flights to Canberra.

How to get from the Canberra airport to the city centre?

Canberra International Airport (CBR) is around a 10 minute drive north of the city centre and there are several options for transport.

Bus services: the cheapest is to catch the Airport Express Shuttle which runs every 30 minutes during weekdays and hourly on weekends. Tickets cost $12 one way and $20 return.

Taxi: ranks are situated out the front of the terminal and there is an indoor waiting area. If you’re interested in exploring the countryside around Canberra then hiring a car from the airport is a good idea. Rental cars are located in the arrivals hall.

What is good to know if travelling to Canberra?

More information

  • There are many reasons to book flights to Canberra, one being several festivals during the year including Summernats Car Festival (January), Canberra Multicultural Festival (February), Celebrate Canberra festival (coincides with Canberra Day on March 12), the National Folk Festival (April), Stonefest (October) at the University of Canberra, a popular music festival, book flights for festival season in advance. 
  • Canberra has a reputation for being conservative, but there is definitely more to is, so check out the list of Canberra’s interesting things to do.
  • The Australian War Memorial is one of the most-visited museums in Australia. It’s not only a memorial to those who died in past wars, it also shines a light on today’s conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • The National Zoo and Aquarium in Gold Creek Village, just 20 minutes from Canberra, has Australia’s largest collections of big cats. The best thing about the zoo is that you can get close to the animals in their natural habitats. There’s an excellent Meet a Cheetah tour. 

What airport do you fly into for flights to Canberra?

Most people fly into Canberra (CBR) if they book a flight to Canberra. Canberra is conveniently located just 6.4 km from Canberra’s city centre. CBR handles an average of 53 flights per day from Sydney. You should also have a few airline options to choose from. 3 airlines have flights to Canberra from Sydney.

How popular are flights to Canberra (CBR) this year?

Canberra has seen a 3% decrease in demand for flights to the city compared to last year.