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Flights to Canberra in 2021

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, 3% potential price drop
Average price$210Average for round-trip flights in May 2021
Round-trip from$213From Sydney to Canberra
One-way from$13One-way flight from Sydney to Canberra

Cheap flights to Canberra in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CBR flights for May, June
13 May - 15 May
$213pp
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12 May - 14 May
$218pp
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14 May - 17 May
$219pp
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Canberra 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Canberra found for this year
13 May - 15 May
$213pp
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12 May - 14 May
$218pp
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14 May - 17 May
$219pp
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Last minute flights to Canberra

Late deals on return flights to Canberra, departing today and this week
17 May - 20 May
$218pp
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19 May - 22 May
$219pp
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20 May - 22 May
$301pp
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Cheapest prices for Canberra flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Canberra found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$325
February
$323
March
$345
April
$334
May
$296
June
$276
July
$337
August
$322
September
$320
October
$329
November
$339
December
$334
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Canberra is June. The most expensive month for flights is March. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to Canberra?

Average Canberra flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - CBR
Price
$276 - $396
CBR
Temperature
12 - 28 °C
CBR
Rainfall
33 - 69 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 Friday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Tuesday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Canberra?

At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your Canberra trip. A flight in the morning will more often than not be of higher cost.

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.

 

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Canberra?

For a flight to Canberra, you will be flying into Canberra. Canberra (CBR) is just 6.4 km from the centre of the city.

How popular are flights to Canberra this year?

Searches for flights to Canberra have remained flat this year compared to last year.

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