Cheap flights from Melbourne Airport to Canberra

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16 Aug — 23 Aug1
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The best prices from Melbourne to Canberra are usually found in August or December, booked 46 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Canberra (CBR)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to CBR flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Canberra flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Canberra.

MEL - CBR

Price

$116 - $224

CBR

Temperature

5 - 20 °C

CBR

Rainfall

30 - 60 mm

Popular inOctoberHigh demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop
Round-trip from$165From Melbourne to Canberra
One-way from$105One-way flight from Melbourne to Canberra

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Canberra?

Users have found that leaving on a Thursday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 15% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Canberra?

Find a great deal and save up to 41% by booking at least 45 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Melbourne Airport to Canberra within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $235.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Canberra?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Canberra from Melbourne Airport. Prices for August average $235 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $132. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of October. Opting for a August flight can save you 35% on your journey compared to booking in October

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Canberra (MEL - CBR)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne Airport to Canberra at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 16% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Canberra in August, September 2022

The best prices found for MEL to CBR flights in August, September
24 Aug. - 29 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$137

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

7 Sep. - 8 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$138

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

25 Aug. - 29 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$140

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Melbourne to Canberra 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Canberra from Melbourne found for this year
24 Aug. - 29 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$137

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

7 Sep. - 8 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$138

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

25 Aug. - 29 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$140

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Melbourne to Canberra

24 Aug. - 29 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$137

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

7 Sep. - 8 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$138

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

25 Aug. - 29 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$140

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Melbourne to Canberra

18 Aug. - 18 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

1 stop

2h 55m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$389

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

19 Aug. - 19 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

12h 30m
$434

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Direct flights to Canberra from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Canberra direct flight deals
24 Aug. - 29 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$137

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

7 Sep. - 8 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$138

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

25 Aug. - 29 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$140

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Canberra

Late deals on return flights to Canberra from Melbourne, departing today and this week
18 Aug. - 31 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$150

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

18 Aug. - 22 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$158

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

17 Aug. - 17 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$161

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

One-way flights to Canberra from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Canberra
30 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$64

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

17 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$70

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

23 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$74

Jetstar

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Canberra flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Canberra from Melbourne?

Canberra (CBR) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Melbourne to Canberra. You should not have trouble finding flights to Canberra from Melbourne; the airport handles an average of 37 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 5 airlines have flights to the Canberra airport from Melbourne. It is only a 6.4 km journey from Canberra (CBR) to Canberra’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Canberra have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Melbourne to Canberra have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Virgin Australia, Tigerair Australia, and Rex are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Virgin Australia with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Canberra for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Canberra for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $137, but on average you can expect to pay $157.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Canberra for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Canberra under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Canberra is less than $160.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Canberra for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Canberra within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Canberra flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Canberra have been viewed 5,725 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Melbourne Airport to Canberra round-trip?

Currently priced at $137, Jetstar will fly you from Melbourne Airport to Canberra and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. You may be able to fly from Melbourne Airport to Canberra for 41% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne Airport to Canberra one-way?

$64 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Jetstar. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Rex and Virgin Australia, with prices starting from $88 and $100, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne Airport to Canberra?

Before booking your flight from Melbourne Airport to Canberra, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Tigerair Australia.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne Airport to Canberra?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Melbourne Airport to Canberra on time: Rex (81%), Jetstar (63%), Etihad Airways (59%).

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Canberra?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Melbourne Airport to Canberra? While on average our users pay $289, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $78. The most popular route (Melbourne - Canberra), is priced around $137.

Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Canberra

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Canberra choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$62Average$144FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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RexCheapest$85Average$206FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$85Average$204FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Tigerair AustraliaCheapest$167Average$238FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$224Average$435FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Canberra

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne to Canberra
7%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
50%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
31%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
12%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Canberra

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Canberra
Sunday38daily flights
Monday42daily flights
Tuesday35daily flights
Wednesday38daily flights
Thursday41daily flights
Friday42daily flights
Saturday27daily flights