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Cheap flights from Sydney to Canberra

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The best prices from Sydney to Canberra are usually found in May or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Monday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to CBR flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Canberra flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Canberra.
SYD - CBR
Price
$224 - $374
CBR
Temperature
12 - 28 °C
CBR
Precipitation
33 - 69 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$224

From Sydney to Canberra

One-way from

$219

One-way flight from Sydney to Canberra

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Canberra?

Flights from Sydney to Canberra are generally found to be more expensive on Monday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Canberra.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 55 days in advance to save up to 58% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 55 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Sydney to Canberra 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $319, or $372 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Canberra?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Canberra from Sydney average $307. You can even find prices in May for less than $307, as users have found deals to Canberra from as low as $211. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Canberra from Sydney. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 21%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Canberra (SYD - CBR)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Sydney to Canberra in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 15% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Canberra in July, August 2021

The best prices found for SYD to CBR flights in July, August
4 Aug - 7 Aug
$294pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Rex
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Jul - 5 Aug
$318pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Jul - 5 Aug
$344pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Canberra 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Canberra from Sydney found for this year
4 Aug - 7 Aug
$294pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Rex
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Jul - 5 Aug
$318pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Jul - 5 Aug
$344pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Canberra from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Canberra direct flight deals
4 Aug - 7 Aug
$294pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Rex
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Aug - 6 Aug
$360pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Rex
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Aug - 6 Aug
$367pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Rex
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Canberra

Late deals on return flights to Canberra from Sydney, departing today and this week
4 Aug - 7 Aug
$294pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Rex
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Aug - 6 Aug
$352pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
4 Aug - 7 Aug
$355pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Rex
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Canberra from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Canberra
03:00 - 10:20
Virgin Australia
2 stops
7h 20m
SYD - CBR
Virgin Australia
$219
Jettzy
04:30 - 13:05
Rex
2 stops
8h 35m
SYD - CBR
Rex
$389
AirfareAssist
09:00 - 13:30
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
28h 30m
SYD - CBR
Multiple Airlines
$513
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Sydney</span> to <span class="emphasized">Canberra</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Canberra

What airports do I use to fly from Sydney to Canberra?

Booking a flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) is your only option if you wish to fly from Sydney to Canberra. On a typical day, there are 3 flights from Kingsford Smith to Canberra, all of which are around 0h 55m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 2 airlines when you book a flight from Kingsford Smith to Canberra.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Canberra have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Canberra for under $408 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Canberra for under $408. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $294, but on average you can expect to pay $551.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Canberra for under $408 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Sydney to Canberra under $408. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Canberra is less than $340.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Canberra for under $408?

There are currently 15+ open flights from Sydney to Canberra within the next 7 days for less than $408.

What days are direct flights available from Sydney to Canberra?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 1,236 users have taken a look at flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Canberra.

How many flights depart from Sydney to Canberra on average per day?

On average 7 flights depart from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Canberra per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 43% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 57% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Sydney or Canberra?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Sydney is roughly greater than that of Canberra. You can assume this to be the case over the next 11 days.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Canberra?

With an average temperature of 28 °C, peak weather can be found in January. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Canberra are hotter than in Sydney.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Canberra?

Airlines like Virgin Australia and Qantas Airways fly from Sydney to Canberra in about 8h 35m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 11h 15m. Sydney and Canberra are separated by a distance of 237 km. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Sydney to Canberra return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sydney to Canberra from $778 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Qantas Airways.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Rex. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $98. Users have also found tickets on Virgin Australia for as little as $131.

Destination information for Canberra

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Canberra.
Flight duration
0h 52m
Average temperature for July in Canberra
12.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Canberra
42.0 mm

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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Canberra

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Weekly flight availability
from Sydney to Canberra
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sydney to Canberra.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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