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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 Saturday and return on a Monday

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

SYD - CBR
Price
$213 - $354
CBR
Temperature
12 - 28 °C
CBR
Rainfall
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

Average price

$251

Average for round-trip flights in March 2021

Round-trip from

$213

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 $303, or $353 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 $291. You can even find prices in May for less than $291, as users have found deals to Canberra from as low as $200. 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 at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 10% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Canberra in March, April 2021

12 Apr - 23 Apr
$306pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Apr - 23 Apr
$335pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
8 Apr - 11 Apr
$351pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Canberra 2021 flight deals

9 Jul - 22 Jul
$236pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 May - 16 May
$238pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Apr - 23 Apr
$306pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Canberra from Sydney

9 Jul - 22 Jul
$236pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 May - 16 May
$238pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Apr - 23 Apr
$306pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Canberra

8 Mar - 9 Mar
$352pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
8 Mar - 9 Mar
$380pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
8 Mar - 9 Mar
$392pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CBR
Canberra
CBR
Canberra
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Canberra from Sydney

03:00 - 10:25
Virgin Australia
2 stops
7h 25m
SYD - CBR
Virgin Australia
$329
CheapFlights
08:00 - 12:50
Pelican Airlines
2 stops
4h 50m
SYD - CBR
Pelican Airlines
$342
mytrip.com
04:20 - 13:55
Qantas Airways
2 stops
9h 35m
SYD - CBR
Qantas Airways
$440
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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Canberra

Can I find flights from Sydney to Canberra for under $258 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Canberra for under $258. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $236, but on average you can expect to pay $364.

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.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Canberra for under $258 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 11 direct flights from Sydney to Canberra under $258. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Canberra is less than $354.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Canberra for under $387?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Sydney to Canberra within the next 7 days for less than $387.

What days are direct flights available from Sydney to Canberra?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, 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 5 flights depart from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Canberra per day.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 40% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 60% 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 15 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, Qantas Airways, and Pelican Airlines fly from Sydney to Canberra in about 55m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 3h 55m. 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 $236 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Qantas Airways, from $306, and Pelican Airlines, from $409. Virgin Australia is priced at 18% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Qantas Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $173. Users have also found prices from $205 and $218 on Qantas Airways and Pelican Airlines, respectively.

Destination information for Canberra

Flight duration
0h 55m
Average temperature for March in Canberra
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Canberra
36.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Canberra

Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Canberra

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 47% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 26% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 14% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 13% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Sydney to Canberra
Sunday
6 daily flights
Monday
15 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
14 daily flights
Thursday
14 daily flights
Friday
12 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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