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Cheap flights from Canberra to Melbourne

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

All the information you need to plan the best CBR to MEL flight in 2021: compare Canberra to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
CBR - MEL
Price
$199 - $269
MEL
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
MEL
Precipitation
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Average price

$307

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$279

From Canberra to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Canberra to Melbourne Airport?

To save up to 43% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 60 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Canberra to Melbourne Airport from $342 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $413 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 20% on flights from Canberra to Melbourne Airport by exploring options for tickets at midday.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Melbourne Airport from Canberra with a flight ticket averaging about $314. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $211. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

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

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Melbourne Airport. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

Cheap flights from Canberra to Melbourne in December, January 2022

The best prices found for CBR to MEL flights in December, January
1 Dec - 2 Dec
$118pp
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CBR
Canberra
5 Jan - 7 Jan
$127pp
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CBR
Canberra
6 Dec - 8 Dec
$129pp
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CBR
Canberra

Canberra to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Canberra found for this year
1 Dec - 2 Dec
$118pp
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CBR
Canberra
6 Dec - 8 Dec
$129pp
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CBR
Canberra
4 Dec - 7 Dec
$133pp
CBR
Canberra
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
CBR
Canberra

Direct flights to Melbourne from Canberra

Save time with Canberra to Melbourne direct flight deals
25 Feb - 28 Feb
$123pp
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CBR
Canberra
5 Jan - 7 Jan
$127pp
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CBR
Canberra
24 Feb - 28 Feb
$129pp
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CBR
Canberra

Last-minute flights from Canberra to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Canberra, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 14 Dec
$129pp
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Direct
CBR
Canberra
8 Dec - 10 Dec
$134pp
CBR
Canberra
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
CBR
Canberra
7 Dec - 10 Dec
$136pp
CBR
Canberra
Rex
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Rex
Direct
CBR
Canberra

One-way flights to Melbourne from Canberra

The cheapest one-way flights from Canberra to Melbourne
03:30 - 14:15
Rex
2 stops
10h 45m
CBR - MEL
Rex
$284
mytrip.com
07:40 - 09:00
Virgin Australia
2 stops
25h 20m
CBR - MEL
Virgin Australia
$300
SmartFares
08:35 - 05:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
20h 55m
CBR - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$415
Travel2Be

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Canberra to Melbourne

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

For a flight from Canberra to Melbourne, you will be flying from Canberra. Canberra (CBR) is just 6.4 km from the centre of the city. Canberra is the only Canberra airport and it handles 15 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. 3 airlines have flights to Melbourne from Canberra on a regular basis.

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

Tigerair Australia, 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 Canberra to Melbourne Airport for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Canberra to Melbourne Airport for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $123, but on average you can expect to pay $164.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Canberra to Melbourne Airport under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Canberra to Melbourne Airport is less than $164.

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

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

What days are direct flights available from Canberra to Melbourne Airport?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday.

How popular is this Canberra to Melbourne Airport flight route?

Within the past month, 6,421 users have taken a look at flights from Canberra to Melbourne.

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

2 flight departures from Canberra to Melbourne Airport per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Canberra to Melbourne Airport?

There are many flights that can get you from Canberra to Melbourne Airport in 1h 10m. Fly via Virgin Australia or Rex to get the fastest option. The distance between Canberra and Melbourne Airport is about 472 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Canberra to Melbourne Airport round-trip?

Currently priced at $123, Virgin Australia will fly you from Canberra to Melbourne Airport and back. In addition to Virgin Australia, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Rex for as low as $134. Virgin Australia is priced at 60% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Virgin Australia, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $56. Rex flights start at $66 while deals on Qantas Airways start at $167 one-way.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Canberra to Melbourne Airport are Qantas Airways, Tigerair Australia and Virgin Australia. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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

Before booking your flight to Melbourne Airport from Canberra, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Rex (100%), Etihad Airways (99%), Singapore Airlines( 99%).

What are the cheapest flights from Canberra to Melbourne Airport?

While on average a flight from Canberra to Melbourne Airport is generally $570, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $154. When looking at the most popular route, (Canberra - Melbourne), you can expect to pay $123 for that flight.

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Canberra to Melbourne.
Flight duration from CBR to Melbourne
1h 07m
Average temperature for December in Melbourne
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Melbourne
48.0 mm

Airports servicing Canberra

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 3 airlines flying from Canberra to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Canberra to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Tigerair Australia
$165 $260 No cancel fee 81%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Tigerair Australia. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Qantas Airways
$198 $432 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$241 $367 No cancel fee 80%
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Hourly flight availability from Canberra to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Canberra towards Melbourne.
Morning 6 AM to midday 49% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 41% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Canberra to Melbourne
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Canberra to Melbourne.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
18 daily flights
Tuesday
18 daily flights
Wednesday
19 daily flights
Thursday
21 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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