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The best prices from Canberra to Melbourne are usually found in June or January, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

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

CBR - MEL
Price
$263 - $347
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 mm

Popular in

October

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$263

From Canberra to Melbourne

One-way from

$170

One-way flight from Canberra to Melbourne

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 Canberra to Melbourne?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 21% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Canberra to Melbourne, book at least 35 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 14% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $203 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $232.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne from Canberra. Prices for May average $203 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $125. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April. Opting for a May flight can save you 17% on your journey compared to booking in May

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

When flying from Canberra to Melbourne, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 23% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Canberra to Melbourne in October, November 2020

The best prices found for CBR to MEL flights in October, November
17 Nov - 24 Nov
$489pp
CBR
Canberra
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
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CBR
Canberra
17 Nov - 24 Nov
$609pp
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Canberra
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
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Canberra to Melbourne 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Canberra found for this year
20 Dec - 1 Jan
$317pp
CBR
Canberra
Virgin Australia
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
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Canberra
17 Dec - 30 Dec
$337pp
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Canberra
Virgin Australia
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Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
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Canberra
17 Dec - 2 Jan
$356pp
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Virgin Australia
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
Virgin Australia
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Canberra

Direct flights to Melbourne from Canberra

Save time with Canberra to Melbourne direct flight deals
20 Dec - 1 Jan
$317pp
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Canberra
Virgin Australia
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
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Canberra
17 Dec - 30 Dec
$337pp
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2 Jan - 9 Jan
$338pp
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One-way flights to Melbourne from Canberra

The cheapest one-way flights from Canberra to Melbourne
13:20 - 14:30
Virgin Australia
Direct
1h 10m
CBR - MEL
Virgin Australia
$171
StudentUniverse
09:50 - 09:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
23h 20m
CBR - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$251
Kiwi.com
02:45 - 17:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
14h 20m
CBR - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$318
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Canberra to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Canberra to Melbourne for under $423 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Canberra to Melbourne for under $423. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Australia for just $317, but on average you can expect to pay $476.

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

Tigerair Australia and Virgin Australia 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 Canberra to Melbourne for under $423 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 4 direct flights from Canberra to Melbourne under $423. A good price for a direct flight from Canberra to Melbourne is less than $337.

What days are direct flights available from Canberra to Melbourne?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Thursday.

How popular is this 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 on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Canberra to Melbourne a day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Canberra or Melbourne?

Expected rainfall in Canberra is same as in Melbourne. You can expect this to be the case over the next 10 days.

Is Canberra weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 28 °Cs in January, on average. The temperature in Melbourne is generally colder than in Canberra. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Canberra to Melbourne?

There are many flights that can get you from Canberra to Melbourne in 1h 10m. Fly via Virgin Australia or Qantas Airways to get the fastest option. The distance between Canberra and Melbourne is about 472 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Canberra to Melbourne from $318 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Qantas Airways.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Virgin Australia, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $171.

Alternative routes for Canberra to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Canberra to Melbourne
Flight duration
1h 07m
Average temperature for October in Melbourne
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Melbourne
84.0 mm

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