Cheap flights from Canberra to Melbourne

CBR — MEL
22 May — 29 May1
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The best prices from Canberra to Melbourne are usually found in April or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from Canberra to Melbourne

All the information you need to plan the best CBR to ME1 flight in 2022: 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

Rainfall

30 - 60 mm

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop
Round-trip from$287From Canberra to Melbourne
One-way from$153One-way flight from Canberra to Melbourne

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

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. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

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 from $352 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $426 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Melbourne from Canberra with a flight ticket averaging about $324. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $218. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

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

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

Cheap flights from Canberra to Melbourne in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CBR to Melbourne flights in May, June
30 May - 6 Jun.
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$164

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

25 May - 31 May
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$167

Rex

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Deal found 17/5/22

8 Jun. - 14 Jun.
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$172

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/5/22

Canberra to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Canberra found for this year
19 Jul. - 20 Jul.
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$160

Jetstar

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Deal found 14/5/22

30 May - 6 Jun.
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$164

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

4 Aug. - 7 Aug.
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$166

Jetstar

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Deal found 14/5/22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Canberra to Melbourne

23 May - 26 May
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$185

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 16/5/22

4 Jul. - 7 Jul.
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$219

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 17/5/22

25 May - 25 May
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$247

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 16/5/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Canberra to Melbourne

19 Jul. - 20 Jul.
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$160

Jetstar

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Deal found 14/5/22

1 Jul. - 9 Jul.
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$170

Jetstar

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Deal found 15/5/22

3 Aug. - 10 Aug.
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$173

Jetstar

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Deal found 14/5/22

Direct flights to Melbourne from Canberra

Save time with Canberra to Melbourne direct flight deals
19 Jul. - 20 Jul.
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$160

Jetstar

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Deal found 14/5/22

30 May - 6 Jun.
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$164

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/5/22

1 Jun. - 7 Jun.
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$167

Rex

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Deal found 15/5/22

Last-minute flights from Canberra to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Canberra, departing today and this week
25 May - 31 May
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$167

Rex

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Deal found 17/5/22

26 May - 28 May
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$177

Rex

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Deal found 15/5/22

23 May - 26 May
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

CBR

Canberra

Nonstop

1h 05m
$185

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 16/5/22

One-way flights to Melbourne from Canberra

The cheapest one-way flights from Canberra to Melbourne
19 Jul.
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$79

Jetstar

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Deal found 16/5/22

24 May
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$84

Rex

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Deal found 17/5/22

16 Jun.
CBR

Canberra

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 10m
$94

Rex

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Deal found 17/5/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Most people fly from Canberra (CBR) if they book a flight from Canberra to Melbourne. On average, Canberra has 39 outbound flights to Melbourne per day from 4 airlines. Canberra is conveniently located just 6.4 km from Canberra’s city centre.

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

Virgin Australia, Tigerair Australia, and Rex 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 for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Canberra to Melbourne for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $160, but on average you can expect to pay $179.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Canberra to Melbourne under $200. A good price for a direct flight from Canberra to Melbourne is less than $179.

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

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

What days are direct flights available from Canberra to Melbourne?

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

How popular is this Canberra to Melbourne flight route?

Flights from Canberra to Melbourne have been viewed 6,421 times in the past calendar month.

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.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Canberra to Melbourne?

Jetstar and Rex can get you from Canberra to Melbourne in just under 1h 10m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. The distance from Canberra to Melbourne is about 472 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

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

Currently priced at $160, Jetstar will fly you from Canberra to Melbourne and back. In addition to Jetstar, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Rex for as low as $167. Jetstar is priced at 50% 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 one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $79 on Jetstar. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Rex from $84 and Virgin Australia from $95 one-way.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Canberra to Melbourne 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?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Canberra to Melbourne are American Airlines (88%), Rex (68%) and Singapore Airlines (68%).

What are the cheapest flights from Canberra to Melbourne?

While on average a flight from Canberra to Melbourne is generally $208, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $85. When looking at the most popular route, (Canberra - Melbourne), you can expect to pay $160 for that flight.

Top 4 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin AustraliaCheapest$87Average$196FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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RexCheapest$88Average$220FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%COVID-19 safety
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Tigerair AustraliaCheapest$170Average$257FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$194Average$449FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Canberra to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Canberra to Melbourne
5%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
32%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
58%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
5%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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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
Sunday31daily flights
Monday43daily flights
Tuesday43daily flights
Wednesday43daily flights
Thursday43daily flights
Friday41daily flights
Saturday31daily flights