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Flights from Melbourne to Canberra, Australia Last modified: 29/09/2016 2:00 AM

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Melbourne to Canberra Last modified: 29/09/2016 2:00 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Canberra. Virgin Australia & Qantas frequently offer the best deals on Melbourne to Canberra flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Virgin Australia
MELCBR
Sat 3/12
nonstop
CBRMEL
Mon 5/12
nonstop
$227
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Virgin Australia
MELCBR
Sat 17/12
nonstop
CBRMEL
Mon 2/01
nonstop
$227
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Virgin Australia
MELCBR
Wed 28/12
nonstop
CBRMEL
Mon 2/01
nonstop
$227
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Qantas
MELCBR
Wed 16/11
nonstop
CBRMEL
Wed 16/11
nonstop
$518
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How Much is a Flight from Melbourne to Canberra?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne to Canberra, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $257.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Canberra?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Melbourne to Canberra based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Melbourne to Canberra.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $373 $463
7-14 days $317 $423
14-21 days $350 $440
21-30 days $317 $422
30-60 days $249 $304
60-90 days $227 $303
90+ days $227 $303

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Canberra

We've examined 25,724,431,429 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne to Canberra is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$273 $249 $227 $248 $249 $227 $324

Compare Flight Prices from Melbourne to Canberra by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Melbourne to Canberra flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 30/09/16 4/10/16 0 $397
October Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 7/10/16 10/10/16 0 $317
November Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 16/11/16 22/11/16 0 $249
December Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 3/12/16 5/12/16 0 $227
January Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 26/01/17 30/01/17 0 $248
February Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 3/02/17 5/02/17 0 $249
March Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 15/03/17 29/03/17 0 $248
April Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 9/04/17 16/04/17 0 $249

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Melbourne to Canberra

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Melbourne to Canberra. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$317
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$317 $350
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$350 $350
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$350 $339
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$339 $317
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$317

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Melbourne to Canberra

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Melbourne to Canberra is $539.

The average price for direct flights from Melbourne to Canberra is $453.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Melbourne to Canberra.

Weekly Direct Flights from Melbourne to Canberra - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Qantas 11 10 11 12 12 5 6 07:20 19:05
Virgin Australia 7 5 5 7 7 3 8 07:00 20:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Melbourne to Canberra

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Melbourne to Canberra. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Melbourne to Canberra is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Canberra is $453.

Melbourne to Canberra Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Melbourne to Canberra?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Canberra flight time is an hour and 5 minutes.
Question: How far is Canberra from Melbourne?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Canberra is 468 kilometers (291 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Canberra?
Answer: There are 107 direct flights from Melbourne to Canberra.
Question: What are the most popular Melbourne airlines for direct flights from Melbourne to Canberra?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 61% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Canberra.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Melbourne to Canberra?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Melbourne flying to Canberra Last modified: 29/09/2016 2:00 AMNumber of routes searched: 37Number of itineraries searched: 237,721

Wondering which airlines fly out of Melbourne to Canberra? We've gathered the average price of Melbourne airlines with flights to Canberra. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Melbourne to Canberra
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Qantas -
Qantas SYD
Virgin Australia OOL
Qantas ADL
Qantas BNE
Qantas PER

Melbourne to Canberra Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Melbourne and Canberra. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

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Flights from Albury to Canberra Qantas, Virgin Australia $539
Flights from Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $148
Flights from Albury to Sydney Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $217
Flights from Melbourne to London American, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Royal Brunei, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Qatar, South African, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic $961
Flights from Melbourne to Wagga Wagga Qantas, Regional Express $407
Flights from Melbourne to Merimbula Regional Express $397
Flights from Melbourne to Albury Regional Express Check Dates
Flights from Melbourne to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $156
Flights from Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $192
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Flights from Melbourne to Tokyo Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, JAL, Jetstar, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $811
Flights from Melbourne to Dubbo Qantas $1,149
Flights from Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $182
Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Garuda, JAL, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $465
Flights from Melbourne to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $127
Flights from Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $152
Flights from Melbourne to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $135
Flights from Melbourne to Bangkok Royal Brunei, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Garuda, Jetstar, Malaysia, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $497
Flights from Melbourne to Mildura Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $210
Flights from Albury to Melbourne Regional Express $299
Flights from Melbourne to Coffs Harbour Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $354
Flights from Melbourne to Port Macquarie Qantas $846
Flights from Melbourne to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $243
Flights from Melbourne to Devonport Qantas $552
Flights from Melbourne to New York American, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, JAL, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Australia $1,168
Flights from Melbourne to Tamworth Qantas, Virgin Australia $407
Flights from Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Bangkok, Qantas, Virgin Australia $729
Flights from Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $277
Flights from Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Australia $253
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