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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Canberra, AU, Australia - MEL to CBR Last modified: 30/05/2016 7:23 PM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Canberra Last modified: 30/05/2016 7:23 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09/06/2016 13/06/2016 $339
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
24/06/2016 27/06/2016 $229
25/06/2016 29/06/2016 $229
28/06/2016 03/07/2016 $229
29/06/2016 06/07/2016 $229
30/06/2016 05/07/2016 $229

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Melbourne to Canberra (MEL to CBR)?

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 $247.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Melbourne to Canberra (MEL to CBR)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Melbourne to Canberra

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Melbourne to Canberra should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $358 $426
7-14 days $275 $340
14-21 days $307 $376
21-30 days $229 $301
30-60 days $229 $297
60-90 days $229 $297
90+ days $248 $297

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Canberra

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Melbourne to Canberra.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$307 $229 $229 $229 $229 $229 $275

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Melbourne to Canberra

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Melbourne to Canberra.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$358
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$358 $275
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$275 $307
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$307 $229
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$229 $229
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$229
TIPSave $166 by flying into Sydney instead of Canberra from Melbourne

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Melbourne to Canberra (MEL to CBR)

Your Melbourne to Canberra flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 $343.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Canberra is $451.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Melbourne to Canberra
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Qantas 11 8 8 12 12 5 6 07:20 19:15
Virgin Australia 7 5 5 7 7 3 8 07:00 20:05

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Melbourne to Canberra (MEL to CBR)

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 $226.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Canberra is $309.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Canberra Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Airnorth, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $101
Albury to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $181
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,567
Melbourne to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $382
Melbourne to Merimbula Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $403
Melbourne to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $212
Melbourne to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $163
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $133
Melbourne to Orange Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to Griffith Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $944
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $667
Melbourne to Dubbo Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $524
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $122
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $648
Melbourne to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $127
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $87
Melbourne to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $106
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $457
Melbourne to Mildura Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $181
Albury to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $265
Melbourne to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $343
Melbourne to Port Macquarie Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $414
Melbourne to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express $251
Melbourne to Devonport Qantas $634
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,732
Melbourne to Tamworth Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $304
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $826
Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $223
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $648

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Canberra (MEL to CBR) Number of flights searched: 14Last modified: 30/05/2016 7:23 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Melbourne to Canberra with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Melbourne to Canberra.

Melbourne to Canberra
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Qantas - X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Melbourne and Canberra, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Melbourne to Canberra Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Melbourne to Canberra?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Canberra flight time is an hour and 6 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Melbourne and Canberra?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Canberra is 468 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Canberra?
Answer: There are 102 direct flights from Melbourne to Canberra.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Canberra?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 58% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Canberra.
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