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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Canberra, AU, Australia - MEL to CBR

Popular flights from Melbourne to Canberra

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
May 7, 2016 May 8, 2016 AUD671
May 7, 2016 May 24, 2016 AUD671
May 9, 2016 May 13, 2016 AUD671
May 12, 2016 May 13, 2016 AUD671
May 13, 2016 May 15, 2016 AUD671
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 AUD192
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 AUD192

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 AUD233.

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 AUD340 AUD398
7-14 days AUD296 AUD367
14-21 days AUD317 AUD375
21-30 days AUD192 AUD296
30-60 days AUD192 AUD296
60-90 days AUD228 AUD298
90+ days AUD228 AUD298

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
AUD261 AUD211 AUD228 AUD192 AUD192 AUD273 AUD275

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Melbourne to Canberra

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Melbourne to Canberra.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 5/26/16 5/31/16 0 AUD273
June Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 6/2/16 6/7/16 0 AUD192
July Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 7/1/16 7/3/16 0 AUD228
August Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 8/11/16 8/15/16 0 AUD228
September Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 9/3/16 9/7/16 0 AUD273
October Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 10/18/16 10/25/16 0 AUD229
November Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 11/17/16 11/20/16 0 AUD228
December Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 12/9/16 12/12/16 0 AUD228

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
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
AUD375
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
AUD375 AUD317
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
AUD317 AUD319
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
AUD319 AUD273
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
AUD273 AUD192
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
AUD192

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 AUD629.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Canberra is AUD449.

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 9 10 12 12 4 6 07:20 19:15
Virgin Australia 7 6 6 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 AUD215.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Canberra is AUD449.

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 AUD111
Albury to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD175
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,403
Melbourne to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD1,419
Melbourne to Merimbula Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Regional Express AUD361
Melbourne to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD400
Melbourne to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD162
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD158
Melbourne to Orange Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD987
Melbourne to Griffith Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD948
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD668
Melbourne to Dubbo Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Regional Express AUD1,081
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD186
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD650
Melbourne to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD127
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD116
Melbourne to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD99
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia AUD382
Melbourne to Mildura Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD181
Albury to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD294
Melbourne to Port Macquarie Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD325
Melbourne to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD238
Melbourne to Devonport Qantas AUD545
Melbourne to New York American, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Great Lakes AUD1,406
Melbourne to Tamworth Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD303
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar AUD512
Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD252
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD650

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Canberra (MEL to CBR)

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 105 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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