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

Popular flights from Melbourne to Canberra

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 21, 2016 AUD439
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 21, 2016 AUD325
Feb 22, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 AUD325
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 27, 2016 AUD325
Tigerair Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 22, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 AUD522
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 19, 2016 May 22, 2016 AUD184
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 5, 2016 AUD184

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 AUD256.

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 AUD308 AUD396
7-14 days AUD308 AUD366
14-21 days AUD305 AUD376
21-30 days AUD305 AUD376
30-60 days AUD305 AUD364
60-90 days AUD202 AUD266
90+ days AUD184 AUD247

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
AUD256 AUD256 AUD269 AUD202 AUD202 AUD305 AUD308

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
February Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 2/27/16 3/2/16 0 AUD305
March Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 3/2/16 3/7/16 0 AUD305
April Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 4/28/16 5/2/16 0 AUD202
May Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 5/19/16 5/22/16 0 AUD184
June Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 6/2/16 6/5/16 0 AUD184
July Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 7/29/16 7/31/16 0 AUD208
August Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 8/1/16 8/10/16 0 AUD211
September Melbourne Canberra Virgin Australia 9/6/16 9/7/16 0 AUD208

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
AUD308
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
AUD308 AUD308
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
AUD308 AUD305
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
AUD305 AUD305
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
AUD305 AUD305
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
AUD305

TIPSave AUD149 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 AUD662.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Canberra is AUD431.

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 10 11 12 12 5 6 07:20 19:05
Virgin Australia 7 6 6 7 7 3 8 07:00 20:35

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 AUD257.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Canberra is AUD431.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Albury to Canberra Qantas, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD451
Melbourne to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD111
Albury to Sydney Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD135
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,373
Melbourne to Wagga Wagga Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Regional Express AUD370
Melbourne to Merimbula Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Regional Express Check Dates
Melbourne to Albury Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD218
Melbourne to Newcastle Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD157
Melbourne to Brisbane Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD159
Melbourne to Orange Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD1,053
Melbourne to Griffith Jetstar, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD744
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD436
Melbourne to Dubbo Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD1,050
Melbourne to Gold Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD154
Melbourne to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD668
Melbourne to Launceston Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD96
Melbourne to Hobart Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD78
Melbourne to Adelaide Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD99
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD494
Melbourne to Mildura Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD150
Albury to Melbourne Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD362
Melbourne to Coffs Harbour Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD281
Melbourne to Port Macquarie Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD324
Melbourne to Ballina Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Regional Express AUD245
Melbourne to Devonport Qantas AUD242
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America AUD1,215
Melbourne to Tamworth Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD274
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar AUD771
Melbourne to Sunshine Coast Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD185
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD702

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 7 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 111 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 60% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Canberra.
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