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Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra, Australia

TIPSave $496 by flying into Sydney, Australia instead of Canberra from Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne, Australia to Canberra Last modified: Mar 28, 2017 1:57 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 29,536,692,335 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Canberra. Tigerair & Virgin Australia frequently offer the best deals to Canberra flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Tigerair
MELCBR
Thu 25/05
nonstop
CBRMEL
Mon 29/05
nonstop
$153
Virgin Australia
MELCBR
Fri 21/07
nonstop
CBRMEL
Sun 23/07
nonstop
$223
Qantas
MELCBR
Thu 25/05
nonstop
CBRMEL
Mon 29/05
nonstop
$288

How Much is a Flight from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $250.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Melbourne, Australia 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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Melbourne, Australia 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, Australia to Canberra? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $708 $1,168
7-14 days $420 $508
14-21 days $386 $702
21-30 days $352 $406
30-60 days $153 $345
60-90 days $247 $349
90+ days $219 $307

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 29,550,665,744 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$327$250$252$153$247$247$271

Compare Flight Prices from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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, Australia to Canberra flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March Melbourne, Australia Canberra Qantas 30/03/17 2/04/17 0 $708
April Melbourne, Australia Canberra Virgin Australia 27/04/17 28/04/17 0 $352
May Melbourne, Australia Canberra Tigerair 25/05/17 29/05/17 0 $153
June Melbourne, Australia Canberra Virgin Australia 3/06/17 5/06/17 0 $250
July Melbourne, Australia Canberra Virgin Australia 27/07/17 3/08/17 0 $219
August Melbourne, Australia Canberra Virgin Australia 2/08/17 8/08/17 0 $219
September Melbourne, Australia Canberra Virgin Australia 3/09/17 12/09/17 0 $223
October Melbourne, Australia Canberra Virgin Australia 19/10/17 26/10/17 0 $299

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
$708
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$708 $420
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$420 $386
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$386 $796
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$796 $352
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
$352

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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, Australia to Canberra is $353.

The average price for direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra is $306.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Qantas 10 10 12 13 13 5 6 07:00 19:30
Tigerair 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:30 17:35
Virgin Australia 5 5 6 7 6 3 5 07:00 19:05

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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, Australia 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, Australia to Canberra is $168.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra is $302.

Melbourne, Australia to Canberra Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra?
Answer: The average Melbourne, Australia to Canberra flight time is an hour and 6 minutes.
Question: How far is Canberra from Melbourne, Australia?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra is 468 kilometers (291 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra?
Answer: There are 109 direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra.
Question: What are the most popular Melbourne, Australia airlines for direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 62% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne, Australia and Canberra.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Melbourne, Australia flying to Canberra Last modified: Mar 28, 2017 1:57 -04:00Number of routes searched: 30Number of itineraries searched: 222,735

Wondering which airlines fly out of Melbourne, Australia to Canberra? We've gathered the average price of Melbourne, Australia 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, Australia to Canberra
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Qantas -
Tigerair -
Virgin Australia -
Qantas ADL
Qantas BNE
Qantas SYD
Virgin Australia ADL
Virgin Australia BNE
Virgin Australia OOL
Virgin Australia SYD

Melbourne, Australia to Canberra Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Melbourne, Australia 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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Cheap Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Canberra