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Low season

June Best time to beat the crowds (16% less expensive on average)

High season

October Most popular time to fly (10% more expensive on average)

Average price of a return ticket

$221 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a return ticket

$184 or less

When to book flights from Canberra to Melbourne

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $172 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from Canberra to Melbourne was found, on average, 58 days before departure.
  • Book at least 4 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be September, October and November. The cheapest month to fly is June.
  • The Melbourne or Tullamarine Airport (MEL) is the city’s major international airport, located about 30min north of downtown Melbourne. If you’re looking for an alternative, the Avalon Airport (AVV) is the next closest, located about 1h from Melbourne.
  • If you’ve got a ride to Canberra Airport (CBR), there is a quick and free drop-off point along the upper roadway, just across from the check-in.
  • If you're getting picked up from the Melbourne Airport, you can find 1min pick-up zones directly outside Terminal 2. If your ride gets there early, they can find a wait zone near the long-term parking, where the first 20min is free.
  • If you’d like to pick up some last minute supplies before you flight from Canberra to Melbourne, news@CBR in the Departure Area of Canberra Airport is open 7 days a week from 05:00–21:30 and offers reading materials, snacks, and some basic travel supplies, such as headphones.
  • The Melbourne Airport’s Traveller’s Information Service (TIS) offers resources that can help you make the most of what the city has to offer. The desk is in the International Arrivals Area in Terminal 2 (also accessible from Terminal 3).
  • If you’re heading to Canberra Airport for an early flight, keep in mind that the airport terminal is not open 24h. Doors are open from 04:30 until 30min after the last flight.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top airline flying Canberra to Melbourne

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

7.8
Virgin Australia
Overall score based on 3,537 reviews
8.1
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.4
Crew
7.3
Entertainment
7.2
Food
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