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Good to know

Low season

June Best time to beat the crowds (13% less expensive on average)

High season

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

Average price of a return ticket

$212 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a return ticket

$144 or less

When to book flights from Melbourne to Canberra

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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 $175 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from Melbourne to Canberra was found, on average, 89 days before departure.
  • Book at least 5 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.
  • Morning departure is around 19% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
  • Flights from Melbourne to Canberra are generally available for a low fare and without stops between the two cities with domestic airlines like Tigerair Australia and Virgin Australia. These flights arrive at Canberra Airport, which serves the Australian Capital Territory and is located approximately five miles from Canberra city centre.
  • Whether you need to catch up on work away from the noise of the boarding area or simply want to grab a bite to eat before your flight, there are a few different lounge areas available to travellers at Melbourne Airport. Options include the Qantas Club, the REX Lounge and others, all with varying access requirements and fees.
  • Getting to Canberra city centre via public transport is simple thanks to the buses operated by Transport Canberra. There are two bus lines, 11 and 11A, which travel between Canberra Airport’s terminal building and the bus station in Canberra city centre. A single ticket for these buses costs approximately $4.80.
  • Another popular way to get to Canberra city centre after your flight from Melbourne to Canberra is by taxi. The taxi rank is located on the ground floor of the terminal building, and several different companies operate local services. Taxi fares from the airport to central areas of Canberra start at approximately $23-26, depending on traffic conditions.
  • For travellers with early onward flights, or those who simply prefer to stay close to the terminal, Canberra Airport offers passengers an on-site hotel. The Vibe Hotel at Canberra Airport features 191 rooms, a fitness centre, free Wi-fi, conference areas and more.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top airlines flying Melbourne to Canberra

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

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Qantas Airways
Overall score based on 4,854 reviews
8.2
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
8.5
Crew
7.9
Entertainment
7.6
Food
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Book cheap flights from Melbourne to Canberra (return)

Airports
Origin
Melbourne
$289
only
$289
Destination
Canberra
$289
only
$289
Wed., 15 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 05m
Wed., 15 Jul.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
5h 55m
Trip: 1 days
Based on null reviews
Fri., 14 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 10m
Mon., 17 Aug.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 10m
Trip: 4 days
Based on null reviews
Fri., 14 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 10m
Mon., 17 Aug.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 20m
Trip: 4 days
Based on null reviews
Sat., 8 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 05m
Mon., 10 Aug.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 10m
Trip: 3 days
Based on null reviews
Fri., 7 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 05m
Sun., 9 Aug.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 10m
Trip: 3 days
Based on null reviews
Fri., 7 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 10m
Sun., 9 Aug.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 10m
Trip: 3 days
Based on null reviews
Fri., 7 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 10m
Sun., 9 Aug.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 20m
Trip: 3 days
Based on null reviews
Fri., 14 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 05m
Mon., 17 Aug.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 25m
Trip: 4 days
Based on null reviews
Fri., 6 Nov.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 05m
Fri., 6 Nov.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 10m
Trip: 1 days
Based on null reviews
Tue., 30 Jun.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 10m
Sun., 2 Aug.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 20m
Trip: 34 days
Based on null reviews
Tue., 28 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 05m
Sun., 2 Aug.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 10m
Trip: 6 days
Based on null reviews
Tue., 23 Jun.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 10m
Tue., 23 Jun.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 10m
Trip: 1 days
Based on null reviews
Tue., 23 Jun.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 10m
Tue., 23 Jun.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 20m
Trip: 1 days
Based on null reviews
Tue., 30 Jun.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 05m
Sun., 2 Aug.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 10m
Trip: 34 days
Based on null reviews
Fri., 3 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 10m
Wed., 22 Jul.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 10m
Trip: 20 days
Based on null reviews
Fri., 3 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 05m
Wed., 22 Jul.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 20m
Trip: 20 days
Based on null reviews
Thu., 2 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 05m
Mon., 13 Jul.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 10m
Trip: 12 days
Based on null reviews
Tue., 30 Jun.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 10m
Sun., 2 Aug.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 10m
Trip: 34 days
Based on null reviews
Wed., 1 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 10m
Wed., 1 Jul.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 20m
Trip: 1 days
Based on null reviews
Tue., 23 Jun.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 05m
Mon., 29 Jun.
CBR
Canberra
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
1h 10m
Trip: 7 days
Based on null reviews
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Book cheap flights from Melbourne to Canberra (one-way)

Airports
Origin
Melbourne
$178
only
$178
Destination
Canberra
$178
only
$178
Fri., 24 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 05m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 14 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 10m
Based on null reviews
Thu., 23 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
4h 20m
Based on null reviews
Thu., 23 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 05m
Based on null reviews
Wed., 24 Jun.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 10m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 23 Jun.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 10m
Based on null reviews
Thu., 25 Jun.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 10m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 23 Jun.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 05m
Based on null reviews
Thu., 23 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
4h 10m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 23 Jun.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 05m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 14 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
14h 05m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 23 Jun.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 05m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 23 Jun.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
1h 10m
Based on null reviews
Wed., 24 Jun.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
6h 30m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 14 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
3h 35m
Based on null reviews
Sun., 12 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
6h 45m
Based on null reviews
Fri., 24 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
3h 05m
Based on null reviews
Wed., 24 Jun.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
6h 30m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 14 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
4h 10m
Based on null reviews
Fri., 24 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
CBR
Canberra
4h 20m
Based on null reviews
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