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Melbourne to Canberra flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Melbourne and Canberra take, on average, 1 h and 7 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Melbourne with Canberra found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Melbourne Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Melbourne and Canberra
Arriving AirportFlights departing Melbourne with Canberra as destination arrives at Canberra International Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Canberra

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Departure Fri, 04 Feb Return Mon, 07 Feb
MEL Melbourne
CBR Canberra
return from £75
Departure Fri, 11 Feb Return Sun, 13 Feb
MEL Melbourne
CBR Canberra
return from £102
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Last checked on 20 January 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 11% more expensive in Canberra than in Melbourne.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 20% more expensive in Canberra than in Melbourne.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 6% more expensive in Canberra than in Melbourne.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 5% more expensive in Canberra than in Melbourne.

Melbourne airports
  • ( Melbourne Airport (MEL)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Avalon Airport (AVV)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ( Moorabbin (MBW)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Essendon (MEB)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
Canberra airports
  • ( Canberra International Airport (CBR)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
K Distance: 289 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Melbourne to Canberra

😷 Is it safe to travel from Melbourne to Canberra during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Australia may apply when travelling from Melbourne. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Melbourne to Canberra at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Melbourne to Canberra is 75£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Canberra expensive to visit compared to Melbourne?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Canberra costs an average of 2.64 GBP, 6% more expensive than Melbourne, with a fare of 2.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 11% more in Canberra: 2.64 GBP against 2.37 GBP in Melbourne. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 12.65 GBP in Canberra, 20% more than the 10.54 GBP in Melbourne. The price of the coffee is around 5% more expensive in Canberra, with an average of 2.46 GBP , while in Melbourne the coffee costs 2.34 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne to Canberra?
The most popular months to book a trip from Melbourne to Canberra are December, January and March, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Melbourne to Canberra?
The best time of the year to go to Canberra when flying from Melbourne depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Canberra from Melbourne in terms of searches from our customer, followed by March and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, April, August and May are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Melbourne -  Canberra.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Melbourne to Canberra?
The total flight time between Melbourne and Canberra is of around 01:07 hours on average, considering an average distance of 454 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Canberra compared to Melbourne?
While in Melbourne the temperatures can reach an average of 37.14 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Canberra's temperatures can go up to 34.21 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -6.38 ºC in Canberra, compared to the -1.12 ºC average degrees reported in Melbourne. During the winter period, Melbourne can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Canberra have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Melbourne and Canberra?
The main airport route flying between Melbourne and Canberra is: Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Canberra International Airport (CBR). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Virgin Australia.
  • Tiger Airways Australia.
  • Qantas Airways.
Which are the airlines with flights from Melbourne to Canberra?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Melbourne to Canberra are:
  • Virgin Australia.
  • Tiger Airways Australia.
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