Cheap flights from Melbourne to Canberra

from as little as £196

2 nights in Canberra, departing Melbourne on 13 / Oct / 2023 with Virgin Australia (price found 16 hours ago)

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The Melbourne / Canberra route

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13 / Oct / 2023 is currently the lowest priced day of the year to fly the Melbourne/Canberra route. There are around 40 flights on any given week from the UK to Canberra and the cheapest month to fly right now is October.

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Key facts about Canberra

How to get cheap flights from Melbourne to Canberra

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We've compared all 40 flights that go to or via Canberra every week, to find the best deal for you. Virgin Australia usually has the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Canberra, so keep an eye out for them in your search results. If they’re not the cheapest option, try searching by month to compare costs throughout the week.

We scan thousands of airfares from hundreds of airlines across the globe. We've found that two airlines operate the 468 km flight from Melbourne to Canberra. Flights during peak season tend to be the most expensive – so if you want to go during that time, it's best to book early. Or you could try to get a last-minute deal.

Qantas & Virgin Australia are the most popular airlines for flying from Melbourne to Canberra, so look out for their deals and offers. To find the best price, try searching by month. Or, if you want to bag a last-minute offer, keep an eye on Netflights to monitor the prices.

Flights from Melbourne to Canberra usually take about 1 hrs 5 mins. Once you've selected your flight, you'll need to fill out your details to book. And don’t forget to look at Netflights’ hotels and car hire – you could save even more money on your trip when you book everything in one go.

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