Cheap flights from Canberra to Melbourne

Flights starting at £53. Choose between Virgin Australia Airlines, Jetstar Airways, or Qantas to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

£53

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£53

Cheapest round-trip

£115

Average round-trip

£174

Nonstop flights in November

£53 – £525

Round trips

Canberra CBRMelbourne MEL

Multiple carriers

£137
Canberra CBRMelbourne MEL

Multiple carriers

£150

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470 km
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Book your trip to arrive at Melbourne, Avalon, Essendon, or Melbourne-Southern Cross. The distance between Canberra and Melbourne is 470 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Virgin Australia Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Regional Express, and Link Airways. Canberra and Melbourne have 250 direct flights per week.

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Qantas on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Virgin Australia Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Regional Express on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

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QantasQFAQFYes0
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Link Airways FCNoOpens 24 days before flight
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Australia COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Australia – 11/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from Canberra, CBR can enter Melbourne (AUS), MEL.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in public

Return

Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in most settings

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Australia in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Canberra to Melbourne?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Canberra and Melbourne takes around 1.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Canberra and Melbourne?
The flight distance between Canberra and Melbourne is 470 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Canberra and Melbourne?
Several carriers operate flights between Canberra and Melbourne. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Qantas, Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines, Regional Express.
What are the most popular routes to and from Canberra?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Canberra and Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney, Sunshine Coast Region, Gold Coast, Proserpine, Darwin, Perth, New Delhi, Singapore, Hobart, Bangkok, Seoul, Phnom Penh, Auckland, Chiang Mai, Townsville, Thiruvananthapuram, Phuket City, Broken Hill.
What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Auckland, Denpasar, Christchurch, Brisbane, Perth, Bangkok, Singapore, Manila, Gold Coast, Adelaide, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Hobart, London, Seoul, Ho Chi Minh City, Cairns, Queenstown, Mumbai.
What airports are near Canberra?
The main airport in Canberra is Canberra. It is also served by Sydney, Canberra, Merimbula, Bathurst, Wagga Wagga, Cooma–Snowy Mountains, Moruya, Illawarra Regional, Orange.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Canberra and Melbourne?
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Which airlines fly between Canberra and Melbourne?
Currently, you can fly between Canberra and Melbourne with Virgin Australia Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Qantas, Regional Express, Link Airways.
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