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Travelers usually depart from Melbourne, Avalon, Essendon, or Melbourne-Southern Cross when they travel from Melbourne to Canberra. The distance between Melbourne and Canberra is 470 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Regional Express, Qantas, Jetstar Airways, Virgin Australia Airlines, and Link Airways. Melbourne and Canberra have 201 direct flights per week.

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Number of flights36443338-2129

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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.

Check-in for a flight from Melbourne to Canberra

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Regional ExpressRXAZLNoUnknownNo
QantasQFAQFYesUnknownNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNoUnknownNo
Virgin Australia AirlinesVOZVAYesUnknownNo
Link AirwaysFCNoUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Melbourne to Canberra?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Melbourne and Canberra takes around 1.1 hours.

What is the flight distance between Melbourne and Canberra?

The flight distance between Melbourne and Canberra is 470 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Melbourne and Canberra?

Several carriers operate flights between Melbourne and Canberra. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Virgin Australia Airlines, Qantas.

What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Brisbane, Denpasar, Gold Coast, Auckland, Tokyo, Christchurch, New Delhi, Bangkok.

What are the most popular routes to and from Canberra?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Canberra and São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Lisbon, Recife, Salvador, Fortaleza, Florianópolis, Foz do Iguaçu, Brasília, Belo Horizonte, João Pessoa, Paraíba, Porto Alegre.

Which airports are there in Melbourne?

Melbourne is mainly served by Melbourne. But there are other airports nearby, including Avalon, Essendon, Melbourne Moorabbin Airport.

What airports are near Melbourne?

The main airport in Melbourne is Melbourne. It is also served by Warrnambool.

What airports are near Canberra?

The main airport in Canberra is Canberra. It is also served by Sydney, Canberra, Wagga Wagga, Bathurst, Merimbula, Moruya, Orange, Cooma–Snowy Mountains, Illawarra Regional.

What buses and trains depart from Melbourne?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Melbourne, including SKYBUS.

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