Cheap flights to Canberra

Flights to Canberra in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop
Average price$718Average for return flights in January 2022

Can I fly to Canberra from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Canberra

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Canberra.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Canberra.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Canberra.

Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.

Can I fly back to New Zealand from Canberra?

Returning to New Zealand from Canberra

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Canberra are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

When is the best time to fly to Canberra?

Average Canberra flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month



$526 - $898



5 - 20 °C



30 - 60 mm

November is typically the best time to fly to Canberra, but there are other times where great deals are available. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Canberra then January is statistically the hottest. October is historically the period with most rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Canberra?

Booking 48 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Canberra. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Canberra?

The cheapest day to fly to Canberra is usually Friday. At the moment, Sunday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Canberra?

At the moment, flights in the evening are likely to offer the best value for money for your Canberra trip. A flight at midday will more often than not be of higher cost.

How long is the flight to Canberra?

The flight times to Canberra, Australia, can vary somewhat depending on your departure point in New Zealand. For example, if you are making the trip from Auckland Intl (AKL), you can expect a trip time around 6h 35min. If you are travelling from Christchurch (CHC), you should expect to be travelling for more like 10h 50min, and if you are departing from Wellington (WLG), you should expect a trip time of around 11h 45min.

Are there nonstop flights to Canberra?

It is unfortunate that there are no nonstop flights to Canberra International Airport, Canberra, from anywhere in New Zealand. That said, there are still some great Canberra flight deals that you can find to get you there rather quickly. From Auckland, there is a one-stop service that has a layover at Brisbane (BNE) while from Christchurch, there is a two-stop service with layovers at Auckland Intl and Melbourne (MEL). If you are travelling from Wellington, the same two-stop service is available with the same layover airports.

How do you get from Canberra airport to the city centre?

There are a couple of great transportation choices to make the short trip from the airport to the centre of the city. One example is the local bus service aboard Transport Canberra route number 3 that can make the trip in around 20min for a price of around A$ 1.40 (NZ$ 1.50). Another option is to take a taxi from the airport that will get you to the centre of town in less than 10min and will cost around A$ 25 (NZ$ 27).

What are some things to do in Canberra?

This amazing and vibrant city offers a number of great options for visitors to explore and experience during their stay here. If you enjoy a nice day outdoors on the water, a good choice of a place to visit is Lake Burley Griffin, which is a man-made body of water that offers plenty of places to walk, ride a bike, or have a picnic. A vibrant and lush green space that visitors in this area love is the Australian National Botanic Gardens where you can see all manner of native Australian plant types. A great example of the architecture of this region is the Old Parliament House, which has a museum showcasing the history of Australia’s government inside its walls. If browsing through a collection of art is more your thing, then make a visit to the National Portrait Gallery, which houses an impressive collection of modern art as well as an expansive portrait collection.

Is a passport or visa required to fly to Canberra?

For residents of New Zealand that want to visit Australia, you will not need a special visa to visit the country, but you will need a valid passport to visit Australia. If, however, you are only a permanent resident of New Zealand, you will need a visa to travel to Australia. Travellers in this category can obtain a visa through the Australian government’s website.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Canberra?

Canberra (CBR), located 6.4 km from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Canberra.

Other local departures to Canberra from New Zealand