Flights From Darwin (DRW) to Canberra (CBR) from AU$248

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Cheapest Flights from Darwin (DRW) to Canberra (CBR)

Airfares from Darwin Intl. to Canberra Intl. for one-way flights were as low as AU$248 and round trip flights were AU$536 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Darwin to Canberra Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Darwin (DRW) to Canberra (CBR)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Darwin to Canberra flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top DRW to CBR routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

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Traveling From Darwin Intl.
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA Code DRW
Traveling To Canberra Intl.
Destination Airport
Destination Airport IATA Code CBR
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time hours mins
Direct Flight Time hours mins
Flight Price AU$536

FAQs about flights from Darwin Intl. (DRW) to Canberra Intl. (CBR)

Can I take a flight from Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) to Canberra, ACT Airport (CBR-Canberra Intl.) right now?

If you're flying from Darwin, NT Airport (DRW-Darwin Intl.) to Canberra, ACT Airport (CBR-Canberra Intl.) and want to avoid getting caught in a bind, check the Covid-19 Travel Advisor prior to booking. Here, you'll locate important info on this destination's flying restrictions and quarantine.

How long is the flight from Darwin Intl. Airport (DRW) to Canberra Airport?

Travelling from Darwin to Canberra? Then you'll have an average of 5 hours and 44 minutes to while away in the air. Load up your carry-on with things to entertain yourself, along with a soft neck pillow, and time will (hopefully) zip by.

What airlines fly direct from Darwin Intl. Airport to CBR?

At this point in time, there aren't any direct flights from DRW to Canberra, ACT Airport (CBR-Canberra Intl.). But don't bust out the tissues just yet. A range of airlines will get you there with only one stopover, including Qantas, Air New Zealand and Virgin Australia.

What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Canberra, ACT Airport (CBR-Canberra Intl.) due to COVID-19?

If your travel plans to Canberra, ACT Airport (CBR-Canberra Intl.) have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.

Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?

Some airlines offer the option to change your Canberra, ACT Airport (CBR-Canberra Intl.) flight without a fee. That way, you won't get stung with extra costs — but you'll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the "no change fees" filter when you book.

How many flights are there from DRW to Canberra Intl. Airport (CBR)?

Whether you want to fly between DRW and CBR at the beginning of the week, mid-week or even on a Sunday, you can. Suss out the 8 flights available daily and away you go.

If I'm planning to fly, what are some airlines that have COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules?

There are many airlines that have social distancing rules and use COVID-19 measures, including Qantas, Rex Regional Express and Virgin Australia. Now you can take that long overdue holiday with confidence knowing that strategies, which may include electrostatic cleaning and providing passenger masks, are in place.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Here's an insider tip: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

Guess what? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you're booking early in the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it's best to get in early if June is your preferred travel month.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif's 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Darwin to Canberra Flight Deals from AU$536

Considering a quick trip to Canberra, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from DRW to CBR. With heaps of cheap fares from Darwin, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

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For a huge choice of flights, simply enter your travel dates and hit search and we’ll hunt out fantastic deals on one-way, return and multi-city airfares to Canberra from Darwin from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Canberra in just hour(s) and mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Canberra from Darwin 

Choose from flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$536 and rising to AU$619 depending on the cabin class, travel dates, and airline carrier. And if you’re up for a last-minute getaway, you can get great deals on flights from Darwin to Canberra today!  

Find cheap airfares to Canberra from Darwin 

Here are our insider tips for bagging a flight bargain: 

  • Look for midweek flights and late night, early morning arrival and departure times
  • Check out other airports near Darwin and Canberra
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in December)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

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Great places to stay after flight from Darwin to Canberra

Knightsbridge Canberra
Knightsbridge Canberra
4 out of 5
3 Leichhardt Street, Kingston, ACT
The price is AU$170 per night from 5 Nov. to 5 Nov.
Located in Kingston, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of The Cusack Centre and Manuka Oval. Manuka Shopping Centre and Parliament House are also within ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (237 reviews)
"Loved the Knightsbridge! Great location, close to great food. Very friendly staff. Can’t wait to come back"

Reviewed on 7 Jul. 2021

Knightsbridge Canberra
Vibe Hotel Canberra
Vibe Hotel Canberra
4.5 out of 5
1 Rogan St, Canberra Airport, ACT
The price is AU$183 per night from 24 Oct. to 24 Oct.
Located in Canberra Airport, this luxury hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Pialligo Estate, Mount Ainslie Nature Reserve and Australian Defence Force Academy. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (399 reviews)
"Very clean, very friendly staff"

Reviewed on 9 Oct. 2021

Vibe Hotel Canberra
Pacific Suites Canberra
Pacific Suites Canberra
4.5 out of 5
100 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon, ACT
The price is AU$178 per night from 21 Nov. to 21 Nov.
Located in Canberra City Centre, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Australian National University, Canberra Museum and Gallery and City Hill. Canberra ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,055 reviews)
"Clean except for toith cleaner left on shower holder"

Reviewed on 28 Jul. 2021

Pacific Suites Canberra
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.