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Flights From Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR) from AU$142

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Cheapest Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR)

Airfares from Kingsford Smith Intl. to Canberra Intl. for one-way flights were as low as AU$142 and round trip flights were AU$284 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Sydney to Canberra: Customer Reviews

12 Jun. 2019

Remedy kombucha was delish!

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Sydney to Canberra · Virgin Australia
10 Apr. 2018

The snack on the 10.00 am flight was really awful! ☹️

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Sydney to Canberra · Virgin Australia

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Sydney to Canberra Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Canberra (CBR)

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

Sydney to Canberra Information

Traveling From Kingsford Smith Intl.
Origin Airport Sydney
Origin Airport IATA Code SYD
Traveling To Canberra Intl.
Destination Airport Canberra
Destination Airport IATA Code CBR
Number of Airlines Serving 3
Average Flight Time 0 hours 55 mins
Direct Flight Time 0 hours 55 mins
Flight Price AU$284

FAQs about flights from Kingsford Smith Intl. (SYD) to Canberra Intl. (CBR)

Can I take a flight from Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) to Canberra, ACT Airport (CBR-Canberra Intl.) right now?

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor is where you need to go for important info on Canberra, ACT Airport (CBR-Canberra Intl.) quarantine and flying restrictions. Look before you fly to avoid getting caught in a bind.

How long is the flight from SYD to Canberra, ACT Airport (CBR-Canberra Intl.)?

You'll hardly have time to finish a couple of chapters in your novel before skidding to a halt at Canberra Intl. Airport (CBR). The average flight time from Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.) is just 52 minutes.

What airlines fly direct from Mascot Airport to CBR?

All that’s standing between you and Canberra is just one, stress-free flight (and perhaps a couple of cheeky in-flight beverages). You can travel nonstop from Kingsford Smith Intl. Airport (SYD) to Canberra, ACT Airport (CBR-Canberra Intl.) with a range of airlines, including Qantas and Rex Regional Express.

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 Sydney Airport to Canberra Airport?

You don't have to work your hard-earned holiday time around your flight from Sydney to Canberra. That's because there are 17 flights per day for you to pick from.

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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Sydney to Canberra Flight Deals from AU$284

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 SYD to CBR. With heaps of cheap fares from Sydney, 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 Sydney from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Canberra in just 0 hour(s) and 55 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Canberra from Sydney 

Choose from 5 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$284 and rising to AU$300 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 Sydney to Canberra today!  

Find cheap airfares to Canberra from Sydney 

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 Sydney and Canberra
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in August)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

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Wotif is a super-easy way to find the best flight for you to Canberra. Get more bang for your buck on flight and hotel or car rental combos and download the free Wotif app to tap into exclusive deals. Book now with Wotif and have a great flight!


Great places to stay after flight from Sydney to Canberra

Pacific Suites Canberra
Pacific Suites Canberra
4.5 out of 5
100 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon, ACT
The price is AU$151 per night from 30 Aug. to 30 Aug.
Located in Canberra City Centre, this aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Canberra Museum and Gallery and Canberra Centre. Australian National University ...
4.2/5Excellent! (1,055 reviews)
"Clean except for toith cleaner left on shower holder"

Reviewed on 28 Jul. 2021

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Vibe Hotel Canberra
Vibe Hotel Canberra
4.5 out of 5
1 Rogan St, Canberra Airport, ACT
The price is AU$159 per night from 8 Aug. to 8 Aug.
Located in Canberra Airport, this luxury hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Pialligo Estate, Australian Defence Force Academy and Lake Burley Griffin. Australian-American ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (401 reviews)
"Great service and convenience to the airport"

Reviewed on 28 Jul. 2021

Vibe Hotel Canberra
Avenue Hotel Canberra
Avenue Hotel Canberra
5 out of 5
80 Northbourne Avenue, Braddon, ACT
The price is AU$170 per night from 5 Aug. to 5 Aug.
Located in Canberra City Centre, this luxury hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Canberra Museum and Gallery, Australian War Memorial and Australian National Botanic ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (317 reviews)
"The room was very clean and not dated like a lot of other hotels in Canberra"

Reviewed on 16 Jun. 2021

Avenue Hotel Canberra
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