Cheap flights from Melbourne Avalon to Canberra

Flight information Melbourne Avalon to Canberra

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Airlines offering Canberra flights from Melbourne Avalon

If you’re looking to book a cheap airfare to Canberra from Melbourne’s Avalon airport, you’ll find three main airlines servicing the route: Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia. To ensure you find the cheapest flights possible, it’s a good idea to sign up to Skyscanner’s price alerts to be notified when costs change.

Melbourne Avalon airport departure information

In order to give yourself plenty of time to check in for your flight and drop off your luggage on the day of your travel to Canberra, you should arrive at Melbourne Avalon airport at least 30 minutes before takeoff. Make sure you have some proof of identity on hand to present if needed too.

Melbourne Avalon Airport is situated about 55km southwest of the centre of Melbourne (a drive that takes about 40 minutes), and 20km from the city of Geelong (driving time of 15 minutes). To get to the terminal you can take a taxi from either location, drive your own vehicle and park on site, or take a bus. The Avalon Shuttle Bus runs to and from Geelong and the surf coast, while Sita Coaches operate Airport Bus services between the airport and Southern Cross Station in the Melbourne CBD.

While you wait for your flight to Canberra from Melbourne Avalon to depart, feel free to take advantage of the terminal’s facilities. These include a Kid Zone (free entry), baby change rooms, stroller hire, restrooms, phone charging portals, public telephones, baggage trolleys, games machines, several televisions, and massage chairs.

In addition the building also houses a café where you can purchase a variety of food and beverage options or order a drink from the fully-licensed bar; plus a gift shop selling books, magazines, newspapers, travel goods, souvenirs and more. The terminal also boasts Everywhere Internet Kiosks, wireless Internet services, and printing facilities.

Canberra airport arrivals

Although the airport in Canberra is quite small when compared with most of the other capital city terminals in Australia, the building does have a variety of facilities for passengers to use. For example, when you arrive after your flight, you can pick up a drink, snack or meal from one of the three food and beverage outlets; or use the ATMs, baggage trolleys, pay phones, bathrooms, baby change rooms, or bookstore.

To make your way from the airport into the city centre (about a 20-minute drive) you can hire a car, hail a taxi (cost of $48 to $54, on average), hop on the Airport Express Bus, or arrange an airport transfer or limousine service.

If you need to book affordable accommodation in Canberra for the duration of your stay, you will find plenty of great options online using a hotel booking service.

Other important information to note:

Prices in Melbourne and Canberra are reasonably similar when it comes to things like meals. For example, the average price of a meal from an inexpensive restaurant is $15 in both Melbourne and Canberra.

Please note: all information is correct as of February 2016.

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