Cheap flights from Brisbane to Canberra

Flight information Brisbane to Canberra

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Average flight time, total distance 957 kilometres

1h 50min

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Which airlines fly from Brisbane to Canberra?

  • Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia run direct flights to Canberra from Brisbane
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How easy is it to depart from Brisbane? 

Brisbane Airport is the main airport for the city of Brisbane and Queensland state. The airport is easy to transit through, thanks to its 2 modern terminals. 

  • Domestic Terminal – flights to Canberra will depart from the domestic terminal.

At Brisbane Airport’s Domestic Terminal travellers can access free WiFi, VIP lounges, charging points, information desks, shopping outlets, snack kiosks, restaurants, bars, and ATMs. You can transfer to the International Terminal via the AirTrain which charges $5 (or is free for Virgin Australia passengers), or take a free shuttle service provided by the airport authority.

Arrive at this airport at least 1 hour before your flight is due to depart.

What do I need before I depart from Brisbane?

  • A form of photo-ID is required for domestic air travel.
  • Please be aware, that if you are not an Australian citizen or resident, you may need to carry your passport.

What information do I need to know before arriving in Canberra?

Canberra Airport is a small facility, but comprehensive, and it is the main hub for the capital city of Australia. There is 1 terminal, but this is divided into the North Concourse and the South Concourse.

  • Main Terminal – all flights will arrive in the main terminal building.

There are plenty of modern conveniences at this airport, with shops, restaurants, information desks, charging points, executive lounges, ATMs, and free WiFi.

What is the weather like in Canberra?

  • Canberra has warm and dry summers of 13-27°C, with cool winters hovering between 1-12°C. 

Is there a time difference between Brisbane and Canberra?

  • Canberra and Brisbane are in the same timezone during Standard Time (ST), but during Daylight Savings Time (DST) Canberra is 1 hour ahead of Brisbane. 

Is Canberra cheaper than Brisbane?

Canberra and Brisbane are fairly comparable in living costs, with dining in Canberra trending a little bit lower than they are in Brisbane. Read Skyscanner’s foodie guide to Canberra to make the most of the restaurants in this city.

  Brisbane Canberra
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $80 $70
Average cost of a coffee $4.20 $4.20
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $30 $25

Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of October 2017 

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.