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Cheap flights from Canberra to Brisbane

Flight information Canberra to Brisbane

Cheapest return price last month

$171

Direct airlines

7

Flights per week

65

Average flight time, total distance 957 kilometres

1h 40min

Most popular airline last month

Qantas

Brisbane

1 airport

Which airlines fly from Canberra to Brisbane?

  • Tigerair, Qantas and Virgin Australia and offer direct flights from Canberra to Brisbane. Flights between these cities operate daily.
  • If you’re hoping to be a little spontaneous this year, check out Skyscanner’s last-minute booking guide for tips on how to book cheeky flights from Canberra to Brisbane on the fly.

How easy is it to depart on flights from Canberra to Brisbane?


Canberra Airport is an excellent airport to fly to Brisbane from, with modern amenities and easy-to-navigate terminals. There are 2 terminals at Canberra Airport.

  • Domestic Terminal – all flights to Brisbane from Canberra will depart from here. 

The domestic terminal has good mod-cons, such as free WiFi, food concessions, information desks, cash machines, shopping outlets, charging outlets and work spaces.

Arrive at Canberra Airport at least 1 hour before your flight to Brisbane is due to depart.

What do I need before I fly from Canberra to Brisbane?

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

What is Brisbane Airport like?

Brisbane Airport is the primary airport for Queensland, and all flights from Canberra to Brisbane will fly to this airport. There are 2 terminals at Brisbane Airport.

  • Domestic Terminal – All flights from Canberra to Brisbane will be directed here.

The domestic terminal features free WiFi, ATMs, shops, restaurants, charging points and information desks. If you have to transfer to the International Terminal for a connecting flight, there is a free shuttle service. There is also an AirTrain also offers transfers for $5.

What is the weather like in Brisbane? 

  • Brisbane is warm and temperate throughout the year. Summer months average 21-29°C, whilst winter ones average 11-21°C.

Is there a time difference between Canberra and Brisbane?

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

Is Brisbane cheaper than Canberra?

Brisbane is slightly more expensive than Canberra, about 1-5% higher across most costs. However, there are lots of things you can do to keep costs down, such as look for cheap hotels in Brisbane with our search engine, or check out the top 10 free things you can do in Brisbane

  Canberra Brisbane
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $80 $75
Average cost of a coffee $4.10 $4.30
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $25-30 $45-55

What about return flights from Brisbane to Canberra?

For details on the return route, go to our Brisbane to Canberra flights page, or just tick the Return option when you book your outbound flight, and we can show you the return flight prices too.

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Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of November 2018

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