Cheap flights from Canberra to Sydney

Flight information Canberra to Sydney

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Average flight time, total distance 236 kilometres

0h 50min

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Sydney and Sydney Palm Beach SPB

2 airports

Which airlines fly from Canberra to Sydney?

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

Canberra Airport is a very modern, easy to navigate airport, and offers lots of daily flights to Sydney Airport. There are 2 terminals, which are connected, with one serving domestic flights and the other serving international ones.

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

On the domestic side of Canberra Airport, you will find free WiFi hotspots, cash machines, and dining outlets. If you are transferring from an international flight, you can walk between the terminals.

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

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

  • 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 Sydney Airport like?

The Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is a large, but well-designed airport. Transferring between the 3 terminals, and getting transport from Sydney Airport to the city centre is easy.

  • Terminal 2 – all Virgin Australia Canberra to Sydney flights will be directed here.
  • Terminal 3 – all Qantas Canberra to Sydney flights will be directed here.

Terminals 2 and 3 both offer access to cash machines, restaurants, bars, cafés, shops, and free WiFi. You can walk between T2 and T3, but if you need to get to T1 you must take either the Airtrain or the T-Bus. These services are free if you are a Qantas or Virgin Australia customer, otherwise the fare is $6.

What is the weather like in Sydney? 

  • Sydney’s summer is on average a temperate 25°C, with autumn and spring days swinging between 11-23° You can expect mild winter days of 8-16°C.

Is there a time difference between Canberra and Sydney?

  • There is no time difference between Canberra and Sydney.

Is Sydney cheaper than Canberra?

Sydney is on the whole more expensive than Canberra, so if you’re considering a visit to this beautiful city, we recommend looking for cheap hotel deals in Sydney with our hotel comparison search tool. There are also lots of free things to do in this city, starting with their gorgeous and famous beaches.

  Canberra Sydney
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $80 $80
Average cost of a coffee $4.10 $4.00
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $25-30 $45-55

What about return flights from Sydney to Canberra?

For detailed information on the route, you can go to our Sydney to Canberra flights page. If you just want to review what the return flight from Sydney to Canberra would cost, just click the Return button when searching, and we’ll show you prices both ways.

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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.