Canberra to Melbourne

Canberra to Melbourne

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Canberra Bus Station
7h 30m bus ride in AC Seater
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Canberra Bus Station
8h bus ride in AC Seater
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Melbourne
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CBR Canberra Airport
1h 20m flight #QF2157 with Qantas Airways in Economy
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MEL Melbourne Airport Australia

From Canberra Bus Station to Melbourne by Bus

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Canberra Bus Station
8h bus ride in AC Seater
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Melbourne
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Canberra Bus Station
7h 30m bus ride in AC Seater
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Melbourne
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Canberra Bus Station
8h bus ride in AC Seater
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Melbourne

From Canberra Airport to Melbourne by Flight

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CBR Canberra Airport
1h 10m flight #QF795 with Qantas Airways in Economy
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MEL Melbourne Airport Australia
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CBR Canberra Airport
1h 10m flight #QF809 with Qantas Airways in Economy
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MEL Melbourne Airport Australia
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CBR Canberra Airport
1h 20m flight #QF2147 with Qantas Airways in Economy
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MEL Melbourne Airport Australia
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CBR Canberra Airport
7h 30m journey in Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in SYD 5h
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MEL Melbourne Airport Australia
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09:00
CBR Canberra Airport
1h 10m flight #QF811 with Qantas Airways in Economy
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MEL Melbourne Airport Australia
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09:10
CBR Canberra Airport
1h 10m flight #QF811 with Qantas Airways in Economy
10:20
MEL Melbourne Airport Australia
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CBR Canberra Airport
5h 35m journey in Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in SYD 3h 5m
14:50
MEL Melbourne Airport Australia

Transportation from Canberra to Melbourne

  • Buses
    AUD 67
  • Trains are not avaliable
  • Ferries are not avaliable
  • Flights are not avaliable
  • Taxis are not avaliable

Canberra to Melbourne destination reviews

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Bus AC Seater, Greyhound Australia, Oct 7, 2019
I didn't have any problem with the service. Thanks to the service I could find a last ticket, that wasn't available in other platforms.
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How to get from Canberra to Melbourne

Travelling between Canberra and Melbourne is possible by Flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you AUD 513.79 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere AUD 67.00.

How long does it take to get from Canberra to Melbourne?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 8 hours to travel between Canberra and Melbourne depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Canberra and Melbourne. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 10m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 8h to reach Melbourne.

How much does it cost to get from Canberra to Melbourne?

Travelling between Canberra and Melbourne can be as cheap as AUD 67.00 if you opt for a Greyhound Australia bus and as expensive as AUD 513.79 if you buy a Qantas Airways flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Canberra and Melbourne ?

  • 5 from Canberra to Melbourne starting from 09:00 Canberra Airport until 16:20 Canberra Airport
  • 2 from Canberra to Melbourne starting from 09:00 Canberra Bus Station until 22:00 Canberra Bus Station

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Canberra to Melbourne.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Canberra to Melbourne, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as AUD 514.00.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Canberra and Melbourne

Qantas Airways

Bus

Travelling from Canberra to Melbourne overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Canberra and Melbourne

Greyhound Australia

What is the most popular transport to get from Canberra to Melbourne?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus