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|Cheapest one-way price for the current month||from $179|
|Cheapest one-way price over next 6 months||from $119|
|Cheapest month||November 2022|
|Most expensive month||June 2022|
|Average flight time||55m|
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Cheap Sydney to Canberra Flights
Want to discover the home of the Australian National Collection?
Canberra is the ultimate destination for history buffs, art lovers and foodies who want to experience some of the best cultural activities the country has to offer.
With plenty of Sydney to Canberra flights available each week, you won't have to look hard to find cheap flights to suit your schedule and budget. Choose non-stop flights to Canberra from Sydney from leading airlines such as Qantas and Jetstar, and, in just 50 minutes, you'll be exploring the Australian capital city.
Ready to take to the skies? Here's everything you need to know about flying from Sydney to Canberra without a hitch!
Departing from Sydney Airport
Getting to Sydney Airport
The quickest way to get from the city to Sydney Airport is by train. All you need to do is top up your Opal Card at the nearest station and hop on board the T8 Airport Line. Trains run from 5am to midnight and depart every 10 minutes.
For budget travellers with Sydney to Canberra return flights, the best way to get to the airport is by bus. Route 400 stops at the T1 International, and T3 Domestic terminals and a single trip only costs $5.60.
Taxis and ride-sharing services are also available to take you to the airport. The travel time to the domestic terminal is usually around 20 minutes and costs $45 to $55 one-way.
Parking at Sydney Airport
If you want to leave your car at Sydney Airport, ready for when you head home on flights from Canberra to Sydney, save money by booking your spot online. You'll get a cheaper daily rate and won't have to spend time searching for a spot when you arrive.
Which Parking Option is The Best for You?
- If you're booking flights from Sydney to Canberra for a weekend away, park your car in P1 or P2. It's ideal for short trips and is only a 5-minute walk to the domestic terminals.
- For longer trips, your best option is to park your car in P3. It has a daily discounted rate if you book online and is an 8-minute walk from the terminals.
- For budget travellers choosing to fly from Sydney to Canberra, the cheapest option is to leave your car at the Blu Emu. The parking lot is a 15-minute bus ride from the terminals, but a free shuttle runs 24 hours a day between the airport and the parking lot.
Arriving at Canberra Airport
Getting from Canberra Airport to Your Hotel
The cheapest way to get from the Canberra Airport into the city is by bus. Take the 11 or 11A bus from the stop near the terminals for only $4.80. Tickets can be bought on board, with the bus running 7 days a week.
The quickest way to get to your hotel after your Sydney to Canberra flights is by taxi. A one-way trip from the airport to the CBD costs around $48 to $54, depending on traffic.
If you prefer to use ridesharing services such as Uber, head to the Express Pick-up car park. It's located on the ground floor of the IndoorPark and is 20 metres from the arrivals hall.
For car hire, make your way to the lower arrivals level of the terminal. There are six car rental companies to choose from that can help you with your car hire needs.
Things to do in Canberra
- Unleash your inner history buff at The Australian War Memorial after your flights to Canberra from Sydney touch down in the city. It's one of the best places to learn about the country's military history, from the two world wars through to the present day.
- Hike to the Mount Ainslie Lookout. It's one of Canberra's most popular heritage trials, with incredible views of the city and several important cultural landmarks.
- Visit the National Gallery of Australia. It's home to some of the country's most important public art collections and features pieces of Australian, Indigenous and Asian art.
If you're a sports fan, book a tour of the Australian Institute of Sport. You'll be able to watch some of the country's finest athletes train, and you can even use facilities including the swimming pool and gym.