The cheapest times to fly from CBR to SYD are

  • May 14th to July 15th
  • August 6th to October 7th (except the week of September 17th)
  • October 29th to March 25th (except the weeks of February 12th and March 5th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CBR to SYD is late December. Prices can be as high as $200 for Tuesday flights during mid October, or as low as $172 for Saturday flights around late December.


When to Fly to Sydney

Flying from Canberra (CBR) to Sydney (SYD) will usually cost between $172 to $190 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late December with an average ticket price of $172. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid October, with an average price of $194. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $22 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $180 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CBR to SYD flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CBR to SYD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CBR to SYD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CBR to SYD flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Canberra. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.76, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SYD, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into CBR. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2 (1%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $174. Return trip prices are from the SYD to CBR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CBR to SYD can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 15 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CBR to SYD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alliance Airlines, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Hainan, LATAM, Pelican Airlines, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Tigerair, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sydney International Airport to Canberra Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 147 miles or 237 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CBR to SYD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CBR to SYD flight is about 1 hour 15 minutes.

How many flights go between Canberra and Sydney?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 32 available flights from CBR to SYD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CBR
Origination airport name Canberra Airport
City Canberra
Country Australia
Latitude -35.3
Longitude 149.2

Return Airport

Destination code SYD
Destination airport name Sydney International Airport
City Sydney
Country Australia
Latitude -33.9
Longitude 151.2


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