The cheapest times to fly from MSP to CBR are

  • January 29th to May 13th (except the weeks of February 12th, February 19th, and April 30th)
  • May 28th to June 10th
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 MSP to CBR is mid November. Prices can be as high as $3892 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1425 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Canberra

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Canberra (CBR) will usually cost between $1589 to $3112 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $1636. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $3270. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1634 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1907 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to CBR flight.

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

MSP to CBR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to CBR flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Minneapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $223 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1778. Return trip prices are from the CBR to MSP 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 MSP to CBR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 27 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from MSP to CBR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sydney International Airport (SYD) in Sydney

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from CBR
  • Usually 21.68% less expensive than CBR
  • 1-layover flights available

See MSP to SYD flights


Flight Hacking MSP to CBR

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MSP to CBR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MSP > LAX > CBR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1499
  • Average savings: $408 (21.39%)

See MSP to LAX flights

Hack #2: Phoenix, AZ (MSP > PHX > CBR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1639
  • Average savings: $269 (14.08%)

See MSP to PHX flights

Hack #3: Brisbane (MSP > BNE > CBR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1643
  • Average savings: $265 (13.87%)

See MSP to BNE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, American, Delta, Qantas, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Canberra Airport to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9153 miles or 14730 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to CBR flight is about 17 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Canberra?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from MSP to CBR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MSP
Origination airport name Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport
City Minneapolis, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 44.9
Longitude -93.2

Return Airport

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


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