The cheapest month to fly to Canberra from New Zealand is in August. Flight prices, which tend to average around $468, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of August, then book flights to Canberra from New Zealand during March instead. Flights to Canberra in March, while not as cheap as those in August, still average around $492.
The ideal time to book your flight to Canberra is 48 days in advance, when prices tend to average $641.
The cheapest day to depart from New Zealand to Canberra is on a Saturday. Travellers who choose to depart for Canberra on a Saturday will often find tickets for as low as $610. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Sunday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Canberra on Sunday is $731.
In the evening is the cheapest time of day to fly from New Zealand to Canberra when you can find flight prices for as low as $268. Flying to Canberra in the evening is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Flights at midday are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of $690.
Those flying to Canberra could potentially find better pricing at Moruya Airport (113 km from Canberra city centre) or Wagga Wagga Forrest Hill Airport (152 km from Canberra city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.
You can find deals at Wagga Wagga Forrest Hill Airport for $240pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.