To and From the Airport

Canberra (CBR):

Location: 7 km/5 Miles SE of the City.
Airport Map: Click here.
Airport Overview: One modern terminal building, currently being expanded. Departures are upstairs and arrivals downstairs. There is a multi-storey car park next to the terminal, where rental cars are kept.


By Taxi:
General: The taxi rank is in the part of the terminal currently undergoing construction. Follow the signs.
Approximate Costs (Set fares): Taxi to City or Parliament: $22-$28 depending on time of day, including airport pickup surcharge of $2. During peak times, when Parliament is sitting, queue delays of 15+ min are not unusual. Off peak travel time 15-20 mins. To Belconnen $30, Gunghalin $30, Watson $23, Queanbeyan $17, Woden $26 & Tuggeranong $40.
Taxi Companies: Canberra Cabs Tel 13 22 27 or +61 (02) 6285 1848, Canberra Elite 13 22 27, Independent Taxi, Queanbeyan Elite 13 33 00 & Queanbeyan Taxi Co-Op Ltd 13 22 11 or +61 (02) 6297 3000.

By Limo:
Other Limo Companies: As Directed Chauffers 0432 259 159, Brindabella Limousines 0414 510 740, Busines Limousines 0412 970 135, Canberra Region Tours 0411 183 091, Carwoola Chauffered Limousines 0428 240 224, CBD Chauffered Transport 02 6297 9899, City Car Limousines 02 6297 4741, First Choice Limousines 0416 185 281, Select Limousines 0418 468 517 & Valley Limousines 0418 661 129.

By Bus:
Airport Express Bus to Canberra city centre: Bus stop location: Exit arrivals and head towards the main multi-storey car park. Then follow the signs 'Buses to City' 100m from arrivals. Schedules are posted at the bus stop.
Route: Airport - Blamey Square Russel (7 mins, not all buses stop here) - National Convention Centre NCC (10 mins) - West Row Civic, on London Circuit in Central Canberra (West R) (30 mins).
Timings: Buses leave the airport Mon-Fri at 0708, 0753, 0823* (no stop at Blamey), 0853*, 0923*, 0953*, 1023*, 1108, 1338, 1438, 1538, 1623*, 1653*, 1723* & 1753. Saturdays & Sundays at 0808, 0908, 1008, 1108, 1538, 1638, 1738 & 1838. At weekends all buses stop at Blamey. Buses leave West R Mon-Fri at 0738, 0808*, 0838, 0908*, 0938*, 1008*, 1038, 1138, 1408, 1508, 1608, 1638*, 1708*, 1738* & 1808. Sundays at 0838, 0938, 1038, 1138, 1608, 1708, 1808 & 1908. At weekends all buses stop at Blamey.
Cost: $10 one way. Contact: For more info call 1300 368 897.



Rental Cars:
On-Airport Rental Car Providers: AVIS +61 (02) 6249 1766, Budget 6257 1305, Hertz 6249 6211, EUROPCAR 02 6213 0309, RedSpot, eSixT & Thrifty 6248 9081 all have desks in arrivals on the ground floor.

Car Parking: Passenger Pick Up: 10 mins free. Undercover Parking: 0-20 mins $1.80, 21-40 mins $2.70, 1 hr $3.50, 60-90 mins $4.40, 2 hrs $5.50, 3 hrs $6.50, 4 hrs $8.50, 5 hrs $12, 5-24 hrs $23, 24-48 hrs $46, 3 days $69, 4 days $92, each extra day $12. Open Air Parking: 0-10 mins free, 11-20 mins $1.50, 21-40 mins $2.40, 1 hr $3, 60-90 mins $4, 2 hrs $5, 3 hrs $6, 4 hrs $7.50, 5 hrs $10, 5-24 hrs $19, 24-48 hrs $38, 3 days $57, each extra day $10.
Currency Services: There is an ATM/Cash machine in arrivals. Bureau de Change/Currency exchange are available on both levels of the terminal.
Notes: Luggage trollies/carts are available for rent at $2. There is a petrol/gas station at the airport exit.
Airport Website: www.canberra-airport.com
Updated Feb13. Last Visit Nov12




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