Canberra Airport

General information

Canberra Airport is the airport of the capital of Australia, Canberra. The airport is a relatively small airport for such an important city. Canberra Airport only serves about 3 million passengers a year. The largest airport in Australia, Sydney Airport, is only a 3-hour drive from Canberra Airport.


Where is Canberra Airport situated?

Canberra Airport is located in the Australian Capital Territory, east of the city Canberra. To reach the airport from Canberra’s city centre you can ride along the Molonglo River, following Morshead Rd.

How many terminals has Canberra Airport?

Canberra Airport has a single terminal building. The terminal is located on the east side of the airport.

Airport Map



The distance from Canberra Airport to the centre of Canberra is 8 kilometres. By car, it takes 15 minutes to get to the centre of Canberra.

From CBR Airport to Canberra City centre by Car
8 km
15 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Canberra Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Canberra Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Canberra Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Canberra Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Canberra is about A$ 35.-. Book your taxi at Canberra Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From CBR Airport to Canberra City centre by Taxi
8 km
15 min
A$ 35.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Canberra Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Europcar, Hertz, Thrifty (The Hertz Corporation) and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Canberra Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Canberra Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Canberra Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Canberra Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Canberra Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Canberra Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Canberra: Parliament House & War Memorial Tour

Visit Australia's capital attractions with an afternoon guided tour. Gain an understanding of how the Nation's rich culture developed with all fees and return transfer included in the tour price.


Canberra: Parliament House 4.5-Hour Guided Tour and High Tea

Enjoy once-in-a-lifetime, below-decks and behind-the-scenes access to the Australian Parliament House, along with a dining experience usually reserved for visiting dignitaries.

Tour & transport

From Canberra: Tidbinbilla Nature and Space Tour

Join an all-inclusive tour to explore a hidden corner of the world, Tidbinbilla, located only 40 minutes from Canberra. Walk in a Eucalyptus Forest & Sanctuary and meet many of Australia's native species. Learn about the solar system at the NASA Complex.


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