Canberra airport (CBR)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


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Canberra Airport, opened in 1939, serves the Australian capital, Queanbeyan and part of the New South Wales region. It operates with domestic flights to the main cities of the country and international destinations in Singapore and Qatar.

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Number of Terminals - 1 - Open from 4:30 am until 30 minutes after the last flight.
Annual passenger traffic: 3 million passengers went through it during 2017.
Tel: +61 262 752 222 / 236. Customer service office on the Arrivals level, available from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm.


Canberra airport is located 8 km (5 miles) northeast from the city.

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Accommodation near Canberra airport (CBR)

The Vibe Hotel Canberra is found 150 meters away from the terminal. Some alternatives in the surroundings include:

Diplomat Hotel (4.6 km/2.9 miles)
Spice Kingston (4.8 km/3 miles)
Abode Kingston (5 km/3.1 miles)
Oxley Court Serviced Apartments (5.1 km/3.2 miles)
Knightsbridge Canberra (5.1 km/3.2 miles)


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Public and private transportation

Ride-sharing - The passenger pick-up point is located on the ground floor of the Green car park, 20 meters away from the Arrivals Hall. Companies available are Glide Taxi, GoCatch, OLA and Uber.

Bus - Line 3 from ACTION (Tel +61 131 710 / 262 077 611) goes to Brindabella Business Park, City Interchange, Belconnen, Cohen St. and Spence Terminus Mondays through Fridays between 6:00 am and 9:40 pm, Saturdays from 6:40 am to 9:40 pm and Sundays from 7:40 am to 8:40 pm. More information

Taxi - Ranks are found on the ground floor of the terminal, a short distance away from the baggage belts. They are completely covered and the waiting room is located inside the building. Companies operating inside the enclosure are ACT Cabs (Tel +61 262 800 077), Canberra Elite (Tel +61 132 227), Cabxpress (Tel +61 262 606 011), Glide Taxi (Tel +61 612 281 606) and Queanbeyan Taxi Co-op (Tel +61 132 211). The trip to the city takes around 15-20 minutes.


Car rental agencies

Offices are found on the lower level, just outside the terminal.

Avis (Tel +61 262 193 033 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Budget (Tel +61 262 193 040 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Europcar (Tel +61 262 130 300 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +61 133 039 - Sunday to Friday from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturday from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Redspot (Tel +61 262 489 966 - 8:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Thrifty (Tel +61 262 489 081 - weekdays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm)


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Parking services at Canberra airport (CBR)

All car parks can be used for short and long stays and open from 4:00 am until 30 minutes after the arrival of the last flight of the day. Next to the Arrivals Hall there are also passenger pick-up zones. More information: Tel +61 262 752 226. Prices

IndoorPark - The Blue and Green parking lots are covered multi-storey facilities with direct access to the Arrivals and Departures levels. They have guidance systems to find empty bays.
OutdoorPark - The Yellow and Red areas are uncovered. The first 10 minutes of stay have no charge.


Facilities for passengers with special needs

Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs should contact their airline or the customer service team (Tel +61 262 752 226) in advance. There are ramps, designated parking spaces, lifts, escalators, induction loops, adapted restrooms, tactile surfaces, flight information displays, televisions with text captioning and public telephones with teletypewriter. Boarding bridges are equipped with elevators so people with mobility equipment can access the aircraft with ease.

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Latest updates: June 04, 2019