Canberra International Airport

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Canberra’s airport has frequent flights to most major Australian destinations although backpackers rarely use it.

The airport is located 7km east of the city centre and is served by the AirLiner shuttle bus, which runs every 30 minutes and costs $9 each way.


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Canberra International Airport, ACT 2609
Bus 10, 28, 737, 757, 786
Telephone (02) 6275 2222
Website www.canberraairport.com.au
    Open Mon–Fri 8.30am–5.30pm

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  • James, 13 Mar 2017


    Food and drink are more over priced than usual so plan ahead, theres also really bad phone reception with no free wifi

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  • James, 13 Mar 2017


    Easy to navigate but security staff are pretty hopeless

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  • Steve, 04 Dec 2016


    A spacious, modern airport. Art-gallery vibes.

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  • JH, 31 Jul 2016


    Insanely small airport for a national capital. Makes it easy to find anything and everyone

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  • Sancha, 21 Jul 2016


    No Kingsley's chicken at the airport. What a disgrace Canberra.

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  • Kate, 18 May 2015


    Unusually bad 3G/4G reception throughout the departure level. If you don't want to use the Qantas offering you'll be pretty stuck

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  • May, 01 Apr 2015


    What a small and cute airport.

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  • Sarah, 25 Mar 2015


    For a Capital city airport this is sooo quiet and stress free. So although it's a pain not to have international flights it's nice to be so peaceful .

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  • Security, 06 Mar 2015


    Well it's easy to get in and out of, so that's a distinct up-side.

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  • Chinchew, 06 Dec 2014


    Not an international airport and will not be for a long time to come.

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  • Chinchew, 06 Dec 2014


    Avoid flying Virgin, unnecessarily rude staff, high risk of flight delay or cancellation. Qantas the only option for Australian domestic flights.

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  • Todd, 13 Sep 2014


    Power points are located in the silver boxes under most white columns.

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  • Todd, 13 Sep 2014


    Kerbside Pick Up is not available at this airport. Use the green or red carpark pick up zones with 10 minutes free. Picking up on the single carriageway road just annoys other road users, don't do it!

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  • Todd, 13 Sep 2014


    You can watch bags moving through the belt system in the central atrium, just look for the glass sections of floor.

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  • Todd, 13 Sep 2014


    Colours explained: Red is for departures (upper level), yellow is for arrivals (lower level) and blue is just a random colour seemingly used at either end of the terminal near Gates 3 and 14.

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  • William, 08 Sep 2014


    Until the airline's collapse in 2013, the airport was the main base for Brindabella Airlines.

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  • Paul, 15 Aug 2014


    While this airport is a MASSIVE improvement on what is was, the best part about it is still that it's the gateway out of Canberra... Sorry Capital Territoreans...

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  • Josh, 07 Aug 2014


    Eat before you check in. Very few choices for food and they aren't great.

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  • Simon, 23 Jun 2014


    Don't arrive before 5am. Check in desks and departure/arrival hall doesn't open until 5am - so don't arrive too early.

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  • Ian, 19 May 2014


    There is no free wi-fi unless you are in an exclusive airport lounge. This is an outdated attitude for airline customers.

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  • T, 02 Dec 2013


    The taxi "commissionaires" are out of control! Don't discuss work in a cab 🚕 you'll be forced to share! @canberraairport

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  • bronwyn, 01 Nov 2013


    Powerpoints available next to travellex and vending machines. (near gate 8)

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  • Will, 23 Sep 2013


    Red Shuttle bus to civic is quicker than a taxi

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  • Cici, 15 Sep 2013


    A newly renovated airport with potential. It may be small in terms of coffee shops and stores but it's big in scenery around the area. Take a moment to enjoy the view

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  • Kate, 11 Sep 2013


    Crazy color changing fountains in the drop off area are the second best part of the airport.

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  • Mike, 20 Aug 2013


    Avoid hudsons coffee. You have been warned!

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  • bronwyn, 05 Aug 2013


    Chairs near hudsons are too darn squeaky!

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  • Rafael, 23 Jul 2013


    Nice e new airport design!! Top

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  • Scott, 30 Jun 2013


    If you just got off the plane in Canberra, and are lucky to only be transitting, the Virgin Lounge is to the right.

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  • Scott, 30 Jun 2013


    this place is hot in summer.

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