Transport to your accommodation from Canberra Airport

Upon arrival pass through immigration and customs first. After such a long flight you

would maybe like to take a Taxi to your accommodation. But if you are into saving some

money right away, you can also consider taking the train or airport shuttle.


Below are some approximate fares you can expect to pay from Canberra Airport.

Remember passengers pay for any bridge or road tolls on top of the fare (these fares are

in Australian dollars and are based on non-peak traffic conditions).

Fare estimates:

From 6:00 am to 9:00 pm:

  • Flag fall: $5.00
  • Distance rate: $2.06
  • Booking fee: Free

From 9:00 am to 6:00 pm & All day Saturday and Sunday

  • Flag fall: $5:00
  • Distance rate: $2.37
  • Booking fee: Free

Note: Airport rank fee: $3.00

Airport Shuttle

The Airport Express shuttle bus offers airport-city-airport services daily during peak periods. Other stops include Russell, National Convention Centre, London Circuit and YHA.

Cost is just $12 one way and $20 return. Tickets can be purchased a number of ways:

  • Direct from the bus driver (EFTPOS or cash);
  • At the car park customer service office located opposite the bus stop;
  • Pre-booked at;
  • By calling 1300 368 897.

The bus stop is located kerbside upon exiting the arrivals hall.

View map to see bus stop location for Airport Express Bus.

View full timetable below or download a copy here.

Please note: The Airport Express does not operate Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

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