Canberra Airport Guide to Canberra Airport (CBR)

Taxi in Canberra Airport

Getting by taxi to Canberra can be a fast and a convenient mean of transport to get to downtown within 10 minutes, since it is located at 8 kilometres from the airport.

Though it is not the best option regarding fares, it is just a private way to get to Canberra; even though, it will be up to traffic to reach your destination within the scheduled time.

Taxi companies

Many of taxi companies that offer this service are the showed below:

- ACT Cabs: +61 02 6280 0077
- Canberra Elite: +61 02 13 22 27
- Cabxpress: +61 02 6260 6011
- Queanbeyan Taxi Co-op: +61 02 12 22 11

Opening hours: 24 hours.


Find the taxi ranks located in the undercover area, just in the core of the ground floor of the main terminal.


See fares as follows:

- Canberra downtown: AUD 48.00
- Phillip: AUD 66.00
- Belconnen: AUD 80.00
- Tuggeranong: AUD 94.00
- Gungahlin: AUD 88.00

You should take into account that night fare is applied between 9:00 pm and 6:00 pm and on public holidays and has a significant surcharge.

Share a car

Sharing car apps such Uber and many others are a useful way to get to your destination at a reduced cost comparing to the above options. You can consider to share your ride with more people or simply join another one’s trip.

You can try the local app Goget and get safe and sound to downtown.