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Public Transport and How to Get Around Canberra
Take the free bus
Canberra has a free Culture Loop bus that stops at 10 of the city's top attractions. It runs from 9am to 5pm every day. Travellers buying cheap flights to Canberra can use it to visit Parliament House, Museum of Australian Democracy, National Library of Australia, National Museum of Australia and more.
Hire a bicycle
Canberra is one of the best cities in Australia for cyclists. There are plenty of cycle paths and mountain bike trails. Once your flights to Canberra arrive, you can rent a bike from one of the vendors in town.
Hire a car
Canberra is a city that's best explored with a car. There's usually ample parking, and you won't spend hours stuck in traffic. When you buy your return flights to Canberra through Webjet, you can add car hire to your cart. Otherwise, you can choose from what's available at Canberra Airport (CBR).
Transport from Canberra Airport (CBR)
The quickest way to get from Canberra Airport (CBR) to your hotel or accommodation is with a metered taxi or an Uber. You can expect to pay between $23 to $26 AUD ($23.91 to $27.03 NZD) depending on the time your flights to Canberra land. Budget travellers can take the Rapid Bus 3 into the city. It runs every 30 minutes on weekdays and on the hour on weekends.
Top Experiences For Visitors in Canberra
Want an epic view of the city? Hike up to the top of Mount Ainslie. You'll have a gorgeous vista of the War Memorial and the Parliament House. Travellers buying flights to Canberra that drive up to the viewpoint might even spot some kangaroos!
Australian War Memorial
For history buffs buying tickets to Canberra, the Australian War Memorial is worth the visit. It chronicles every major conflict the country has been in, and the exhibits are always changing. There's also a Discovery Zone that's child-friendly and is perfect for visiting families.
National Gallery of Australia
The National Gallery of Australia is home to the country's largest collection of art. Travellers buying cheap flights to Canberra can explore 11 galleries that are spread across three levels. You'll find pieces from Australia, Asia, Europe, America, the Pacifics and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.
Questacon is the National Science and Technology Centre. It's an interactive museum that's the perfect spot to hang out on a rainy day. Families buying return flights to Canberra can take part in do-it-yourself experiments, see more than 200 hands-on exhibits and listen to guest lectures. Don't miss out on visiting the H2O-Soak up, the Free Fall slide, and Earthquake House!
Cafes and Restaurants in Canberra
Barrio Coffee Collective
Need to get your daily dose of caffeine? Visit Barrio Coffee Collective. It's a tiny coffee bar that serves up some of the best brews in the city. Once your flights to Canberra have landed, you can also stop by for a quick meal. The menu is small, but it's full of delicious options made from local produce.
If you're a vegetarian or vegan buying tickets to Canberra, Coffee Lab is one of the best spots to visit. Not only is the coffee good, but the menu has a huge selection of plant-based meals!
The Cupping Room
The Cupping Room is one of Canberra's trendy corner cafes. The menu changes by the day and coffee lovers can choose from multiple blends and single origins. Travellers buying flights to Canberra who watch Netflix's Queer Eye would have seen the Fab Five stopping here for a meal on their way to Yass.
Greenhouse Coffee and Co
Located on the top floor of Canberra Centre is the Greenhouse Coffee and Co. It's one of the best places in the city to go for brunch with a menu that changes seasonally. Coffee lovers booking cheap flights to Canberra can also slip on excellent coffee and choose from a range of multiple blends, filter coffees and cold brews.
For something out of the ordinary, visit the Space Kitchen. It's a colourful addition to Canberra's cafe scene. You can expect delicious items like a boozy salted caramel milkshake, and fairy floss and rainbow coloured ice-cream. If you don't have a sweet tooth, there are a few savoury items on the menu as well.