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Travelling to Australia’s capital city can be exciting any time of year. If you’re heading to Canberra on business, family holiday, or if you’re planning a romantic couples retreat, the city has a wealth of activities to enjoy. Dip your toes in the historical past, present, and future of Australia at the Parliament House or Australian Mint. Splash around in Lake Burley Griffin or stroll through picturesque streets of the city centre. No matter how you spend your time in the capital, start your trip off right by booking cheap flights from Auckland to Canberra on Webjet.

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Best time to visit Canberra


The best time to visit Canberra

No matter what time of year you visit, you’ll find Canberra to have fresh air and clear blue skies. Summers are typically hot and dry with day time temperatures reaching 27°C (81°F). The pleasant temperatures and dry conditions allow for a full season of outdoor and water excursions at Lake Burley Griffin. Tourists gather at the outdoor gardens and parks to enjoy the cooler autumn temperatures and gold and crimson verdure. The cold weather of the winter months’ drives crowds away. There are plenty of indoor activities to keep you busy in the winter, so if you don’t mind the cold weather, take advantage of cheap flights from ¬-Auckland to Canberra. Blooming flowers in spring combined with warmer temperatures is an invitation for travellers from all over the world to explore the beauty of Canberra. If you’re planning a springtime holiday, pack a light sweater as nighttime temperatures can drop drastically.




Departing From Auckland

Qantas, Air New Zealand, and Emirates Air fly from Auckland Airport (AKL) to Canberra Airport (CBR) in a little more than six hours. The flight includes one stopover in Sydney (SYD).

Getting to Auckland Airport

Public transit to Auckland Airport can take about 40 minutes. The cheapest mode of transfer is via the City Express route on the Sky Bus. The bus runs 24 hours a day along Mt Eden Road or Dominion Road. One-way fare is $17 NZD for adults, $6 NZD for children, and $36 for families. A shuttle is an effective way to travel between the airport and city and takes approximately 1 hour. One-way fare is $35 NZD for one passenger and $8 NZD for each additional group member. If you prefer a taxi, give yourself ample time to reach your destination. The 30-minute journey will cost between $65- $75 NZD for a one-way fare.

Parking at Auckland Airport


If you plan on leaving your car at the airport for your trip to Canberra, you can save money by pre-booking your parking up to nine months in advance.

Where to Park at Auckland Airport

Storage options for an international trip from AKL to CBR, include four of the six parking lots available at Auckland Airport. 
•    Valet Parking: Uncovered Valet Parking is ideal for those who enjoy quick and easy airport service with close access to the terminals. Simply pull up, unload your luggage and head inside. Daily parking for uncovered Valet Parking starts at $49 NZD.
•    Car Park D: Ideal for travellers looking for long term covered parking that is close to the terminals. International travellers will have a 2-3-minute walk to the terminals. Daily rates start at $48 NZD.
•    Car Park A: The uncovered Car Park A is for shorter trips to Canberra. It is close to the terminals with daily rates starting at $48 NZD.
•    Park and Ride: The only authorized off-site car storage of Auckland Airport is with Park and Ride. They offer safe storage with 24 hour monitoring and include a free shuttle to the airport every 15 minutes. Daily rates start at $32.

Arriving in Canberra


To clear the Australian Border Force and Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) checkpoint, complete and submit the incoming passenger card and present a valid passport.

How to Get from Canberra Airport to Your Canberra Hotel or Accommodation

The cheapest transfer from Canberra Airport (CBR) to the city centre is via the route 11 ACTION bus. The 30-minute ride costs $4.80 AUD ($5 NZD) one-way. Taxis and Uber are available outside the terminals and can cost between $23-$26 AUD ($24-$27 NZD). In light traffic, the ride should take less than 20 minutes.


Things to do


Things to do in Canberra

Tour the home of Australia's Parliament on a guided tour of the Australian Parliament House. If Parliament is in session, visitors are allowed to sit and watch proceedings and daily activities in the chambers. Take the lift to the top for spectacular views of Canberra. Take a walk, ride a bike, or set up a romantic picnic along Lake Burley Griffin. Enjoy the picturesque views of the blossoms in full bloom in spring, or the crimson and amber foliage during autumn. Discover the rich history of Australia and experience the stories like never before at the National Museum of Australia. Nestled on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, the Museum’s architecture offers visitors an extraordinary place to explore the diverse stories of Australia and its people. Artists, art lovers, and those looking for unique souvenirs can head to Canberra Glassworks. If you want a taste of glassmaking, book a one-on-one session with a professional glass artist, or is you want to watch the amazing process, check out the public workshops and tours available.