Reserve a ride with Uber in advance at Canberra Airport
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How to get a ride from Canberra Airport
Find your pickup location
Exit the terminal and head outside to the Express pickup car park. You can wait for your driver at the waiting lounge.
Check the app for details
Once you’ve requested a ride, you’ll receive directions through the app. You can also look for signs at CBR that point to the Express pickup waiting lounge.
Meet your driver
Your driver’s name, license plate, and car color will show in the app. If you can’t find your driver, contact them through the app.
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Pick up a local SIM card
You can buy SIM cards from RELAY news agency, as well as from the vending machines located in the International Lounge and the arrivals hall.
Top questions from riders
- Can riders be picked up at Canberra Airport using the Uber app?
Yes, riders can request a ride through the Uber app to and from Canberra Airport.
- How much will an Uber trip to or from Canberra Airport cost?
Uber can get you from:
- Canberra Airport to Civic, starting at $15
- Canberra Airport to Kingston, starting at $15
- Canberra Airport to Parliament House, starting at $17
These are estimated fares. Actual fares vary based on time of day, pickup location, and dropoff location. Trips originating from Canberra Airport are subject to an airport pickup fee.
- Is there an airport fee for trips requested through the Uber app?
Yes, Canberra Airport charges a $3 access fee for Uber pickups. This fee is automatically added to your fare when you request a ride from Canberra Airport.
- Where do I meet my driver for a pickup at Canberra Airport?
Canberra Airport requires that Uber pickups begin at the designated Express pickup car park located outside of the airport terminal. You can wait for your driver at the Express pickup waiting area, which is connected to the car park.
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Canberra Airport visitor information
Canberra Airport (CBR) is the 8th-busiest airport in Australia and the primary airport serving the ACT. The airport is about a 10-minute drive from the city center.
Canberra Airport terminals
There are 2 terminals at Canberra Airport—the Domestic Terminal and the International Terminal—but both are located in the same building. Departures are located on Level 2, while arrivals can be found on the ground floor.
Canberra Airport serves the following airlines:
- Tigerair Australia
- Virgin Australia
Canberra Airport lounges
The following airline lounges are hosted at Canberra Airport:
- Qantas Business Class Lounge
- Qantas Chairman’s Lounge
- Qantas Club
- Virgin Lounge
- The Club (Virgin; invitation only)
Things to do at Canberra Airport
Canberra Airport features a variety of dining options, duty-free facilities, shops, and leisure areas for passengers.
Currency exchange at Canberra Airport
Foreign currency can be exchanged at the Travelex stores. There are also Travelex ATMs throughout the airport.
Hotels near Canberra Airport
Whether you have a layover or an overnight flight delay, or you need a place to stay for a visit near CBR, there are multiple hotels and accommodation options nearby. Vibe Hotel Canberra Airport is 150 meters (500 feet) from the airport.
Find more information about Canberra Airport here.