|Popular in||July||High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise|
|Cheapest in||August||Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop|
|Average price||$718||Average for return flights in January 2022|
AKL - CBR
$526 - $898
5 - 20 °C
30 - 60 mm
The flight times to Canberra, Australia, can vary somewhat depending on your departure point in New Zealand. For example, if you are making the trip from Auckland Intl (AKL), you can expect a trip time around 6h 35min. If you are travelling from Christchurch (CHC), you should expect to be travelling for more like 10h 50min, and if you are departing from Wellington (WLG), you should expect a trip time of around 11h 45min.
It is unfortunate that there are no nonstop flights to Canberra International Airport, Canberra, from anywhere in New Zealand. That said, there are still some great Canberra flight deals that you can find to get you there rather quickly. From Auckland, there is a one-stop service that has a layover at Brisbane (BNE) while from Christchurch, there is a two-stop service with layovers at Auckland Intl and Melbourne (MEL). If you are travelling from Wellington, the same two-stop service is available with the same layover airports.
There are a couple of great transportation choices to make the short trip from the airport to the centre of the city. One example is the local bus service aboard Transport Canberra route number 3 that can make the trip in around 20min for a price of around A$ 1.40 (NZ$ 1.50). Another option is to take a taxi from the airport that will get you to the centre of town in less than 10min and will cost around A$ 25 (NZ$ 27).
This amazing and vibrant city offers a number of great options for visitors to explore and experience during their stay here. If you enjoy a nice day outdoors on the water, a good choice of a place to visit is Lake Burley Griffin, which is a man-made body of water that offers plenty of places to walk, ride a bike, or have a picnic. A vibrant and lush green space that visitors in this area love is the Australian National Botanic Gardens where you can see all manner of native Australian plant types. A great example of the architecture of this region is the Old Parliament House, which has a museum showcasing the history of Australia’s government inside its walls. If browsing through a collection of art is more your thing, then make a visit to the National Portrait Gallery, which houses an impressive collection of modern art as well as an expansive portrait collection.
For residents of New Zealand that want to visit Australia, you will not need a special visa to visit the country, but you will need a valid passport to visit Australia. If, however, you are only a permanent resident of New Zealand, you will need a visa to travel to Australia. Travellers in this category can obtain a visa through the Australian government’s website.
Canberra (CBR), located 6.4 km from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Canberra.