Compare Cheap Flights from Hobart to Canberra, Australia
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Compare Cheap Hobart to Canberra Flights
Book your flights from Hobart (HBA) to Canberra (CBR) and discover Australia's capital city. Though the city it often the butt of local jokes, Canberra has won architectural design awards and is brimming with cultural attractions. Explore the city's museums and art galleries or spend the afternoon with the kids at the local aquarium and zoo. If you need a break from the bustling metropolis, head to Black Mountain National Park and stroll along the many walking trails. With connecting flights between the two cities via Melbourne or Sydney and an average flight time of 2 hours 50 minutes, it's the perfect weekend getaway for Hobartians.
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Best time to visit Canberra
The best time to visit Canberra
The best time to visit Canberra is in the spring (September to November). The weather is at its best, and the city is covered with blossoming flowers. You'll also miss the high season crowds and find better deals for hotels. In the summer months (December to February) tourism starts to pick up. If you're planning your trip around this time, book your return flights from Hobart to Canberra in advance to lock in cheaper airfare prices. Another great time of year to travel to Canberra is in March. You'll be in time for the Canberra Day celebrations, and the city is transformed into beautiful hues of gold and orange as the autumn season approaches. June to August is the city's low season. If you don't mind the cold, you'll find excellent deals on flights and hotels.
Departing from Hobart
There are cheap flights out of Hobart International Airport (HBA) to Canberra with Virgin Australia and Qantas. There are multiple flights throughout the week and you'll have a layover in either Melbourne or Sydney.
Getting to Hobart International Airport
If you're travelling to Canberra on a budget, take the Skybus from the city to the airport. The coach comes with free WiFi and onboard luggage storage. Tickets cost $18.50 for adults, and you can buy them at kiosks in town or online. Your only other way to get to Hobart International Airport is with a taxi. Hail one down from the street or book one in advance. A one-way trip will cost you around $35.
Parking at Hobart International Airport
Hobart International Airport has three parking lots. Each one is located outside the terminal buildings, making it easy to get to and from your car.
Where to Park at Hobart International Airport
- Main Car Park: If you're going to Canberra for the day, leave your car here. It's close to the check-in counters and offers the best short-term parking rates.
- Valet Parking: The valet parking is the closest lot to the check-in counters. Prices start at $55, and it's the best option for travellers that don't want to waste time at the airport.
- Saver Car Park: Save money by leaving your car here. It's the cheapest parking lot at the airport with daily rates starting at $32.
Arriving in Canberra
Canberra Airport is the eighth busiest airport in Australia. It's located 8 kilometres from the city centre and operates a number of domestic and international flights.
How to Get from Canberra Airport to Your Canberra Hotel or Accommodation
The cheapest way to get from Canberra Airport to your hotel is on the public bus. Routes 11 and 11A run a regular route throughout the day and tickets cost $4.80 per person. If you're in a rush to get to your accommodation, take a metered taxi from the airport. You'll find the drivers waiting outside of the arrivals terminal. Alternatively, you can use the airport's free WiFi to request a ride with Uber. A one-way trip into Canberra's city centre will cost around $45 to $54.
Things to do
Things to do in Canberra
Visit the Australian War Memorial
The massive memorial is one of Canberra's top attractions. It commemorates Australia's conflicts from colonial days to present and is a must-visit for history buffs.
Hike to the summit of Mount Ainslie
Mount Ainslie boasts one of the most popular hiking trails in Canberra. Once you make it to the top, you'll have beautiful panoramic views of the city below.
Go to the National Gallery of Australia
The National Gallery of Australia is home to some of Australia's most important art collections. It includes pieces from around the world as well as the largest collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.