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Flights from Canberra (CBR) to Launceston (LST)

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Visiting Launceston

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Canberra to Launceston travel information

Launceston is the perfect destination for those wanting adventure mixed with comfort. View Cataract Gorge by chairlift as you dangle from the sky for exquisite scenery. If exploring is more your thing, why not visit the beautiful country-side of Northern Tasmania and hike the alluring Cradle Mountain? Or if you’re after something a little more relaxing, sit back and take in the stunning Tamar River by jumping on one of the many river cruises on offer.  

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When to visit

Best time to visit Launceston

Summer (December to February) are the more popular times to travel to Launceston as the city experiences warm dry weather throughout. Launceston also holds most of its annual festivals in this time such as Mona Foma, Taste of Tasmania and Festivale. If looking for a cold escape is what you’re after, Autumn and Spring are also great times to travel, but be sure to pack an umbrella as rain is common in these seasons.

Flight information

Canberra to Launceston flight information

The approximate flight time for flights from Canberra to Launceston is 2 hours and 50 minutes.

Departure information

Fly Canberra to Launceston

We want your journey from Canberra to Launceston to be as smooth as possible and the below information will help you get there. 

What is the main airport called?

Canberra Airport. Located 8 km (5 miles) from the city centre, Canberra AirportOpens external site in a new window (CBR) is the gateway to the National Capital and serves flights to the country's state capitals, as well as Newcastle, Gold Coast, Wellington (New Zealand) and Singapore. Qantas flights QF400 and above operate from this terminal. 

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from Canberra to Launceston are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Canberra to Launceston can check-in online up to 24 hours in advance or check-in at the terminal. 

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Launceston Airport. Launceston AirportOpens external site in a new window (LST) is located 15 km (9.5 miles) from the city. It's Tasmania's fastest growing airport and the second busiest in the state.

Arriving in Launceston

When your flight to Launceston touches down, you’ll be greeted by the friendly staff at Launceston Airport. From there, it’s easy to make your way to different parts of the city.

Getting into Launceston from Launceston Airport

Launceston Airport is only 15km from the city centre. The easiest way to get to the city is by hiring a car or taking a taxi, however there are convenient alternatives such as shuttle busses, which operate between the Launceston Airport and Launceston hotels.

Getting around Launceston

If exploring the beautiful surroundings of Northern Tasmania is what you’re after, your best bet is hiring a car so you can experience the stunning country side in comfort. Alternatively, if relaxing and exploring everything Launceston has to offer is what you’re after, you can get around by foot. The city hub of Launceston is about 10 blocks wide and long. Alternatively, if you’re looking for convenience, the Launceston City Council offers a few tourist bus services that connects the city with a range of tourist attraction drop offs.

Why Qantas

The reasons to fly Qantas

Fly from Canberra to Launceston with Qantas and enjoy a comfortable journey from the moment you step onboard.

Seamless check-in

With a range of check-in options designed to suit your needs, it’s easy to get your trip to Launceston on the right path. Visit a kiosk or desk at Launceston Airport to check in on arrival or use our online and mobile check-in services to check-in for your flight up to 24 hours before departure.

Included baggage

Baggage is included on your flight from Canberra to Launceston, so feel free to pack what you need. Visit our baggage calculator to find out more.

Can I cancel my flight booking from Canberra to Launceston due to COVID-19?

If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.

If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.

If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.

Important information

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, POLi or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days. Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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 This offer applies to Qantas operated flights for the following dates: Australian Domestic: booked between 21 May 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 12 June 2020 and 28 February 2022. Trans-Tasman: booked between 15 October 2020 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 16 October 2020 and 28 February 2022. International: booked between 25 February 2021 and 28 February 2022, for travel between 1 November 2021 and 31 December 2022. If you decide to change the date of your travel, we'll waive the change fee. You'll need to change your flight before your scheduled date of departure and select a new travel date within 12 months of your original booking date. When you're ready to rebook, you'll also need to cover any fare increase for your new flight, if applicable. For all changes, your applicable Fare Rules and the Qantas Conditions of Carriage apply.