Beautiful sunset, Tamworth, rural New South Wales

Flights from Canberra (CBR) to Tamworth (TMW)

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Visiting Tamworth

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Canberra to Tamworth travel information

Tamworth isn’t just famous for country music, it also boats some of the best wineries, farm-to-plate dining and hospitality Australia has to offer. With gorgeous paddocks surrounding Tamworth, you’ll feel at ease straight away with the laid back country lifestyle that Tamworth offers.

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When to visit

Best time to visit Tamworth

It goes without saying that if you’re into music, you would want to visit in January which is when Tamworth hosts the annual Tamworth Country Music Festival which spans across 10 days. Tamworth has warm temperatures and dry climates for most of the year, making anytime a great place to visit.

Flight information

Canberra to Tamworth flight information

The approximate flight time for flights from Canberra to Tamworth is 5 hours and 35 minutes.

Departure information

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Canberra to Tamworth, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your upcoming trip.

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 Tamworth are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure. 

Checking in

When flying from Canberra to Tamworth, you can check in online up to 24 hours prior to departure or check in at the terminal.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Tamworth AirportOpens external site in a new window (TMW).  It's a regional airport serving Tamworth, a city in the Australian state of New South Wales. It is located 10 km from the town centre, on New Winton Road. The airport is owned and operated by the Tamworth Regional Council. The airport is home to large aviation training schools, dedicated to teaching new pilots on how to take to the air.

Arriving in Tamworth

Once you touch down on Tamworth, you’ll be welcomed by the airport staff. Then there are multiple transport options available to get you on your way.

Getting into Tamworth from Tamworth Airport

The airport is only a 10 minute trip to the town centre, so getting there is simple. Car hire is available as well as plenty of taxis and ridesharing services.

Getting around Tamworth

Hiring a car is the most convenient option as you will be able to kick back and explore what Tamworth has to offer at your own pace. Hit the road and experience the fascinating history at the nearby gold mining towns, wineries and just take in the breathtaking scenery the region has to offer.  There are also multiple cycle paths around the town along the Peel River, so if you’re feeling adventurous, why not hire a bike and explore Tamworth on the open track. There are also local bus lines and taxi services available throughout the town that can get you around the town.

Why Qantas

The benefits of flying Qantas

When you fly from Canberra to Tamworth, we strive to make you enjoy every moment of your journey, so you arrive feeling refreshed and ready to discover the city. 

Seamless check-in

With a range of check-in options designed to suit your needs, it’s easy to get your trip to Tamworth on the right path. Visit a kiosk or desk at Tamworth 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 Tamworth, so feel free to pack what you need. Use the baggage calculator to find out what is included. 

Can I cancel my flight booking from Canberra to Tamworth 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 qantas.com 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.