Hobart, Tasmania

As Australia’s only island state, access to Tasmania is by air and sea only.

Regular flights depart from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and fly direct to Hobart and Launceston.

Alternatively many visitors travel to Tasmania from Melbourne by sea on the Spirit of Tasmania. Departing from Melbourne and arriving in Devonport, this has the added benefit of letting you bring your own car and make the most of Tasmania’s touring potential.


Fly to Tasmania direct from Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane. There are frequent scheduled flights of around one hour every day from Melbourne to Hobart, Launceston,  Devonport and Burnie (Wynyard).

Daily services also operate from Sydney and Brisbane to Hobart and Launceston.

Fly to King Island daily from Melbourne, Launceston and Burnie (Wynyard). Fly to Flinders Island daily from Melbourne and Launceston. Shuttle buses operate from Hobart, Launceston, Burnie (Wynyard) and Devonport.

Getting to the Venue from the Hobart Airport

Hobart Airport is approximately 20 mins – 17 km from Hobart
By Shuttle: 
$18 – $35
By Taxi: $42-$59
 City Cabs 131008

Hobart Airport Shuttle Service

The Airporter Shuttle Service meets all scheduled flights into Hobart Airport and drops off at hotels, motels, bed and breakfast accommodation and hostels in central Hobart and inner city suburbs.

Hobart Maxi Connect operate airport transfers not only around Hobart but statewide, including Kingston, Port Arthur, Tasman Peninsula and East Coast (Coles Bay).

By Sea - The Spirit of Tasmania

Spirit of Tasmania

Spirit of Tasmania is one of Australia’s most iconic travel experiences, operating  sailings across Bass Strait between Melbourne and Devonport on Tasmania’s North  Coast.

The  twin ships depart from both ports at 7:30pm, arriving at 6:00am the following  morning with disembarkation commencing from 6:30am. During periods of high  demand, Spirit of Tasmania also operates day sailings, departing from each port  at 9:00am and arriving the same day at 6:00pm.