Travel to Tasmania
Travel to Tasmania is by sea or by air.
The spirit of tasmania sails across Bass Strait between Melbourne and Devonport daily in both directions, with additional services in peak periods and a six-day a week service in low season.
For those who prefer to fly, Qantas, Virgin, Jetstar and Regional Express operate frequent services to Tasmania. There are direct flights from Sydney and Melbourne to Launceston and Hobart, from Brisbane to Hobart, from Adelaide to Hobart, and from Melbourne to Devonport, Burnie and King Island.
Airlines servicing Tasmania:
Qantas flies several times daily into Hobart and Launceston from Melbourne and Sydney, while QantasLink flies into Devonport. There are connections from other mainland centres on the Qantas/QantasLink network.
- Regional Express
Regional Express operates daily services to both Wynyard (Burnie) and King Island from Melbourne.
- Virgin Blue
Virgin Blue flies to Launceston and Hobart from Melbourne and Sydney, with connections from other centres within the Virgin Blue network. Virgin Blue also offers direct flights between Brisbane and Hobart, and between Adelaide and Hobart.
Jetstar operates low-cost services from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane direct to Hobart and Launceston, and from Adelaide direct to Hobart.