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Cheap Flights to Hobart, Australia. Return Flights.

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Route Cheapest Adult Fare
Melbourne to Hobart$120Select
Brisbane to Hobart$318Select

Hobart Travel Information

As the capital of Tasmania, Hobart lays claim to the title of being one of the oldest cities in Australia. Founded in 1804, the city made a handy place to house prisoners until its temperate climate, natural bay and fertile soil made it a tempting location for new arrivals from Europe to call home. The city is framed by the sometimes snowy peaks of Mount Wellington and the sapphire-blue waters of the Tasman Sea. Visitors to this delightful city will enjoy all the modern conveniences and culture of a capital city while also using it as a base for exploring the other attractions the island of Tasmania has to offer.

Arriving in Hobart

Hobart International Airport handles air service from the mainland, as well as accommodating the occasional international flight from major airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Australia. The single-runway airport is just 15 kilometres from the city center in nearby Cambridge and boasts a conjoined international and domestic terminal for all incoming and outgoing flights. Passenger services in the terminal include cafes, restaurants, shops and a hotel.

An airport shuttle service, Redline, offers one-way or round-trip tickets for passengers wishing to travel to Hobart. Taxis are available to make the drive into Hobart, typically charging double what the airport shuttle service asks. There are also car hire facilities at the airport able to accommodate those wishing to rent a car for the duration of their stay. For those that don't mind the walk, a bus station is located five kilometres from the airport that offers several lines traveling into Hobart.

Things To Do

Hobart has a population of 250,000 and offers visitors the full range of tourist infrastructure, from hotels to restaurants to ample cultural experiences. For those who wish to enjoy an idyllic echo of the city's prosperous days as a major trading port, the Salamanca Market showcases a Saturday extravaganza of artisanal crafts and art, all housed in 1800s-era sandstone warehouses. Behind the market lies Battery Point, a maze of buildings fun to wander through as they showcase the Victorian architecture characteristic of the city's founding.

The city also houses several museums dedicated to its past and the culture of Tasmania's indigenous people. In the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, visitors will find many things to pique their interest, from the vast coin collection to items of artistic expression to stuffed examples of the extinct Tasmanian Tiger. Nearly 20 minutes' walk from the city center are the Botanical Gardens, notable for their collections of plants native to Tasmania and their subarctic gardens housed in special buildings maintaining a low temperature.

For those with a sweet tooth, a visit to Cadbury's Chocolate Factory gives a tour and lecture on candy making while offering a shop on the premises to purchase their wares. Cascade Brewery offers tours of its facilities, in addition to offering visitors a chance to sample a variety of brews. Hobart also boasts a handful of wineries that thrive in the island's tranquil climate to offer memorable pinot noirs and rieslings. For more substantial fare, Hobart restaurants often take full advantage of the seaside location to offer customers delicious seafood native to the area, such as Tasmanian lobsters or deep-sea Trevalla.

Depending on the time of year, Hobart offers much in the way of festivals and events. The Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race is a yearly phenomenon held on Boxing Day. In April the city features a tulip festival at the botanical gardens. The city also offers football, rugby and cricket matches to attend and the Australian Hockey League holds events for both men's and women's teams.

A fun way to view the city in its entirety is from the water. Peppermint Bay Cruises offers visitors several hours aboard a yacht that showcases oceanic wonders and geological features before stopping for a seafood lunch. Enterprising visitors can also hike the heights of Mount Wellington for the breathtaking views of Hobart spread out below and a clear view of the vastness of the ocean beyond.

Hobart

Did you know...

  • The Hobart Airport Tourist Park is the closest hotel to Hobart airport.
  • Hobart has the UTC offset of 36000.
  • The cheapest airfare from Adelaide to Hobart is $174.
  • The nearest international airport to Hobart is Invercargill in New Zealand. It is approximately 1,693 kilometres .

Questions and Answers

What airlines fly non-stop to Hobart from Memphis?

No airlines have direct flights from Memphis to Hobart.

What people are saying about Hobart right now:

Source: The Mercury
Talking point: Trans-Tasman air link between Hobart and New Zealand worth resurrecting - The Mercury
Source: The Mercury
Hobart Airport excited at prospect of direct flights to New Zealand - The Mercury
Source: ABC News
Talks about direct New Zealand flights for Tasmania, but two new coronavirus cases detected - ABC News
Twitter: From user 'Ernest McTweets'
Which idiot called it excitement about potential direct flights to Hobart, and not TasMania? They have called it that? Well never mind then.
Twitter: From user 'Christopher Le Breton'
@CamWallace_NZ @FlyAirNZ @andykirton Would AirNZ consider flights to Tasmania allowing for intra Australasian touri… https://t.co/C2sumkz3AK
Twitter: From user 'NZ Airports'
“Not since the late 1990s have planes flown directly between Hobart and New Zealand, but the Tasmanian Premier Pete… https://t.co/2vbqWoUnVA
Source: The Mercury
The trans-Tasman bubble is just what we need with dire times ahead - The Mercury
Twitter: From user 'Magic Talk'
COMING UP: At 3.15pm @SeanPlunket talks to @tourismtasmania CEO John Fitzgerald. If a 'trans-tasman bubble' include… https://t.co/lxGAiPPQ71
Source: Scoop.co.nz
Tasmanian Premier, NZ deputy PM excited about idea of flights to Hobart - Scoop.co.nz
Twitter: From user 'Tyler'
If Qantas’ flights really are as low as they’re claiming they will be once the borders are reopened and they’re bac… https://t.co/7uWfqiWw8Q

Airlines that fly to Hobart :

Hobart (HBA) is serviced by:

Virgin Australia, Jetstar

Hire a car from the Airport

Hobart Airport Car Hire