If you’re booking flights from Melbourne to Tasmania you’re in for a treat. This island off Australia’s southern coast may be small, but it’s big on variety. Take the capital, Hobart, for instance. Home to Hobart Airport, it mixes sophisticated galleries and restaurants at Salamanca Place, with rugged hiking and biking trails on Mount Wellington, which towers over the city. And there’s lots more to see and do elsewhere on the island. Melbourne to Tasmania flights are your ticket to the likes of Freycinet National Park, Cradle Mountain, and plenty more besides. Time to start planning?
Melbourne to Tasmania flights are perfect if you don’t fancy spending too long on the plane – the average duration is around 1 hour and 15 minutes.
You can find cheap flights from Melbourne to Tasmania through airlines like Qantas, Qatar Airways, Air Berlin and Emirates, as well as budget carriers like Jetstar Airways and Tigerair.
There are several flights from Melbourne to Tasmania every day, so you can shop around to find the best departure time for you. To narrow down the cheapest flights on this route, use the search panel and compare all your Melbourne to Tasmania flight options in one place.
You can book flights to Tasmania from Melbourne Airport (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, as well as Avalon Airport (AVV) and Essendon (MEB). In Tasmania, you’ll either land at Hobart Airport (HBA), or Launceston (LST).
To get the lowest fare and widest choice of flights, your best option is to fly from Melbourne Airport to Hobart Airport. If you can be flexible with dates you’ll have a better chance of finding a flight from Melbourne to Tasmania that suits your budget. Use the Cheapflights search tool to compare all your options with no hassle.
If you’ve settled on your Melbourne to Tasmania flights, the next thing to do is start planning. In Hobart, the island’s port capital, you’ll want to spend some time along the waterfront at Salamanca Place – this is the hub of galleries, cafés and pubs. Areas like Sandy Bay and North Hobart are a similar story, but if you’ve left Melbourne behind in search of a more active break, you’ll want to head up into the trails along Mount Wellington or venture further into the Tasmanian wilderness. Just bear the Tasmanian seasons in mind. Summer in Tasmania is between December and February, when the temperature reaches about 21 degrees. In winter, from June to August, day temperatures are closer to 5 degrees.
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