Cheap flights from Melbourne to Tasmania

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How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Tasmania?

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne to Tasmania at least 60 days early can save you up to 41% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 60 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne to Tasmania for as little as $195 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $242 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Tasmania?

January is one of the best times of the year to fly to Tasmania from Melbourne. Prices for January average $177 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $100. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April. Opting for a January flight can save you 29% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Tasmania (MEL - TAS)?

When flying from Melbourne to Tasmania, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Tasmania in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to Tasmania flights in August, September
13 Sep. - 19 Sep.
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Melbourne

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Launceston

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1h 05m
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Launceston

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Melbourne

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1h 05m
$111

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13 Sep. - 19 Sep.
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Melbourne

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Launceston

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1h 05m
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Launceston

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Melbourne

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1h 05m
$120

Jetstar

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7 Sep. - 14 Sep.
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Melbourne

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Launceston

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1h 05m
LST

Launceston

MEL

Melbourne

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1h 05m
$137

Jetstar

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Deal found 9/8/22

Melbourne to Tasmania 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Tasmania from Melbourne found for this year
2 Nov. - 10 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

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Hobart

Nonstop

1h 15m
HBA

Hobart

MEL

Melbourne

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1h 15m
$95

Jetstar

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Deal found 9/8/22

31 Oct. - 7 Nov.
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Melbourne

HBA

Hobart

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1h 20m
HBA

Hobart

MEL

Melbourne

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1h 15m
$97

Jetstar

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Deal found 11/8/22

8 Nov. - 18 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

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Hobart

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1h 15m
HBA

Hobart

MEL

Melbourne

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1h 15m
$98

Jetstar

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Deal found 10/8/22

Cheap Jetstar flights from Melbourne to Tasmania

14 Nov. - 25 Nov.
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Melbourne

HBA

Hobart

Nonstop

1h 15m
HBA

Hobart

MEL

Melbourne

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1h 15m
$93

Jetstar

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Deal found 8/8/22

2 Nov. - 10 Nov.
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Melbourne

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Hobart

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1h 15m
HBA

Hobart

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Melbourne

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1h 15m
$95

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8 Nov. - 18 Nov.
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Melbourne

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Hobart

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1h 15m
HBA

Hobart

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Melbourne

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1h 15m
$98

Jetstar

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Deal found 10/8/22

Cheap Virgin Australia flights from Melbourne to Tasmania

24 Jan. - 26 Jan.
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Melbourne

HBA

Hobart

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1h 15m
HBA

Hobart

MEL

Melbourne

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1h 15m
$158

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 10/8/22

17 Aug. - 18 Aug.
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Melbourne

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Launceston

1 stop

6h 35m
LST

Launceston

MEL

Melbourne

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5h 20m
$575

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 11/8/22

16 Aug. - 18 Aug.
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Melbourne

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Launceston

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21h 55m
LST

Launceston

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Melbourne

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5h 20m
$783

Virgin Australia

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Deal found 11/8/22

Direct flights to Tasmania from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Tasmania direct flight deals
2 Nov. - 10 Nov.
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Melbourne

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Hobart

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1h 15m
HBA

Hobart

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Melbourne

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1h 15m
$95

Jetstar

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Deal found 9/8/22

31 Oct. - 7 Nov.
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Melbourne

HBA

Hobart

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1h 20m
HBA

Hobart

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 15m
$97

Jetstar

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Deal found 11/8/22

8 Nov. - 18 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

HBA

Hobart

Nonstop

1h 15m
HBA

Hobart

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 15m
$98

Jetstar

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Deal found 10/8/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Tasmania

Late deals on return flights to Tasmania from Melbourne, departing today and this week
18 Aug. - 16 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

HBA

Hobart

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1h 15m
HBA

Hobart

MEL

Melbourne

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1h 15m
$171

Jetstar

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Deal found 10/8/22

16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
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Melbourne

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Hobart

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1h 15m
HBA

Hobart

MEL

Melbourne

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1h 15m
$178

Jetstar

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Deal found 10/8/22

17 Aug. - 20 Aug.
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Melbourne

HBA

Hobart

Nonstop

1h 15m
HBA

Hobart

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

1h 15m
$182

Jetstar

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Deal found 9/8/22

One-way flights to Tasmania from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Tasmania
22 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

HBA

Hobart

Nonstop

1h 15m
$46

Jetstar

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Deal found 8/8/22

27 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

HBA

Hobart

Nonstop

1h 15m
$47

Jetstar

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Deal found 9/8/22

13 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

HBA

Hobart

Nonstop

1h 15m
$48

Jetstar

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Deal found 10/8/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Tasmania flights.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Tasmania

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?

How long is the flight from Melbourne to Tasmania?

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.

Which airlines operate flights from Melbourne to Tasmania?

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.

How frequent are flights between Melbourne and Tasmania?

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.

Which airports serve Melbourne and Tasmania?

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).

Which direct flight route between Melbourne and Tasmania is cheapest?

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.

What is there to do in Tasmania?

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.Find flights from Melbourne to Tasmania using the Search Flights function above.

What are the best ways to get to the airports in Melbourne and Tasmania?

It is easy to fly to Tasmania from Melbourne, with Melbourne Airport (MEL) operating a frequent service throughout the week. All flights on this route land into Hobart Airport (HBA) in Tasmania, with flight times being as fast as one hour and 15 minutes. MEL Airport is a busy terminal with lots of passengers passing through on a daily basis. It is easy to reach from the centre of the city too, with the SkyBus taking approximately 22 minutes. Once you have landed at HBA Airport, which also operates both international and domestic flights, you can also get to the centre of Hobart quickly. One of the more convenient ways to travel is by taxi, which takes around 20 minutes in total.

Which airlines fly directly from Melbourne to Tasmania?

There are several airlines that operate indirect flights from Melbourne to Tasmania, so this is a great route to take. For example, you can choose to take a direct flight from Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Hobart Airport (HBA) with Jetstar, which takes around one hour and 15 minutes from take-off to touchdown. You can also opt for a flight from MEL to HBA with Virgin Australia, which takes a similar time at one hour and 15 minutes. Another airline that completes the route to Hobart from Melbourne in one hour and 15 minutes is Qantas Airways. As there are a range of flights available for you to choose from, you should be able to find one that matches your schedule. Direct flights also tend to be the best value, with indirect routes often costing more. For those who are travelling on a budget, you may want to consider flights with the low-cost airline Jetstar.

What are the stopover options between Melbourne to Tasmania?

If the direct routes are not suitable for you, then there are also indirect flights that you can take between Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Tasmania. For example, you could get indirect routes to Hobart Airport (HBA) with Qantas Airways, which tends to take around three hours and 55 minutes. This flight requires one change, often at Sydney Airport (SYD). You can also take indirect flights with Virgin Australia, which tend to take approximately four hours and 50 minutes. This route also requires a stop, most commonly at SYD Airport. Jetstar also operates indirect routes for this journey in about five hours, which have a stopover in SYD Airport. In general, not only do these flights take much longer than direct routes, but they tend to be more expensive as well.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Melbourne to Tasmania?

You do not need a visa to travel between Melbourne and Tasmania. However, you will need to have a valid form of photo ID, such as a passport.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Tasmania have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Melbourne to Tasmania have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Jetstar, Tigerair Australia, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Jetstar with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Tasmania for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Tasmania for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $93, but on average you can expect to pay $105.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Tasmania for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Tasmania under $100. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Tasmania is less than $108.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Tasmania for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Tasmania within the next 7 days for less than $200.

How popular is this Melbourne to Tasmania flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Tasmania was viewed by 24,260 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular routes from Melbourne to Tasmania?

The most popular flight routes from Melbourne to Tasmania are Melbourne - Hobart, Melbourne Avalon - Hobart and Melbourne - Launceston.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to Tasmania?

Before booking your flight from Melbourne to Tasmania, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jetstar, Qantas Airways or Tigerair Australia.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne to Tasmania?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Melbourne to Tasmania consider choosing United Airlines(65%), Jetstar(56%) or Qantas Airways(51%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Tasmania?

On average you can expect to pay $278 for a flight from Melbourne to Tasmania. The cheapest flight overall is $60 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Hobart) is currently priced at $95.

Destination points for flights from Melbourne to Tasmania

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Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Tasmania

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Tasmania choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
JetstarCheapest$51Average$203FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$78Average$203FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Tigerair AustraliaCheapest$88Average$161FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$129Average$317FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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RexCheapest$199Average$303FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Tasmania

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41%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
18%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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