Flying into Hobart
No official carrier has been nominated for the events due to competitive airfares available via the internet. There are three airlines who fly into Hobart – check out the best fares of the day here: Jetstar|Qantas|Virgin.
Sailing into Tasmania
Special discounted rates for those who wish to arrive in Tasmania via the Spirit of Tasmania can be accessed here. The Spirit of Tasmania sails from Melbourne to Devonport – Devonport is a 3 hour and 15 minute drive from Hobart, meaning those who do choose to arrive via The Spirit will have a great opportunity to see the beautiful state of Tasmania along the way.
Hobart Airport is located 17.4 kilometres from the city, which is approx. 17 minutes by car.
SkyBus departs every 30 minutes daily – 7 days a week, all year round.
Tickets are available online through the SkyBus website. Alternatively, you can purchase tickets at the e-kiosks conveniently located next to our luggage carousels.
The buses stop outside the arrivals hall forecourt (Gate 1), to the right of the yellow bus shelter. After collecting your luggage from the carousels exit the nearest set of doors.
There are 4 stops located in the heart of Hobart.
- 1 Davey Street (Drop off only) Bus stop opposite Hotel Grand Chancellor
- Brooke Street Pier (Pick up & drop off) Bus stop on Franklin Wharf
- Franklin Square (Pick up only) Metro Bus stop on Elizabeth Street
- 19 Macquarie Street (Pick up only) Bus stop at rear of Hotel Grand Chancellor
SkyBus also have a “Turn up and go” service which means bookings aren’t necessary. Tickets can be purchased from drivers at any of the pickup stops.
Please see SkyBus for all current fares.
Whether you’re headed to work, the airport, or out on the town, Uber connects you with a reliable ride in minutes. One tap and a car comes directly to you. Your driver knows exactly where to go. And payment is completely cashless. No phone calls to make, no pick-ups to schedule. With 24/7 availability, request a ride any time of day, any day of the year. Rate your driver and provide anonymous feedback about your trip.
Download the UBER app on your iPhone or Android device to get started.
You can book a taxi cab pick up from a set location, or take one from a cab rank at signposted spots. You may also hail a taxi in the street. If the rooftop lamp is lit, the taxi is usually unoccupied and available for hire.
Popular services are:
- 13CABS – 132 227
- Australia Wide Taxi – 131 008
Rental Car offices are located in the arrivals section Hobart Airport. The following companies are located at the airport: