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There are 4 ways to get from Brisbane to Swansea by plane, bus, train, car or car ferry

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Fly Brisbane to Hobart, bus  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Hobart (HBA) BNE - HBA
  2. Take the bus from City Interchange Stop #D4 to Swansea 1 Victoria St

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Train to Gold Coast, fly to Hobart, bus  •  9h 57m

  1. Take the train from Central station, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes station, platform 2
  2. Fly from Gold Coast (OOL) to Hobart (HBA) OOL - HBA
  3. Take the bus from City Interchange Stop #D4 to Swansea 1 Victoria St

Fly Brisbane to Launceston, bus  •  10h 9m

  1. Fly from Brisbane (BNE) to Launceston (LST) BNE - LST
  2. Take the bus from Perth Fire Station, Midland Hwy to Opp. No.5 Story St

Drive, car ferry  •  30h 37m

  1. Drive from Brisbane to Port Melbourne
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport
  3. Drive from Devonport to Swansea
Brisbane → Swansea
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Swansea is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Swansea is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Swansea is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Brisbane to Swansea is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $380 and takes 8h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Brisbane to Swansea is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $380 and takes 8h 17m.

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The distance between Brisbane and Swansea is 1691 km.

It takes approximately 8h 17m to get from Brisbane to Swansea, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Brisbane Airport to Hobart Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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Swansea is 1h ahead of Brisbane. It is currently 7:30 PM in Brisbane and 8:30 PM in Swansea.

Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Brisbane Airport to Hobart Airport.

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There are 87+ hotels available in Swansea. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Brisbane to Brisbane Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs $19 - $21.

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Map of how to get from Brisbane to Swansea.
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  • Distance: 1690.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 17m

What companies run services between Brisbane, QLD, Australia and Swansea, TAS, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Brisbane to Swansea. However, you can take the train to International Airport station, platform 2, take the walk to Brisbane airport, fly to Hobart, take the walk to Hobart Airport, take the bus to Franklin Square, take the walk to City Interchange Stop #D4, then take the bus to Swansea. Alternatively, you can take the train to Varsity Lakes station, platform 2, take the walk to Varsity Lakes station, take the line 760 bus to Gold Coast Airport, take the walk to Gold Coast airport, fly to Hobart, take the walk to Hobart Airport, take the bus to Franklin Square, take the walk to City Interchange Stop #D4, then take the bus to Swansea.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hobart
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Brisbane to Hobart via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Gold Coast to Hobart
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Gold Coast to Hobart via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Gold Coast to Hobart via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Brisbane to Launceston
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Brisbane to Launceston via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hobart
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Gold Coast to Hobart via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Gold Coast to Hobart via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Brisbane to Launceston
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Brisbane to Launceston via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Flights from Brisbane to Launceston via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Brisbane to Hobart
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Gold Coast to Hobart
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from Gold Coast to Hobart via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Gold Coast to Hobart via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Brisbane to Launceston
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Train operators
TRANSLink QLD
Phone
13 12 30
Website
translink.com.au
Train from Central station, platform 1 to Varsity Lakes station, platform 2
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
TRANSLink QLD
Bus operators
Tassielink Transit
Phone
+61 1300 300 520
Email
info@tassielink.com.au
Website
tassielink.com.au
Bus from City Interchange Stop #D4 to Swansea 1 Victoria St
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
Tassielink Transit
Calow's Coaches
Phone
0363762161
Email
info@calowscoaches.com.au
Website
calowscoaches.com.au
Bus from Perth Fire Station, Midland Hwy to Opp. No.5 Story St
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Calow's Coaches
Ferry operators
Spirit of Tasmania
Phone
+61 3 6419 9320
Website
spiritoftasmania.com.au
Car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Schedules at
spiritoftasmania.com.au
Passenger
$130
Car
$229

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