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There are 7 ways to get from Canberra to Tasmania by plane, bus, car ferry, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Devonport  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Devonport (DPO) CBR - DPO

$275 - $896

Cheapest option

Fly to Launceston  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Launceston (LST) CBR - LST

$161 - $733

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Fly to Hobart  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Canberra (CBR) to Hobart (HBA) CBR - HBA

$192 - $575

Bus, car ferry  •  23 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra to Melbourne
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport
  3. Take the bus from Devonport to Hydro Building 700

$176 - $304

Bus, train, car ferry  •  24 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Yass Junction, Coach Bay 781
  2. Take the train from Yass Junction to Southern Cross 621 / ...
  3. Take the car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport
  4. Take the bus from Devonport to Hydro Building 700

$174 - $369

Bus, train, car ferry via Wodonga  •  25 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Wodonga
  2. Take the train from Wodonga to Southern Cross
  3. Take the car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport
  4. Take the bus from Spirit to Brisbane St Bus Terminus 700

$171 - $279

Drive, car ferry  •  19 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Canberra to Port Melbourne
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport
  3. Drive from Devonport to Hobart

$173 - $295

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canberra to Tasmania is to fly which costs $220 - $1,100 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canberra to Tasmania is to fly which costs $380 - $1,300 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The distance between Canberra and Tasmania is 781 km.

The best way to get from Canberra to Tasmania without a car is to bus and car ferry which takes 23 h 54 min and costs $240 - $430.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Canberra to Tasmania, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Canberra Airport to Devonport Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Qantas offers flights from Canberra Airport to Devonport Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Tasmania. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Canberra to Canberra Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Canberra to Tasmania.
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  • Distance: 488.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

What companies run services between Canberra, ACT, Australia and Tasmania, Australia?

Qantas, Virgin Australia and two other airlines fly from Canberra to Devonport hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Canberra to Devonport via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Canberra to Devonport via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Canberra to Devonport via Adelaide, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Canberra to Hobart via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Canberra to Hobart via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Canberra to Hobart via Adelaide
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $430
Flights from Canberra to Launceston via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Flights from Canberra to Launceston via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Flights from Canberra to Launceston via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $460
Flights from Canberra to Launceston via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Canberra to Hobart via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Canberra to Hobart via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Canberra to Hobart via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Canberra to Launceston via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,600
Flights from Canberra to Launceston via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,600
Flights from Canberra to Launceston via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,600
Flights from Canberra to Launceston via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,600
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Canberra to Hobart via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
Flights from Canberra to Launceston via Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Canberra to Hobart via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $370
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Yass Junction to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$40 - $60
First
$60 - $80
Sleeper
$120 - $140
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Train from Wodonga to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$50 - $75
Flexifare
$65 - $95
Tassielink Transit
Phone
+61 1300 300 520
Email
info@tassielink.com.au
Website
tassielink.com.au
Bus from Devonport to Hydro Building
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
tassielink.com.au
Bus from Spirit to Brisbane St Bus Terminus
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
tassielink.com.au
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Bus from Canberra Civic Coach Stop, West Row to Yass Junction, Coach Bay
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
V-Line

V/Line is the largest provider of passenger rail and coach services in regional Victoria, Australia. Train and coach services cater to destinations across regional areas from Southern Cross Station in the heart of Melbourne city. Myki is used for travel to and from V/Line stations located between Melbourne and Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Traralgon and Seymour, while paper tickets must be used on long distance services to Bairnsdale, Albury, Shepparton, Echuca, Swan Hill, Ararat, Maryborough and Warrnambool. First Class carriages have meal trays, larger reclining seats with more leg room, and approximately 52 seats in each carriage, compared to 88 in Economy Class.

Contact Details
Phone
1800 800 007
Website
vline.com.au
Bus from Jolimont Centre/Northbourne Ave to Wodonga
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
Ferry operators
Spirit of Tasmania

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