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There are 3 ways to get from George Town to Stanley by car, bus or plane

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Drive, bus  •  4h 29m

  1. Drive from George Town to Stop B, Devonport City Interchange, Rooke St
  2. Take the bus from Stop B, Devonport City Interchange, Rooke St to Burnie City Terminus 708
  3. Take the bus from Burnie Interchange Stop C, No.26-30 Cattley St to Stanley Visitor Information Centre, No.45 Main Rd 768

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Drive  •  2h 51m

  1. Drive from George Town to Stanley 227.7 km

Bus, fly  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the bus from No.52 Goulburn St to Stop 1, No.31-35 St John St
  2. Fly from Launceston (LST) to Burnie (BWT) LST - BWT
  3. Take the bus from No.45 Jackson St to Stanley Visitor Information Centre, No.45 Main Rd
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The cheapest way to get from George Town to Stanley is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 2h 51m.

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The fastest way to get from George Town to Stanley is to drive. Taking this option will cost $40 - $60 and takes 2h 51m.

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The distance between George Town and Stanley is 134 km. The road distance is 227.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from George Town to Stanley, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Launceston Airport to Burnie Airport is the direct flight which takes 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between George Town to Stanley is 228 km. It takes approximately 2h 51m to drive from George Town to Stanley.

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Sharp Aviation offers flights from Launceston Airport to Burnie Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Stanley. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from George Town to Stanley.
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  • Distance: 134.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 29m

What companies run services between George Town, TAS, Australia and Stanley, TAS, Australia?

There is no direct connection from George Town to Stanley. However, you can take the drive to Stop B, Devonport City Interchange, Rooke St, take the bus to Burnie Interchange Stop C, No.26-30 Cattley St, then take the bus to Stanley Visitor Information Centre, No.45 Main Rd. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Stanley.

Airlines
Sharp Aviation
Website
sharpairlines.com
Flights from Launceston to Burnie
Ave. Duration
30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$9 - $280
Bus operators
Merseylink
Phone
03 6427 7626
Email
mail@merseylink.com.au
Website
merseylink.com.au
Bus from Stop B, Devonport City Interchange, Rooke St to Burnie City Terminus
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
merseylink.com.au
Redline
Phone
1300 360 000
Email
bookings@tasredline.com.au
Website
tasredline.com.au
Bus from Burnie Interchange Stop C, No.26-30 Cattley St to Stanley Visitor Information Centre, No.45 Main Rd
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
Redline
Schedules at
Transport Tasmania
Bus from No.45 Jackson St to Stanley Visitor Information Centre, No.45 Main Rd
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
Redline
Schedules at
Transport Tasmania
East Tamar Bus Lines
Phone
0473 737 326
Website
easttamarbuslines.com
Bus from No.52 Goulburn St to Stop 1, No.31-35 St John St
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
easttamarbuslines.com

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