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There are 3 ways to get from Hobart to Queenstown by bus, car or plane

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Bus, drive  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Hobart Transit Centre to Launceston, Cornwall Square Transit Centre 702 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Launceston to Cradle Mountain Information Centre
  3. Drive from Cradle Mountain Information Centre to Queenstown

$128 - $147

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3h 14m

  1. Drive from Hobart to Queenstown 260.1 km

$29 - $45

Fly  •  2h 51m

  1. Fly from Hobart (HBA) to Strahan (SRN) HBA - SRN

$143 - $689

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Queenstown is 1800 020 080.

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The cheapest way to get from Hobart to Queenstown is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 3h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Hobart to Queenstown is to fly which costs $140 - $700 and takes 2h 51m.

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The distance between Hobart and Queenstown is 170 km. The road distance is 260.1 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 40m to get from Hobart to Queenstown, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Hobart Airport to Strahan Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hobart to Queenstown is 260 km. It takes approximately 3h 14m to drive from Hobart to Queenstown.

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Airlines of Tasmania offers flights from Hobart Airport to Strahan Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Queenstown. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Hobart to Hobart Airport is to bus which takes 28 min and costs $18 - $20.

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Map of how to get from Hobart to Queenstown.
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  • Distance: 170.5 km
  • Duration: 8h 40m

What companies run services between Hobart, TAS, Australia and Queenstown, TAS, Australia?

Airlines of Tasmania flies from Hobart to Queenstown 3 times a week.

Airlines
Airlines of Tasmania
Website
paravion.com.au
Flights from Hobart to Strahan
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $550
Bus operators
Redline
Phone
1300 360 000
Email
bookings@tasredline.com.au
Website
tasredline.com.au
Bus from Hobart Transit Centre to Launceston, Cornwall Square Transit Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
Redline
Schedules at
Transport Tasmania
McDermott's Coaches
Phone
+61 3 6330 3717
Email
sales@mcdermotts.com.au
Website
mcdermotts.com.au
Bus from Launceston to Cradle Mountain Information Centre
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
mcdermotts.com.au

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