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

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Fly  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Hobart (HBA) MEL - HBA

$60 - $207

2 alternative options

Car ferry, drive  •  12 h 33 min

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

$116 - $203

Car ferry, bus  •  14 h 30 min

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

$122 - $203

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Hobart is to fly which costs $80 - $300 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Hobart is to fly which costs $80 - $300 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Hobart is 598 km.

The best way to get from Melbourne to Hobart without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 14 h 30 min and costs $170 - $290.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Melbourne to Hobart, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Hobart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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There are 339+ hotels available in Hobart. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Hobart.
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  • Distance: 373.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Hobart, TAS, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Qantas and two other airlines fly from Melbourne to Hobart hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Bus operators
Tassielink Transit
Ferry operators
Spirit of Tasmania

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