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

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  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Devonport (DPO) MEL - DPO

$132 - $377

Cheapest option

Fly to Hobart  •  4 h 5 min

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

$52 - $208

5 alternative options

Fly to Launceston  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Launceston (LST) MEL - LST

$57 - $237

Fly to Burnie  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Burnie (BWT) MEL - BWT

$136 - $406

Car ferry, drive  •  14 h 3 min

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

$121 - $210

Car ferry, bus  •  16 h

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

$127 - $210

Car ferry, bus via 5-Elizabeth St/Collins St  •  18 h 22 min

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

$139 - $236

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Tasmania is to fly which costs $75 - $320 and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Tasmania is to fly which takes 2 h 34 min and costs $170 - $550.

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The distance between Melbourne and Tasmania is 491 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 34 min to get from Melbourne to Tasmania, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Tasmania, Australia?

Qantas flies from Melbourne to Devonport 4 times a day.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Melbourne to Devonport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Melbourne to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Melbourne to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Melbourne to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Melbourne to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Burnie
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Melbourne to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Bus operators
Tassielink Transit
Red Line
Ferry operators

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