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There are 6 ways to get from Melbourne to Tasmania by plane, car ferry, car or bus

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Fly to Devonport  •  2 h 34 min

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

$120 - $356

Cheapest option

Fly to Launceston  •  3 h 52 min

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

$45 - $211

4 alternative options

Fly to Hobart  •  3 h 30 min

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

$50 - $189

Fly to Burnie  •  4 h 4 min

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

$128 - $385

Car ferry, drive  •  14 h 3 min

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

$116 - $203

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

$122 - $203

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The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Tasmania is to fly which costs $60 - $300 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Tasmania is to fly which costs $160 - $500 and takes 2 h 34 min.

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The distance between Melbourne and Tasmania is 491 km.

The best way to get from Melbourne to Tasmania without a car is to car ferry and bus which takes 16 h and costs $170 - $290.

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

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The quickest flight from Melbourne Airport to Devonport Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Qantas offers flights from Melbourne 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 Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Tasmania.
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  • Distance: 306.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 34 min

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 Hobart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Melbourne to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Melbourne to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Flights from Melbourne to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Melbourne to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Melbourne to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Bus operators
Tassielink Transit
Ferry operators
Spirit of Tasmania
Phone
+61 3 6419 9320
Website
spiritoftasmania.com.au
Car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Schedules at
spiritoftasmania.com.au
Passenger
$93
Car
$163

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