There are 4 ways to get from Sydney to Hobart by plane, train, car ferry 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.

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Fly  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Hobart (HBA) SYD - HBA

$90 - $366

3 alternative options

Train, car ferry, bus  •  27 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Southern Cross 623 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport
  3. Take the bus from Devonport to Hydro Building 700

$190 - $390

Bus Firefly Express, car ferry  •  29 h 6 min

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

$174 - $275

Bus Greyhound Australia, car ferry  •  31 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Station to Melbourne
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport
  3. Take the bus from Spirit to Brisbane St Bus Terminus 700

$204 - $355

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Hobart is to fly which costs $120 - $500 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Hobart is to fly which costs $120 - $500 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Hobart is 1058 km.

The best way to get from Sydney to Hobart without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 27 h 52 min and costs $260 - $550.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Sydney to Hobart, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Hobart Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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

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There are 332+ hotels available in Hobart. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 23 min and costs $17.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Hobart.
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  • Distance: 660.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Hobart, TAS, Australia?

Virgin Australia, Jetstar and two other airlines fly from Sydney to Hobart hourly.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Hobart via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Hobart via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Hobart via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Train operators
XPT
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $110
Sleeper
$150 - $170
Bus operators
Tassielink Transit
Website
tassielink.com.au
Bus from Devonport to Hydro Building
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
tassielink.com.au
Bus from Spirit to Brisbane St Bus Terminus
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
tassielink.com.au
Firefly Express
Phone
1300 730 740
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Bus from Sydney to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
fireflyexpress.com.au
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland and services more than 5 million passengers every year. Buses are equipped for the long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers in every seat and an on-board restroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Central Station to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
12 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Schedules at
Greyhound.com.au
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Saver
$75 - $110
Flexifare
$95 - $130
Ferry operators

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