There are 4 ways to get from Sydney to Launceston by plane, bus, train or car ferry

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 to Launceston  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Launceston (LST) SYD - LST

$76 - $306

3 alternative options

Fly to Devonport, bus  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Devonport (DPO) SYD - DPO
  2. Take the bus from Devonport to Cornwall Sq

$210 - $457

Train, car ferry, bus  •  25 h 7 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 Cornwall Sq 700 / ...

$179 - $368

Bus, car ferry  •  26 h 21 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 Cornwall Sq 700 / ...

$162 - $251

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Launceston is to fly which costs $100 - $420 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Launceston is to fly which costs $100 - $420 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between Sydney and Launceston is 915 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Sydney to Launceston, including transfers.

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

Virgin Australia, Jetstar and Qantas fly from Sydney to Launceston hourly.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Sydney to Launceston via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Devonport via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Devonport via Canberra, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Devonport via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Devonport via Adelaide, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Sydney to Launceston via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Sydney to Launceston via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
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 - $180
Website
transportnsw.info
Economy
$60 - $80
First
$85 - $120
Sleeper
$150 - $180
Bus operators
Tassielink Transit
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
Ferry operators

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