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

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Fly to Launceston  •  3h 20m

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

$193 - $613

Cheapest option

Fly to Hobart  •  3h 56m

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

$126 - $358

2 alternative options

Fly to Devonport  •  5h 6m

  1. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Devonport (DPO) SYD - DPO

$304 - $350

Night train, car ferry, bus  •  28h 18m

  1. Take the night train from Central Station to Southern Cross 621
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport
  3. Take the bus from Spirit of Tas to Hobart

$278 - $570

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Tasmania is to fly which costs $120 - $360 and takes 3h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Tasmania is to fly which costs $190 - $650 and takes 3h 20m.

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The distance between Sydney and Tasmania is 993 km.

The best way to get from Sydney to Tasmania without a car is to night train and car ferry and bus which takes 28h 18m and costs $270 - $600.

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It takes approximately 3h 20m to get from Sydney to Tasmania, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sydney Airport to Launceston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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There are two+ hotels available in Tasmania. Prices start at $150 AUD per night.

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The best way to get from Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Tasmania.
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  • Distance: 992.5 km
  • Duration: 3h 20m

What companies run services between Sydney, NSW, Australia and Tasmania, Australia?

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

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Launceston via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Sydney to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Hobart via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Sydney to Devonport via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Devonport via Canberra, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Devonport via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Devonport via Adelaide, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Flights from Sydney to Launceston via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $450
Flights from Sydney to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $320
Flights from Sydney to Hobart via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $360
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Sydney to Launceston via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Flights from Sydney to Hobart via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $380
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
transportnsw.info
Night train from Central Station to Southern Cross
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $250
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XPT bookings
Economy
$75 - $100
First
$100 - $140
Sleeper
$210 - $250
Bus operators
Red Line
Phone
1300 360 000
Email
bookings@tasredline.com.au
Website
tasredline.com.au
Bus from Spirit of Tas to Hobart
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
Red Line
Ferry operators
Spirit of Tasmania
Phone
+61 3 6419 9320
Website
spiritoftasmania.com.au
Car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $230
Schedules at
spiritoftasmania.com.au
Passenger
$130
Car
$229

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