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There are 5 ways to get from Sydney to Tasmania by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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 Hobart  •  4h 12m

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

$89 - $366

Cheapest option

Fly to Launceston  •  4h 34m

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

$75 - $297

3 alternative options

Fly to Devonport  •  5h 6m

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

$200 - $445

Train, car ferry, bus  •  26h 41m

  1. Take the train from Central Station to Broadmeadows 621 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Melbourne to Devonport
  3. Take the bus from Devonport to Hydro Building 700

$190 - $386

Drive, car ferry  •  21h 34m

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

$191 - $322

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The cheapest way to get from Sydney to Tasmania is to fly which costs $100 - $420 and takes 4h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Sydney to Tasmania is to fly which costs $120 - $550 and takes 4h 12m.

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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 train and car ferry and bus which takes 26h 41m and costs $260 - $550.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Sydney to Tasmania, including transfers.

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

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Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin Australia offer flights from Sydney Airport to Hobart 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 Sydney to Sydney Airport is to train which takes 22m and costs $17.

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Map of how to get from Sydney to Tasmania.
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  • Distance: 620.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

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

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

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Sydney to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Hobart via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Devonport via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Devonport via Canberra, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Devonport via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Devonport via Adelaide, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Sydney to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Sydney to Launceston via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Sydney to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Hobart via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Sydney to Launceston via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Hobart
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Sydney to Launceston
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Sydney to Launceston via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Train operators
XPT
Phone
132 232
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Central Station to Broadmeadows
Ave. Duration
10h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $170
Book at
transportnsw.info
Economy
$55 - $75
First
$80 - $110
Sleeper
$140 - $170
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Spirit of Tasmania

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