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There are 6 ways to get from Tasmania to Phillip Island by plane, train, taxi, car, 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 from Devonport, train  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Devonport (DPO) to Melbourne (MEL) DPO - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Frankston

$262 - $535

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Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 47 min

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

$127 - $225

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Fly from Launceston, train, taxi  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Launceston (LST) to Melbourne (MEL) LST - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Frankston
  3. Take the train from Frankston to Stony Point
  4. Take a taxi from Stony Point to Phillip Island

$186 - $387

Fly from Hobart, train, taxi  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Hobart (HBA) to Melbourne (MEL) HBA - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Frankston
  3. Take the train from Frankston to Stony Point
  4. Take a taxi from Stony Point to Phillip Island

$191 - $366

Fly from Burnie, train, taxi  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Burnie (BWT) to Melbourne (MEL) BWT - MEL
  2. Take the train from Southern Cross to Frankston
  3. Take the train from Frankston to Stony Point
  4. Take a taxi from Stony Point to Phillip Island

$265 - $565

Bus, car ferry, train  •  20 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Hydro Building to Spirit 700
  2. Take the car ferry from Devonport to Port Melbourne
  3. Take the train from Flinders Street to Frankston

$269 - $402

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The cheapest way to get from Tasmania to Phillip Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $170 - $320 and takes 15 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tasmania to Phillip Island is to fly and train which costs $360 - $800 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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The distance between Tasmania and Phillip Island is 413 km.

The best way to get from Tasmania to Phillip Island without a car is to bus and car ferry and train which takes 20 h 29 min and costs $370 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from Tasmania to Phillip Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Devonport Airport to Melbourne Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Qantas offers flights from Devonport Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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There are 171+ hotels available in Phillip Island. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tasmania to Devonport Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $26 - $31.

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Map of how to get from Tasmania to Phillip Island.
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  • Distance: 257.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 11 min

What companies run services between Tasmania, Australia and Phillip Island, VIC, Australia?

There is no direct connection from Devonport to Phillip Island. However, you can take the taxi to Devonport airport, fly to Melbourne, take the walk to Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the bus to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, take the walk to Southern Cross, take the train to Frankston, take the train to Stony Point, then take the taxi to Phillip Island. Alternatively, you can take the line 743 bus to Launceston Airport, take the walk to Launceston airport, fly to Melbourne, take the walk to Melbourne Airport T1 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the bus to Skybus Coach Terminal/Spencer St, take the walk to Southern Cross, take the train to Frankston, take the train to Stony Point, then take the taxi to Phillip Island.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Devonport to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Launceston to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Hobart to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Launceston to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Hobart to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Launceston to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Hobart to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Burnie to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Tigerair Australia
Website
tigerair.com.au
Flights from Hobart to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $340
Train operators
Metro
Website
ptv.vic.gov.au
Train from Southern Cross to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Train from Frankston to Stony Point
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Train from Flinders Street to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Bus operators
Tassielink Transit
Red Line
Ferry operators
Spirit of Tasmania
Phone
+61 3 6419 9320
Website
spiritoftasmania.com.au
Car ferry from Devonport to Port Melbourne
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Schedules at
spiritoftasmania.com.au
Passenger
$93
Car
$163
Other operators
Taxi from Stony Point to Phillip Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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