There are 8 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.

Recommended option

Fly Devonport to Melbourne, train  •  6 h 6 min

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

$276 - $559

Cheapest option

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 Launceston to Melbourne, train, taxi  •  7 h 21 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

$201 - $420

Fly Hobart to Melbourne, 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

$205 - $390

Fly Burnie to Melbourne, train, taxi  •  7 h 46 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

$279 - $589

Fly Burnie to Melbourne Essendon Apt, train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Burnie (BWT) to Melbourne Essendon Apt (MEB) BWT - MEB
  2. Take the train from Essendon to Flinders Street
  3. Take the train from Flinders Street to Frankston
  4. Take the train from Frankston to Stony Point

$178 - $438

Bus, car ferry, drive  •  19 h 4 min

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

$147 - $250

Bus, car ferry, train  •  20 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Brisbane St Bus Terminus to Spirit 700
  2. Take the car ferry from Devonport to Port Melbourne
  3. Take the train from Flinders Street to Frankston

$270 - $395

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tasmania to Phillip Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $170 - $310 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 $380 - $800 and takes 6 h 6 min.

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The distance between Tasmania and Phillip Island is 413 km.

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

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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 6 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 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Launceston to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $380
Flights from Hobart to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Launceston to Melbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 15 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
Sharp Aviation
Website
sharpairlines.com
Flights from Burnie to Melbourne Essendon Apt via King Island
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
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 Essendon to Flinders Street
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$3
Daily
$6
Train from Flinders Street to Frankston
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ptv.vic.gov.au
2 hour ticket
$0
Daily
$0
Bus operators
Red Line
Tassielink Transit
Website
tassielink.com.au
Bus from Brisbane St Bus Terminus to Spirit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
tassielink.com.au
Ferry operators
Other operators
Taxi from Stony Point to Phillip Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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